Germany’s Brockhaus Encyclopedia Sells Final Print Copies

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s equivalent of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Brockhaus, ended sales of its printed volumes when it sold off its remaining inventory last week. While the books will only be available as used copies, or via online channels that still have a few in stock, its publisher has promised continued updates to an …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Top German University To Drop Use of German Language in Master’s Courses

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Since its founding in 1868 by King Ludwig II, Germany’s Technical University of Munich (TUM) has become one of the top Universities in the country, and now it will soon become the first major university in Germany to drop the national language in favor for English in all of its master’s …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German PhD Student Needs German American Interview Partner

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A PhD student from Ludwig Maximilians University Munich is currently here in the U.S. and is searching for German-American interview partners for her field work. For her PhD project about German-American descendants in the U.S., Christiane Bauer is looking for interview partners, who would like to talk about their relationship …

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German Summer Camps in Southern California – 2014

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Summer Camps 2014 – Plan In Some German Immersion Have you planned out your summer yet? If you are looking for some entertaining camp, where children not only have fun but can also improve their German language skills, then please read on. Two new German immersion schools in Southern California, …

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Berlin School Teaches Without Conventional Learning Methods

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In the German capital of Berlin, the bilingual Freie Schule Anne-Sophie has thrown out just about every conventional classroom learning method for a more personalized education that has attracted quite a level of interest. Gone are the small classrooms with a teacher giving the same instructions to every student. Instead, the Freie Schule …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German-American Hall of Fame 2014 Student Essay Contest Announced

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The German-American Hall of Fame (GAMHOF), which highlights the contributions Americans with German ancestry have made to the United States, has announced that they will be handing out a total of $3500 in scholarships for high school and college students with their 2014 Student Scholarship Essay Contest. In 750 words …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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California German Immersion Outdoor Science Camp from June 29-July 4, 2014

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It might seem a bit early to think of summer just yet. But hey, we are already in March and I remember 2014 just having started!! For everyone planning for summer 2014, and especially looking into summer activities for their children, here is a great camp for kids. Organized by …

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Germany’s Saarland Wants To Push French Language For Next Generation

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The southwestern German state of Saarland, which shares a border with France, is pushing to have their next generation be fully bilingual in French and German by 2043.  While German schools have pushed foreign languages as a part of the curriculum for some time now, this would be the first …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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2014 ‘Step Into German’ Video Contest Focuses On Hamburg

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Each year the Goethe Institut holds a “Step Into German” video contest for Middle School and High School students in America in which a certain aspect of Germany is to be highlighted.  Last year’s contest focused on an aspect of the German language, but this year the Goethe Institut has …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Embassy’s Skills Initiative Road Show Travels Eastern US Nov. 12-20

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Since 2012 the German Embassy in the U.S. has been working with German and American businesses to provide local training and education on reinvigorating the workforce training system in this country to better match Germany’s successful dual training style.  The Skills Initiative has been presented to various institutions in the U.S. …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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