How Germany ticks

Topic of the week: 70 years of the Basic Law

Article 1: Human dignity

Nia Künzer, football world champion and educationalist: We have come a long way, but we still have much to do.


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Peace and Security

Germany in the United Nations

UN General Assembly in New York: Germany assumes more responsibility in difficult times.


UN quiz

Vereinte Nationen
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    Deutschland ist seit den 70ern Mitglied der Vereinten Nationen
    When did Germany become a member of the United Nations?
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      Christoper Heusgen und Heiko Maas
      Who is Germany’s current UN ambassador?
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        Deutschland war schon oft nichtständiges Mitglied bei den UN
        How many times has Germany been a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council?
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          Do the non-permanent members of the UN Security Council have a veto right?
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            How big is Germany’s contribution to the UN budget?
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              UN-Stadt Bonn
              Which city is home to the most UN facilities in Germany?





              Germany and the world


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              Yes to Europe

              Keeping Europe together

              Germany is one of the founding European Union member states and even in difficult times supports European cohesion.

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              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.

              German language

              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.

              Wunderbar together

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              Studying in Germany

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


              Working in Germany

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

              Germany interactive