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UC Berkeley Reviews (10)

To the university and the courses The entire campus is really very impressive. The libraries are well equipped. Even German-language titles are available in impressive numbers. Depending on the topic, even more than at some universities in German-speaking Europe. I took a history course and an American Language and Culture course. The history course was […]

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UC Berkeley Reviews (7)

During my three-week Summer Session E at UC Berkeley, I attended two courses. On the one hand “Advertising in America” ​​and on the other hand “Shopping & Consumerism”. Both courses were based in the “American Studies” faculty, as their content had specialized in the USA. However, this does not mean that they have only dedicated […]

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Study Alternative Medicine

Study Alternative Medicine Abroad

Many people take pills for headaches, colds and allergies. But pain killers, antibiotics and the like are controversial. Over half of Germans now rely on alternative forms of treatment. Herbal medicine and acupuncture are among the most popular healing methods, but traditional Chinese medicine and homeopathy are also becoming increasingly popular. The procedures of alternative […]

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Study Archeology

Study Archeology Abroad

Travel to exotic countries and discover old treasures à la Indiana Jones – thanks to US cult films, the archaeologist’s profession has become a dream job for many. Reality check: the archaeologist’s profession today In reality, you may have to reckon with less spectacular car chases and conspiracies than in the cinema. The methods of […]

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Study Civil Engineering Abroad

Study Civil Engineering Abroad

Skyscrapers, bridges and tunnels; Factories, stadiums, opera houses and train stations. If you dream of creating structures that may still be standing in a hundred or two hundred years, the civil engineering course is right for you. Civil engineers ensure that the buildings planned by architects are technically feasible , defy gravity, wind and weather […]

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Study Mining Abroad

Study Mining Abroad

Every single German consumes an average of 1,000 tons of mineral raw materials in their lifetime. At first glance, an enormous number. But if you take a closer look, it quickly becomes clear how this sum comes about. Houses, televisions and cars contain kilos of steel, iron, aluminum, stone, plaster of paris, gravel and the […]

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Study Fine Arts Abroad

Study Fine Arts Abroad

Da Vinci’s Last Supper , Marcel Duchamp’s Ready-mades or the happenings by Joseph Beuys: Art influences people’s lives. Even if the ghosts argue about what art actually is. It can inspire, delight, stimulate thought or even disturb the viewer. For artists, it is a creative form of expression, a means of education or, quite simply, […]

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Study Biochemistry Abroad

Study Biochemistry Abroad

Is love just a chemical reaction? How do drugs work? Why does our body need vitamins? If you want to answer these elementary questions, you have to deal with the smallest particles in our metabolism. Biochemists do nothing else: They study the chemical and physical structures and processes in living organisms. For example, they are […]

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