Germany for Kids and Teens

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Meet Philipp!

Philipp is Katja's little brother and the star of "Germany for Kids," where tells you all about his life in Germany. Philipp can tell you all about major German cities, attractions and geography. Learn about the German school system. Discover German food, music and Philipp's hobbies. Wonder what the European Union is all about? Philipp is ready with an answer to that question and many more as you discover life in Germany!

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Meet Katja!

Katja is Philipp's older sister and the star "Germany for Teens," where she tells you all about life in Germany. Learn more about her hometown and hobbies. Read Katja's blog and get a glimpse into the daily life of a German teenager. Travel with her on school trips around Germany. Katja even takes you along for the ride during vacation! Get to know Frederike and Linda, Katja's best friends and constant companions for all of her adventures. Get to Katja and let her be your guide to Germany!

Mozart in Germany

World-famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus takes you on a little quiz tour round Germany where he visited and performed frequently and where his father was born. The tour is provided by the German National Tourist Board (GNTB).

Discover Germany quiz

Choose one of two routes through Germany's different regions. Get the questions right and gain extra points from bonus games to increase your highscore. Try your luck and win one of the top prizes

A German National Tourist Board (GNTB) game

Youth and Social Networks

Soziale Netzwerke - Facebook

The Internet has long become an integral part of the daily lives of most children and young people in Germany.  Researching online for homework, looking up unfamiliar concepts on Wikipedia, and chatting with friends are the norm. Young people in Germany also use social networks extensively.