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Duesseldorf and Berlin live: Learn German – Discover Germany
Year-round Intensive Courses, Summer Courses, Business German, TestDaF, DSH

The Institute for International Communication (IIK) in Duesseldorf and Berlin offers high-quality language programmes at fair prices. As a non-profit organization IIK closely cooperates with universities worldwide. Learn German for academic or professional purposes in international classes in the heart of Europe. Our course levels range from A1-C1 with 10 different language levels. Up-to-date classroom technology with interactive whiteboards, digital course books, free & fast WLAN and our native-speaker instructors with academic qualifications and extensive teaching experience are best requirements for your successful language course experience. We offer also an extensive social and cultural program to gaining insights into German culture and every day life.

Düsseldorf, a German city with high quality of life:
The capital of North Rhine-Westphalia offers a combination of dynamic business, cosmopolitan flair, and high quality of life (Düsseldorf placed sixth of 223 cities worldwide, Mercer Quality of Living Ranking 2014).  Our extensive leisure time program includes boat parties on the river Rhine and
daily trips to Brussels or Amsterdam.

Berlin, the vibrant metropolis of Germany:
A language course in Berlin guarantees even more capital city feeling and our berlinerID training centre is located in the middle of Berlin at the campus of TU – top 10 of Berlin language schools at

We broker accommodations with student residences or apartments in both cities, in Duesseldorf also homestay.

More information available in other languages on our websites.

Duesseldorf and Berlin live 2014: Learn German – Discover Germany
Year-round Intensive Courses, Summer Courses, Business German. TestDaF, DSH
IIK Düsseldorf:




Scholarships for German undergraduates for lab placements worldwide, summer 2014.

Following on from the success of the RISE intern program inviting US and UK undergraduates on internships to Germany, DAAD now has a reciprocal program offering German undergraduates the opportunity of an internship abroad over the summer.

DAAD is inviting research groups from all over the world who are interested in hosting a German undergraduate to assist in their research in the summer of 2014 to submit their internship project online at

In this program, research groups, laboratories and doctoral students can apply to host a motivated and well-qualified student from Germany as a research intern to assist with a proposed project. Students participating in this program come from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, medicine, or a closely related field, and will receive a DAAD scholarship to help cover living expenses and travel costs.

If you are interested then please go to Here, you will find the database where you can enter your project offers. The database opens October 7, 2013 and the deadline for entering your project is November 24, 2013. After that, the database is closed for the internship providers and the students can review the offers and apply for the projects.
Once DAAD has approved your offer, it will be posted in the intern database on our website. This database is accessible to anyone who is interested in applying and has registered online.

Each student applying for an internship may apply for up to three projects, between December 2, 2013 and January 12, 2014. The prospective hosts are then asked to provide DAAD with their quality assessment of the applications for their projects.
Please note: Only those students whose applications have been accepted, reviewed and ranked by a potential host are placed with that host’s project. We do our best to account for both the preferences of the students and of the hosts. However, we cannot guarantee in every case that a project provider will be matched with his or her top applicant.



JOIN OUR EUROPEAN SUMMER UNIVERSITY on Logistics, Mobility and Sustainability
from June 29th to July 25th, 2014

  • Deepen your knowledge with 4 weeks of seminars in logistics, mobility and sustainability
  • Develop your German language skills
  • Earn up to 9 European credit points toward your degree
  • Discover Frankfurt and Rotterdam through our field trips and extra-curricular activities


Our European Summer University addresses the global issues of growing mobility of goods and people, offering a combination of scientific lectures, practical exercises as well as selected excursions. Open to bachelor and master students as well as to young professionals in Europe and overseas who want to extend their knowledge in the fields of logistics and mobility the program includes unique field trips to Frankfurt Airport and to Rotterdam sea port.

More information on our website  



Excellence is not a matter of chance – It‘s a matter of choice


Frankfurt: One of Europe’s most vibrant economic regions. At its core: Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

Here, 1,800 lecturers, 50 professors and 8,000 students bridge the gap between theory and practice, while being surrounded by Europe’s leading financial institutions.
Frankfurt School has one of the most research-active economics faculties in the German speaking region.

With its practical and research-based orientation it regularly achieves top positions in rankings.

Programmes fully taught in English:

Bachelor‘s Programmes
Business Administration (BSc)
International Business Administration (BSc)

Master‘s Programmes
Master of Finance (MSc)
Master in Management (MSc)
Master of International Business (MA)
Master in Quantitative Finance (MSc)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
International Healthcare Management (MBA)

For more information, see or contact us




AICES Graduate School

Graduate Study in Engineering Science

An International Program for Cutting-Edge Research
The Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES) is a graduate school established within the framework of the German Excellence Initiative aiming to promote top-level research at German universities. AICES offers an English-based doctoral program for students with a recent Bachelor’s or Master’s/Diploma degree. A novel advising concept based on close scientific guidance leads to reduced time-to-degree.

