Wie wird der Traum vom Studium Realität? – Vergleich Deutschland und Peru

Viele Kinder haben einen Berufswunsch: Lehrerin, Arzt oder im Polizeiauto rum düsen. In Deutschland haben wir viele Möglichkeiten, unsere Ziele – die frühen oder die späten – zu erreichen. Ich bin von der ersten bis zur 13. Klasse in der gleichen Waldorfschule gewesen und habe dort mein Abi gemacht. Genauer: es war das Nichtschülerabitur der Abendschule. Mein Weg zum Studium ist daher nicht der Standardweg über Grundschule und Gymnasium. Weiterlesen

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The (Long) Night of Freiburg University

Going to university – sometimes you love it, sometimes you hate it. Last Thursday pupils, students and anyone else who’s interested had the option to experience an unusual event – the (Long) Night of Freiburg University. From 7pm to 6am eleven lectures, five science slams and two bands entertained more people than one could possibly imagine inside the Audimax. We collected some impressions in case you missed the annual event.

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The Fifth Season of Germany? Yes, There is One.

You may think you know about the seasons – there are four of them, right? But here in Germany it is five! Call it Karneval, Fasching or Fastnacht; yet it is upon us. It is officially carnival season. The starting date is 11th of 11th month 11:11 am on St Martin’s day and it has been that way since 19th century. However there are sources that say this has been happening since the year 354 influenced by some Pagan festivities. Yes, you didn’t read it wrong – 354! So what happens in this season and what is it about? Weiterlesen