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Topic of the week: religion and peace

Faith and peace

Religion in Germany and the “Religions for Peace” World Assembly. We present the facts.

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Germany and the world


“This is art!”

German-Israeli teamwork: Young tradespeople are working together to preserve the Bauhaus world heritage of Tel Aviv.

Topic of the week: religion and peace

Für den Frieden

Working for peace

How religions can contribute to resolving conflicts

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Humanitarian Assistance

How the German Foreign Office together with its partners contributes to Germany’s humanitarian aid effort.
Quick facts
million people

throughout the world are dependent on humanitarian aid.

million people

are fleeing throughout the world.

billion euros

were provided by Germany in 2018 for humanitarian aid, making the country the second largest bilateral donor.

billion euros

have been scheduled in the 2019 federal German budget for humanitarian aid and crisis prevention.

million US dollars

were made available by Germany to the UNHCR in 2018, making the country the third largest donor following the USA and the EU

Wunderbar together

Germany and the U.S.

Brücken schlagen über dem Monument Valley

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.


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.

Working in Germany

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

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