The German higher education landscape is a colourful one. Nationwide there is a choice of 400 universities of a very high level at which you can study. Choosing the right study course is therefore perhaps not so easy. Here you can find the most important websites and tips for your search for a study place.
30 articles that changed the world: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948. Among other things, torture and slavery were banned by the Declaration. Nonetheless, even 70 years on there is still a long list of countries that violate human rights. Too long, believes Berlin-based lawyer Wolfgang Kaleck, who teamed up with international colleagues in 2007 to establish the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) in Berlin.
That wasn’t to be expected: Before it was adopted in Marrakesh at the United Nations (UN) intergovernmental conference, a fierce debate broke out in Europe on the new “Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration”. The vehemence of the discussions has taken the negotiators, diplomats and representatives on the various committees responsible by surprise.
It is precisely because the National Socialists chose Nuremberg as the city in which to hold their party conventions, known as the Nuremberg Rallies, because the racial laws that discriminated against Jews were passed there, and because Nuremberg is a “place of perpetrators” as its Mayor Ulrich Maly put it, that the city engages with its past to a greater extent than others do.
“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” The United Nations General Assembly signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948. What progress has been made in the meantime? Which challenges does human rights policy face? These questions are answered by Heiner Bielefeldt, a professor of human rights and human rights policy at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and former UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief.
The smell of gingerbread and mince pies is in the air, the mulled wine is hot and Jingle Bells sounds from the speakers. That can only mean one thing: It’s December! That’s reason to celebrate and we are raffling off Christmas gift boxes on three days in the festive season. We have visited the Christmas market for you and bought some great gifts: incense smokers, Lebkuchen (spiced gingerbread), Stollen cake and more! The days of the prize draw will be revealed in our Advent calendar on:
At first glance, it would appear that the German automotive industry has little reason to complain. Records are being broken left and right. In early July, the Stuttgart-based Daimler group announced it had sold more than 1.18 million Mercedes vehicles in the first six months of the year, breaking their half-year record.
Would you like to program virtual assistants and robots as everyday helpers, teach machines to learn or make autonomous vehicles fit to drive on roads? Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most important technologies of the future. AI experts are sought-after worldwide.
The Landmarks in the Land of Ideas competition is organised every year by the Germany – Land of Ideas initiative to honour 100 projects that deliver innovative answers to questions that affect society. For example, outstanding applications for artificial intelligence: