German is an important European language with more than 100 million native speakers. It is not only spoken in Germany, but also in Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, as well as areas of Northern Italy, Eastern Belgium and Eastern France. Alongside Russian, German is the most frequently spoken native language in Europe and is one of the ten most frequently spoken languages in the World. A knowledge of German can significantly improve one’s career opportunities. Within the European Union it is not only specialists, but also students and scientists, with a knowledge of German, who can find many interesting training, study and job opportunities.