• Jul 19, 2017 | Germany.info | Team Germany Places 5th in First Global Robotics Challenge

    Team Germany at First Global robotics challenge in Washington, DC

    A team of eleventh-graders from Stuttgart and their robot, "Werner," placed 5th out of 162 teams from all over the world at the First Global robotics challenge.

    Robotics Challenge
  • Jul 14, 2017 | Germany.info | Word of the Week: Freibad

    Freibadwetter in Berlin

    When it's hot outside, Germans head over to the Freibad, which means "free pool" (but it is usually not free)!

    Word of the Week
  • Jul 13, 2017 | Germany.info | Foreign Policy: Learning from Germany's Dual System of Vocational Training

    Mechatronics trainees

    Can the German vocational training model be implemented in the United States? A recent article in Foreign Policy looks at Germany's dual system or vocational education and training system (VET) and efforts to promote German-style apprenticeship models in the United States.

    Foreign Policy Article
  • Jul 11, 2017 | Germany.info | Foreign Ministers of France and Germany Issue Joint Statement on Stabilization of Mosul

    Mosul, Iraq

    For France and Germany the liberation of Mosul is a source of hope for a united, democratic and secure Iraq. The defeat of IS in Mosul offers the unique opportunity to reconstruct the country and to work toward a national reconciliation.

    Joint Statement on Stabilization of Mosul
  • Jul 10, 2017 | Press and Information Office of the Federal Government | Merkel at G20: Together We Can Achieve More

    G20 "Family Photo"

    Chancellor Merkel has declared herself satisfied with the outcome of the G20 summit. In the field of trade, she reported at the close of the summit in Hamburg, agreement was reached that markets must be kept open.

    G20 Outcomes
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