University Profiles: the University of Siegen

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A few months ago, I was in Muenster meeting a friend, when I heard someone loudly say the word “Siegen” next to me. There was a group of young guys laughing and talking to each other, and I was a little bit surprised at what came next. “Was ist Schlimmer …

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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 …

Stephen Fuchs
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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Decision To Teach Sexual Diversity In Baden-Württemberg Classrooms Challenged With Petition

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany isn’t shy when it comes to addressing controversial social issues, but for some, the issue of making sexual diversity part of the regular curriculum at schools in the German state of Baden-Württemberg is going too far. For the past year a committee has been drafting up this plan for the …

Stephen Fuchs
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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