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Around 300 000 young people have benefited from first Educational Package Learn German so far that are funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education. For young refugees there are also additional projects available. Now the government is launching a second package in order to make access to universities easier for refugees. The vision is that education is the best driving force for integration in the German society and success on the labour market. The second educational package is funded with around €100 million that will be used to improve and test language skills and other competencies and speed up the application process to universities. Source: Deutsch Bundesministerium für Bildung and Forschung