UN General Debate in New York

US President Biden will use his first speech to express his commitment to intensive diplomacy rather than military intervention. Federal President Steinmeier will speak on behalf of Germany.

International Day of Peace


2021 Bundestag elections


2021 Bundestag elections

Germany to pick Merkel successor after 16 Years as german Bundeskanzlerin
The German federal election: Young people can vote when aged 18.
Meeting people

Setting the course for the future

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Meeting people

Making changes in Germany

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Topic of the week: Parliamentary election to the Bundestag

How Germany votes

Election to the Bundestag (Federal parliament) – here we answer questions such as what rules apply, who can vote and what a ballot paper looks like.
Topic of the week: The German federal election

Especially memorable

Angela Merkel is standing down after 16 years as German chancellor. Here are a few of her best quotes.

Germany and the world

North America

A sign of hope

Damaged but not destroyed: How “The Sphere” by Germany’s Fritz Koenig survived the 11 September attacks.

Coronavirus in Germany

Latest coronavirus updates

Biontech: Vaccination effective and safe in younger children +++ Here you find the most important news about the spread of the disease in Germany.


Coronavirus in Germany

Everything you need to know about the corona crisis in Germany and the measures being taken against the spread of the virus.

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Diversity wins

Why Germany champions diversity and how diversity enriches society.

German language

Facts about the German language, learning tips, free language courses and important links for people learning or teaching German.

Working in Germany

How to succeed in entering the German labour market. Information on career opportunities for international skilled personnel, tips on applying, training and job hunting.


German business is squaring up to a fourth industrial revolution. The Federal Government is driving digital change.

Quiz competition: test your knowledge of the German economy

The German economy is one of our readers’ and followers’ favourite subjects. That’s why we have launched a competition that enables you to demonstrate your knowledge of Germany as an economic partner and also gives you the chance to win one of 5 online language courses at the Goethe-Institut!




Studying in Germany

Information on universities, courses and scholarships, and the best tips for international applicants.

Wir zeigen euch die Vor- und Nachteile des digitalen Lernens.

Online learning in Germany

Learning German or studying for a degree online: e-learning offers many opportunities, especially during the corona crisis. An overview
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Alumniportal Deutschland

The social network for Germany-Alumni: Learn more about knowledge exchange, networking, further education and career.

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D+C Development and Cooperation

Forum for debate linking the Global South to the Global North

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