Topic of the week: Women's rights

Stronger through community

Kiruba Venthakon was able to gain a professional foothold in Germany. She owes this to the Strong at Work programme – and to other mothers.

Double gold for Germany

After a magnificent race to catch up, decathlete Niklas Kaul won the title at the home European Championships. A little later, Gina Lückenkemper stormed to gold in the 100 metres.


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Attack on Ukraine

What is Germany’s response? What is the German government saying? Information about the war and the reactions.

German G7 Presidency

In 2022 Germany is heading the G7. Here is some key information about the G7 countries and the focal points of Germany’s presidency.

Coronavirus in Germany

Everything you need to know about the corona crisis in Germany and the measures being taken against the spread of the virus.


Germany and the world

North America

“Incredibly exciting”

The astronomer Nora Lützgendorf talks about her work with the James Webb Space Telescope and another spectacular large-scale project.

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Topic of the week: Women's rights

Studying without men

Technical studies for female students: find out why some universities in Germany offer STEM courses for women only.
Topic of the week: Women's rights

Imaginative female founders

Women found mainly cosmetics and fashion brands? We introduce you to two successful start-ups that go completely different ways.
Quick facts

women live in Germany – one million more than men


is the life expectancy of women in Germany.


of women aged between 20 and 64 work.


of university graduates in Germany are female


of the members of Germany’s government cabinet are women.


is the statistical average for women in Germany.


Strong women

How Germany supports women’s rights worldwide, how women live, work and research in Germany and what feminism means today
Aufmacher Quiz
Here you can discover more about present-day women in Germany:
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Working in Germany

How to succeed in entering the German labour market. Information on career opportunities for international skilled personnel, tips on applying, training and job hunting.

Learning German

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


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.

Die neue Bundesregierung

Germany – the new Federal Government

What are the plans of the new government? Who are the new ministers? This is where you will find answers to the most important questions.

Studying in Germany

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

Wir zeigen euch die Vor- und Nachteile des digitalen Lernens.

Online learning in Germany

Learning German or studying for a degree online: e-learning offers many opportunities, especially during the corona crisis. An overview