What people believe we are capable of.

What people believe we are capable of © © DAAD/GIZ/Goethe-Institut Teaserbild - Was man uns zutraut © DAAD/GIZ/Goethe-Institut

Being solution-oriented and competent are attributes used to describe Germany in a wide variety of social areas. Germany possesses a high level of credibility and the interviewees are confident that Germany is able to reinforce democratic values and partnerships, and assume international responsibility.

To this end, Germany needs to adopt a clear stance. Germany is firmly anchored in the European Union, which is why there is an expectation for Germany to join forces with other member states to represent a strong Europe. 

“You can only understand Germany if you understand Europe – and you can only understand Europe if you understand Germany’s role in Europe.”