With a print run of more than 610,000 sold copies DIE ZEIT is Germany’s leading opinion-forming newspaper – read by more than two million readers weekly. Founded in 1946 in Hamburg, DIE ZEIT is published every Thursday – with topics on politics, economy, culture, science, education, society, travel and history. Publishing house and editorial department of DIE ZEIT champion free, democratic and social principles.
DIE ZEIT lays down the agenda, takes a stand, discusses issues from different perspectives and shapes opinions. Its background reports, big stories and opinionated editorials do not only make DIE ZEIT an important source of information but also a medium of orientation for readers at all ages. The readers of DIE ZEIT primarily belong to the best-educated and high-income sections of the German speaking society. They are highly interested in academic education, academic careers and lifelong learning programs.
An important ad-section of DIE ZEIT is its weekly job-market which offers mostly to academics and scientists jobs in research and higher education and it is known for the most competent and largest recruitment place within the scientific community of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Ad-specials for national and international study-programs are published in regularly intervals and meet an interested audience.
Recently DIE ZEIT publishing house enlarged it´s magazine-line with the English-language magazine ZEIT GERMANY. Developed and published by the editorial team of the German weekly DIE ZEIT it addresses students thinking about studying in Germany as well as up-and-coming scientists and young career entrants interested in moving to Germany.