Germany and France

Freundschaft: Deutschland und Frankreich verbindet eine enge Bindung
A turbulent joint history, close friendship, and important trading partners: Germany and France have had close ties since the 1960s. Some highlights.

Berlin / Paris

Europe needs the strong leadership duo of Germany and France – will the two countries take up the challenge?

A very special relationship

What links Germany and France – and why the two partners are sometimes entirely unable to understand what is happening in the neighbouring country.

Bonjour Berlin!

Berlin sees itself as Germany’s Silicon Valley. Entrepreneurs from France are also increasingly setting up businesses there. Internationalisation is strengthening Berlin’s competitiveness as a business location – and is therefore receiving support.

Yes to Europe

Get into the fray: High-ranking EU official Martin Selmayr explains how Europeans can themselves help shape a better EU.