Computational engineering already plays a central role in process and product design, production planning, and operations, while computational science has joined the analytical and experimental avenues of investigation as a widely accepted third pillar of scientific inquiry.

Thus, AICES focuses on diverse fields of computational engineering science such as computational modeling, numerical mathematics, inverse problems, computational materials science, computational geoscience, computational biology, bioinformatics, imaging as well as high performance computing.

Current research projects culminating in a doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing. or Dr. rer. nat.) can be found in many application areas. including, but not limited to, computer vision, image processing, automation, molecular simulations and transformations, automatic differentiation, computational fluid dynamics, energy systems, global optimization, model identification, numerical linear algebra, numerical methods for PDE’s, as well as optimal control and design.

The program is open to a limited number of extremely well qualified students from around the world with an excellent background in engineering, natural science, mathematics or computer science. Admitted candidates receive a stipend of 2000 € per month during the doctoral phase and 649 € per month during the master’s phase.

Holders of bachelor’s degrees applying for the combined master’s and doctoral program should submit their application by April 15 for admission in the winter semester. Candidates holding master’s degrees (or equivalent) may apply for direct admission to the doctoral phase at any time.

Graduate Study in Computational Engineering Science: An International Program for Cutting-Edge Research.

More information, please visit our Website  



Aspiring to be at the forefront of business AND legal developments? The one-year interdisciplinary Bucerius Master of Law and Business (LLM/MLB) in Hamburg, Germany is the ideal program for you. Study with an international group of professionals and faculty to tackle the international issues facing business and legal communities today.

Key Benefits

  • Offered by Bucerius Law School, Germany’s top-ranked law school
  • Interdisciplinary 1-year program taught entirely in English
  • For law and business graduates with some work experience
  • Students are awarded an LLM or Master of Law and Business
  • International student boy and faculty from academia and practice
  • Career Service with excellent professional network
  • Excellent administrative support
  • Scholarships available


Master of Science in Physics, Ulm University

Program Start

Winter-Term  (October )

Application Period

January 1st – April 30th


Bachelor’s degree in Physics (above average)


2 years (4 Semesters)



Tuition fees


Ulm University is glad to offer an international Master of Science in general Physics starting in October (Winter term). The degree program is open to all students holding a Bachelor’s degree in Physics with strong academic records and eager to study in an intercultural atmosphere.
The two year M.Sc. program is based on our well established research activities in Quantum Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Plasma Physics, Econo Physics, Biophysics and Nano science. Students have the challenging opportunity to gain experience in leading-edge research already at the master level while joining one of our groups in the physics department for up to a year.
International Students will strongly benefit from the supportive atmosphere and the personal attention of a small-group learning environment at Ulm University. The moderate living costs along with cultural and recreational diversity ensures a high quality of life in Ulm. The city is located between Stuttgart and Munich and is well connected to nearby airports as well as to main European cities.
Interested? Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us. 

For further information please visit our homepage:


International Tourism Management (M.A.)

Tourism is a highly dynamic, continuously expanding and developing phenomenon. It has experienced remarkable growth in recent years, and the tourism sector is nowadays one of the industries that generate the highest levels of employment

Tourism therefore needs managing. Activities in strategic planning, market research, e-commerce, project management and other specific management functions are becoming more significant all the time. All these activities demand an international and intercultural approach. The Master Programme in International Tourism Management prepares first-degree graduates for a successful career in this vibrant and dynamic sector.

The MA International Tourism Management Programme aims to develop graduates who:

•can demonstrate a critical understanding of the principles and methods of
  working appropriate to the Tourism industry
•have developed the cognitive abilities of critical evaluation, analysis and synthesis,
•can demonstrate practical management skills relevant to the Tourism sector,
•are self-reliant, self-disciplined learners capable of working in an
  interdisciplinary environment
•are able to meet the challenges presented by a career in a national or
  international environment

About the Programme:

•Lectures delivered entirely in English
•A clearly structured, time-efficient schedule (3 semesters, full-time Programme)
•Multidisciplinary content
•Innovative teaching and learning strategies
•A favourable student/lecturer ratio
•An international learning environment
•Aligned with the needs of the labour market.
•Tuition free

The application deadline for our Programme is July 15th 2014. If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Contact Master Programme Office
Phone: +49 (0)7131 504-426



Come to Bard College Berlin for your B.A. or a Gap Year!



