Germany has great opportunities for Indian Students

April 27, 2024 11:43
Germany has great opportunities for Indian Students

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Germany has great opportunities for Indian Students:- Germany is suffering from a severe labor shortage and an aging population. According to predictions, there will be a shortage of 7 million skilled workers by 2035. DW reports that around 7 million jobs remain and the country's economic growth potential has fallen to around 0.7% from around 2% in the 1980s. "Integrating the Indian student body into the German world of work could be part of the solution," the report says. Federal Economy Minister Robert Habeck emphasized the importance of immigration in addressing this growing inequality, noting that growth is expected to fall further to 0.5% if the issue is not resolved. Given the record number of Indian students at German universities and the fact that Indians make up Germany's largest group of international students, the federal government is also focused on solving the labor shortage. According to the Federal Statistical Office, around 43,000 Indian students are enrolled in German universities. International students make up about 14% of the country's total students, said Michael Flack, a spokesman for the German Academic Exchange Service.

The 4,444 international students are often "so-called ideal immigrants" because they already live in Germany and are learning German, Flack told DW. "At the same time, we know that learning the German language, navigating the German university system with a strong focus on self-employment, and transitioning into the job market pose special challenges for international students," he said. Enzo Weber, an employment research expert at the University of Regensburg, said it was important to tap into the international talent pool as Germany faced an aging population and a shortage of skilled workers, DW reported. Stated. "By providing opportunities for international students, the state aims not only to attract qualified professionals, but also to develop the talent pool for the workforce," he said.

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