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Tips for study and daily life: new DAAD website for international students

International students can get detailed information about study and research opportunities in Germany on a new website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Designed as a modern and user-friendly website, it has a large selection of offers in German and English. It features various web tools: an interactive map of Germany in which users can virtually "travel" to Berlin, a search engine for finding the right master’s degree programme and the DAAD blog where foreign students can post their impressions and experiences in Germany.

Users can also find answers to frequently asked questions about life and university study in Germany in ten video clips entitled “Student Life”, created in cooperation with the University of Mittweida and posted on the DAAD YouTube-channel. For those looking for a more personal contact, the DAAD Fair Ticker informs users about upcoming educational fairs in Germany and abroad. In addition to basic information about study-related issues, the website strongly focuses on life in Germany in general and gives deeper insights into German day-to-day life. is the website of the “Study in Germany – Land of Ideas” campaign, whose goal is to raise public awareness of Germany as a country of academic excellence and attract more highly qualified foreign students to German universities. is financed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).