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 ...

14 Good Reasons to Visit Germany

14 Good Reasons to Visit Germany
There’s no way around it: Germany has firmly established itself as a first rate travel destination, not just for the well-informed few but for the happy-go-lucky crowds of tourists from all over the world too; in case anyone wonders why: this country has much more to it than meets the eye (no rhyme intended). Germany’s multitude of regional identities offers a cornucopia of distinct experiences to meet all kinds of expectations and suit all possible tastes (even the most ...

Mawista Scholarship

Mawista Scholarship
Want to study abroad but have financial difficulties? We can help! Mawista Scholarship is one of the easiest ways to get a leg up so you can pursue your studies abroad. We do not discriminate based on country of origin, field of study, or even level of academic achievement, but focus solely on the adherence to the Scholarship’s contest rules each year, and the will of international students to study in Germany or Germans to study abroad. You can win a Mawista Scholarship of 1 000 ...

Top 8 Places to visit in Albania

Top 8 Places to visit in Albania
Albania is a country that until now is only recognized by a few travellers, although the country on the Mediterranean Sea has many advantages. It is for example much cheaper and less crowded than more popular holiday countries. Those loving the wild nature, charm and Mediterranean air should definitely take a chance on Albania. Do this fast since at the moment it is still quiet and not that many people know what paradise awaits them there. A round trip to the most important places is a ...