• Germany

    Germany-Alumni are living all over the world. What are people in Germany talking about, what is typical for German culture and society? In our Germany section you can find everything you need to know about its culture, traditions and people.

  • German language

    Do you still remember some German or would you like to refresh your vocabulary? Visit our German language section to find useful expressions, a placement test and various opportunities to learn German online. 

  • Study & Continuing education

    Which options are there for Germany alumni to further develop their capacities or to acquire new ones? You can find new programmes and courses as well as information about scholarships and training opportunities in our Study & Continuing education section.

  • Science & Research

    Who is doing what in science and research? You can find interesting trends, portraits and recent programmes and announcements from these fields as well as information on research in Germany in our Science & Research section.

  • News

    Our News section infoms you about interesting news from various topics and recent announcements for Germany-Alumni. You can discover calls for applications for scholarships, training programmes, research projects or competitions!

  • THE GLOBAL GOALS – powered by Alumni

    The 2030 Agenda, which includes 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), offers a lot of opportunities for indivduals to show solidarity. How? Visit our new section “THE GLOBAL GOALS – powered by Alumni”!

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A name to conjure with

Few figures in history have had so many landmarks or discoveries named after them. The memory of Alexander von Humboldt is kept alive not only in his anniversary year of 2019 but also in atlases and encyclopaedias. His name even crops up in outer space.

Happy birthday!

70 years of “Currywurst”

The “Currywurst” sausage is an indispensable part of German menus and even if it has plenty of calories - around 500 without side dishes - it has been one of the most popular snack for Germans for 70 years. We say: Congratulations, Currywurst!

Tropentag 2019: Driving new ideas

“The best thing that can happen to a young academic like myself”: Tropentag in Kassel brings together participants from the fields of science, research, business and politics to discuss the topic of agriculture. Alumni from emerging and developing countries benefit from exciting input as part of a DAAD special project.