About Germany

Country Information

  • Deutschland.de – your window to Germany
    This website aims to present a comprehensive, modern and topical picture of Germany abroad. deutschland.de offers multilingual services primarily targeting international users. Six sections (politics, economics, culture, environment, knowledge and life) offer access to topics that are important to people in Germany.

Government

  • U.S. Citizen Services – Germany
    The U.S. Embassy Berlin’s Consular Section is responsible for providing American Citizen Services to the Leipzig area. The U.S. Embassy offers a full range of services for American citizens.

Education

  • Higher Education Compass
    A search tool for higher education institutions in Germany – universities, colleges of art and music, universities of applied sciences - Offered by German Rectors' Conference.

  • American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)
    Das American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) stärkt die Beziehung zwischen den Vereinigten Staaten und Deutschland vor dem Hintergrund stetiger Entwicklungen und Veränderungen auf europäischer und globaler Ebene. Das Institut erstellt objektive Analysen zu den Entwicklungen und Trends in Deutschland, Europa und den USA

  • Transatlantic Trends
    The survey "Transatlantic Trends" issued by the German Marshall Fund of the United States has become the preeminent source of United States and European public opinion on a host of transatlantic issues, including foreign policy  challenges, support for NATO, the economy, and the rise of other world powers.

Media and Culture

  • Deutsche Welle
    Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster. DW is known for its in-depth, reliable news and information and promotes exchange and understanding between the world’s cultures and people. DW has developed regional television lineups in English, German, Spanish and Arabic, with radio and online content available in 30 different languages.

  • The Local – Germany’s news in English
    With independent, daily reporting from around Europe, The Local is a window on life in other cultures. The entertaining blend of daily news, business and features has made The Local the largest English-language news network in Europe with more than four million readers every month.