News Picks


Air Berlin Files for Bankruptcy Protection

August 16, 2017 0

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest but crisis-stricken airline that has not been profitable since 2008, declared insolvency on August 15, 2017. Thanks to a bridge loan of 150 million euros from the German government, the […]


In Love with Vienna

August 8, 2017 0

The Austrian capital registered more overnight stays in the first half of 2017 than in any years before This is a new all-time high for Vienna: the Austrian capital recorded almost 7 million visitors ( […]




Barbecue: An American Tradition with German Roots

July 3, 2017 0

Have you ever thought about the origins of the traditional “all-American” barbecue foods? You’ll probably be surprised to know that many foods Americans associate with tailgates, picnics and barbecues actually originated in Germany! Read more […]

Career & German Studies


IN: Job Opening for a German Teacher in Indianapolis

August 17, 2017 0

The Indianapolis German School is seeking a new teacher starting this Fall. We are a small community outreach program of the Department of World Languages and Cultures at IUPUI. We meet on ten Saturday mornings per semester […]




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 […]


Along the Danube River

June 17, 2017 0

A cruise that starts in Germany takes you to visit castles and cafes along Europe’s second-largest river. The journey aboard the MS Vista Fidelio begins in the southern German town of Passau, where the Inn, […]


Visit Germany, The Home of the Car

May 23, 2017 0

German cars are renowned throughout the world. Brands such as VW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Opel, Audi and BMW are synonymous with high quality and innovation and enhance the image of Germany as a travel destination. More […]



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