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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Nov 23, 2017 5:13 PM

Brexit: EU cancels British bids for European Capital of Culture 2023

A looming Brexit makes Britain ineligible to host the EU's year-long cultural title, the EU has confirmed, describing it as a matter of "common sense." Some British cities had already launched selection campaigns.

Nov 23, 2017 5:00 PM

The signature of a bohemian: Modigliani works on show at the Tate Modern

As the Tate Modern in London opens a retrospective of Amedeo Modigliani's paintings and sculptures, DW spoke with curator Simonetta Fraquelli about what made his work so controversial and why he was surprisingly complex.

Nov 23, 2017 5:00 PM

Movies of a turbulent century: German film company Ufa turns 100

It is the most famous German film production company: Founded in 1917, Ufa produced films that remain great classics ? as well as works of propaganda for the Nazis.

Nov 23, 2017 2:48 PM

Holocaust memorial outside AfD leader's home provokes accusations of 'blackmail'

The Center for Political Beauty's Holocaust memorial replica built next to AfD's Björn Höcke home maddened the far-right party ? but it pleased many others, including the initiator of the original memorial in Berlin.

Nov 22, 2017 5:08 PM

Nuremberg Christmas market beefs up security for opening

One year after the Berlin Christmas market terror attack, market organizers in Germany have security at the forefront of their minds. In Nuremberg, will roaming police forces drive visitors away from the mulled wine?