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Land der Ideen
Migration and integration
“Warm-hearted and caring”
Living in Germany: Anand and Supriya from India talk about their experience with the country and its people.
"Multicultural and young city"
Living in Germany: intensive-care nurse Luisa from Italy talks about her experience in Munich.
"The north is quite different"
Living in Germany: fully trained hotel clerk Michel from Brazil talks about his experience in a German tourist area.
Making it to the top
Successful careers in Germany: we introduce you to men and women who have pursued and achieved their goals here.
Empowering women in business
She brings diversity to the German business founders’ scene: Tijen Onaran is entrepreneur, investor and author.
Colourful and innovative
People with migrant backgrounds are a driving force of the German startup scene – we introduce four interesting firms.
“These issues have accompanied me all my life”
Immigration as a responsibility of government – Integration Commissioner Reem Alabali-Radovan discusses challenges and experiences.
Opportunities for top talents
Talking about roots
"A great opportunity for both sides"
A project is preparing refugees for training in healthcare. Visit to a hospital in Essen.
My favourite place is a castle
The expat Asyraf Syamsul lives in the city of Cologne. But what he likes best is the environment. Learn here about what fascinates him there.
“Berlin is colourful and friendly”
The expat Sarah Slik from Canada shows you Berlin: find out here what everyday life in the German capital can look like.
Facts about expats
Why do expats come to Germany, how long do they want to stay, what do they like – and what don’t they like? The new Expat Insider 2020 Report has the answers.
An expat in Hamburg
The Moldavian expat Elena lives in Germany’s second largest city. Here she shows you Hamburg and gives you some good tips on how to make friends.
“Munich is family-friendly”
The expat Spomenka lives with her family in Munich. She tells why she feels comfortable there and reveals important links to help get started in the city.
Learning paves the way to integration
Chancellor Angela Merkel awards the National Integration Prize 2020 to the Syrian refugee Bjeen Alhassan for her commitment.
Help turns into friendship
The number of volunteers working with refugees is declining, but their commitment is continuing.
Hope at university
Many German universities have recently taken in refugee students. A look at what has been achieved and current objectives.
Joining together is better
Initiatives in Germany bring locals and refugees together, to the benefit of all. Portraits of three projects.
Difficult new start
In 2015 hundreds of thousands of refugees came to Germany. How well are they integrated in the labour market now? An overview.
Can I do it?
The Syrian journalist Amloud Alamir fled to Germany in 2014 and lives in Berlin. Here she tells about her personal feelings.
“Give everyone a voice”
Discovering other cultures or protecting the environment: neighbourhood ambassadors want to achieve something. We introduce you to Vane Beglaryan.
Friends and helpers
How Aravinth Palaniswamy, Duc Tam Dam und Christina Papke, the creators of a new platform, are making things easier for expats on their arrival in Germany.
The right to opportunity
The Verfassungsschüler project helps young people find out about the Basic Law and become politically engaged.
“I’m just Cem”
Young Germans and Israelis discuss migration, diversity and identity.
The value of home
The sociologist Jutta Allmendinger explains which values are shared by people in Germany, and what “home” means to them.
“Home is where I feel at ease”
What is home, where is home? We have asked three people who weren’t born in Germany.
The programme “Dialog macht Schule" (Dialogue Catches On) teaches children how to resolve conflicts and help shape society.
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.
Does immigration stop demographic change?
Germany's population is shrinking. Immigration could make up for that - right? A population researcher explains why this is not so simple.
How can migration be regulated?
Germany’s leading think tank on immigration makes some suggestions.
Who I am
Ramy al-Asheq was born a Palestinian refugee and lived in Syria and Jordan. He arrived in Germany in 2014. Here, the author and journalist writes about that new beginning in life.
From conflict to classroom
They were experienced teachers in Syria or other crisis countries, but then they had to flee. They would like to teach again in Germany. But that isn’t easy.
See Berlin through new eyes!
Guided tour with Hamdi Kassar: The Syrian and other refugees present their Berlin.
Why do our countries approach migration so differently? School students from Poland, France and Germany find answers.
“Let’s celebrate our diversities”
Jumana Eltgani from Sudan talks about “aha” moments in Germany and makes a passionate plea for diversity.
“Writing On” – despite threats and flight
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.
The Language of Music
The “Bridges” project brings musicians who are refugees together with German musicians in a joint orchestra.