Kraut – that’s typical German. It’s a German invention to protect sailors from falling ill. Beside this, there are thousands of inventions and discoveries.
Millions of people share special relationships to Germany and its products. Puma, adidas, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Siemens and Trader Joe’s are just some big German brands.
Wearing a Dirndl or Lederhosen and drinking beer at the Oktoberfest in Munich – is that typical German?
There are thousands of impressive buildings and places that stand for German culture and history.
German music is well-known all over the world. Beyond the classics such as Beethoven and his 9th Symphony there are many famous German musicians.
German is a great language with lots of career opportunities for the future. It will surely help you succeed in your life! Germany is a very far advanced society in science, technology, economy, chemistry and engineering.
Visit Germany and you may never want to go back home! There is so much to see: Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, the Rhine or Mosel, the Bundestag in Berlin and, of course, Christmas markets in December.
Go skiing in the Alps in Bavaria, especially on the Zugspitze, which is Germany’s highest mountain!
Who knows German? Stand out from the crowd and be special! JUST ADD GERMAN because it gives you that unique quality.
Germany has a unique and deep culture. There is so much so see, like Sansoucci in Potsdam, Schloss Neuschwanstein or cities such as Munich and Cologne.
Did you know that the first electric chainsaw was invented by a German? Almost 100 years later Andreas Stihl’s company is an award winning manufacturer employing qualified workers in 160 locations worldwide.
Lufthansa is one of the biggest and most popular airlines in the world. In the US alone, they employ over 1000 individuals!
Do you see your future in chemical research? BASF is the world’s largest chemical company and it is based in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
Bosch Rexroth, based in Lohr am Main, Bavaria, employs over 36.500 people in 80 countries all over the world. In the Americas alone they employ over 3.500 people.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Frankfurt promotes trade and investment between Germany and the US and strengthens transatlantic relations.
The Max-Planck-Institut is one of the leading research organizations worldwide. It is known for conducting innovative research in the natural sciences, the humanities as well as the social sciences.
The “Wanderjahre” program of Volkswagen enables young professionals to spend a year abroad at one of their 61 production plants worldwide.
Watch this short film about six students from around the world and find out how studying in Germany has opened up new horizons to all of them…
Detlef Schrempf came to the United States as an exchange student. He ended up playing in the NBA, for the German Junior National Team, in the Olympics, in the European Championship. German has helped him a lot and is a huge plus in his opinion.
Topmodel from Germany Toni Garrn came to New York for modeling when she was fourteen. Her favorite German word is Schadenfreude, since it does not really exist in the English language.
Jeffrey Eugenides is not just a Professor of Creative Writing at Princeton University, but also a Pulitzer Prize-Winning author. His favorite German word is ‘Dunkelheit’ which means ‘darkness’. He always has a synesthetic feeling about that word.