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The 10 worst German cities for students to find digs
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It's the start of autumn, which means the start of the university year. But along with the excitement comes the stress of finding housing - and in some glamorous locations this can be a nightmare.

Per-student spending in Germany drops drastically
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A report presented by the OECD in Berlin on Thursday gave Germany good marks in comparison with other countries for its educational standards, but there were still some negative headlines.

Opinion
Nine very compelling reasons to come to Germany to study
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Sick of the expense of studying in the UK, the USA or Canada? Germany offers an affordable and highly esteemed alternative, argues Melissa Lawrence.

1 in 7 kids from less-educated families go down path to uni
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A new study shows that parents' education levels has a big impact on the future prospects of their children.

Germans need integration classes too, says sociologist
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A sociologist from the Karlsruhe University of Education is giving a presentation on Wednesday about why both immigrants and Germans alike should take integration classes.

5 super cute things German kids do at primary school
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Whether it's holding each other's hand in public or raising their Schultüten high, kids at German primary schools get up to some pretty cute high jinks.

Teacher convicted for holding kids back after class
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A music teacher from North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) has been found guilty of "holding people against their will" after he made some naughty stay kids back after class.

Berlin's education system is worst in Germany: study
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A new study has revealed that Berlin and Brandenburg’s education systems lag behind those of other German states.

Nine life-saving tips for foreign students in Germany
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Ever done bulimia studying? Know about the mystery of the German Sunday? Berlin writer and undergraduate Max Bringmann tells you what you need to know as an international student in Germany.

International or German state school - which one's best?
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Deciding between sending your child to a German state school or a private international school isn't easy. Max Bringmann has experienced both.

Parents blast principal who ordered kids to strip naked
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The principal at a school near Düsseldorf is being investigated for forcing two students from a neighbouring school to strip naked in his office.

Munich students predict Game of Thrones deaths with app
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Students at the Technical University (TU) of Munich have built an app that predicts which characters on legendarily bloody TV show Game of Thrones will be next to die.

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