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)

A date with Europe: Open Day 2017 in Foreign Office

(© AA)

Germany: a nation of cyclists

(© AA)

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

(© AA)

Lange_Nacht_der_Ideen_2017_4MB_en

(© AA)

The Berlinale Africa Hub

(© AA)

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany

(© AA)

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof

(© 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)

Happy Birthday! Erasmus Turns 30

(© AA)

Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start

(© FFO)

Dual Training in Germany

(© DW im Auftrag des Auswärtiges Amtes)

Studying as a foreign student in Germany

(© AA)

The Treaty of Rome – 60 years on – why is it cause to celebrate?

(© AA)

Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue

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

Sep 20, 2017 1:30 PM

Impressive Augsburg defying the doubters

Going into the season, many had seen Augsburg as prime candidates for the drop. However, coach Manuel Baum's team, which combines hard work with pace and flair has turned out to be one of this season's surprise starters.

Sep 20, 2017 12:21 PM

AfD's unlikely duo: Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel

Alice Weidel an Alexander Gauland meeting reporters — in the background a party campaign poster claiming that immigrants account for a rise in the German crime rate

The disenchanted Christian Democrat and the business-savvy political novice. How Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel, respectively, became the far-right nationalist candidates in Germany's election.


Sep 20, 2017 12:10 PM

Thomas Mann's LA villa gets new residents

During his exile, Thomas Mann lived in a villa on the edge of Los Angeles. To honor its history, the German government purchased the house, which is now home to a residency program for outstanding cultural influencers.


Sep 20, 2017 11:55 AM

'We want to win everything' - Julian Draxler on Paris, pressure and captaincy

With Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Neymar, Paris Saint-Germain have assembled a €500-million ($600 million) strike force. Julian Draxler spoke to DW about competing against such big stars – and captaining Germany.

Sep 20, 2017 11:50 AM

The best fall festivities celebrated in Germany

Germany is full of traditions celebrated throughout the year, but autumn has its own special brand of festivities celebrating harvest, light, liberty and luck to warm up a season heading into darkness.


Sep 20, 2017 10:35 AM

Neo-Nazi turned 'Islamic State' supporter goes on trial in Germany for bomb plans

A neo-Nazi who then became a radical Islamist faces trial in Germany over alleged plans to bomb police and soldiers. Three other defendants stand accused of aiding and abetting the plans.


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!