1. Joint press conference Merkel: "A Good, Frank Exchange of Views"
  2. Logo -- German Embassy's Skills Initiative Skills Initiative: German-American Cooperation on Workforce Training
  3. German Football Museum in Dortmund German Football Museum Highlights Nation's Love for "Beautiful Game"
Joint press conference

Merkel: "A Good, Frank Exchange of Views"

Chancellor Merkel said it had been a great pleasure for her to meet President Trump in person for the first time. The main aim, she said was to speak to one another rather than about one another, and to identify common interests.

Logo -- German Embassy's Skills Initiative

Skills Initiative: German-American Cooperation on Workforce Training

The Embassy launched the Skills Initiative to identify and spread best practices in sustainable workforce development in the USA. The Skills Initiative brings together German and American businesses and local education/training providers with the aim of developing training programs best suited to businesses’ needs.

German Football Museum in Dortmund

German Football Museum Highlights Nation's Love for "Beautiful Game"

For those visiting Germany who love the "beautiful game" a stop in the city of Dortmund is a must in order to delve more deeply into Germany's role in the sport's history.

G20 Finance Ministers in Baden Baden

G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meet in Baden-Baden

The largest and most important event in the Finance Track under the German presidency in 2017 will be the meeting of the finance ministers and the central bank governors in the German city of Baden-Baden on March 17 and 18.

Famine conditions

15 Million Euros in Emergency Aid for Horn of Africa

"We are ready to take a leading role in preventing this," Foreign Minister Gabriel said in announcing the additiona emergency aid for the Horn of Africa, a region experiencing dramitic famine along with the Lake Chad region and South Sudan.

Online shopping

German Customers Go Digital

The German e-Commerce market totaled $62 billion in 2016 and is projected to surpass $82 billion by 2018. As the second most populous nation on the continent and the second largest e-Commerce market in Europe, Germany offers a buyer-rich landscape as well as developed fulfillment infrastructures for retailers.

New passport

New Passports Include State of the Art Security Features

Beginning March 1, Germany will begin issuing new passports with even more security features, including secure paper with watermarks and other features that become visible under UV light. The new pass...

Man laughing

#MyDeutschFail: Finding the Humor in Language Learning

A popular strategy to language learning of any kind, but perhaps especially so with a more complicated language such as German, is keeping a sense of humor about it. As such, we interviewed German language learners of all ages to ask about their funniest language mistakes they have made.

Handy

Word of the Week: Handy

If you have German friends, you may have heard them talking about their Handy. Although this device is in fact a handy accessory, it has a very different meaning in German than in English.

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Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Do you speak German?

Engaging with the German language encourages dialogue, exchange and cooperation between people and cultures. Check out our updated information!

A scene from Fritz Lang's "Metropolis" © Courtesy of Kino International

Lights! Camera! Action!

Germany is a country of film legends. In the 1920s, Berlin's famed Babelsberg studios was one of Hollywood's top competitors. Today, a new generation of filmmakers is winning international acclaim with smart takes on tough topics.

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