Education and Science

Please take a look at the information we provide on studying and research in Germany as well as school and youth exchange.

For language courses in Ireland and Germany, please consult the

Goethe-Institut Irland.


DAAD's Rise Programme for Irish students in science and engineering

DAAD's RISE programme portfolio is now open for applicants from Ireland within the RISE Professional – Research Internships in Science and Engineering programme. 

Logo of Green Talents 2017

Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.

For more information please refer to the following flyer or the official website:

Female student learning (c)

Study and Work with SAP

This dual-study program will kick-start students‘ careers with the opportunity to study an accreddited Level 8 Business Information Systems Degree Program in Germany while also gaining valuable work experience with SAP‘s Headquarters in Walldorf, Germany.


"Career Compass Germany" - App for vocational training, studying and working in Germany

Good career opportunities, an international working and learning atmosphere, low unemployment – for people from abroad the German labour market is highly attractive and opens up first-class perspectives. There are highly diverse possibilities for vocational training, studying or working. Those interested can find out about the options and offers available, how to apply, what is important when starting out in Germany and what role the German language plays in the “Career Compass Germany – the app for vocational training, studying and working in Germany”.

Education and Science

Deutsch - Sprache der Ideen

German Schools looking for Irish Partner Schools

Connemara landscape

Meet German Schools that would like to establish twinnings with Irish schools. Have a look & get in touch!

Scholarships in Germany

Scholarships in Germany

Are you considering studying in Germany, but don't know how to cover the costs? This month on Young Germany we have four articles detailing scholarships that can help your wallet support your studies.

EU-Network for german language

Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

As part of the European Network for german language programme (Europanetzwerk Deutsch) the Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut are inviting a select group of people to an exclusive language course in Germany.