Links to other Sites


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Constitutional bodies


No. 10 Downing Street >>>

This site provides detailed information on the British government and the Prime Minister.




British Parliament >>>

Information on MPs, Peers and Offices; the House of Lords and the House of Commons



Buckingham Palace >>>

Official website of the British Monarchy






UK government departments (selection)


Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) >>>

Information on facts & figures; aims, issues and priorities of the FCO


Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) >>>

is responsible for the Government's welfare reform agenda.


Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) >>>

promotes the economic contribution and educational benefits of the arts, media, sport and our national heritage.


Department for Children, Schools and Families >>>


Department of Health >>>


Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs >>>


Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) >>>


Home Office >>>


HM Treasury >>>

is the Government department responsible for formulating and implementing financial and economic policy in the UK.


British Embassy, Berlin >>>



Political foundations and think tanks 


Adam Smith Institut >>>

Research Institute, develops iniatives to solve social and economic problems


Centre for European Reform >>>

Think tank, aims to improve the quality of the debate on the future of the EU


Centre for Policy Studies >>>

Centre-right think tank, develops/ publishes public policy proposals


Charter 88 >>>


Demos >>>

Think tank and research institute for the developement of radical solutions to long term problems


Federal Trust >>>

Think tank that studies the interactions between regional, national, European and global levels of government


Foreign Policy Centre >>>

Leading European think tank


Fabian Society >>>

UK's only membership based left of centre think tank


Institute for Public Policy Research >>>

Centre-left think tank, addresses social, economic and political questions (IPPR)


Joseph Rowntree Foundation >>>

UK's largest independent social policy research and development charity


Policy Exchange >>>

develops practical policy recommendations in a range of social, political and economic areas.


Policy Network >>>

promotes policy ideas among centre-left modernisers.


Royal Institute of International Affairs (RIIA), >>>

also known as Chatham House, is one of the world's leading institutes for the analysis of international issues.


Wilton Park >>>

Executive Agency of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, runs conferences on key international policy challenges





German-British Forum >>>

Registered charity without party political affiliation that promotes British-German Relations


British-German Association >>>

aims "to strengthen understanding and friendship between the peoples of Britain and Germany"



Information on the Internet >>>

Database with information on international affairs, education and other subjects


Policy Library >>>

is a social, economic and foreign policy resource


Constitutional bodies


Bundesregierung >>>

Federal Government

Operated by the Federal Press Office, this site is the main source of information on the German government.


Deutscher Bundestag >>>

Federal Parliament

Information on Bundestag deputies and various parliamentary bodies


Bundespräsident >>>

Federal President

Biographies of President Professor Horst Köhler, his current schedule, and the texts of speeches he has given



Federal ministries



Auswärtiges Amt (AA) >>>

German Foreign Office

Information on German foreign policy, links to German embassies and permanent missions, information on the European Union and more


Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) >>>

Federal Ministry of Education and Research


Bundesministeriums für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend (BMFSFJ) >>>

Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Woman and Youth


Bundesministerium für Gesundheit (BMG) >>>

Federal Ministry of Health


Bundemiminsterium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit >>>

Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety


Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie (BMWI) >>>

Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology


Deutsche Botschaft, London >>>

German Embassy in London






Political foundations and think tanks


Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung >>>

Friedrich Naumann Foundation

FDP-affiliated foundation


Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung >>>

Friedrich Ebert Foundation

SPD-affiliated foundation


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik >>>

German Council on Foreign Relations

Germany's national foreign policy network


Deutsches Institut fuer Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin) >>>

German Institute for Economic Research

Leading research institute involved in basic research and policy advice on economic processes in Germany and abroad


Hamburgische Welt-Wirtschafts-Archiv >>>

Hamburg Institute of International Economics

Based on its unique collections and on its own research, the HWWA provides information services for the scientific community, the business community and political decision-makers


Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung >>>

Hanns Seidel Foundation

CSU-affiliated foundation


Hans-Böckler-Stiftung >>>

Hans Böckler Foundation

Foundation of the DGB, the German Federation of Trades Unions, with special responsibility for questions of labour codetermination, research and education


Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung >>>

Heinrich Böll Foundation

Green Party-affiliated foundation


Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung >>>

Konrad Adenauer Foundation

CDU-affiliated foundation


Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung >>>

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies

Institute for advanced research in the social sciences











Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft >>>

Berlin based organisation to promote British-German relations, organises Königswinter conference








Information on the Internet >>>

Internet project on German foreign policy, good links