Culture and Education
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Discover the different facets of German culture - from music and food to night life and fairytales. The cultural section will also give you detailed information on studying in Germany and learning German in Harare.
Since 1981 the Federal Republic of Germany has supported the preservation of cultural heritage across the world through the Federal Foreign Office’s Cultural Preservation Programme, with the aim of strengthening people’s sense of their own national identity in the partner country and fostering cultural dialogue among partners. The Programme has become a very effective instrument of German cultural relations and education policy.
Cultural Preservation Programme
Cultural life in Germany is very vibrant and manifold. Find out more about Germany's most popular cultural events, traditions and celebrations!
German is not the easiest language in the world. But there is no reason why it is not worth learning it! Especially if you are preparing for a stay in Germany, for example in order to study there, to see friends or family or to visit this beautiful country.
For young people from all over the world, Germany is an attractive and popular choice for studying. German universities offer whole study courses in English, and you can obtain an international Bachelor or Master degree. Furthermore there are different ways to study with a scholarship.
The Federal Foreign Office and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are supporting master and doctoral training of the highest standard with five centres of excellence at important African universities. In terms of content, the focus lies on subjects of major social relevance. Across subject divisions, emphasis is also being placed on building a close network of partners for the democratic and economic development of Africaand cooperation with Germany.
Centres of excellence in Africa
The German Information Centre Africa is part of a network of nine GICs in key regions of German foreign policy. It is designed to enhance the flow of information to those in Africa interested in Germany. The GIC presents today's modern, innovative Germany with its multi-faceted and close links to Africa.
German Information Centre Africa