Die Zeit

German weekly newspaper

Die Zeit is a nationwide weekly newspaper in Germany.

Die Zeit (the title means: "The Time") is read by about 2 million people. It sells about 480.000 copies every week. It is well known for its good articles which are well-written and often detailed. It is read by well-educated people. It is a liberal newspaper.

It includes articles about politics, economics, knowledge, the sciences, art, literature, education, life (style) and travel. It has many advertisements for jobs at universities.


The first copies of Die Zeit were published on the 21 February 1946 in Hamburg. Since that day it has been published in Hamburg every week.