Imagine Germany's news, but in English. And in a magazine format. On a podcast. 


The Show

This Week in Germany (or TWIG as it is affectionately called) is a weekly blog and monthly podcast for anyone in the world with an interest in German culture, society and politics. 

The Crew

TWIG is written and presented each week by Daniel Winter. 

Daniel is a TV journalist and business news anchor for DW News, who has lived and worked in Germany since 2007. He's previously worked at other German public TV stations, starting out with an internship at SWR in Stuttgart, then as a production assistant for MDR Aktuell in Leipzig. 

The Country


Germany is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe. The country consists of 16 states.

Germany covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With 80.6 million inhabitants, it is the most populous member state in the European Union. 

Thanks Wikipedia. 


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Listener Praise for This Week in Germany

I haven’t found such a professional, comprehensive, not to mention enjoyable English source of information about Germany anywhere else. I’ve been listening for 6 months now look forward to new episodes every week.
— Deana (Facebook)
For anyone interested in Germany ‘This Week in Germany’ is a must-have.
— Paul (Australian iTunes)
It’s a really great way to expose yourself to German history and culture. The hosts balance sounding professional and personable and you can tell they’re passionate about what they are doing. Thumbs way up!
— 'D. Ami' (U.S. iTunes)
Just wanted to send a short note to congratulate you on the podcast. I look forward to it every week.
— Jamie (e-mail)
It is so refreshing to listen to the news and culture in Germany in a language I understand so well. A fantastically produced podcast with all the right elements: mixture of topics, professional execution and educational elements.
— Michael (German iTunes)
Thank you so much for your entertaining pods! They are very entertaining yet I am learning a lot about German culture, history and language. Thanks for hosting such a great show.
— Anonymous (Facebook)

Image Credits

'About Us' Image by Neil Howard - 'Latest News' Image by Ralf Schulze - 'TWIG Extra' Image by Visual Dichotomy