Living in Germany
When greeting people in Germany will shake hands using the right hand. Men and women have equal rights. No person may be discriminated against on grounds of origin, sexual orientation or religion. Punctuality is important…
This as well as much more information about Germany and the local culture can be found clicking on the link to the refugee guide (in the languages German, English, French, Arabic, Pashto, Dari, Tigrinya, Serbian, Albanian and Macedonian.)
In addition, you can find more useful information clicking on the other links.
Ankommen (Arrive) - App for the first weeks in Germany
Understanding how Germany works is the basis for getting on well together. Everyone has the same obligations and has to obey German laws. But everyone has the same rights too. In this app you get to know the rules of this country and learn what you have to pay attention to.
Basic Law (Constitutional Law)
The Basic Law (GG) is the constitution and provides for the legal and political basic principles for the Federal Republic of Germany. The Basic Law was adopted on May 8, 1949 and can only be replaced following a resolution of a new constitution by the people.