Frankfurt: Interest in the SchulerAustausch fair a school year abroad is popular among young people in the Rhine-main area. This showed the SchulerAustausch exhibition of the German Foundation for international understanding in Frankfurt. Silvia Bouffier-Spindler, Director of the State Schulamtes for the city of Frankfurt am Main, opened the exhibition and underlined the importance of international experience for each individual, the society and understanding among Nations. Nearly 1,000 visitors came to the SchulerAustausch trade fair in the Liebig school in Frankfurt. The most important outcome of the fair: a year abroad is also after the shortening of the school possible.
While traditionally the school year in the United States in the Center, now shorter stays and other countries become more important from Canada and Australia to China, Eastern Europe and Africa. Alternatives for the time after graduation are interesting for many young people. The information and advice needs of growing families. For this there was the leading fair parallel to the exhibition Organisations a range of experience also well-attended, reports and presentations. On the occasion of the exhibition the Exchange scholarships of the Germans were presented Foundation understanding and its partners for 2013/14 in the value of more than 40,000 euros, on which students can apply from the Rhine-main area. There is more information and an overview of the recommended provider in the Internet:. Dr. Michael Eckstein