How Germany ticks

We speak German

International Mother Language Day: why there are more German words than most people might think. Surprising facts about the German language.

Berlinale fever

Cinematic, musical and culinary delicacies – and protests on the red carpet: impressions from the Berlinale weekend.
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Europe's largest economy booms with budget surplus of 36.6 billion euros.
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Quiz on the European Union

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    In which country do you not pay with Euros?
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      How many languages are recognized in the EU?
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            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.

            Berlinale Blog

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            Daniel Bruehl, Felicitas Rombold

            Cinema in Germany

            Discover Germany, the land of cinema: glamour at the Berlin International Film Festival, prize-winning films, passionate actors, excellent film academies and the setting for many a Hollywood film.

            Do you prefer watching movies in a cinema or via a streaming portal?

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            How knowledge transfer saves lives

            German and Israeli doctors are helping set up a cardiology clinic in Tanzania. And they don’t only treat children with heart problems; there is another task that is almost even more important.

            Region of the world

            Region of the world

            What Germany is talking about

            Deutschland als Partner in der Welt

            Germany as a partner

            Germany is widely involved in multilateral cooperation and promotes peace, security, democracy, and human rights all over the world.
            Weltregion
            What links us all

            Germany and the world

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

            The Arab Schindler

            Mod Helmy was a brave man. A Muslim himself, he saved the lives of several Jews in Nazi Germany. Israeli Igal Avidan traces his extraordinary story.

            Say it democratically

            Migration and education opportunities: How pupils in the USA and Latin America immerse themselves in German politics in a public speaking competition.