Living in Germany
U.S. Citizen Services in Germany
State Department Publications on Germany
- Country Report on Human Rights Practices (2010)
- Background Notes on Germany
- Consular Information Sheet
- Trafficking in Persons Report (2010)
Information about German Life, Politics, and Culture
Official Web sites
- German culture and lifestyle (information by the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees)
- The German Embassy to the U.S. in Washington and the German Information Center in New York offer a wealth of information on German government and politics, business and technology, history, German-Americans, studying and working in Germany, culture and society, latest news and publications.
- deutschland.de - the portal on information on Germany
- The Federal Government of Germany offers political background information and news.
- The German Foreign Ministry (Auswaertiges Amt) offers information on German foreign policy, German trade promotion, and more.
Commercial Web Sites
- The German Way and More provides culture-oriented information featuring excerpts from the book The German Way on topics such as The Autobahn, Health and Fitness, Friends and Acquaintances (Sie and du), Trains, and Sports.
- Expatica Germany offers listings of expat groups, events, and information on housing, relocation, etc.
Tourism & Travel
- The German Tourism Office for visitors from the U.S.
- Deutsche Welle News and analysis in 31 languages, program schedules of DW Radio and TV, resources for learning German and much more.
- Association of German International Schools (AGIS)
- Goethe Institute - Inter Nationes
Language courses and cultural information. Find online resources and the Goethe Institute nearest you.
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