Welcome to Germany
Planning your trip to Germany
Germany is a popular tourist destination - for Germans and for an increasing number of tourists from abroad.
The Federal Republic of Germany covers an area of 357,020 km². About 82 million people live in this land of "poets and thinkers". The capital city, Berlin, symbolises German unity as it was itself divided into East and West Berlin. The city's partition was overcome on 3 October 1990 when the communist GDR collapsed and Germany was reunified. Follow this related links:
Tourism in Germany
German and EU customs regulations
Are you carrying large amounts of currency, traveller's cheques or shares?
If you are carrying 10,000 Euro or more in cash, you must submit a written declaration when crossing the EU's external frontiers.In the Federal Republic of Germany, the cash must be declared in writing to the customs office responsible for the border crossing where you enter or leave the EU. Declaration forms are available at the customs offices.
www.make-it-in-germany.com is the official multilingual online portal for international qualified professionals. It helps them find out how to make a success of coming to Germany – from preparations in their home countries to arriving and getting settled in.
Working, training and studying in Germany
Want to study in Germany ?
Germany has much to offer as a place to study - courses geared to international needs, internationally recognized qualifications such as Bachelor and Master, a credit system which allows the accumulation and transfer of study and exam modules.
Facts about the German higher education system