I know, sometimes it is hard to learn. But learning German was never before worth it like it is today! In case you need extra motivation to learn German or to start learning or if you just want to know which advantages you can have learning the German language then you definitely should go on reading!
Why learning German?
Reason number 1 – Europes most spoken language
German is one of theten most spoken languages in the world. And the importance growth constantly especially in Europe. German is not only spoken in Germany. Also in Austria, Siwtzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg German is completely or partially the first language. In some other European countries, especially in Eastern Europe, German is an important second language. In total there are more than 100 million people in Europe whos mother tongue is German.
This makes German the most spoken language in Europe!!!
Do you want to travel? Do you want to get to know Europe and the Europeans? Well, then don’t stop learning German! :-D Or start with it! :-D
Reason number 2 – Work & Career
Behind the USA Germany is in second position concerning the most popular countries for workers!
As already mentioned, German is one of the most important languages in Europe. In the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) German gets more and more imporant. In the EU and the UN German is spoken a lot.
In addition Germany is a mighty trading nationand rank with regard to the export just behind the USA and China in third position. That’s why many international companies mantain relations with German ones.
So if you want to work in Germany or in a German company abroad learning German will improve your career opportunities a lot!
Reason number 3 – Research & Science
Do you want to become a physician, chemist or biologist? Or are you active in another scientific area?
German is the second most important language in sciences. Worldwide Germany contributes on a high level to scientific research and developmentespecially in the areas of biology, physics and chemistry. Furthermore Germany assigns many scholarships to foreign scientists.
Worldwide famous insitutes, universities and reseacrh centres are making big contributions in severeal scientific areas. The German government as well as universites and companies invest every year many billions of Euros to drive forward the research in Germany.
As a scientist or researcher you will benefit a lot from German.
Reason number 4 – Study in Germany
Germany is a very popular country for students.
On the one hand because a German university degree is well appreciated abroad. With such a degree your chances on the job market will rise a lot.
Moreover the study fees in Germany are very low. You pay only little money to study in Germany compared to other countries. In addition German universities assign many scholarships to foreign students.
And if you don’t want to spend your whole studies in Germany but only one or two semesters your chances to do that are also very good. There are many agreements for student exchange programs between Germany and other European countries. The Erasmus Program of the EU is very popular in German universities.
Und very important: Some German universities are ranking among the best in the worldas the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität in Heidelberg or the Humboldt-Universität in Berlin.
In short: To study in Germany is definitely worth it!
Reason number 5 – Culture & History
Learning German means to get an insight into the life of the Germans. The German society is multicultural. And the German culture and history are incredibly rich and diverse. Germany is the country of famous historical personalities like Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Martin Lutheror Karl Marx. Aber auch von wichtigen Personen und Gruppen, die mit der Kultur der Gegenwart in Verbindung stehen, so wie die weltbekannte Band Rammstein oder große Sportler wie Franz Beckenbauer oder Dirk Nowitzki.
How is it said so nicely? The more languages you learn the more you will understand the world.
And if you learn German you will get to know the people and the culture automatically. This helps a lot to be more open minded and to overcome prejudices. So, if you learn German you will make the world a little bit more a better place!