Germany and Europe

Diplomacy, Foreign and Security Policy and the European Union.

The oldest party

The SPD finds its origins in Germany’s oldest political parties. The Social Democrats still has close ties to unions and workers to this day.

The environmental party

Protection of the environment was the motivation for establishing the Greens in the early 1980s. Today they co-govern in various coalitions.

Pretty far right

The right-wing populist AfD wants to leave the EU and abolish the euro. It rejects immigration and measures to fight climate change.

The German State

What tasks are the governmental agencies and offices responsible for in Germany and in Europe? Here you will find links to the state, politics and democracy. And you can also contact public authorities and take advantage of services for the citizens.

Who will follow Merkel?

Germany will be electing a new Bundestag (the country’s parliament) in September, as well as a new head of government. All candidates with a serious chance of winning have now been nominated.