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German Culture & Media: Travel


Check out a travel guide from UIUC or a local public library. Search the Library Catalog for Germany - Guidebooks or Austria - Guidebooks.

Food Culture and Cuisine

Online Resources - German Cuisine - an independent trade agency offers a strong introduction to German food culture. Opportunities in the United States are well-covered.

Books on German cuisine

To find books, search the Library's Classic Catalog by subject using the following subject headings:

Cookery, German

Cookery, Austrian

Cookery, Swiss

International Cooking

For more in-depth resources and research assistance in this area, contact the Funk ACES Library.

Preparing to go


University of Illinois Study Abroad Office Before You Leave - If you're traveling through one of UIUC's study abroad programs, make sure you check this site out before you leave.

Study Abroad Resources at the Undergraduate Library


Consulate General of Germany in Chicago: Legal Department - visa and passport information are available here. The navigation bar on the left also points to an events calendar and other consulate information.

Bureau of Consular Affairs: Germany

Tourism in Germany - official tourism website for Germany. In English.

Vacation in Austria: Travel Information


German & Austrian Music

For more resources and research assistance concerning German music, please contact the Music and Performing Arts Library.

Sports in German & Austria

Bundesliga - Germany's top level football (soccer) league

Results from Football - Bundesliga scores since 1965; good for comparing teams historically.

Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund - Olympic committee for Germany

Deutsche Eishockey Liga - German ice hockey

Deutscher Rugby-Verband - German Rugby Federation