News Picks


Mercedes-Benz First to Use Innovative Address System

September 13, 2017 0

Stuttgart/Frankfurt. A new coordinate system organises the world: founded in 2013, what3words assigns three words to every point on Earth, making locations easily and unambiguously identifiable – even where there are no addresses. Mercedes-Benz will […]


Flaws Found in German Election Software

September 7, 2017 0

As reported by Deutsche Welle, a trio of hackers has warned that Germany’s vote-counting software is extremely vulnerable to multiple attacks three weeks before the federal election. But fears of Russian intervention appear to be […]


Donald Trump Owes Deutsche Bank Big Bucks

September 1, 2017 0

As reported by Deutsche Welle, Donald Trump owes hundreds of millions to Deutsche Bank in connection with past real estate deals. Some politicians who are not fans of the president are blowing smoke hoping people […]




The 10 Best Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

September 7, 2017 0

The Grimm brothers left an astounding legacy. From well-known stories like Snow White to lesser-known tales, here are Deutsche Welle’s favorite Grimm stories – and some things you may not have known about them. 1. […]

Career & German Studies


Act Now to Support Cultural Vistas, a J-1 Visa Sponsor

September 21, 2017 0

Cultural Vistas needs your help today to protect their educational and cultural exchange programs against significant restrictions. Multiple news sources, including the Wall Street Journal, are reporting that the Trump administration is considering a plan […]




Explore Germany’s Stunning Synagogues

August 30, 2017 0

This article, originally posted by, is sponsored by the German National Tourist board. Before World War II, there were about 2,800 synagogues in Germany. Now there are around 130. It’s a grim statistic, but […]


Visit the Open-Air Cinema by Lake Zürich

July 6, 2017 0

The 29th edition of the Alliance Cinema Zürich takes place from July 20 – August 20. This year, too, this permanent fixture on Zurich’s summer agenda treats movie enthusiasts to cineastic and culinary delights, numerous […]



Summer Time is Plum Cake Time

August 6, 2017 0

By Petra Schürmann One of my fondest memories when growing up in Germany is picking plums in my grandmother’s backyard, usually in the month of August. While I did not enjoy the picking of the […]


Perfect for a Casual Summer Lunch: Wurstsalat

August 6, 2017 0

One of the classic dishes that Germans enjoy when having lunch or dinner at the Biergarten in summer, is “Wurstsalat” (Cold Cuts Salad). We recently discovered a video on featuring German chef Uwe Rudnick […]


So Refreshing: Raspberry Beer Cooler!

July 3, 2017 0

This refreshing cooler made with German Hefeweizen (wheat beer), sparkling wine and raspberries is perfect for your 4th of July celebration this year! INGREDIENTS 3 bottles German Hefeweizen wheat beer (for example Paulaner or Spaten) […]

German World Magazine

Bilingual. Contemporary Available as Print Edition or eVersion.

GW Calendar

Follow us on Facebook

GW Video Pick