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Student dormitories in Germany
Student dormitories (or Studentenwohnheim in German) are the cheapest accommodation option in Germany, and therefore, the one of the high-demand. That is why if you decide to apply for a room in a Studentenwohnheim (let`s learn some new words today :)) you’ll probably be on the waiting list for 3-6 months before even getting a […]
Winter Semester 19/20
It’s the winter semester again.🍂 ❄️ Something about the last semester makes a person exceptionally focused and goal oriented – what was once a fuzzy and unclear path is now a straight path with a very clear end. The good thing about that is you know what you want to achieve and you block off […]
Getting into German University: expectations VS reality.
For a long time, I have been afraid even to admit it, but the first time I applied to German universities, … I failed. Until quite recently, I had a feeling that I simply had lost my time. Almost 1 year of preparation and applications went down the drain: it was one refusal after another. […]
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