Can You Study in English in Germany?

Photo (cc) raumrot Yes, but... In my time advising students who are interested in coming to Germany to study, I’ve spoken to (well) over one thousand students from every state and several countries. I’ve fielded all kind of questions, but the second most common question students and parents ask me (after “How much [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:35+00:00 November 26th, 2015|General, Study in Germany|1 Comment

Do You Have What It Takes to Do a PhD in Germany? Read on…

by Annie Kaewkarat Kirchner Photo copyright CHROMORANGE / Antonio Gravante, dpa I’m 27 years old, Bangkok city girl. I came to Deutschland in 2010 to pursuit Master’s Degree in Polsci (Road(s) to Democracy(ies) at the University of Siegen, which I successfully completed the degree in 2013. Why did I choose Germany at the [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:39+00:00 July 7th, 2015|General, Study in Germany|5 Comments

One Year in Berlin: Returning to the United States

by Patrick Molligo Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo After an 11-month adventure in Berlin I’ve arrived safely in the United States. I’m trying my best to readjust to the American culture but part of my mind is still stuck back in Germany. I could probably write an entire book about my experiences abroad, and [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:41+00:00 April 6th, 2015|Berlin, General, Living in Germany, Study in Germany|Comments Off on One Year in Berlin: Returning to the United States

One Year in Germany: WM Fever

by Patrick Molligo Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo The end-of-term workload has begun to pile up quickly. While I’ve been managing to chip slowly away at my three final papers, a game theory exam is still looming on the horizon. To top it off, I’ve got a German C-1 level proficiency exam next week, [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:42+00:00 March 30th, 2015|Berlin, FIFA World Cup 2014, General, German Culture, Living in Germany, Sports in Germany, Study in Germany, Travel in Germany|Comments Off on One Year in Germany: WM Fever

One Year in Berlin: How German Unis Work

by Patrick Molligo Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo As my time in Berlin slowly creeps to a close one of the thoughts that’s constantly been on my mind is the impending “reverse culture shock” that so many travelers have warned me about. I may have spent 20 years of my life in the US, [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:42+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|Berlin, General, Study in Germany|Comments Off on One Year in Berlin: How German Unis Work

One Year in Berlin: A Trip to Lübeck

by Patrick Molligo Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo It’s commonly said that there is a difference between Berlin and Germany. Sure, German is spoken here, German food is eaten here, and the German government convenes here, but the experience one receives in Berlin is generally thought to be incomparable with most other German cities. [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:43+00:00 March 9th, 2015|General, Living in Germany, Study in Germany, Travel in Germany|Comments Off on One Year in Berlin: A Trip to Lübeck

One Year in Berlin: An Internship

by Patrick Molligo Photo courtesy Patrick Molligo After several weeks of juggling term papers, rugby practices, and even a bit of traveling, I’ve finally seemed to settle back into a somewhat normal rhythm here in Berlin. One major advantage of studying in Europe for a full year (as opposed to one semester) is the [...]

By | 2017-03-21T23:16:43+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Berlin, General, Living in Germany, Study in Germany, Working in Germany|Comments Off on One Year in Berlin: An Internship