What's going on in Germany?

Here you will find latest news on what's going on in Germany - culturally, economically, scientifically, ...

Tschaikowsky-Ballett in der Staatsoper Berlin

Cultural life in Germany

Cultural life in Germany is varied and exciting - why not discover it for yourself!

Logo of the German News Service

German News Service - Discover Germany firsthand

The German News Service is a free news wire of the Deutsche Welle in cooperation with the German Press Agency (dpa) especially for media representatives as well as for everyone who is interested in Germany and wants to know more about German lifestyle, business and culture.

Sportförderung Auswärtiges Amt

SPORT IN DEUTSCHLAND

Sport means more than competition – it also stands for fairness, respect and human encounters. Sport can be a great force for integration, bringing people together across national frontiers.

Club Szene

Going Out and Partying

Berlin is not only the centre of German political life but also the throbbing heart of the country’s party scene. The city boasts more than 200 clubs offering the right sort of music for every party-goer, whether they prefer indie, rock, pop, dance, minimal or electro. In addition, there are countless pubs, bars and cafés – the perfect place to spend pleasant summer evening out of doors.

Curry 36 in Berlin

Berlin Street Food

Berlin boasts some thousands of imbissbuden (snack shops) selling quick food fixes from all corners of the globe. The döner kebab is by far the most popular, but the currywurst is a cult classic. 

Cyclist in the vineyard

German Wines - Leading the Field Again Worldwide

Germany’s winegrowing regions are among the most northerly in the world. That is what makes German wines so distinctive: the grapes enjoy long periods of growth in moderate summer heat, which gives the wines their renowned lightness and fruity aroma.

Reichstagsgebäude mit Flagge

Germany’s image abroad

Germany is more popular with its European neighbours than you would think. This has been demonstrated by the Germany List, a Europe-wide survey on Germany’s image abroad carried out by the Goethe-Institut, the newspaper “Die Welt” and the radio station “Deutschlandradio Kultur”.

What's going on in Germany?

Bionische Roboter

Video Archive

(© AA)

Germany for United Nations Security Council 2019-20

(© AA)

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry

(© AA)

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office

(© AA)

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

(© AA)

Moving people – and opening up society

(© AA)

Moving people – with games

(© AA)

Moving people – with street football

(© AA)

Menschen bewegen – on stilts

(© AA)

Moving People – with Medical Technology

(© AA)

Menschen bewegen 2016

(© AA)

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig

(© AA)

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene

(© Auswärtiges Amt)

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ

(© AA)

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi

(© AA)

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues

(© Auswärtiges Amt)

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua

(© Auswärtiges Amt)

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin

(© Auswärtiges Amt)

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

(© AA)

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary

(© AA)

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling

(© AA)

Science on Stage: Science Slam

(© AA)

Training for the Fast Track Diplomatic Service

(© AA)

Behind the scenes at the Berlinale: The interpreters

(© AA)

Tourists work as volunteers for homeless people

(© AA)

Dresden Flies the Flag for Openness and Tolerance

(© AA)

Season's Greetins from the German Foreign Office

(© AA)

Schwibbögen: a Christmas woodcraft from the Erzgebirge mountains

(© Auswärtiges Amt)

Frohes Fest und guten Rutsch

(© AA)

The club scene of Berlin

(© AA)

It's the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary - so what does the Internet mean to Germans?

(© AA)

The baking diploma for non-Germans

(© Auswärtiges Amt)

Destination Germany: Climbing in the Sächsische Schweiz

deutschland.de

deutschland.de

Germany’s most prominent Web address sees itself as the central platform for a modern image of Germany. deutschland.de aims to speak to an international group of users. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, the DE-Blog and other social media channels open up deutschland.de for participation and interaction.

German News Service -Discover Germany firsthand

Jan 23, 2017 2:34 PM

The Russian avantgarde in Chemnitz 

Kandinsky, Malewitsch and El Lissitzky were known for their experimental art Now an exhibition of their work is on show in Chemnitz.


Jan 23, 2017 1:37 PM

German right-wing AfD reprimands, but keeps key player after Holocaust remarks

The AfD leadership has decided that regional leader Björn Höcke will be allowed to remain in the party. Höcke had prompted outrage after verbally attacking Germany's national Holocaust memorial and remembrance culture.


Jan 23, 2017 1:19 PM

Star photographer Juergen Teller goes back to his roots

Fashion photography without fancy clothes, stars in unflattering poses: Photographer Juergen Teller explores the contradictions between art and commerce. Now a museum near his hometown is featuring his works.

Jan 23, 2017 12:42 PM

Worried about fake news? Then it's time we talked about social bots

With fake news dominating the real news, telling what's genuine on social media is a big concern. It's all about social bots. But what are they and how are they affecting our political systems?


Jan 23, 2017 12:38 PM

Five things you should know about Alexander Isak

Borussia Dortmund have added yet another teenage sensation to their ranks in the shape of Swedish striker Alexander Isak. Here's a closer look at a player billed as one of the hottest prospects in Europe.


Jan 23, 2017 11:30 AM

Why SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner opened an art museum in Potsdam

Software giant SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner is one of the wealthiest people in Germany and a patron of the arts and sciences. He told DW why he's giving Potsdam a new museum.


German National Tourist Board (DZT)

Germany - The travel destination

Tourist information on holidaying in Germany, conference venues, shopping or ideas for young people: consult the German National Tourist Board website for all this – and much, much more!