Why German ?
German is easy to acquire
Let’s start off by debunking the myth that German is especially hard. Despite all the jokes that are being made about it being an impossible language, if you are an English speaker, you are actually already quite advantaged.
German is the language of inventors and innovators
It is said that Germany is the country of poets and thinkers. A large percentage of the world’s most impressive achievements were first conceived of in German
German is an important language in academia
With that big a number of award-winning scientists from its home country, it might not come as a surprise that German is very important in the academic community. In fact, it ranks second as the most commonly used scientific language.
German is the gateway to a world-class higher education
One of the reasons why German has such a high standing in the science community is the fact that Germany’s universities have an excellent international reputation. In the year 2011, the country was the fourth most popular destination for students from abroad with more than a quarter million foreigners being enrolled in German schools.
Germany is an economic powerhouse
Germany is the biggest economy within the European Union and the fourth largest worldwide. It is home to numerous international corporations and on the front line of new technologies.
German companies are global market leaders
Do you want to work for a business which is an international market leader in its field? Having German skills on your resume might be able to help you get in the door.
3 months / 100 hours