IMS Stammtisch

IMS Stammtisch

A masters program can be tough and stressfull. So when it’s nice and sunny, it is time for IMS Students to go out together and have fun. Toqa Hilal and Irina Vasilescu report about the what a joyful and relaxing event an IMS Stammtisch can be.

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Language Freaks

Language Freaks

Studying in German, talking in English or vice versa – do you think it is difficult? «No way!» say IMSlers in 20 different languages… or more? Natalia Lazareva and Julieta Romero are trying to understand the reasons of such a passion for multilingualism.

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Married in IMS

Married in IMS

How is studying in a masters program while living a full-time family life at the same time? Debora Dürksen and Mohammed Al-Sarray talked to the IMS-students already married with children and those soon to be about how they manage their special situations.

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The land of punctuality

The land of punctuality

Germany, the land of discipline and punctuality – at least, that’s the image that many people have abroad. But is this really true? Valentin Vassilev and Olga Ostapenko share their thoughts about these views and where they come from.

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Power Mom

Power Mom

While the discussion about working mothers is still going on, Dr. Katja Schupp is taking on two challenging jobs and her four kids at the same time. Monika Skarzynska and Abu-Bakarr Jalloh give an insight on how she juggles all the three.

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Handy Love

Handy Love

What relation do you have to you cellphone? Do you use it everyday? And what’s your favorite ringtone? Eléonore D’Andlau Hombourg and Tilman Wagner went to see how close their fellow IMS-Students and their smart companions really are.

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A quick trip across the Rhein

A quick trip across the Rhein

The Rhine, the big current that divides the two sides of Bonn’s is not only a Europe’s busiest water canal. It’s also a great place to get your head cleared – as if going on a little vacation. Sayed Musaddiq, Gerhard Schneibel and Gabriel Domninguez report.

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Breaking cultural norms in Germany

Breaking cultural norms in Germany

Going abroad is always a great learning experience, especially when it comes to cultural differences. Ibtisam Fawzy and Fang Wan write about their experiences in Germany and their course on intercultural communication.

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Der Journalist des neuen Zeitalters

Der Journalist des neuen Zeitalters

Der Journalist des neuen Zeitalters muss mindestens drei von vier Medienarten beherrschen. In den Praxiswochen der DW-Akademie werden entsprechende Kompetenzen zu Radio, TV, Online oder Print vermittelt. Chheng Niem aus Kambodscha unterhält sich mit Jacques Abel-Onya aus Kamerun über die Erfahrungen seines Radioworkshops.

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IMS-lers and their little addictions

IMS-lers and their little addictions

When you have to work as hard as the IMSlers do, you must eventually develop some coping mechanisms to deal with the pressure. Over time, some have developed their very own trademark habits… their little addictions.

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Life on two wheels

Life on two wheels

In an attempt to adjust to the German lifestyle, IMS-student Karen Silva bought a bicycle a month after moving to Bonn. Did she manage to live on two wheels as the Germans? She shares her story …

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Impressions

Impressions

Science journalist Helen Mendes came from Cuturiba in Brazil to study in Bonn. A keen photographer, she shares some visual impressions from her first year in Germany with us.

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Culture Shock – Opening Hours’ Difference

Culture Shock – Opening Hours’ Difference

Bake a cake spontaneously on Sundays? No way! Ziggi Song was quite surprised when she came to Germany and learnt that shops stay closed from 8 p.m. on and during sundays. Quite different from what’s usual in China, as she recalls.

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Work it!

Work it!

IMS students are not only clever but also athletic. Each of us has a favourite sport that helps to get rid of stress after hot discussions, long lectures and hard work on the projects. Have a look at how we keep fit!

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Berlin calling

Berlin calling

In this photo series, Tianlin Xu and Myles Tweedie recall a weekend in Berlin where they found themselves in the middle of all May 1st mayhem to gather sounds and picture material for their student projects.

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