Bard College Berlin invites highly motivated students seeking an excellent education in the humanities and social sciences to apply for our programs by March 15, 2014:

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, the Arts, and Social Thought
A four-year degree program offering the opportunity to specialize in Art and Aesthetics, Ethics and Politics, or Literature and Rhetoric.

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Politics, and Social Thought
A new four-year degree program beginning in Fall 2014 and offering the opportunity to specialize in advanced Economics or Politics.

Academy Year
An intensive one-year program for secondary school graduates who would like to experience a university atmosphere and gain insight into different academic disciplines before choosing a degree program.

Project Year
An ideal option for students with three to five years of university experience who wish to carry out research outside the restrictions of a degree program, make use of resources and opportunities in Berlin, or are considering the possibility of graduate work. 

Bard College Berlin is a selective, international liberal arts college located in the dynamic capital of Germany. Classes are small, allowing close interaction among students and faculty. All courses are taught in English, and in addition foreign language instruction in German and other languages is available. B.A. students have the option to spend up to two semesters abroad at one of our partner universities around the world. Scholarships and financial aid are available. 

Stephanie Hausotter
Admissions Office
Tel. +49 30 43733 121



Kassel, Germany


With the motto SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT | CULTURAL HERITAGE | STUDENT POTENTIAL. WE CARE, the International Winter University [IWU] and the International Summer University [ISU] Kassel feature the strengths of the University of Kassel in environmental and nano sciences as well as German language & culture.

Centrally located in the picturesque city of Kassel, where the Brothers Grimm collected the famous “Grimm’S Fairy Tales” and Arnold Bode initiated the world famous contemporary art exhibition “documenta”, Uni Kassel holds some of the most significant cultural heritage in Germany and is therefore an ideal place for studying German language and culture.

Being a young and dynamic university founded in 1971, Uni Kassel also plays a leading role in environmental engineering in Germany through its active involvement in academic research and knowledge transfer. In the last few years, studies and researches focusing on nano sciences have been actively explored at the Uni Kassel as well.

IWU and ISU Kassel now invite students from around the world to personally experience the strength and uniqueness of Uni Kassel showcased in the intensive programs taught in English [optionally in German]. With an admission of around 60 students per program, it is the uniqueness of IWU and ISU that the visiting students are fully integrated into the local community. Students will be engaged not only in inspiring academic seminars, but also multifarious cultural and social activities. The joint efforts of the organizing teams, teaching staff, and host families have constantly won the hearts and minds of the participants by taking care of the individual needs and potentials of the students.

Contact: Herr Röhling / iwu and /isu
or email us:


Hochschule Heilbronn


Todays’ business environment has become highly complex, dynamic and globalised. At the same time there is a paradigm shift in doing business. From Global Corporate Leaders to small business start-ups there is a rising in consciousness for more corporate responsibility. What this new business environment needs are managers with intercultural competencies, new leadership capabilities and awareness for sustainability issues. And this is exactly what the MA International Business & Intercultural Management offers prospective students. It is a multi-disciplinary Master Programme that has been developed by the university’s business faculties in close consultation with business and industry in response to a challenging and rapidly developing organisational environment.

The MA International Business & Intercultural Management is fully instructed in English and qualifies first-degree graduates for management positions in globally operating organisations. With a focus on sustainable practices, it teaches relevant managerial and analytical skills as well as multi-disciplinary knowledge that equips graduates for strategic management positions in departments such as marketing and finance, as well as for leadership functions in international projects. Potential employers include globally operating companies, NGOs, international organisations and the public sector. Additionally, the programme entitles graduates to pursue further academic studies such as a PhD programme.


The application deadline for your program is 15th of January or 15th of July 2014. Should you need further information about our program, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us.



For further information please visit our homepage

Contact Master Programme Office
Phone: +49 (0)7131 504-395


Get Your German-Chinese Dual Degree


Study to Gain Your Master in Two Cultural and Economic Capitals in Germany and China

The Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies M.A. programme is innovative, intercultural and international. It offers excellent opportunities in the expanding field of business, economics and politics with a special focus on Europe and China. Degrees awarded: Master of Arts (Berlin School of Economics and Law) and Master of Management – Major International Business (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics).

Scholarships may be available on an individual basis. Please check scholarship database at the DAAD/German Academic Exchange Service ( or China Scholarship Council (

Apply now for the next Intake starting in October 2013. Applications can be submitted at any time. For further information please visit our homepage









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