Language and Education
In a Europe of free movement and a world of globalised markets, education enables us to take the chances offered by open borders and world-wide networks. Along with the US and the UK, Germany is one of the countries most preferred by foreign students.
After English German comes second in terms of foreign languages in Europe. There are currently some 17 million people worldwide learning German as a foreign language at institutions and schools.
Good initial opportunities for everyone are a key prerequisite for education and achievement. Learn more about the German school system, the dual vocational education system, German schools abroad and the partner school initiative, PASCH.
There are many reasons to study in Germany. With some of the oldest universities in the world, the German academic landscape offers a wide range of degree programmes and excellence in research and teaching.
"A fantastic experience that will set you apart from everyone else." What British students who made the decision to study in Germany have to say.
Starting mid-October, Berlin-based iversity.org, a platform for academic online teaching, will offer its first Massive Open Online Courses, known as “MOOCs”. Courses are taught by renowned German and international faculty and are available to students worldwide, for free.
Online courses in higher education
The German Embassy London, together with the Federal Foreign Office, annually organises a professional tour for British teachers of history in Berlin. The last such trip took place from 26 to 31 October 2014.