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Overview of essential facts

What? Who? When? Where? How?
  • Internship programs with the motto “Learning by doing”
  • Interns: Agriculture students (around 18-25 years old)
  • From March until November
  • Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, Rhenish Hesse, Palatinate
  • Preparation: Intensive German language course in the home country and a multiple-day introduction course in Baden-Württemberg
  • Host companies: Family-run agriculture companies in southern Germany
  • An 8-month-long internship with family-run companies
  • Country partners: Bischkek Tursunow Agriculture Economical College
  • 2 cross-company meetings, including professional excursions
  • Offers of digital continued education

Kyrgyzstan Country Info

Kyrgyzstan: Switzerland of Central Asia

Population 6.5 million
Capital city Bishkek (approximately 1.1 million inhabitants)
Area 199,900 km²
Currency Som (KGS) (89.94 KGS is equivalent to 1 Euro)
GDP 6.55 billion USD
Official language Kyrgyz, Russian
Demographics Over 10 ethnic groups (64,9 % Kyrgyz, 13,8 % Uzbek, 12,5 % Russian)
Religion Approximately 75 % Muslim, approximately 20 % orthodox Christian

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