German Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media
The German Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, Monika Grütters, is, as Minister of State, a member of the Federal Chancellery. Her tasks include promoting cultural institutions and projects that are of national significance.
Goethe-Institut e. V. is Germany’s globally active cultural institute. Its brief is to promote a knowledge of the German language abroad, nurture international cultural cooperation and convey an exhaustive current image of Germany.
Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations
The Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa) dedicates itself world-wide to interaction on art, civil society dialogue, and providing information on foreign cultural policy.
Kulturstiftung des Bundes
The Kulturstiftung des Bundes promotes art and culture that falls within the ambit of the Federal Government. One focal point is supporting innovative programmes and projects in the international context.
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin is a centre of international cultural exchange and a forum for contemporary debates.
Deutscher Kulturrat e. V. is the acknowledged umbrella association of German cultural associations, with 246 federal cultural associations and organisations forming its membership.
Central Agency for German Schools Abroad
The Central Agency for German Schools Abroad (ZfA) promotes and advises 1,200 schools abroad, including 140 German schools abroad.