How Germany ticks

Topic of the week: resistance and civil courage

Showing a presence on the street

Tens of thousands of pupils are demonstrating for more climate protection. A youth researcher explains why young people in Germany are so engaged in civic activism.

Germany and the world

The German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin
Resistance

Courage and resistance

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Celina Denden and Martin Trømborg in the opera “White Rose”
Resistance

“What moves me is Sophie’s courage and strength”

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Knowledge

Studying in Germany

Information on universities, courses and scholarships, and the best tips for international applicants.

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German language

Facts about the German language, learning tips, free language courses and important links for people learning or teaching German.

Digitization

German business is squaring up to a fourth industrial revolution. The Federal Government is driving digital change.

Travel in Germany

Exciting cities and a variety of countryside as different as the North Sea coast and the Alps never cease to fascinate its many visitors.

70 years of the Basic Law

The Federal Republic of Germany and its constitution are celebrating a jubilee: facts about the Basic Law and an overview of 70 years of German history.
Business

Working in Germany

What do you need for successful entry to the German labour market? Career opportunities for international specialists.

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