Travel & Exchanges

pairportTravel, Work or Study Abroad

Spending time abroad as part of your studies has proven benefits in more ways than you might think! Click here to read a report by researchers at the University of Jena about how German students have benefited from a year abroad. Check out the interviews with language graduates on Language Launchpad to find out how their year abroad helped their careers!

The Eurodesk UK website offers advice for those interested in travelling, volunteering and working abroad: www.eurodesk.org.uk

If you would like to study for a degree or as part of your degree in Germany, you have a choice of over 16,000 programmes all over Germany. You can find a full list of them here or search for programmes taught in English here.

Many German universities also offer language and other specialist courses over the summer. So, if you would like to brush up on your German or take part in a short course in a range of different subjects, you can search for a summer course here.

Take a look at our Careers with Languages page for useful tips and links for job searches, job applications, and funding for study and research in Germany.

Youth HotSpots Share the Moment

Want to know where the best places in Germany are to go, see and be seen? Take a look at Youth HotSpots in Germany, an initiative of the German National Tourist Office – and share your favourite hotspots, too!

Travel Opportunities

UK-German Connection offers a number of excellent travel opportunities for learners of German:

German Scholarship Programme – four weeks of language and cultural activities in Germany

German Pupil Courses – two-week language courses in Germany

Discover Germany! Programme – a four-day trip to Germany for lower secondary pupils and their teachers