Germany Web Portals

Bundesministerium der Justiz
Official site of the Federal German Ministry for Justice. Search facility for locating full texts of German laws mostly in German, but with some English translations available.
Federal Ministry of Transport, Building & Urban Affairs
Official government site with useful up to date information on statutory issues and regulations relating to transport, building and urban affairs.
The German Way
Covers Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Useful information for travellers to German-speaking Europe. Background information on history and books about German culture and way of life. Expatriate checklists for moving to Germany.
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Information about the employment market, employment law ,occupational health and safety, social security, pensions and international employment policy.
Auswaertiges Amt
The official site of the Federal German Office for Foreigners with useful information available in English living and working in Germany. It also offers official forms in multiple languages available to download for residency applications.
German Embassy Washington D.C.
Official US site for information on Germany. Information in English on current German news and politics, consular contacts, factual information, study exchange programmes, business and cultural links between Germany and the USA.
Germany Travel
Online Germany travel guide with information on hotels, museums, shopping, nightlife, where to eat, transportation, useful telephones and weather.
How To Germany
Website with articles about living here as well as practical information for foreigners wanting to live and work in Germany based on the book of the same name.