Germany and Europe

Diplomacy, Foreign and Security Policy and the European Union.

North America

“New German identity”

Lorraine Daston, Director emerita of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, talks about a country in a process of change.

1990: What else happened

1990 brought reunification for Germany – but historic events also took place elsewhere in Europe and the world. We present some facts from the year of German reunification that not everyone will know.

Poland

Blossoming friendships

A personal look back at 30 years of neighbourly relations between Poland and the reunified Germany by foreign correspondent Ulrich Krökel.
Topic of the week: Day of German Unity

Overcoming the division

The new order in Europe was sealed when Germany reunified. Discover the most important background facts here.