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Germany and France

The Franco-German friendship in focus. What connects Germany and France? Discover everything you need to know about the special relationship between the two countries and the major influence it has had on European history.

Over many years, Germany and France have formed a close partnership. Today, this is a key element of European integration. Which historical events, treaties and agreements laid the cornerstone for this friendship? Learn more about the cultural history of the two nations, about art and literature, and about educational and exchange programmes. What do people in the two countries learn from one another and how will they continue to inspire each other in the future?