Web projects of the Goethe-Institut worldwide

Actopolis   deutschenglish

ACTOPOLIS brings together artists, urbanists and activists from six South-Eastern metropolises and the Ruhr region to develop artistic city projects.

Das Deutschlandlabor   deutsch

Deutschlandlabor investigates common prejudices and cliches about Germany and presents a lively picture of the country.
© Goethe-Institut

Streaming Egos   deutschenglishespañolfrançaisitalianoportuguês

Who are we in the internet and how do we get together in the digital age? The Goethe-Institut's project "Streaming Egos" addresses these issues.
© Daniel Tornero Rojo/ Goethe-Institut Spanien

Dossier: Illustration   deutschespañol

Between graphics design and art - the dossier "Illustration" presents artists from Spain and Germany together with their works.
Photo: Quinn Dombrowski via flickr CC-BY 2.0

Dossier: Number games in China and Germany   deutsch

Nothing seems as universally valid to us as the system of numbers. What part do they play in our every day lives?
© Gullevek, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Dossier: Debit and Credit   deutschčesky

Money makes the world go 'round. Or does it? A dossier on the seemingly self-evident value of coins and notes
Achim Wagner © Goethe-Institut

Online Magazine Fikrun wa Fann   deutschenglishعربي

The cultural magazine that encourages a contribution towards shaping cultural exchange between Germany and Islam-orientated cultural groups, has a new edition on "Literature".
German comic artist Mawil at work | Photo: Goethe-Institut Lettland

Comic videos   deutsch

10 Latvian and German comic artists allow us a look over their shoulder while they are drawing.
Traditional buildings in Seoul | Photo: Daniel Tändler

Dossier: Urban Space   deutsch

How can we make large cities liveable? A dossier on Korea and Germany
Photo: Uschi Kemper, Radio Arabella

Dossier: Goethes's Scouts   deutsch

A czech pacifist at a German hunting fair? Goethe's scouts are in search of opposites.
Intransit - © Goethe-Institut

Intransit   english

Urban Development and Placemaking accross borders, connecting groups, actively engaged in qualitative improvements in living conditions in urban neighbourhoods or rural regions
© Goethe-Institut Mailand

Dossier: Prelude to Murder   deutschitaliano

This multi-media project will introduce new releases from the German crime fiction landscape to Italian and German readers.

Europoly   deutschenglish

Europoly will take a closer look at European realities – in theatre, in film, on our website – on how the crisis has affected people, cultures, cities and everyday lives.
© José Guadalupe Posada

Dossier: Taboo   deutschespañolportuguês

Every country has its own taboos – kissing in public, psychotherapy or death. Which taboos exist in Latin America and Germany?
Syda Productions - Fotolia.com

Deutsch am Arbeitsplatz   deutsch

Exercises from A1-B2, expert-interviews and video-clips about working in Germany
 © Chief Nyamweya

Dossier: Comics in Kenya and Germany   deutschenglish

The world of colourful pictures – the dossier “Comics” presents artists from Kenya and Germany and their work.
© Ciarán Fahey | Abandoned Berlin

Dossier: The Ravages of Time   deutschenglishčesky

Nothing and no-one is immune to the ravages of time. A dossier on how ageing, decay and death is dealt with in the Czech Republic and Germany.”
© Zé Barreta

Episodes of the South   deutschenglishespañolportuguês

New ways of viewing and thinking about Germany, Europe and the world are presented on the international Episodes of the South platform.
© Maria Nikonowa; Eugenia Kisterewa

Dossier: Start-ups in Russia and Germany   deutschрусский

Just having an idea is not enough – what do start-ups in Russia and Germany need if they are to be successful?
Foto (Ausschnitt): Sascha Weidner

Dossier: Lifestyles   deutschenglish

The ways in which people live are just as diverse as people themselves. How do people live in Kenya and Germany?
© Blunt | (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Dossier: Culture of Memory   deutschespañol

2014 marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. How are Spain and Germany influenced by these events?

German as a foreign language worldwide. 2015 survey   deutschenglish

The survey of the number of German learners worldwide shows trends and developments in interest in the German language.
Photo: Kerry Randolph, NC-BY-2.0, via flickr

Dossier: Adventures   deutschenglish中文(简体)

What role do adventures play in the here and now? A dossier about real adventures and inquisitive people in China and Germany.
© Kathrin Golda-Pongratz

Dossier: Architecture and the City   deutschespañol

Who owns the city? Architects in Spain and Germany address criticism of the sell-out of the city and the impending loss of quality of life.

Umdenken – von der Natur lernen   deutschenglish

Games, filmclips and hands-on activities about the importance of the four elements water, fire, earth and air.

Dossier: Hierarchies in South America and Germany   deutschespañol

Hierarchies can be found everywhere – in the family, at the workplace and on the street. How do they come about, and how do they function?

Overheard   deutschsuomeksi

During the First World War, some famous Finns gathered in this palace. Move through the rooms, listen to them, and watch them.

Dossier: Physical Culture   deutschportuguês

2016 Rio de Janeiro will host the Olympic Games. A dossier on physical culture – not just in sports.

Dossier: Night   deutschenglish中文(简体)

It’s night half our lives. A dossier on night owls, night watchmen and night markets, in China and Germany.

Future Perfect   deutschenglish

The Goethe-Institut and the foundation Futurzwei collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.
© Goethe-Institut

Fikrun wa Fann „Psychology“   deutschenglishعربيفارسي (Persisch)

Fikrun wa Fann is also available as an e-paper.

Step into German   deutschenglishespañolfrançais

This German-American youth portal uses music, film and soccer to familiarize youngsters with Germany and the German language.
© Goethe-Institut

German-language Film Festival 2015   deutschlietuviškai

The Goethe-Institut Lithuania will be accompanying the German-language Film Festival in Lithuania with online articles, presentations of films and information about the venues.

Architecture of the fifties in Germany   deutschLatviski

The Goethe-Institut Latvia shows an online exhibition about the architecture of the 1950s with photographs by Hans Engels and lyrics by Axel Tilch.

Video reportages: Wartime Artists   deutschfrançais

Three artists from Germany, France and Russia search for traces of their “alter egos” from the time of World War I.

Discordant Harmony   english

The project invites institutions, curators, artists and scholars to look into the ever-changing notion of ‘harmony’ in terms of history, art, society and people.

Graphic Novels at School   deutschPolski

Goethe.de/Polen invites you to learn German with comic-strip artists Mawil and Birgit Weyhe.

Urban Places – Public Spaces   deutschenglish

This global debate connects via live video conference 27 experts and residents from seven nations.
Tardi/Verney „Elender Krieg“ 1914-1919 | © Edition Moderne 2014

The First World War in Comics   deutschenglish

Comic artists approach the history of the First World War in their works. A dossier on history in pictures
Berlinale-Blogger 2015 | Design: Lea Delazer

Berlinale blog 2015   deutschenglish

News and views on the Berlinale 2015 from young film journalists from eight countries
Foto: Nicholas Boos, CC BY-ND 2.0

Journalist Exchange   deutschעברית

Journalists from Tel Aviv, Berlin and Ramallah in conversation about Israeli humour, night life in Ramallah and Palestinian cuisine.

Dossier: Tales for the Future   deutschportuguês

German and Brazilian writers answer the question “We find ourselves in the year 2064 and you celebrate your 50th birthday. What does the world look like?”