DW is Germany’s international broadcaster and one of the most successful and relevant international media outlets. DW provides news and information, giving people worldwide the freedom to make up their own minds and the information required to form their own opinions.
We reach out to young people, to opinion leaders, to those actively involved in public debate, and to everyone striving to understand what is happening in the world. We tell stories close to the hearts of our users, viewers and listeners and their everyday reality. We provide platforms for dialogue, we listen to their concerns, speak their languages and close information gaps.
Our aim is to foster a peaceful, stable global community. Therefore, we focus on topics such as freedom and human rights, democracy and good governance, free trade and social justice, health education and environmental protection, technology and innovation.
With DW Akademie, a leading European institution for media development, our experts around the world are enhancing media and information literacy.
DW provides journalistic content in 32 languages, giving people worldwide the opportunity to form their own opinions. In 2021 DW reached a new high of 289 million user contacts a week.
By 2025, DW wants to strengthen its position as an essential source of digital information that inspires its target group with regionally-relevant, on-demand content that encourages dialogue.