Alumni stories

  • Alumni interviews

    Here you can find interviews and portraits of Alumniportal members from different countries.

  • Alumni videos

    Alumni talk about their studies abroad and about their careers in a short video

  • Alumni statements

    Germany-Alumni describe their varied impressions of Germany in a short statement.

New interviews and portraits

Opening doors to the past

The fall of the Berlin Wall and reunification: Szilárd Mészáros from Hungary responded to our call and told us why East-West German history not only plays a role in his home country – but also motivates him personally.

Face transplants: a new face, a new life

Branislav Kollár may be just 31 years old, but the medical practitioner is at the forefront of research in the field of face transplants. Prominent role models, a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and attendance at a PASCH school set him on the right path.

Europe at a crossroads

Anne-Marie Descôtes, France’s Ambassador to Germany and a DAAD alumna, speaks about the importance of the European election in May and the future of European higher education exchange.