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Here you can find selected brochures and magazines on studying and researching in Germany.

General information on studying, researching and living in Germany

The German University System at a Glance

Overview of the most important aspects of the German university system, information on the study opportunities and on university policy.

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Studying in Germany - A Practical Guide for International Students

Practical information on studying in Germany: Preparing for your study visit (selecting a university, admission, financing, application, entering Germany, accommodation), getting started in Germany (International Office, enrolling, taking care of formalities), making your stay a success (making contacts, learning German, working).

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Study and Research in Germany - Annotated Weblinks

Annotated collection of links on opportunities for studying or doing doctorates in Germany, on funding organisations and foundations, on research in Germany, plus general information on Germany.

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Practice-Oriented and Readily Applicable: Studies at Germany's Universities of Applied Sciences 

Information on universities of applied sciences (HAW/FH) in Germany, explaining the dual system, admission requirements and more practical information.

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Destination Germany - A Pocket Guide for International Students  a PhD in Germany (2017)

Information and tips on living and studying in Germany: Degree programmes, types of universities, application, costs, visa, accommodation, medical treatment, money, recreation, environmental protection, safety, etc.

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Studying in Germany: a good choice for your child 

Answers to 15 frecuently asked questions by parents when their children are considering Germany as study abroad destination.

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Study and Research Stays in Germany: DAAD Scholarship Programmes (2019)

Our scholarships for international advanced students, doctoral candidates and postdocs are awarded for study and research visits to universities and non-university research institutions in Germany.

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Report "Wissenschaft weltoffen" 2019: Facts and Figures on the International Nature of Studies and Research in Germany

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Information on specific DAAD programmes

Helmut-Schmidt-Programme: Prepared to Govern and Develop - The programme Public Policy and Good Governance trains future leaders

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EPOS: Development-Related Postgraduate Courses Educating Professionals for Sustainable Development – Scholarships in Germany

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Magazines on different areas of study in Germany

Germany - A Great Place for Knowledge: Medicine

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Germany - A Great Place for Knowledge: Humanities

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Germany - A Great Place for Knowledge: Business, Economics and Social Sciences

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Germany - A Great Place for Knowledge: Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science

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Germany - A Great Place for Knowledge: Engineering

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Zeit Germany: Study, Research, Work: A Guide - You Might Just Stay (2017)

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Zeit Germany: Study, Research, Work: Meet The New Germans (2018)

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Zeit Germany: Break New Ground (2019)

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Research, PhD and Postdoc

Your pocket guide to Germany 

A small booklet on living in Germany with useful information on visa and work permits, social security, finances, support for families, and finding a place to live. If you are thinking about moving to Germany, here is what you should know.

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Doing a PhD in Germany 

This booklet for (prospective) international doctoral students presents the different options for doing a doctorate in Germany. It explains the formal requirements and gives some practical advice on finding the right supervisor or doctoral programme. It also outlines different sponsorship and funding options.

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Link Postcard

A short collection of the most important links to help you get started on your research career in Germany.

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Industrial research in Germany

What makes German industrial research so successful? And what opportunities does it offer talented researchers? Find out in this brochure.

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Research Careers in Germany – A guide for international postdocs and experienced researchers 

This brochure outlines the career opportunities Germany offers international postdocs and experienced researchers. It also contains some practical advice about visas, insurance and living in Germany.

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Research in Germany - Neurosciences

Are you interested in studying, pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of Neurosciences in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field of Neurosciences.

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Research in Germany - Materials Science and Engineering 

Are you interested in pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of Materials Science and Engineering in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field.

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Research in Germany - Ecology and Evolution

Are you interested in pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of Ecology and Evolution in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field.

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Research in Germany - Cancer Research

Are you interested in pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of Cancer Research in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field.

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Research in Germany - Physics 

Are you interested in pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of Physics in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field.

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Research in Germany - Social and Behavioural Sciences

This brochure provides a first insight into research in Germany in the field of social and behavioural sciences and is especially recommended to early career researchers from abroad.

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Research in Germany - Immunology and Infectiology 

Are you interested in pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of Immunology and Infectiology in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field.

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Research in Germany - Humanities and Cultural Studies 

Are you interested in pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of Humanities and Cultural Studies in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field.

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Research in Germany - Mathematics 

Are you interested in studying, pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of Mathematics in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field of Mathematics.

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Research in Germany - Chemistry

Are you interested in pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of chemistry in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field.

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Research in Germany - Cellular and Molecular Biology

Are you interested in studying, pursuing your PhD or getting cooperation partners in the field of cellular and molecular biology in Germany? We invite you to explore the many opportunities available to you in Germany. This brochure provides students, early career researchers and partners from abroad with information to find places of interest and potential cooperation partners in their specific field of cellular and molecular biology.

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