Information about Germany
- Study in: features a blog, a chat, informations about courses of studies, a short video "Student Life - three minutes in the everyday life..." and general tips for living in Germany...
- Deutschland-Portal: The „Deutschland-Portal“ is a kind of virtual card of the Federal Republic of Germany. It offers amongst others an annotated link list in 6 languages and links to other good internet portals.
- Tatsachen über Deutschland: Facts about Germany: An internet site of the Department of Foreign Affairs (Auswärtiges Amt) with information about our country and its people, its history, the political, legal and economic system and others.
- Just landed „Just landed” is a platform for the exchange of information and practical tips for those who plan to stay in another European country.
- Discover Germany collects all kinds of information about Germany
- Köstliches Deutschland a kind of travelguide presenting German cuisine
- http://www.youtube.com/daadbonn: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) on Youtube
About studying in Germany and learning German
- Europäischer Referenzrahmen: The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is a tool for setting clear standards to be attained at successive stages of learning and for evaluating outcomes in an internationally comparable manner.
- Übungen Goethe Institut: Goethe-Institut – Here you can practise your German
- Deutsch lernen: What helps me to learn German? Information about language schools, e-learning and learning material
- Übungen des Institut f. Internationale Kommunikation: Institut für Internationale Kommunikation Düsseldorf e.V. – Internet service for learning German with exercises and links
- Studieren und Forschen in Deutschland: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers valuable information to those who want to study or do research in Germany
- Study in Germany Study and do research in Germany
- Studieren Information about German universities and studying in Germany
- Learn German Easily (for Beginners)/Leicht Deutsch lernen (Advanced): Two other pages to learn German
Helpful institutions and initiatives
- Auswärtiges Amt (Department of Foreign Affairs): The first place to look for answers on questions concerning the entry into Germany
- Zuwanderung The Federal Ministry of the Interior offers detailed information about the German immigration law
- DAAD-Download The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers detailed information among others about the entry into and the stay in Germany and answers questions from students and researchers who come from abroad and want to work in Germany
- Studentenwerk OstNiedersachsen: provides students with social, financial and cultural services like student halls, refectories and day-care centers
- ESN Hildesheim: a student initiative at the university of Hildesheim which helps international students and organizes events and excursions
- STUBE - Studienbegleitprogramm für ausländische Studierende an niedersächsischen Hochschulen: A programme for students coming from Africa, Asia and Latinamerica who study in Lower Saxony. It offers courses for those who are interested in development work in their home countries.
- Notfonds Hildesheim offers fast and uncomplicated help in situations, where other types of funding can’t help or aren’t sufficient
- Stipendiendatenbank: The scholarship database of the German Academic Exchange Service gives an overview of the various types of funding for international students.