Welcome to Germany

Berliner Hauptbahnhof Enlarge image (© Auswärtiges Amt, Foto: T. Hoesmann) Here you can find interesting articles about life in Germany, exciting tourist destinations and much much more!

Deutschlandkarte im Kohlfeld

Information on Germany

Here you will find links and references to sources for general information on Germany

Altstadt mit Burgberg, St. Wiperti und Münzenberg in Quedlinburg

Travel to Germany

Welcome to Germany, the land of diversity. Enchanting beautiful landscapes and fascinating cities, delightful culture and cuisine, a surprising symbiosis of tradition and modernity. Get ready for an omnipresent and heartfelt hospitality; enjoy Germany with all your senses!

Antragsformular Schengenvisum

Visa Requirements

We want to make your arrival in Germany and the Schengen area as easy as possible. Here you can find all the information you need on applying for a visa, along with an application form to download.

Customs regulations

Customs information by the Federal Ministry of Finance.

Jugendliche vor dem Computer

Websites for young people

 Interesting websites for children and adolescents

Skyline in Frankfurt/Main

Interactive Map of Germany

Germany is situated in Central Europe's centre. With approximately 82 million inhabitants it is the most densely populated nation in the European Union. The Federal Republic of Germany is divided into...


News from Germany

Daily news from Germany! What affects Germany? Find out!

Welcome to Germany

Historic Town Hall in Bamberg

Time and weather in Germany

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Deutscher Wetterdienst

German Impressions

German Information Centre brings Germany to Africa

Meet modern Germany, be informed and enjoy stories about Germany and Africa. The German Information Centre Africa (GIC) is online under www.gicafrica.diplo.de. To stay updated you can subscribe to the GIC RSS-feeds or the newsletter or join the GIC fans on Facebook.