Originally intended for international exchange, it is now helping during the corona crisis: the MyScore (Mobility System Cooperation in Higher Education) project makes it possible for teachers and students to engage in exchange in the virtual sphere. Wearing VR goggles, they meet as avatars there in various 3D settings for online courses. “Because of the pandemic more widespread use is now being made of such options”, explained blended learning expert and RWTH professor Heribert Nacken in an interview with the specialist magazine “Forschung & Lehre”. “Many lecturers have discovered the potential offered by digital technology and now want to incorporate these formats into their courses long-term. For exams we have been using a solution we developed ourselves (‘Dynexite’), which can also be used by other universities.”
According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), 403.291 people have tested to be infected with the Covid 19 virus during the corona pandemic in Germany, at this time 83.137 people are infected (as of October 23rd).
“When the corona pandemic began in the spring, I decided not to return to uni in Stuttgart. I had been spending the holidays at home in Spain and wanted to be with my family during those difficult times. The 2020 summer semester took place online for all students. I had the impression that it was very challenging for many people, myself included. We had a heavy workload and were unable to meet in person with our professors or fellow students.
In perfect Hindi and wrapped artistically in a sari, Suzanne Bernert speaks to a crowd of people in her role as Sonia Gandhi. In the Indian political drama “The Accidental Prime Minister” from 2019, she portrays the popular president of the Indian National Congress. It is the biggest role that the 38-year-old German actress has played to date. If one didn’t already know, one would never guess that Sonia Gandhi is in fact Italian by birth. Nor is it obvious on screen that Suzanne Bernert is German.
The German higher education landscape is a colourful one. Nationwide there is a choice of 400 universities of a very high level at which you can study. Choosing the right study course is therefore perhaps not so easy. Here you can find the most important websites and tips for your search for a study place.