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The Basic Law - Cornerstone of our society

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Federal Office for Migration and Refugees published the brochure The Basic Law - Cornerstone of our society which provides an introduction to the German constitution and intends to help migrants and refugees to settle in more easily and quickly in their new home and integrate into German society. The document contains basic information and principles such as:

  • Human dignity shall be inviolable
  • Equality before the law
  • The equal rights of men and women 
  • Prohibition of discrimination 
  • Freedom of faith and conscience
  • Freedom of expression and freedom of the press
  • Duties in Germany

The brochure is available in several languages, including German, English, French, Arabic and Kurdish.

Source: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees