• May 16, 2017 | Germany.info | Thousands Visit Germany and France for the 2017 EU Open House

    Thousands of people visited the German Embassy during the 2017 EU Open House - an annual event at which European embassies open their doors to the public. This year's event featured a range of attractions from slackline performances to honey bee displays and a soccer station.

    EU Open House 2017
  • May 16, 2017 | Germany.info | International Parliamentary Scholarship Winner Shares Her Experience

    IPS Program

    The International Parliamentary Scholarship of the German Bundestag chooses American college graduates under 30 with a strong command of German to join around 120 young people from 41 countries for five months of immersion in the German democratic process. The program includes three months working in a Member’s office.

    International Parliamentary Scholarship
  • May 11, 2017 | Germany.info | Germany Partners With France to Protect the Bees


    The 2017 EU Open House will highlight the importance of abundant bee populations and how humans contribute to their health. Visitors will be given the opportunity to gaze upon honey bee hives from both Germany and France, the co-host of this year’s event.

    Protecting Bee Colonies
  • May 5, 2017 | Germany.info | Ambassador Wittig: Dual Education - A Competitor to College

    Worker in a protective mask works on vehicles

    "The success of the German apprenticeship model builds on the conviction that it is an equivalent alternative to college education," Ambassador Wittig writes in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.

    Wall Street Journal Op-Ed
  • Apr 26, 2017 | Germany.info | Merkel Pledges to Incorporate Women20 Agenda into G20 Process

    Women20 summit

    At the Women20 summit in Berlin on April 25, Chancellor Angela Merkel was joined by Queen Maxima of the Netherlands; Ivanka Trump, special assistant to the president; IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde; Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, president and chairwoman of Trumpf GmbH, and more than 400 women from business, science and society.

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