News sites

Deutsche WelleFAZBildDie Zeit
Süddeutsche ZeitungDer SpiegelFocusDie Tageszeitung
Die WeltHandelsblattFrankfurter RundschauStern
Berliner MorgenpostHamburger AbendblattBerliner ZeitungWirtschaftswoche
ExpressGeneral-AnzeigerRheinische PostAugsburger Allgemeine
Der TagesspiegelDE magazine DeutschlandFreie PresseHamburger Morgenpost

Famous German universities

Humboldt University of BerlinTechnical University of MunichFree University of BerlinThe Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Heidelberg UniversityUniversity of FreiburgRWTH Aachen UniversityUniversity of Tübingen
Technical University of BerlinUniversity of BonnUniversity of HamburgUniversity of Göttingen
Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyUniversity of StuttgartUniversity of CologneLeibniz University Hannover
Technical University of BraunschweigTU DarmstadtUniversity of MannheimLeipzig University
University of PotsdamGoethe University FrankfurtRuhr University BochumUniversity of Regensburg
University of Erlangen–NurembergKiel UniversityUniversity of Duisburg-EssenBielefeld University
Heinrich Heine University DüsseldorfUniversity of MainzTechnical University of DortmundCharité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
IU International University of Applied SciencesTechnical University IngolstadtWHU – Otto Beisheim School of ManagementFrankfurt School of Finance & Management
University of MünsterUniversity of GiessenUniversity of OldenburgUniversity of Wuppertal
Berlin School of Economics and LawOsnabrück University of Applied SciencesRegensburg University of Applied SciencesUniversity of Siegen
HSPV NRWUniversity of HagenCologne University of Applied SciencesBielefeld University of Applied Sciences
FOM University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management

German learning books

Book NameAuthor
Deutsch: Na klar!Robert Di Donato, Monica D. Clyde, and Jacqueline Vansant
Komm mit!: Holt German Level 1/2/3George Winkler
Studio D A1: Deutsch als FremdspracheHermann Funk and Christina Kuhn
Deutsch Aktuell 1/2/3Wolfgang S. Kraft
Wie Geht’s?Dieter Sevin and Ingrid Sevin
Vorsprung: A Communicative Introduction to German Language and CultureThomas A. Lovik
Schaum’s Outline of German GrammarElke Gschossmann-Hendershot
German Grammar DrillsEd Swick
English Grammar for Students of GermanCecile Zorach
Hammer’s German Grammar and UsageMartin Durrell
German All-in-One For Dummies, with CDWendy Foster
Living Language GermanLiving Language
Master the Basics: GermanPaul G. Graves
German Verb DrillsAstrid Henschel
Learn German With Stories: Café in BerlinAndré Klein
German For DummiesPaulina Christensen
A Practice Grammar of GermanHilke Dreyer and Richard Schmitt
German Vocabulary (Quickstudy Reference Guides – Academic)Inc. Barcharts
Complete German: A Teach Yourself GuideHeiner Schenke
German Made SimpleArnold Leitner
Practising German GrammarMartin Durrell
Ultimate German Beginner-IntermediateLiving Language
Teach Yourself German Complete Course PackagePaul Coggle
Berlitz German Grammar HandbookPaul Coggle
Oxford Take Off In GermanOxford University Press
Collins Easy Learning German GrammarCollins UK
German in 10 Minutes a DayKristine K. Kershul
Pimsleur German Level 1Pimsleur
Rosetta Stone GermanRosetta Stone
Teach Yourself German GrammarPaul Coggle and Heiner Schenke
German Demystified: A Self Teaching GuideEd Swick
Using German: A Guide to Contemporary UsageMartin Durrell
The Everything Learning German BookEdward Swick
Learn German the Fast and Fun WayPaul G. Graves
German: How to Speak and Write ItJoseph Rosenberg
Schaum’s Outline of German VocabularyEdda Weiss
Mastering German Vocabulary: A Thematic ApproachGabriele Forst
501 German VerbsHenry Strutz
Duden: The Definitive Guide to German OrthographyDudenredaktion
Langenscheidt Pocket Dictionary GermanLangenscheidt

German language dictionaries

NoDictionary NameAuthor/Publisher
1Oxford German DictionaryOxford University Press
2Merriam-Webster’s German-English DictionaryMerriam-Webster
3Collins German DictionaryCollins Publishers
4The Oxford-Duden German DictionaryClarendon Press
5PONS Compact German DictionaryPONS Editors
6Langenscheidt Standard German DictionaryLangenscheidt
7Berlitz German Pocket DictionaryBerlitz Publishing
8Harrap’s German Pocket DictionaryHarrap’s Publishing
9Barron’s German-English Pocket DictionaryBarron’s Educational Series
10The Bantam New College German & English DictionaryJohn C. Traupman
11The German DictionaryDudenredaktion (Duden Editors)
12Langenscheidt Pocket Dictionary GermanLangenscheidt
13PONS Standard German DictionaryPONS Editors
14Compact Oxford German DictionaryOxford University Press
15German Concise DictionaryHarperCollins Publishers
16Duden – The Great German DictionaryBibliographisches Institut
17The Collins Pocket German DictionaryCollins Publishers
18Berlitz German Compact DictionaryBerlitz Publishing
19German/English Bilingual Visual DictionaryDK
20The Routledge German DictionaryRoutledge Publishers

German online dictionaries

  • LEO.org
  • Dict.cc
  • Duden Online
  • Linguee
  • Bab.la
  • PONS Online Dictionary
  • Collins Online German Dictionary
  • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online
  • Reverso
  • WordReference
  • Langenscheidt Online Dictionary
  • Beolingus German Dictionary
  • Cambridge German-English Dictionary
  • Glosbe
  • DeepL Translate
  • Google Translate
  • Microsoft Translator
  • Yandex.Translate
  • SYSTRANet
  • ProZ.com German to English Dictionary

German exams

No.Name of the ExamOrganizing Body
1TestDaFTestDaF-Institut
2DSHGerman Universities
3Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1Goethe-Institut
4Goethe-Zertifikat A2Goethe-Institut
5Goethe-Zertifikat B1Goethe-Institut
6Goethe-Zertifikat B2Goethe-Institut
7Goethe-Zertifikat C1Goethe-Institut
8Goethe-Zertifikat C2: Großes Deutsches SprachdiplomGoethe-Institut
9telc Deutsch A1telc gGmbH
10telc Deutsch A2telc gGmbH
11telc Deutsch B1telc gGmbH
12telc Deutsch B2telc gGmbH
13telc Deutsch C1telc gGmbH
14telc Deutsch C2telc gGmbH
15ÖSD Zertifikat A1Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch
16ÖSD Zertifikat A2Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch
17ÖSD Zertifikat B1Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch
18ÖSD Zertifikat B2Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch
19ÖSD Zertifikat C1Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch
20ÖSD Zertifikat C2Österreichisches Sprachdiplom Deutsch