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? And what else is there still to do? This is a showcase of people who are involved in the field of culture and who are dealing with the hottest feminist issues and debates of the moment.

Deutscher Bundestag Photo: Arndt Oehmichen © Deutscher Bundestag

Germany Votes

On September 24th, 2017 Germans go to the polls to decide who will serve as legislators in the Bundestag. Wir begleiten die Wahl in Veranstaltungen, einem Webdossier und unter dem Hashtag #GERvotes auf Twitter.

Street Art Photo: Marlou Taenzer

#artbits Street Art Discoveries From Mexico, Canada and the U.S.

Covering walls and surfaces in cities around the world, Street Art is appreciated by thousands every day as they go about their daily business.

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The Plurality of Privacy Project in Five-Minute Plays (P3M5)

In cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Washington, theaters across the US and Europe have commissioned playwrights to write five-minute plays exploring the central question, “What does privacy mean to you in the digital age?”

Digital Discourse | Freepost

Anti-liberal, nationalistic movements are gaining in strength around the world. Why are populist tendencies on the rise in this era of digitization and globalization? How can the values of democracy be protected?

Flags Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa, © dpa


“Unity in Diversity” has been the motto of the European Union since 2000. Europe and the European project stand for freedom, peace and solidarity among nations – and for a community based on tolerance and interest in one another on the part of many different cultures, traditions and languages, whose preservation is the responsibility of all.

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Well Worth Seeing

Tourist attractions, spectacular architecture and flagships for the realm of art and culture. The idea behind it is to also promote the development of a city or a region. Has it paid off? What spaces should be reserved for culture today?

Future Perfect

The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future, but ideas are not enough. FUTUREPERFECT, tells the stories of individuals, initiatives, organizations, and businesses that have moved from ideas to action. 


Transatlantic Gaming Summit

The Boston Transatlantic Gaming Summit project focuses on the exchange of important players in the German and US gaming scene, introducing German game designers to their US counterparts, building a network and fostering connections between them.

Focus: Refugees Collage: Horst Kaluppke © Goethe-Institut Montréal

Focus: Refugees

Perspectives and profiles on a global challenge in the 21st century. With this dossier we hope to shed light on a pivotal challenge and present a personal account through profiles of both language instructors and those who had to flee their homes.

Sensitive Data

In the age of algorithms, surveillance has exceeded the boundaries of centralized government control to permeate every part of our lives and transform our collective sensorium.

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German Roots

As many have noticed, German-American history is a strong component of American history. That's why this website has the subtitle “Everywhere You Look.”