Study Abroad In Germany

About Germany
Germany is situated at the heart of Central Europe.

The Alps are at the southern end of Germany which is the highest mountain range in Europe. The Harz Mountains are in the Central Germany.

Germany shares the longest boundaries at western line with Netherlands, Luxembourg, France and Belgium. Germany is bounded in the north by Baltic Sea and Denmark, east by Poland, east and southeast by Czech Republic, south east and south by Austria and south by Switzerland.

Germany has fertile plains which make good farm land. The Rhine River, in the western part of Germany, is a main waterway for transporting goods.

Germany has a landmass of around 138,000 square miles with around 81 million populations. Major cities in Germany are Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Bremen, Stuttgart, Dusseldorf, Hanover, Frankfurt, Nuremburg.

Brief History
Talking of ancient times Germany is most remembered for its Dictator Adolf Hitler and his destructive activities in and before World War II. At the end of World War II, Germany was divided into East Germany and West Germany. East Germany had a communist government, while West Germany was a capitalist society. The Berlin Wall was torn down, in early 1990, reuniting the country. Since then Germany never looked back and emerged as a central power in Europe.

Germany has lot of industries, hence is a major industrial center in Europe. It is well known for its automobile manufacturing which includes the luxury Mercedes-Benz, the sporty Porsche, BMW, and Volkswagen. Other areas of manufacturing are other machineries, electronics equipment, transportation equipment, Medicines and chemicals. Dornier Light Weight Transport aircraft and Boeing are jewels from German Avionics Industry. Several worldwide renowned Pharmaceutical and chemical manufactures and their R & D ,have German origin like Bayer Ltd. BASF, Hoechst Ltd.

Germany has the strongest economy globally with emphasis mainly on exports. Germany is the largest exporter worldwide and export markets contribute one out of six jobs created in Germany.

Why Germany

Why Germany
According to the report of UN and the Economist intelligence, Canada is rated as one of the 10 places to live in the world since 1994. It is best and earned high marks on the basis of health care and education system, low crime and violence rates.Cities like Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal are world class cities to live & work. Canadian cities are also known for their cleanliness safety activities and attractive lifestyles.

High standard of living
Canadians enjoy the highest standard of living in the whole world .Around 70% of Canadians possess their own homes and also have higher % of consumer durables such as washing machines, automobiles, refrigerator etc. It also has a tremendous social security network.

In the cultural aspect it has a wide range of museums, live theatre, galleries where big concerts, music performances are held. Canada’s broadcasting system includes more than 1900 AM and FM radio station and some 1387 television stations to entertain & educate the audience.

Welcoming environment
Canada has always welcomed immigrants from different parts of the world and promoted multicultural diversity. And because of this, almost all of the world’s ethnic groups are represented in Canada. There is an easy accessibility of clubs and associations which represents a multitude of ethnic backgrounds. Students can get in touch with such associations with the help of international student advisors.

In terms of urbanization, Canada is quite developed. All major centre’s have variety of restaurants, food courts, theatres, shopping mall, numerous passes, gardens.

A Bilingual Nation
Canada is a bilingual country which means it has 2 official languages, English and French. Around 75% of Canada’s French speaking inhabitants live in the province of Quebec which is situated in eastern part of the country but there are French speaking communities throughout the country.

As far as population of Quebec is concerned, French is the mother tongue of the 81% people. Globally, it is found that over 1 billion people speak English and over 250 million speak French. For the students who are wishing to learn these languages, the country offers superior English as a second language (ESL) and French as second language programs.