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.

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Potsdam's New Palace to celebrate in June

Great performance for the New Palace. From mid-June, the new exhibition celebrating the 100th anniversary of the fall of the Prussian monarchy in 1918 will be shown there, and extensive restoration work is underway.

Rocker Udo Lindenberg opens his Hamburg museum, Panic City

Panic, art and virtual reality: German rocker Udo Lindenberg's life and times can now be experienced at a multimedia museum in Hamburg ? with a little glass of eggnog thrown in for good measure.

Vienna remains the world's most liveable city

Vienna remains the city with the highest quality of life in the world. In the annual ranking of the consulting firm Mercer, the Austrian capital ranks first ahead of the Swiss city of Zurich. Munich is in third place.

Business vs. environment ? Philippines' Boracay Island faces closure

People associated with the tourism industry are miffed over President Duterte's threat to temporarily shut down Boracay Island to prevent environmental degradation. Can a compromise be reached? Ana P. Santos reports.

"Breakfast at Tiffany's" in NY is available

The US-American actress Audrey Hepburn used the Tiffany jewelry store in New York as party girl Holly Golightly. From film to real café for the breakfast date it took decades.