To mark the start of the Year of German-American Friendship, Americans and Germans consider the sheer diversity of the transatlantic relationship.
The USA played a crucial role during the First and Second World Wars and made a significant contribution to the Allies’ victories.
Germans are the largest immigrant group in the USA – and yet are the least visible.
US author Nell Zink has lived in Germany for almost 20 years. She finds it good that the gap between different lifeworlds here is not so great.
Johannes Ebert, Goethe-Institut secretary general, talked to DW about what unites and separates Germans and Americans.
October sees the launch of the Year of German-American Friendship. A first impression of the programme was presented in Berlin – with a “WanderbUS”, pop-up institutes and prominent guests.
The German foreign minister has said it was high time that Europe reassessed its partnership with the US.
Two Germans are up there with the major players at this year’s biggest eSports tournament.
From imports and exports to investments and jobs - important facts on German-American economic relations.
From Harvard to the villages of Rwanda: Young German Magdalena Gründl is active in improving healthcare worldwide.
Berlin basketball player Moritz Wagner was a college star in Michigan. And now he’s on court for the world-famous Los Angeles Lakers.