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Transatlantic highway between Canada and Germany

In order to encourage and facilitate interactions with “things” (and people!) German, SoGerman.ca presents details on the wide variety of German-related activities taking place across Canada. From information on opportunities for academic study, research stays or learning the German language, to events on all aspects of Germany’s cultural, economic and political life, the website aims to show that Germany truly offers something for everyone.

"Germany's New Global Role - Berlin steps up"

In an article in the July/August 2016 issue of Foreign Affairs, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier analyses Germany's changing global political role.

Commemorative plaque marking the launch of Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941

Remembrance. Responsibility. The Future!

Article by Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the 75th anniversary of the launch of Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union

25 Years of German-Polish Treaty of Good Neighbourship - Concert at the residence of the Ambassador of Germany to Canada on June 15, 2016

25 Years of German-Polish Treaty of Good Neighbourship – Concert at the German Ambassador's Residence

On June 17, 1991, the Treaty of Good Neighbourship was signed by Poland and Germany. Over the past 25 years, German-Polish relations have developed across a very broad spectrum. Today, Germany and Poland enjoy close and friendly relations at all levels and in all areas of society. The Ambassador of Germany to Canada Werner Wnendt and his Polish counterpart Marcin Bosacki cohosted a commemorative concert on June 15, 2016.

Opening of the exhibition "The Cold War: Causes – History – Impact" in Ottawa, Canada on June 14, 2016

Opening of exhibition "The Cold War: Causes – History – Impact"

June 14, 2016, German Ambassador Werner Wnendt joined Henriette Riegel, Executive Director of Canada's Cold War Museum the Diefenbunker, and about 100 visitors at the opening of the new exhibition "The Cold War: Causes – History – Impact." Produced by the Berlin Centre for Cold War Studies and the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship, the exhibit examines the ideological, political, military, and economic causes of the Cold War from a global perspective. The Diefenbunker is the first venue to host the exhibition outside of Berlin.

German Canadian Relations

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kultur360: Analysis of contemporary German-speaking society and culture

Edited by Canadian university professors and independent scholars, kultur360 produces original essays, reviews, and interviews. Among the topics being explored are Berlin the Metropolis, Film Culture, and The German Language Today.

Daniel R. visiting the ECB

The Stories behind the Youth Mobility Visa

The Youth Mobility Agreement between Canada and Germany offers a unique opportunity for young Canadians to complement their post-secondary education but most of all to experience Germany, its culture, language and people. Many young Canadians take the opportunity to live in Germany for a year; here, we are portraying some of them and their experiences as a YMA student in Germany. 

I am German

Dramaturg Birgit Schreyer Duarte at the Canadian Stage rehearsal hall

Talk with dramaturg and translator Birgit Schreyer Duarte about German and Canadian Stage Culture

We are always thrilled to see German artists reach an international audience. German dramaturg and translator Birgit Schreyer Duarte is regularly involved in bringing German playwrights to Canadian stages – most recently by translating “Das Ding” by Philipp Löhle for the Canadian Stage. We spoke to Birgit about her work on the edge between Canadian and German stage culture.

Apps and more

App Auswärtiges AMt

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Ambassador's Corner

Ambassador of Germany to Canada Werner Wnendt

Werner Wnendt is Germany's ambassador to Canada.

Newsletters of Germany's foreign missions in Canada

Newsletter

You would like to receive news about Germany, about German-Canadian relations, and about German cultural events in Canada? Please subscribe to one of our monthly newsletters!

Facts about Germany

Facts about Germany

... is a handbook for anyone seeking reliable, up-to-date information. It provides many facts and figures, covering topics such as population and geography, the political system, the economy, social life, education, culture, the media, and history.