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Interview
A Hong Konger in Germany

Chui Kit LAM, a.k.a Stegermatt, is one of the few Hong Kongers who moved from Hong Kong to Germany, to start their new life there. In 10 interviews, we will ask him questions regarding different aspects of life in Germany.

Critical voices are chipping away at the monument to scientist Alexander von Humboldt. Photo (detail): © picture-alliance/dpa-Zentralbild/Heinz Krimmer

250 years of Alexander von Humboldt
Cracks in the memorial

Alexander von Humboldt has many enthusiastic supporters, but also some critics. On the science superstar’s 250th birthday, experts warn that his greatness as a person has been exaggerated, though no one disputes his accomplishments as a researcher.

When we surf the web with our mobile phone, other people want to see what we’re reading. But you can protect yourself. © Goethe-Institut/Julia Klement

Self test
How do you conduct yourself when it comes to your data?

How do you conduct yourself on the net when it comes to your data? More on the cautious side? Or rather insouciant? Or balanced and pragmatic? Here is a self-test in six questions.