With a fascinating and dynamic mix of cultures, landscapes, activities, and ideas, Germany is a truly diverse and captivating destination for study abroad. The seventh largest country on the European continent with the second largest population in the European Union, Germany has one of the most multicultural populations in Europe. Germany’s landscape is as diverse as its population, boasting an intriguing medley of small picturesque towns, Alpine peaks, and well-preserved forests, as well as vibrant cityscapes and ultra-modern architecture. Whether you picture yourself strolling on the cobblestones of quaint towns ripe with ancient castles and cathedrals, or slapping the pavement in front of hundreds of shops, cinemas, restaurants, and museums lining the streets of chic, modern cities, you are sure to have the experience of a lifetime exploring this distinct and charismatic country through a semester or summer study abroad program.
Top Reasons to Study Abroad in Germany through GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, formerly known as EuroLearn
- Germany is on the cutting edge of environmental awareness and protection and boasts the largest wind farm and solar power capacity in the world. The German state works actively to promote environmentally-conscious measures such as renewable energy use, sustainable development, and recycling.
- Throughout history, Germany has had a major impact on the rest of the Western world, culturally, politically, and economically. With 30 recognized UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Germany is the perfect place to study abroad and witness this fascinating history through the exploration of its enchanting medieval castles, towns, cathedrals, and Roman ruins.
- Germany’s capital city, Berlin, is a focal point for youth from all over the world because of its reputation as a center for innovation, cultural and religious tolerance, and artistic creativity, as well as for its unique festivals and vibrant nightlife. A major continental transportation hub, you will find that travel all over Europe is quick and easy when you study abroad in Germany.
Check out some pictures of Germany
Germany Travel Video
Our Spring 2011 video blogger Michelle Jaworski visited Munich and Berlin over a long weekend. Check out some of the highlights below!