Quran fragments

One of the oldest Quran fragments is in Germany

A Quran fragment in possession of the University of Tübingen Library has been dated between 649 to 675, just 20 to 40 years after the death of Prophet Mohammed.

Youth and school Exchange

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Research in Germany

Ideas and the results of research are the basis of Germany's successful export trade. The foundation of this success is a broad-based research network of universities, research establishments and the world of commerce.

Recognition in Germany

Recognition in Germany

“Recognition in Germany” is the official online portal for the Federal Recognition Act. It provides migrants and foreign skilled workers with information on how and where they can submit an applicatio...

Events of the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region

Becoming a Medical Doctor in Germany

Become a Medical Doctor in Germany

Germany’s excellent healthcare system is reliant on excellent doctors. The country develops many health industry professionals itself, but there are opportunities for non-Germans to become a doctor in Germany.


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Jul 26, 2017 11:31 AM

Spiegel removes far-right book from bestseller list

The weekly list of bestsellers published by the news magazine Der Spiegel is based on sales, but the paper's editors exceptionally decided to omit a controversial work criticized for its revisionist content.

Jul 26, 2017 4:25 AM

Richard Wagner's 'Mastersingers' given a grim-funny take in Bayreuth

The issue of anti-Semitism has long been delicately danced around at the Richard Wagner Festival, but stage director Barrie Kosky tackles it straight on - with results that make one stop and think.

Jul 25, 2017 3:53 PM

How a German vet came to run a falcon hospital in Abu Dhabi

The ancient tradition of falconry is still practiced by Emirati men. When their birds get sick or injured, they bring them to German veterinarian Margit Müller, who runs the region's most respected falcon hospital.

Jul 25, 2017 3:36 PM

German PEN President Regula Venske: "Turkey is the world's biggest jail for journalists"

The trials against journalists in Turkey are absurd - that's what the president of the German PEN Center, Regula Venske, told DW in an interview. In her view, these human rights violations must be criticized.

Jul 25, 2017 2:07 PM

Nazi-abused Wagner opera staged by Jewish director Barrie Kosky in Bayreuth

Richard Wagner's opera "The Mastersingers" was used by the Nazis for propaganda. Australian stage director Barrie Kosky is the first non-German and first person of Jewish heritage to stage the troubled work in Bayreuth.