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Explore the German program:

Why Study German?

You recognize that German is the most spoken language in the European Union. It’s an official language in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Lichtenstein making it the fourth most spoken language in the world, and the second most commonly used scientific language. Germany is the third largest contributor to research and development. For example, in 2020 BioNTech, Pfizer’s partner in Germany, developed the first COVID-19 vaccine.

You enjoy Germany’s innovative climate and know that Germany’s number one export is machinery including computers, followed by vehicles, electrical machinery and equipment, pharmaceuticals, as well as air- and spacecraft.

You are a global citizen and as such are seeking a global career. Each time you learn a new language, you double your life experiences and job opportunities. Germany is the fourth-largest world economy and ⅔ of leading trade fairs take place in Germany.

You also double your insights into the world and a different way of living and thinking broadening your horizon and leading you to your personal growth. Travel has always been on your mind and the German tourism industry lies in the heart of Europe with a dense public transportation network. 

 You enjoy literature, music, art and philosophy. Germany has a rich cultural heritage and German is the language of Kafka, Beethoven, Marc, and Nietzsche.

You appreciate Eurogames, the German style board games, such as Catan and are a fan of Reiner Knizia, Germany’s most prolific designer having designed so far over 700 published titles worldwide.

You know that your language skills which you highlighted on your resume and mentioned during your job interview will earn you between 5% to 20% more.