Welcome to Germany

The Federal President, Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, sworn in on 22 March 2017

Symbolic transfer of official duties and official oath of the new Federal President at German Parliament (Bundestag)

On 19 March 2017, the official duties of Federal President Joachim Gauck were symbolically transferred to his successor Frank-Walter Steinmeier at Schloss Bellevue, Berlin. On 22 March, Steinmeier was...

Reichstag mit deutscher Fahne

Travelling and Tourism in Germany

Destination Germany: Vibrant cities, amazing architecture, fabulous shopping, picturesque countryside and much more...

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Berliner Hauptbahnhof

Welcome to Germany

No matter if you are travelling to Germany as a tourist or if you are planning a longer stay in Germany, here you find useful information and lots of images of our country.

Skyline in Frankfurt/Main

Map of Germany

Germany is at the heart of Europe and has nine neighbors: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, and Switzerland

Screenshot of smartphones with DW App

With DW-app ready for the digital future

The DW app provides you with the information you need to shape and understand your world - quick, direct, uncomplicated and completely ad-free right in your hands. Get unbiased, international news and information on the world’s most pressing issues.

CASUAL BUSINESS

Working and living in Germany

On this website you will find information regarding working in Germany

Camera Teams

Television in Germany

What is on television? Links to the popular German channels.

Radiostation in Deutschland

Broadcast stations in Germany

Get an overview of the German Broadcast stations.

Jugendliche vor dem Computer

Websites for children and teenagers

Here is something for the young visitors of our website.

Germany on the Net

Lots of links for information regarding Germany's government, economy, media, science and Germany in general. 

Student vor WWW auf einer Tafel

Video Archive

Einheits-Guide / Unity Guide Start

Einheits-Guide / Unity Guide

A date with Europe: Open Day 2017 in Foreign Office Start

A date with Europe: Open Day 2017 in Foreign Office

Germany: a nation of cyclists Start

Germany: a nation of cyclists

The art world is focused on Germany – it’s Documenta14 in Kassel Start

The art world is focused on Germany – it’s Documenta14 in Kassel

Lange_Nacht_der_Ideen_2017_4MB_en Start

Lange_Nacht_der_Ideen_2017_4MB_en

The Berlinale Africa Hub   Start

The Berlinale Africa Hub

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany Start

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof Start

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry Start

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office Start

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office

The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016 Start

The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016

Moving people – and opening up society Start

Moving people – and opening up society

Moving people – with games Start

Moving people – with games

Moving people – with street football Start

Moving people – with street football

Menschen bewegen – on stilts Start

Menschen bewegen – on stilts

Moving People – with Medical Technology Start

Moving People – with Medical Technology

Menschen bewegen 2016 Start

Menschen bewegen 2016

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig Start

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene Start

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ Start

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi Start

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues Start

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua Start

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin Start

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary Start

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary Start

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling Start

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling

Happy Birthday! Erasmus Turns 30 Start

Happy Birthday! Erasmus Turns 30

Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start Start

Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start

Dual Training in Germany Start

Dual Training in Germany

Studying as a foreign student in Germany Start

Studying as a foreign student in Germany

What we do: The German Sustainbale Development Strategy Start

What we do: The German Sustainbale Development Strategy

Welcome to Germany

Beach chairs at the Northern Sea

Safe Germany

Young people enjoying summer in the park

Germany is one of the most peaceful countries in the world. It has a stable political system, is rarely hit by natural disasters and is home to hardly any dangerous animals. Click on the following link to find out more about why people like living here:

Welcome to Germany

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The National Flag and Hymn of the Federal Republic of Germany

The National Flag of the Federal Republic of Germany

Information about Germany

Reichstag

Further information about Germany? See the following links.

German Information Centres worldwide - Find information about Germany online!

German Information Centres (GIC) were designed to promote a modern image of Germany.  They provide up-to-date information about Germany.

Three regional centres focus on Africa  - Paris, Pretoria and Brasilia – in the main languages of the continent, French, English and Portuguese. Links to all of the GIC worldwide are listed below.