Deutsche Welle


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Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster. Peter Limbourg has been Director General since 2013. Around 3,000 employees and freelancers from 60 countries work in DW’s headquarters in Bonn and main studio in Berlin.

DW conveys Germany as a nation rooted in European culture and as a liberal, democratic state based on the rule of law. DW is known for its in-depth, reliable news and information and promotes exchange and understanding between the world’s cultures and people. Deutsche Welle also provides access to the German language.

DW has developed regional television lineups in English, German, Spanish and Arabic, with radio and online content available in 30 different languages. DW’s television lineup offers news, features and documentaries covering everything from business, science and politics to arts, culture and sports.

Writer Coverage(s)

Indonesian literature ‘needs exposure to be noticed internationally’ - Jul 27, 2015
Indonesia at Frankfurt Book Fair: ‘The outcome will surprise many’ - Apr 24, 2015


LiBeratur Prize puts non-European female writers in the spotlight - Jan 26, 2018
How publishers deal with politically persecuted authors - Oct 13, 2015