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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!

Working in Germany

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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

Feb 10, 2016 2:34 PM

German President Joachim Gauck addresses Parliament of ECOWAS in Nigeria

German President Joachim Gauck at the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on February 10: "In many part of the world, we are currently experiencing that democracy is not immune to challenges. It is important to strengthen democracy where it is at risk. This can be necessary anywhere, including in Europe. Regional organisations such as the Economic Community of West African States and the European Union also draw their strength from the fact that they are communities of shared values."

Feb 10, 2016 2:33 PM

German DFB Cup: Borussia Dortmund and Werder Bremen advance to semis

Incredible performances by their African players let Dortmund and Bremen progress into the semis of the German DFB Cup competition. Dortmund’s Gabonese forward Aubameyang scored one and assisted another goal, while a strong defensive performance saw Bremen’s Senegalese Djilobodji being man of the match.

Feb 9, 2016 3:11 PM

German President Gauck: "Paying tribute to the good relations between our countries"

The Nigerian daily newspaper, The Guardian, interviewed German president Joachim Gauck on the occassion of his visit to Nigeria from February 8 to 12, 2016.