ACADEMIC JOURNALS/GERMAN STUDIES:
- DIE DEUTSCHE WELLE
Deutsche Welle is Germany's international public broadcaster.
Germany's first public broadcasting network. In German.
The news program from Germany's second public broadcasting network, in a joint venture with MSNBC. In German.
News televison network. In German.
Cultural TV channel. A cooperation of some German and French public broadcasters. In German and French.
Commercial broadcaster. In German.
The first German commercial broadcaster. In German.
- PRO SIEBEN
Commercial broadcaster. In German.
- DEUTSCHES HISTORISCHES MUSEUM BERLIN
- EXILPRESSE DIGITAL
- FACTS ABOUT GERMANY: HISTORY
Short introduction to German history.
- HISTORY OF GERMANY: PRIMARY DOCUMENTS
German Studies Web: History. Collection of links to full-text documents, institutions and databases.
- NACHRICHTENDIENST FÜR HISTORIKER
News Service for Historians: Institutions, lists of links, materials, press reports. Some columns are available in English.
- ARCHIVES IN GERMANY
National, private, and church archives; economic, military and specialised archives.
- LEARNING FROM HISTORY: THE NAZI ERA AND THE HOLOCAUST IN GERMAN EDUCATION
Extensive description of scholarly projects, information, forum, links provided by the Fördergesellschaft Kulturelle Bildung e.V..
FACTS AND FIGURES
- FEDERAL STATISTICAL OFFICE
The Statistical Office provides news and current facts & figures about Germany. In English and German.
- CIA WORLD FACT BOOK - GERMANY
Information about geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. In English.
- THE GERMAN WAY AND MORE
A culture-oriented general information site featuring German-speaking countries. Many useful links. In English.
- GOVERNMENT PRESS AND INFORMATION OFFFICE
Home page of the German Government Press and Information Office. A comprehensive site with information on the German people, economy, political system and publications. In English, Spanish, French and German.
- DEUTSCHE WELLE
Comprehensive information on Germany's people, constitution, history, political system, etc. Also special sections on politics, business, science and culture. Deutsche Welle is a government-supported media organization bringing news of Germany to the world. In English, German and many other languages.
- FOREIGN OFFICE HOME PAGE
Home page of the German Foreign Office. Gives detailed information on the ministry, its tasks, foreign trade promotion and travel. Includes photos and games. Useful links to German firms and other Germany-related sites. In German and English.
Many links to all sorts of Germany-related information. In English and German. See Culture and Language Classes. In English and German.
- FEDERAL CENTRE FOR POLITICAL EDUCATION (BPB)
The BPB provides information and articles on the political system as well as on current and historical subjects. In German.
- GERMAN COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS
Information and articles on the foreign policy of Germany and Europe. In English.
- LONELY PLANET: GERMANY
Travel guide with facts about Germany concerning history, culture, environment, and much more. In English.
- U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT -- COUNTRY/REGIONAL INFORMATION EUROPE
Country information on Europe includes background notes, economic information and commercial guides. In English.
- FORBES TOP 500
Germany’s top 500 firms, arranged by ranking.
- INFORMATION ON SWITZERLAND.
Ranking of German universities
- MAX PLANCK GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FÖRDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTEN (MPG)
The Max Planck Society is the most important support organization for basic research in selected areas of natural, human and social sciences, performed outside the higher education sector. At present, it comprises about 100 research institutes, laboratories, branch offices and working groups. In English and German.
- FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT (FhG)
The nearly 50 research institutes of the Fraunhofer Society carry out applied contract research and development for industry in nearly all engineering disciplines, strategic research projects for public institutions as well as their own research projects to keep up scientific quality and competitiveness and to develop new research areas. In English and German.
- HERMANN VON HELMHOLTZ-GEMEINSCHAFT DEUTSCHER FORSCHUNGSZENTREN (HGF)
The 15 self-governing German national research centers have formed an association, the HGF, to strengthen interdisciplinary research cooperation and coordination. The main focus of the centers’ research is on complex scientific-technical questions, cross-program basic research, the operation of large-scale scientific equipment as well as technology development, national long-term programs and national preventive research in the field of environment and health. In German.
- WISSENSCHAFTSGEMEINSCHAFT GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ (WGL)
WGL is an association of 78 independent research institutions and institutions with a service function for research, which are of supraregional importance and in the interest of national science policy. They work in various scientific areas. In German, English version under construction.
- KÖRBER STIFTUNG
The Körber-Foundation promotes the interchange of ideas between Germany and the US.
- GERMAN AEROSPACE RESEARCH AGENCY
Information, programs, organizational units, technology. In German and English.
The center for the International Transfer of Environmental Technologies (ITUT) and the German Chambers of Commerce and Industry created this database of over 8000 German companies involved in environmental technologies and services. The envirotech-searchmeister offers you elaborated search facilities: 49 business segments and over 1200 keywords enable you to come up with a detailed cross-section of companies satisfying your individual search criteria. In many languages.
- GERMAN-AMERICAN INSTITUTE HEIDELBERG (DAI)
Information on the bi-national, non-profit organization in Heidelberg. Provides orientation information for Americans living in Germany, an overview of its English-language library and tips for German students interested in studying in the U.S. Useful Search Engine Links. In English and German.
- GERMAN HISTORICAL INSTITUTE
An independent institute encouraging cooperation between American and German historians. Information on the library, calendar, scholarships and more.
GERMAN LITERATURE (FULL TEXTS)
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