The Arabic word "qantara" means "bridge". The Internet portal Qantara.de represents the concerted efforts of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Center for Political Education), Deutsche Welle, the Goethe Institut, InterNationes e.V., and the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) to promote dialogue with the Islamic world. The project is funded by the German Foreign Office.
The portal takes up political, cultural and social issues. At present, it is published in English, Arabic, and German.
Internet portal from Germany for the dialogue with the Islamic world.
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