German Cultural Heritage

German Cultural Heritage
Germany is a modern, advanced society, shaped by a plurality of lifestyles and regional identities. German culture began long before the rise of Germany as a nation-state and spanned the entire German-speaking world. Historically Germany has been called Das Land der Dichter und Denker (the country of poets and thinkers). In Germany there are numerous sights dating since forever that are listed as the country’s cultural heritage concurrently the Germany’s main tourist attractions. ...

The Top 10 places to be in Thailand

The Top 10 places to be in Thailand
Thailand is a fascinating country for visitors as few other are. Coming back from a Thailand holiday one has sparkling eyes and uncountable impressions and experiences to tell. In this country it doesn’t matter staying in a big hotel resort having all inclusive treatment or traveling with nothing but a backpack through the whole country. The unbelievable countryside, the blue water, white beaches and the green palm trees give a feeling of paradise and the warm an open attitude of the ...

How to Stay Healthy While Studying Abroad in Germany

How to Stay Healthy While Studying Abroad in Germany
Busy days in Germany as you are joggling from one assignment to the other or carefree ones while you are having fun with friends will not leave you much time to think about your health, well, until the unfortunate happens and you need medical insurance. It’s a fact of life, many of students leave things for the last minute, just like some really boring paper, but ones health is mandatory for studying better and having to visit the doctor less. Having a healthy lifestyle and taking ...

Mawista Contest Winners

Our scholarship and Nexus 7 sweepstake has ended, getting us to the stage where we chose at random who won the first and second prize. The contest was impressive and our community of students and researchers has come closer than ever on Facebook. Our community has been more active than ever! Without further ado, here are the winners: WIth such a wonderful community of students and researchers we’re already thinking about new ways to get us even closer to you! Your Mawista Team shares

Why Studying in Germany Makes Your CV Stand Out

Why Studying in Germany Makes Your CV Stand Out
International academic experience can set you apart from other candidates when searching for a job or internship. Highlighting the skills and knowledge you have gained by studying abroad on your resume is a great way to convey global competency. Since only a small percentage of students study abroad or take a semester abroad through an exchange program, this sets you apart from others. Companies nowadays are looking for people who have studies abroad because they understand that ...

Top 14 places to visit in Croatia

Top 14 places to visit in Croatia
Croatia is a very popular country for spending one’s holidays especially in Europe. The clear blue water and the warm temperatures are perfect for the summer holidays. Besides this the country has many other interesting places. It starts with impressing countryside, which can be seen in national parks and goes on to historically important cities and ruins. It is worth looking further than to the side of one’s towel at the beach. We show you some of the most beautiful sights in Croatia. Top ...

Top 12 Travel Apps Every Traveler Should Have on Their Smartphone

Top 12 Travel Apps Every Traveler Should Have on Their Smartphone
Want to know the best places to eat sushi in Japan? There is an app for that. Want to know the best beer festivals in Germany? There is an app for that. Want to book a hotel room, find the cheapest flight ticket or stay in touch with friends and family while traveling? There are apps for that. There is an app for pretty much anything you need nowadays with the rapid advent of smartphones. Here is a list of 12 top applications that will make your traveling more easy, fun and rewarding. Kayak ...

The Cost of Living as an International Student in Germany

The Cost of Living as an International Student in Germany
The cost of living in Germany generally differs according to the city you are in, while Leipzig can be bizarrely cheap and affordable Munich is nothing likewise. Among the bigger metropolitan cities as Hamburg, Koln, Stuttgart and tiny yet cozy towns like Erfurt, Freiburg or Osnabruck Berlin is caught somewhere in the middle as a common ground to shed some perspective on a random students truthful cost of living when in Germany. Berlin, besides being relatively cheap has also the advantage ...