Don’t Leave Out the “German” When You Study in Germany

By Eight Hours and Change on Email

Most of the students who contact us at Eight Hours and Change have some kind of background in German language studies, but a large minority are drawn by the prospect of studying tuition-free in a foreign environment. These non-German speakers tend to write me about English-taught program offerings, and I always respond …

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Eight Hours and Change is an educational advising service dedicated to building cultural bridges by helping students study in Germany.

“Where Shouldn’t I Go?” How Safe Is It To Study in Germany?

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I came into this world during the height of the American crime epidemic. Fortunately, much has changed in my home country during my lifetime. The ’90s saw the historic reversal of the crime wave of the ’70s and ’80s, followed by the return to post-war crime rates in the 2000s. But, while America …

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Eight Hours and Change is an educational advising service dedicated to building cultural bridges by helping students study in Germany.

Eight Hours and Change Helps American Students Navigate Germany’s Free Tuition Options

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When Lower Saxony became the last state in Germany to abolish tuition fees at their universities, the news made waves around the U.S. as it brought attention to the possibility of free education for American students. The idea sounds great, but the process isn’t as easy as some students may …

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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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American Student’s Choosing To Study Abroad in Germany Is On The Rise

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Every year the Institute of International Education (IIE) conducts a survey of undergraduate students looking to study abroad to find which countries are providing the largest appeal.  While Europe is often an attractive location to many US students, Germany saw an impressive 5.5 percent jump in US students last year and …

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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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Get a College Education for Free – Study in Germany

By CaliforniaGermans.com on Email

If you have a high school student in your family you are sooner or later confronted with the topic  “What about College?” As a good parent you attend all the informational meetings at your student’s high school and get acquainted with all the special steps that will finally lead into …

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California Germans is a blog for Germans, Austrians, Swiss and everyone else who enjoys being part of the German speaking communities in all of California.

The Cost of Studying Abroad in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Are you looking into spending a few semesters studying in Germany? If so, you may have asked yourself how much it would coast to live in Germany while you complete your studies. Germany Is relatively cheap compared to other European countries, but there can be a big price difference in …

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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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