Culture

Cinema, art, games, music, 
design: Germany’s cultural scene is rich, diverse, vibrant, full of ­surprises and international 
perspectives.

Reading and watching

You can also get to know German literature at the cinema or via a streaming service – here are some successful film adaptations of great works.

What the Germans read

What is the situation on the German book market? What books are people buying and what role is the coronavirus playing? We have the answers for you.

Learning with literature

People who learn German know Goethe and Kafka, but contemporary literature is better suited for language acquisition. We present the best methods.

The world is a book

The German Book Prize, the Frankfurt Book Fair and the German book trade: here you can find out all you need to know about books.

An insight into two worlds

Germany has been one country again since 1990, and memories of the division are gradually fading. Anyone who fancies a journey back in time should check out these films and books.
Europe

European understanding

Texts, documents, websites: researchers at the DFKI together with the Technologie-Company Tilde have developed an online translation tool for Germany’s EU Council Presidency.