Digital Souverän Design: ZKM Karlsruhe

Digitally confident

How do we assert ourselves in the digital society? Which tools do we have to master, which skills do we have to learn? ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medien Karlsruhe and the Goethe-Institut provide answers.

Girls Rock Feminismus Heute Deutschland Gleichberechtigung Photo: irina_levitskaya ©

Feminism today

What are the vital issues that women and feminists in Germany today consider to be of burning importance, what are they concerned about?

Heirlooms. European Stories Illustration: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut

Heirlooms. European Stories

On the occasion of the European Cultural Heritage Year 2018, we are collecting European “heirlooms” – an tell their stories.

Series: Future Libraries © raumlaborberlin on behalf of Kulturprojekte Berlin

Future Libraries

With our series “Future Libraries” we shed light on challenges, trends and examples of success around the future of the library.

Living between town and country Illustration: Tobias Frank © Goethe-Institut

Living between town and country

How do we want to live? In view of skyrocketing rents and property prices in cities worldwide, this is not so easy to answer. Ideas from the past, present and for the future help with solutions.

Karl Marx ©

200th birthday of Karl-Marx

Marxist ideas have played a role in film for more than 100 years, since Marx and his ideas are not just to be found in Germany and the world during the bicentennial year 2018.

Muslims in Germany © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Muslims in Germany

A compilation of essays, interviews and photo stories that allow readers an insight into the daily life of German Muslims.

Freepost © Bernd Struckmeyer

Digital Discourse | Freepost

In each case, two people from the cultural sphere engage in a chaired debate on four different aspects of nationalism/populism – not only with one another but also with Web users on and all social media channels.

A woman plays badminton with her daughter Photo (detail): Svetlana Kerestely © Goethe-Institut

Summer in Germany

Summer in Germany means barbecuing by the river, relaxing in the garden and eating ice cream. But who works while we relax?

Thomas Müller, Andre Schürrle and Mario Götze: goal celebration after the winning goal in the final of the 2014 World Cup. Photo (detail): © picture alliance / Rolf Kosecki

Football in Germany

Cheer with us! Facts, fans and stars – we show some aspects of German football culture for the 2018 World Cup. And in our quiz, football philosophers and part-time fans can test their knowledge.

Süßwaren Foto: Getty Images/Nikada

Partying in Germany

Birthdays, New Year's or funfairs – Germany has lots of occasions to party. We're introducing people who make these celebrations possible: from the confectioner to the the shooting gallery owner to carnival revelers.

„Act and Thought“ by Mamaza in the context of Performing Architecture / International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia 2016 © Goethe-Institut, photo: Federico Sutera


Dance is movement – and movement over borders also shapes dance. For about 300 years now, travel and migration have had a strong influence on an increasingly globalised dance scene.

Der Spieltag at the Library of Goethe-Institut Jakarta © Photo: Goethe-Institut Indonesien


Games are part of life. People play in order to understand themselves and their environment. Since then, there is computer, it is of course used to play. It gives a new aesthetics and new forms of the game that have evolved.