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Germany

Country Introduction:

Germany is home to the beautiful Alps, Oktoberfest, Neuschwanstein Castle, the Autobahn, VW, Albert Einstein, and so much more. It is located in Central Europe and bordered by nine countries, as well as the North Sea and Baltic Sea. There are many cute little towns, such as Bamberg or Weimar, to explore throughout the country. A good German phrase to start off with is Wie gehts? (How's it going?)

 

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Suggested Movies

  • "Downfall" (Der Untergang)
  • "Run Lola Run" (Lola Rennt)
  • Europa, Europa
  • "The lives of Others" (Das Leben der Anderen)
  • "Sophie Scholl - The Last Days" (Sophie Scholl - Die Letzten Tage)
Suggested Books
  • All's Quiet on the Western Front (Erich Maria Remarque)
  • Slaughterhouse five (Kurt Vonnegut)
  • Night (Ele Wiesel)
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University of Central Florida
Office of International Studies
4000 Central Florida Blvd, Millican Hall room 107 Orlando, FL 32816
Telephone (407) 882-2300 | Fax (407) 882-0240 | studyabroad@ucf.edu