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Events and jobs for learners

1. Job announcements from the German Federal Employment Agency

More than 1 million jobs announcements can be found here.

The language setting of the above link is English. Please note that text box entries must be in German.

2. English-language jobs in Germany

Hundreds of great job opportunities for foreign professionals at Germany’s top employers – job announcements in “Local” – newspapers about Germany in English. Click here to find out more.

3. IT-jobs in Germany

Click here in order to browse through numerous job announcements.

4. Academic jobs

Job announcements by the Zeit magazine (die Zeit Stellenmarkt) stand out because the refer to academic nature. Click here to go directly there.

4. International scholarship for the German parliament

If you are under 30 then you are welcome to apply. Further information can be found here.

5. Host a foreign high school exchange student

Become an AFS Host Family! Click here to find out more.

AFS Intercultural Programs is an international, voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world.

6. Literary competition “Du schreibst?”

Kids and young adults who live in Europe and write texts (stories, poems, diaries, theatre plays…) in German can participate in the literary competition “Du schreibst?”. Valuable prizes can be won: free participation in an international workshop week, publication in a book and an invitation to a reading session. More information can be found here.

7. Spend a year abroad with AFS

Become a high school exchange student. Click here for more information.

8. Scholarships for students

8.1. Summer schools in Germany


Every year BAYHOST offers grants for summer schools. The deadline for the 2016 courses has passed, but make sure to try next year! Look at the conditions here.

8.2. Studying 

8.2.1. Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

Foreign students

You are socially active and have good grades as a student? Apply for a scholarship by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. Please apply online at campus.kas.de until 15 January or 15 July annually. Detailed description in English can be found here.


If you are a refugee and would like to study in Germany, as an undergraduate or a graduate student you can apply for a scholarship by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. More about this can be found here. Please apply online at campus.kas.de until 15 January or 15 July annually.

8.2.2. Bayhost

You can check Bayhost’s scholarships for foreign students here.

8.2.3. DAAD

Information for foreigners (in English) can be found here. Additional information on different kinds of scholarships can be found here.

9. Writing competition “Frischer Wind in der Literatur”

This is for writers who write poems and stories in German. Application deadline is due on April 15 each year. Click here to find out more. Click here in order to find out more about “R. G. Fischer miVerlag” – the publishing house which is organizing this competition – and the ways they support newcomer writers who wish to publish their first book.