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German Universities

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The Country

Located in the central Europe , Germany is made up of the North German plain . Studying in Germany is a big chance not only for European people but students from all over the world .

Geography and Climate

Germany’s climate is moderate and has generally no longer periods of cold or hot weather . In addition to the maritime and continental climates the predominate over most the country .

Major Cities

Culture

German culture began long before the rise of Germany as a nation –state and spanned the entire German-speaking world. From its roots, culture in Germany has been shaped by major intellectual and popular currents in Europe, both religious and secular . German is the official and predominant spoken language in Germany. 64.1% of the German population belongs to Christian denominations: 31.4% are Roman Catholic, and 32.7% are affiliated with Protestantism . Germany is a modern, advanced society, shaped by a plurality of lifestyles and regional identities. The country has established a high level of gender equality, promotes disability rights, and is legally and socially tolerant towards homosexuals.

Languages

German is one of 23 official languages in the European Union, and one of the three working languages of the European Commission, along with English and French. Recognised native minority languages in Germany are Danish, Sorbian, and Frisian. They are officially protected by the ECRML. The most used immigrant languages are Turkish, Kurdish, Polish, the Balkan languages, and Russian. Around the world, German has approximately 100 million native speakers and also about 80 million non-native speakers. German is the main language of about 90 million people (18%) in the EU. 67% of German citizens claim to be able to communicate in at least one foreign language, 27% in at least two languages other than their first.