Culture and Education

German band Donots perform at the "Southside Festival"

Cultural life in Germany

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

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A documentary about the Caribbean by Deutsche Welle

The German TV station, Deutsche Welle, visited the Caribbean to have a closer look at the biodiversity and coral reefs in the region.

Women at work in an engine factory

Vocational and further training

In Germany the vocational schools complement the professional training received in a company.

Living language: German is the mother tongue of more than 100 million people.

Why learn German?

There are many good reasons for studying German. Find out more!

Mädchen spielen Fußball - dpa

School and youth exchange

School and your exchange depends on the initiative of private persons. The following organisations (amongst many others) may be able to support your exchange ideas.

International Coaching Courses at the University of Leipzig

Every year, on behalf of the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, in cooperation with the Sports Science Faculty of the University of Leipzig, the university organizes several Internatio...

"12 Views in the Interior of Guiana"

Launch of the reprint of "12 Views in the Interior of Guiana"

A splendid coffee-table book of the 19th centry was reprinted thanks to the untiring efforts of the German Honorary Consul in Guyana, Ben ter Welle.

Learning German with the Band Einshoch6

Deutsche Welle invites German learners around the world to improve their language skills and discover Germany with hip-hop band EINSHOCH6. The new video series "Bandtagebuch" (Band Diary) was launched...

“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.