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We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation.

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Young Literature in Germany

Fehler © Tobias Schrank

Dossier
Mistakes

How does the new come into the world? We celebrate the error and its innovative power: the most beautiful small and big mistakes in art, language, technology and society.
 

City Contours © Tobias Schrank

Cities in Germany
City Contours

German cities are as diverse as the landscape that surrounds them. In our series of city portraits, we embark on a journey through Goethe's homeland.