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.


Harry Kraner Fiss

1938 - Point of no return - Contemporary Testimonies of the German-Jewish Diaspora

In the year 1938 the situation of German Jews changed abruptly and irrevocably within a few months. A severe increase in the deprivation of rights, discrimination, and persecution was accompanied by an escalation of violence. This dossier shows the fates of individuals in the German-Jewish diaspora through letters, diary entries, official documents, and photographs.

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Books and Magazines

Coverbild Civic Education and Democratisation in the Eastern Partnership Countries


Civic Education and Democratisation in the Eastern Partnership Countries

Civic education is often regarded with scepticism in the formerly socialist Eastern Partnership countries. However, a vibrant civil society has developed in several states. The texts of this volume examine the relationship between civic education and democratization in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

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Der Reichstag / The ReichstagNeu: Der Reichstag / The Reichstag


Der Reichstag / The Reichstag

In deutscher und englischer Sprache bietet das Buch eine kompakte Geschichte des Reichstags vom Kaiserreich bis in die Gegenwart.

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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.

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Deutsche Sportideologie zwischen Erfolg und Verfolgung.


Jewish Allstars. German sports idols between success and persecution

This publication offers a brief introduction to the history of jewish athletes during the german "Kaiserreich" and the national-socialist regime. The texts and cards are avaiable in English and German.

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nece magazine 2016

The 2016 issue of the NECE magazine (Networking European Citizenship Education) reflects the diverse and complex work of the many actors, agencies and organisations who have been cooperating with us for more than ten years.

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Coverbild Zeitleiste 1914-1990 (englisch und deutsch)

Contemporary history

Timeline "German history": 1914 to 1990

The poster shows significant events of german history from the beginning of the First World War 1914 to the German Reunification 1990. The poster is available in English and German.

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Zeitstrahl Europäische Union - Publikationsbild

Contemporary history

Timeline "The European Union": 1945 to 2013

The poster shows significant events in the history of the European Union from 1945 to 2013. The Poster is available in English and German.

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Falter/Extra Grundrechte (deutsch-arabisch / deutsch-englisch)


German Basic Law: Basic Rights (german-arabic / german-english)

"Human dignity shall be inviolable." "All persons shall be equal before the law." The multilingual poster shows several basic rights defined by the german constitution, known as the Basic Law.

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Europa und seine Nachbarn, politisch / physisch. In deutscher und englischer SpracheNeu: Europa und seine Nachbarn, politisch / physisch. In deutscher und englischer Sprache


Europe and its neighbours, political and physical map

The map shows the political shape of the european continent on the front and the physical shape on the back site. The map is available in English and German.

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Coverbild 1933-45/1945-89 Berlin - National Socialism/Cold War (english version)


1933-45/1945-89 Berlin - National Socialism/Cold War

The citymap shows about 50 historical places and places of remembrance of the national-socialist era and the Cold War era in today's Berlin. The map is available in English and German.

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Films and Videos

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Films in English / bpb Media Centre

This is a collection of films published in English by the bpb. It contains a variety of different topics such as the Second World War and National Socialism questions of democracy, or pop culture. It contains documentaries as well as interviews, speeches and short films.

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Media 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.

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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.

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"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!

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