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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!

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The Niederwalddenkmal monument located in the Niederwald Landscape park, near Rüdesheim am Rhein

DW - New Multimedia Project "Along the Rhine"

DW's new multimedia project puts spotlight on the Rhine: With a variety of videos, picture galleries and reports, Deutsche Welle's multimedia project "Along the Rhine" invites users to an interactive tour along Germany’s longest river.

Young Travellers in Germany

There's a new app from the German National Tourism Board designed for the younger generation. It promises Germany's most exciting sights even closer – right into the smartphone in your pocket. With it users can browse favourite must-sees and post about their own experiences.

Africa and Germany

Click on the title to read the full story with an African and German focus

Jul 28, 2016 12:12 PM

South African young scientists meet Nobel Prize Laureates at the 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

The 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany, provided the opportunity for 400 young scientists from all over the world to meet 29 outstanding Nobel Prize Laureates and engage in a scientific exchange with possible future colleagues. Eight young South African scientists participated in this year’s meeting with a focus on physics.

Jul 27, 2016 4:23 PM

A future in their own country: GIZ promotes training for Tunisian youth

The German development agency GIZ, founded together with the German company Knauf, a centre for vocational training. In a country where unemployment is over 15 percent, this provides promising future prospects for the Tunisian youth.

Jul 26, 2016 3:11 PM

Call for applications: ‘Electronic Soundscapes’ music workshop

The Goethe-Institut Nigeria and the Institut Français organise a second electronic music workshop together in Nigeria. DJs and producers are encouraged to apply for an intense workshop in Lagos or Abuja.