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...

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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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Sep 19, 2017 3:24 PM

Germany opens massive art show in China

A colossal show of contemporary German art is on show at eight different venues in Beijing, featuring big names like Richter and Baselitz. The exhibition is a response to an eight-site show of Chinese art in Germany.

Sep 19, 2017 3:20 PM

Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov to complete 'Hänsel and Gretel' despite arrest

Kirill Serebrennikov in front of the Stuttgart City Opera

Despite his arrest in Russia, the star director is still expected to complete his work for the Stuttgart Opera. A special event is to be held instead of his finished staging, planned to premiere on October 22.

Sep 19, 2017 12:53 PM

Linkin Park announce Chester Bennington memorial concert in LA

Following the suicide in July of singer and chief songwriter Chester Bennington, rock band Linkin Park has announced an October concert to mourn its leading man.

Sep 19, 2017 12:14 PM

Why German politics struggles to translate to screen

As the German election approaches, how are film and TV portraying the political times? Unlike in the US, where the political series "House of Cards" is a household name, Germany is slow to dramatize political life.

Sep 19, 2017 11:53 AM

Audrey Hepburn's personal collection goes on sale at auction

Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady" (1963)

Shoes, dresses, jewelry, but also a cigarette lighter that once belonged to Hollywood star and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn can be purchased online at Christie's starting today.