#GermanQuirks – Was internationale Studis über die Deutschen denken

Immer mehr junge Menschen kommen aus dem Ausland nach Deutschland, um hier ihr Studium zu absolvieren. Was denken die internationalen Studis über unser Land? Über welche Angewohnheiten und Eigenschaften der Deutschen wundern sie sich? Welche kulturellen Unterschiede nehmen sie wahr? Wir haben uns unter den ausländischen Studierenden der Universität Duisburg-Essen mal umgehört und zahlreiche „German quirks“ in einem Fotoprojekt festgehalten. Weiterlesen

„International Stories“ – Episode 8

Li Ruofan (25) and Lu Yanxuan (25) are a couple. The two met on the internet when Li Ruofan still was in China and Lu Yanxuan already lived in Germany. Now they live and study together in Duisburg – Ruofan studies engineering and Yanxuan music. In the following interview they tell us how it feels for them to live in Germany. Weiterlesen

„International Stories“ – Episode 7

Yanqun Shi (21) wants to work as an interpreter. Therefore she left her beloved home country China and her big family to study German and French in Germany. In the following interview she tells us how comfortable she feels at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Although Yanqun Shi studies in her first semester, her German is almost perfect. Weiterlesen

„International Stories“ – Episode 6

„Goals are dreams with legs“. This saying brings to the point, why Lejla Dedic decided to study in Germany. Since 2014 the 19-years-old girl from Bosnia-Herzegovina studies Political Science at the University of Duisburg-Essen. In Duisburg, Lejla says, she can achieve her goals and live her dreams. Weiterlesen

„International Stories“ – Episode 5

Balaji Narayanan (25) came to Germany to absolve his master in Embedded Systems Engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Before he already worked at a German company and gained some insights into the German culture. Since November 2014 he lives in Duisburg. In the following interview Balaji tells us what he is missing the most from his home country India. Weiterlesen

„International Stories“ – Episode 4

Nayan Shinkar (24) always was fascinated by the prosperous and stable German industry. To learn more about the country and its formula for success he started to study Production and Logistics at the University of Duisburg-Essen in 2014. In the following interview he tells us about his life in Duisburg, a city so far away from his home country India. Weiterlesen