Who will follow Merkel?

Germany will be electing a new Bundestag on September 26 – and thus the country’s next head of government. We present the most promising candidates.

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: The German federal election

How was the election campaign?

Election candidates have been campaigning for themselves and their objectives for many weeks. Three of them sum things up here.
Topic of the week: The German federal election

Already decided?

Three first-time voters say how they have informed themselves for the federal election, and whether they know who they will vote for


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


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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Forum for debate linking the Global South to the Global North

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