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Germany top for overseas students

8 March 2011 Last updated at 18:28 GMT

Germany has been voted top of an international index showing how well countries support overseas students.

It reflects Germany's policy of internationalisation in its university system - sending students abroad and encouraging more overseas students to come to German universities.

In an increasing number of universities courses are taught in English.

BBC News spoke to German and international students taking part in a seminar at the Berlin Freie Universitat.