Discover Germany

Merkel and May in Berlin on 20 July

Bilateral Relations, Europe

Germany and the United Kingdom have close and wide-ranging relations based on mutual trust. Whether it is politics, economics, or culture, there is close and frequent co-operation between the two countries.

Container ship terminal in the city of Bremerhaven

Doing Business with Germany

Germany is the United Kingdom’s most important goods trading partner, ahead of the United States. We are supported in these activities by the German government’s trade bodies: The German-British Chamber of Commerce (outward investment); and Germany Trade and Invest (inward investment).

Think German Network (TGN) Initiative

Promoting German language and the culture of German-speaking countries in the UK.

Statue of Martin Luther in Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Martin Luther and the Reformation

In October 2017 we mark 500 years of Reformation. Here we look at the life and work of Martin Luther, his translation of the bible, the ‘sites of the Reformation’ and more.

Marina in the Media Harbor (Medienhafen) in Dusseldorf, Germany

German City and Regional Profiles

Looking to visit somewhere new on your next trip to Germany? Check out our city profiles - whether you prefer tucking into Currywurst in Berlin, or dancing in a carnival parade in Düsseldorf, you're bound to find something for you. Updated each month.

Happy Easter!

Holidays and Seasons

Many traditions and customs are limited to either the whole country, or a particular region of Germany, whereas others are celebrated throughout western Europe or even parts of the world. Have a look at some holidays and the traditions that accompany them.