International students across Germany are choosing whether to return home or remain in the country as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread. Institutions are also working to ensure students are healthy as social distancing becomes the norm.
Prospective students seeking to study in Germany were affected by multi-month visa waiting times at embassies around the world in 2019, with students in India, Morocco and Cameroon being most affected.
Reflecting on 2019, a number of headlines stick out – from acquisition shakeups across the ESL industry to visa issues stretching over various destination countries. Here are some of the stories which have grabbed our attention, and yours, over the last 12 months.