Selected Media at bpb

The bpb disseminates information via a wide variety of media: in printed publications such as books, book-series, and magazines, on DVDs, and in dossiers on various topics of citizenship education. This website provides an overview of the English media currently available from the bpb.

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Schriftenreihe (Bd. 1618)

Beyond Us versus Them

This volume contains a broad variety of insights to a burning issue for democratic societies: How can citizenship education reach out to socially marginalised and policially hard to reach groups ? Practitioners’ reports and academic research from 10 European countries offer new findings and food for thought. Weiter...


Media Centre

The bpb’s media centre offers a selection of films and audio materials for educational use, including interviews, documentaries, radio plays, and historical film material, some of which are available in English. Weiter...

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Contemporary history

Timeline German History

This timeline is a two-meter long Do-It-Yourself poster illustrating major events in German history. It begins at the start of World War I in 1914 and proceeds through to German reunification in 1990. It can be used in the classroom, in the office, or at home. The English version is already available for download and a printed version can be purchased soon. Weiter...

Die Berliner Mauer / The Berlin Wall


The Berlin Wall

An additional map helps readers to identify and explore remains of the wall, memorials, and places of escapes and symbolic value along the former wall. An extensive appendix provides Berlin visitors with information on public transportation lines and opening times of museums, documentation centres, monuments, and memorial sites. Weiter...

bpb ImagefilmMedia Library

The bpb at a glance

The German Federal Agency for Civic Education is something very special: It’s a government agency that provides Citizens in Germany with information about all areas of politics - explained in simple terms and without being tainted by party politics. Weiter... 


The euro|topics press review presents debates and topics that matter to citizens across Europe. Euro|topics reflects the great variety of opinions, ideas and emotions on those issues. Whether politics, the economy, society or culture–euro|topics takes a daily look at roughly 300 European media and shares the most important voices in three languages. Weiter... 


"Hipharpigland" is a children’s Internet site with a political theme. The name refers to the land of hippos, hares and pigs. The Hipharpiglanders, you see, are all trying to run a democracy together. There is already a government with Chancellor Barbara Broadfoot, Foreign Minister Earnest and Interior Minister Harold. But actually there is not much else that works. So join the fun. A new chapter of the comic is published every month! Weiter...