Global living

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Betsie Van Der Meer/Getty Images Betsie Van Der Meer/Getty Images

The digital self and urban lifestyle

Mobile generation: young ­people in Germany like to go places. Both in the wide expanses of the social networks and in ­reality. What is important is open-­mindedness.
. . . that on average 10 to 17-year-olds in Germany do 37 minutes of exercise a day?
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Major cities are particularly attractive for young people.
Stephan Pramme
Stephan Pramme Stephan Pramme
Committed gymnast: Michelle Timm is training for success.
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Sports is among the most popular recreational activities – and offers many opportunities to learn tolerance.
Moving people – that’s the goal of Germany’s foreign cultural and educational policy. Holding a dialogue. People from around the world came to the the “Menschen bewegen” Forum in Berlin to exchange ideas, and to seek inspiration. They did so in many different ways. Like street football.
Berghain, Tresor or Schwuz: Berlin's diverse club scene attracts people from home and abroad to party and dance.
Travelling in Germany, involved in sports – plenty of information is available.

Germany’s best

Big names: be it Manuel Neuer or Toni Kroos, footballers are the nation’s idols. Star skier Felix Neureuther, basketball player Dirk Nowitzki, and Grand Prix Racing World Champion ­Sebastian Vettel are also extremely popular.