Education and Learning

School, work-linked training, working in Germany and the German language. Current information and background on education and learning.

Bringing the past to life

The Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany remembers the GDR and looks, also from an international perspective, at the present and the future.
North America

Remembering the horror

US President Biden has visited the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site several times – and also viewed it critically. An attempt at clarification.

What remembrance needs

How can the Holocaust remain tangible for today’s young people? A Europe-wide remembrance programme has some interesting ideas.

Lest we forget

The Arolsen Archives are the biggest archive relating to victims of National Socialism: volunteers can help, working from home.

When words wander

Are there any German words in your language? It’s no coincidence. Here we explain the reasons and reveal a few fun facts.

Green universities

German higher education institutions where studying and doing research are especially sustainable. Find out more about three universities that have set a good example.