How Germany ticks

Learning democracy

The programme “Dialog macht Schule" (Dialogue Catches On) teaches children how to resolve conflicts and help shape society.
Quiz

The Bundestag

Bundestag
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    Bundestagswahl 2017: Ergebnis der Auszählung
    Which conditions must a party fulfil in order to be elected to the Bundestag?
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      Bundestagswahl 2017: Bundestag
      How many parties are there in the 19th German Bundestag?
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        Bundestagswahl 2017: neue Sitzordnung
        How many Members of the 19th German Bundestag are there?
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          Bundestagswahl 2017: Durchschnittsalter
          What is the average age of the Members?
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            Bundestagswahl 2017: Bundeskanzlerin
            Who elects the Federal Chancellor?
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            Snapshot
            The heads of the German and French parliaments meet in Luebeck to review a wide range of issues.

            Deutschland als Partner in der Welt

            Germany as a partner

            Germany promotes peace, security, democracy, and human rights all over the world.

            My view of Germany

            We asked three ambassadors of other countries whether their view of Germany has changed since they came to live here. These are their answers.

            Region of the world

            Region of the world
            Weltregion
            What links us all

            Germany and the world

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

            “Over 30 percent more exports”

            Who benefits most from the free-trade agreement between the EU and Japan? Marcus Schürmann, Managing Director of the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan, believes there is immense potential.

            „Together first“

            October sees the launch of Germany Year in the USA. A first impression of the programme was presented in Berlin – with a “WanderbUS”, pop-up institutes and prominent guests.

            Bright prospects

            The new German-Israeli HI-SCORE research school is building on the enormous potential of solar energy.

            Researching in safety

            Lawyer Anan Al Sheikh Haidar fled from Syria and now teaches at the University of Cologne – as a fellowship holder of the Philipp Schwartz Initiative.

            Germany’s most popular jobs

            There are excellent opportunities for well-trained, qualified professionals in the German labour market. The most sought-after jobs and valuable tips for foreign applicants.