Department of English and Modern Languages

German Links

About Germany
Facts About Germany – Information about the country, society, and economy.
Goethe Institute – The cultural institute of Germany promoting learning and exchange.

Here are a few links to get you started reading the daily news
Die Welt – Independent daily newspaper.
TAZ – Tageszeitung allows viewing of yesterday’s and today’s newspaper.
Frankfurter Allgemeine – Online version of this popular newspaper.
Süddeutsche Zeitung– Newspaper that serves southern Germany.
Deutsche Welle
Die Zeit – Popular weekly newspaper with in-depth stories.

German Magazines Online
Focus – Online version of the popular German news publication.
The European – The European is a new, Berlin-based German online magazine that focuses on current socio-political debates.

German Radio Station Online
Deutsche Welle – Listen live to Deutsche Welle in several languages. Get news, a list of programs and

Projekt Gutenberg – A very extensive compilation of German literature! Searchable by author, this database is a wonderful resource, giving a short biography of the author and links to online works.
German Literature on the Internet – Also a thorough collection of works. Many of these works are linked to the Gutenberg site. This site is both in English and German, but literature is in German.

Politics/Political Parties
CDU – The Homepage for the CDU (Christian Democratic Union)

German History Links
Tel Aviv University’s German History Page – Overview of German history from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Also a source of several links.

Maps of Germany A great map of Germany plus a search function either by town/city name or by state. Very nice and easy to use imagemap that allows easy navigation.

Online Dictionaries
LEO Online Dictionary – One of the more comprehensive and complete dictionaries online, both English-German and German-English. Very quick and easy to use. 170,000 entries.
Travlang Dictionary – Travlang’s version of a German-English dictionary. Mirrors the LEO dictionary.
Wörterbuch für Akronyme – Online dictionary for acronyms. Very handy!