April 2020

Universities of applied sciences were established in the 1960s to train skilled workers for an industrialized country. Today they are driving forward regional innovation due to their focus on practical research and strong bonds to local companies and public institutions. Find out more about Germany’s universities of applied sciences, their history, and current state. You can also discover a research project that raises awareness about mental health at higher education institutions, read career stories of AI researchers in Germany, find out why scientists put tiny hats on fish and learn about the future of industrial production.

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With the ongoing coronavirus crisis most events have been cancelled or postponed, so you won’t have the chance to meet us in person for now. We will be back to normal as soon as possible. Take care and stay healthy!

Free online course: How to apply for a PhD in Germany

Register now for our free online course on how to apply for a PhD in Germany. You will learn more about how to write a good application, the characteristics of the German research landscape and many other useful topics. The course will be online until 30 April.

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