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Webinar on Studying in Germany

3 May 2021 from 20:30 - 21:30

Webinar: German language class

Studying in Germany


In its capacity as cultural mediator between Germany and Asia, the German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG) at the Faculty of Law of Thammasat University has been organizing offline German Language Classes for predominantly Thai students for more than ten years. In response to the pandemic-caused restrictions on mobility and gatherings, CPG since the beginning of this year has begun to offer in parallel an online German language program open to participants from all over the world.

As complimentary part of these language classes, CPG is offering a regular series of three webinars on the topics “Studying in Germany”, “Dos and Don’ts in Germany”, and “Understanding Germany”.

The first webinar, to be held on 3 May 2021, will provide information and advice pertaining to “Studying in Germany”. As a starting point, admission requirements for German universities will be presented. This will be followed by an overview of scholarship and funding opportunities, mainly from the DAAD, political foundations and the Erasmus program. The speakers will also elaborate on general and current studying conditions, given the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Additionally, the webinar aims to provide practical insight with regards to living costs and finding accommodation. There will be time for a Q&A session.

The duration of the webinar will be around 1,5 hours. Participation in these webinars is optional.


Dr. Georg Verweyen studied in Bonn, Paris, Bochum, Utrecht and Düsseldorf and worked as a lecturer for German Studies and Languages in Germany, Kenya and Thailand. Since 2015, he is heading the DAAD information center in Bangkok, advising students and researchers with regards to all issues related to staying in Germany and receiving funding.

Chayanont Rungruangsuk studied Information Science at the Saarland University Saarbrücken, Germany. He worked at a publishing company and at the German Embassy in Thailand, before he became Project and Programme Coordinator and Deputy head of Office at Hanns Seidel Foundation Thailand.

Phongchisanu Sakkiettibutra, studied Law at Thammasat University Bangkok, Thailand, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany, and South Korea, as a Scholar supported by Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Germany. He is currently pursuing his master degree in tax law at Passau University, Germany.

Date and Time:

Monday, 3 May 2021, 15:30 (CET/ 20.30. Hrs. ICT) via CPG’s Facebook page


Monday, 3 May 2021

15.30-15.35 pm       Welcoming words

Dr. Nadine Drönner, Lecturer, German-Southeast Asian Center of Excellence for Public Policy and Good Governance (CPG), Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

15.35-16.20 pm      Presentation on General Study Requirements in Germany, Scholarships by the DAAD and Erasmus program,

Dr. Georg Verweyen, Director, DAAD Information Center Bangkok, Thailand

16.20-16.40 pm      Presentations on Scholarship opportunities by political foundations,

Chayanont Rungruangsuk, Program Director and Deputy Head of Office, Hanns Seidel Foundation, Thailand

16.40-17.10 pm      Q&A Session with Dr. Georg Verweyen, Chayanont Rungruangsuk and Phongchisanu Sakkiettibutra, LL.M. German Law for Foreign Graduates, Passau University, Germany

17.10-17.15 pm     Concluding Remarks

 Moderation: Jonas Neumann, Faculty of Law, Münster University









3 May 2021
20:30 - 21:30