Migration and integration
Current information and background reports on integration and on Germany's activities in the field of refugee and migration policy.
These voices are not to fall silent – the project “Weiter Schreiben” (Writing On) helps authors who have fled their country or can no longer publish their work in their country of origin.
Germany and the Czech Republic often held different views during the refugee crisis. They intend to continue discussion with a strategic dialogue on migration. An interview with Vladimír Špidla, Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic.
Many young people who come to Germany as refugees were still at university or building a career back home. German universities are helping them to restart their academic lives.
Germany is one of the leading donor states in providing assistance for people in the conflict zones in Syria. A report on the daily reality of the humanitarian aid workers.
Lack of prospects is the reason why many refugees make their way to Europe. It is what policymakers are focusing on to combat the causes of flight and migration.
Many skilled-craft companies are short of skilled workers. Many young refugees are looking for new prospects. A Federal Government programme is bringing the two sides together step by step.
The top economist Marcel Fratzscher, political advisor and President of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) in Berlin, sees immigration primarily as an opportunity.
The Damascus Goethe-Institut is opening temporarily in the German capital – as a forum for artists from Syria and Germany. Three of the Syrian participants of the project “Goethe-Institut Damascus | In Exile” spoke to deutschland.de.