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Knowledge and education

Practising German and expanding your knowledge at the same time? With these German exercises you are guaranteed to boost your general knowledge! Boring was yesterday.

Illustration by Nina and David from the "Germany Lab" (Deutschlandlabor) Grafik: Goethe-Institut und Deutsche Welle

Is it true? Clichés about Germany

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

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Deutschland. Kennen. Lernen

Discover Germany and learn German! Experience exciting Augmented Reality (AR) features with the free app Deutschland. Know. Learn. and the colourful Germany poster. With lots of interactive exercises, you can improve your German in no time at all.

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Online game
Spirit of Invention

Right or wrong? Even great inventors like Carl Benz, Wilhelm Röntgen and co. have to make decisions on a small and large scale during the course of their lives. Play the game and choose the right direction for them.

kurz & bündig Podcast Goethe-Institut

#Language #Politics #Germany
kurz & bündig

In each episode, "kurz & bündig" presents interesting word explanations or idioms. Exciting topics from politics, business and society in Germany for language level B2/C1.

#Culture #Feminism #Society

"Superfrauen" tells stories from the lives of inspiring women. Their paths through the world are exciting, athletic, clever or courageous - despite all their diversity, the women portrayed have one thing in common: they are role models.

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The digital library

More than 35,000 German language eBooks, audio books, movies, materials for German language learners, magazines and newspapers are available for downloading from the Onleihe. Free of charge. Free of advertisements.