Whether it’s a student-organized workshop or a larger international conference, students and alumni from EPOS degree programmes contribute their expert knowledge from different disciplines and regions throughout the world.

This is where we report on it.

Active Networking Facilitates Return
Studying in Germany is not their only connection. They have a question in common: “How can we succeed upon return?” This was the topic at the Network Meeting of the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses and the degree courses of the Helmut Schmidt Programme.
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Learning to Understand Interactions
Water, energy, food – security in these areas is crucial for every society. How these areas are connected was discussed by students from three development-related postgraduate courses in Bonn.
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Satisfied employees, successful companyTeaser
Sustainability is not only important in environmental protection but also in the workplace. At the first alumni conference, international graduates of Nürtingen-Geislingen University talked about how personal happiness and economic success can be united.
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Securing food for allCopyright Universität Hohenheim_150
Bound by a common conviction that a world without hunger is possible, 32 DAAD alumni from Sub-Saharan Africa convened at the University of Hohenheim’s interdisciplinary Winter School to address the challenge of feeding the world.
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Winter School Magdeburg_150_c_Doreen GöllerThe causes of forced migration
Understanding the causes of forced migration – and developing effective solutions – was the focus of the AGEP Winter School held at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg. DAAD scholarship holders and alumni from Sub-Saharan Africa engaged in lively discussions, and even presented their recommendations to experts at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.
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Nairobi Workshop_Teaser_AGEPWhat do employers and alumni expect from each other?
Agenda topics at the most recent alumni reintegration workshop in Nairobi included first experiences with career and professional life, employer requirements and ways in which university degree programmes can help facilitate the reintegration process. This time employers also took part in the workshop to contribute their perspective on the matter.
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Poster_150Workshop by and for students
Sharing experiences and networking: these are the goals of the workshops organised by students and alumni of the postgraduate programmes. This time the topic is “Sustainability and Renewable Resources” from April 10 – 12 at the University of Oldenburg.
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RLC Logo_150“Transparency is the Greatest Weapon against Injustice”
In many countries there is no free media or hardly any. Doctoral candidates discussed this with Alternative Nobel Prize laureate Amy Goodman at the international workshop of the Right Livelihood College (RLC).
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workshop teaser_Max Moll_150For a Successful Return Home
Learning from those who have succeeded: DAAD alumni from all over the world met in Bonn to talk about their return home and develop recommendations to make returning easier for others in the future.
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Podium_DAFG e.V. _Mohamed El Sauaf_150Jobless despite a university degree?
What kind of graduates does the Arab economy need right now? This question was front and centre for the DAAD scholarship holders from the German-Arab Master’s programmes taking part in the Parliamentary Evening in Berlin.
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