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.
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.
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
www.entry.de 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.
German Grammar Links
Internet Handbook of German Grammar – A guide put out by Travlang. Great quick reference for adjective endings, pronouns, subjunctive, verbs, and word order.
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.
Langenscheidt’s Online Dictionary – an online version of the old standby Langenscheidt dictionary. Searches in both German-English and English-German.
Travlang Dictionary – Travlang’s version of a German-English dictionary. Mirrors the LEO dictionary.
Deutsch für Reisende – German for Travelers – online dictionary by Travlang.
Wörterbuch für Akronyme – Online dictionary for acronyms. Very handy!