Welcome to Germany

Information about Germany

You want information about Germany? Maybe you are planning a holiday or would like to stay in Germany for longer to go to school, to study or work - if so, you are in the right place to find out more!

New regulations to take up work in Germany

Specialists are welcome in Germany. The success of our economy is based in great measure on the excellent skills of our workers. In order to be able to maintain and expand this strong position in the global economy, the German Government has opened up access to the labour market to graduates from all over the world. You'll find further details here:

Centre for German Legal Information

The internet portal "Centre for German Legal Information" was founded by a private initiative and is funded by the German Foreign Office. It contains around 1000 German legal documents (laws, decrees, etc.).

Exchange programmes/studying in Germany

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Germany on the Net

The German National Tourist Board

Visit Germany and discover its variety.

deutschland.de - Portal to Germany

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The Deutschland-Portal is your virtual gateway to Germany

“Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“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.

Experience Germany Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – deutschland.de has a new face to it

Discover topics, find information, view videos , take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit deutschland.de and its social-media channels .

The Deutschland portal has a new face: young, refreshed, mobile and highly interactive.

DW | Visit Germany

The museum that changed a whole city: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao turns 20

The Guggenheim opened its museum in Bilbao 20 years ago, turning a struggling industrial town into a cultural metropolis. The building designed by Frank Gehry is now the landmark of the city.


360-degree tour: Heidelberg

The German National Tourist Board asked tourists from abroad to vote for their favorite attractions in Germany in 2017. Among the top 10 is the Old Town and the castle of Heidelberg. We took a 360-degree tour of it.


Catalonia's tourism activity slumps

Catalonia's independence push is taking its toll on the region's tourism industry, with revenues and hotel bookings down since a banned October 1 secession referendum that was marred by violence.


Nepal to ban traffic from tourist district

The Durbar Square in Kathmandu

Nepal is set to ban traffic from entering a popular tourist district in Kathmandu by the end of this week in a bid to reduce traffic congestion.


St. Helena's isolation ends as air link opens

The new flight route, via Windhoek in Namibia, makes the small British island in the South Atlantic reachable by air from South Africa in just six hours. The airport has been a colossal civil engineering challenge.