How Germany ticks

What Germany believes

About two thirds of Germans believe in God, one third have no religious belief. Germany guarantees religious freedom – everyone can make their own decision for or against a faith.

Hackers in the museum

“Please do not touch” no longer applies! Museums let hackers loose on cultural treasures. In this way they transform historical documents into exciting apps.
The Bundesbank's latest predictions put German gross domestic product growth this year at 2.0 per cent.

Cultural heritage quiz

Kulturerbe in Deutschland
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    Logo: 2018 - European Year of Cultural Heritage
    What is the slogan of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Germany?
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      Karte der Weltkulturerbestätten in Deutschland
      How many UNESCO World Heritage Sites are there in Germany?
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        Aachener Dom
        Which building in Germany was first accorded UNESCO World Heritage status?
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          Kulturerbe: Orgel
          Which intangible German cultural heritage can be seen here?
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            Kulturerbe: Himmelsscheibe von Nebra
            This historical treasure is on UNESCO’s Memory of the World register. What is its name?





            Region of the world

            Region of the world

            Spieler der deutschen Nationalmannschaft mit dem Maskottchen Paule

            Germany at the Football World Cup

            Stay on the ball with facts about the national team and group opponents, player portraits, quizzes and videos.

            Deutschland Blog

            Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2018

            So what brings 2,000 conference participants from over 90 countries, some 180 journalists, 30 ministers and state secretaries and over 100 high-level speakers to the German Federal Foreign Office for two days in the middle of April?

            Time to grind the wheels

            Amusa Victor from Vicfold Recyclers, the winner of our #youforG20 contest, about the arrival of the startup’s new machines and its success at the African Entrepreneurship Award.
            What links us all

            Germany and the world

            People who are committed to international exchange and initiatives that link countries.

            Appreciated by Canadians

            A new survey shows: Germany is highly regarded among Canadians, who particularly appreciate the country’s role in the refugee crisis.

            Turning trash into gold

            ifa-Institut’s upcycling exhibition “Pure Gold” is going on world tour. We present the fascinating upgrading of rubbish into design.

            The miracle of change

            Israel is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Jewish state. To mark the occasion, seven committed people take a look at interaction between Germany and Israel.

            Innovations for Africa

            German Federal Minister of Research Anja Karliczek bestowed awards on four African scientists for their outstanding research achievements.

            Winners on both sides

            Valuable economic relationship: How German automobile manufacturers are stimulating US exports and US investments are boosting innovation in Germany.

            Many views of Europe

            What does Europe’s future look like – and will we see more or less solidarity? We visit experts in Frankfurt/Main.

            “A good future for Israel“

            Israel is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its independence. German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas deliver their congratulations and take the opportunity to look back on German-Israeli relations.

            From conflict to classroom

            They were experienced teachers in Syria or other crisis countries, but then they had to flee. They would like to teach again in Germany. But that isn’t easy.