Refugee music: Music as an opportunity for exchange
Streams of migration are a challenge. On the move along with individual people are whole cultures, languages and habits that are sometimes not understood outside their homelands. Music, as a non-verbal phenomenon bound up with strong feelings, could operate as a medium for bridging the consequent perplexity.
The German Emigration Centre: People between Dreams and Uncertainty
At the German Emigration Centre visitors get an idea of what flight and emigration mean for the individual. Furthermore, the museum in Bremerhaven makes emphatically clear that many Germans were forced to leave their homes.
Foreign Students – “Preparing for the Special Features of the German Educational System”
Too many foreign students still break off their studies. Gebhard Reul of the German Academic Exchange Service explains what German universities can do to foster integration.
“Once Again Borders Are Becoming More Important” – An Interview with the Political Scientist Wilfried von Bredow
All over the world more and more borders are being erected. What are the reasons behind this development and how has the meaning of borders changed in light of globalisation?
On the future of vocational integration: The language biographies and linguistic skills of refugees
A collaborative effort by the Institut für Deutsche Sprache Mannheim and the Goethe-Institut.