Doodlebrink does fun little doodles rather than hugely serious works of art. You can follow at:

➡️ @doodlebrink

(The account is in German, but it's almost entirely a visual account where language doesn't matter.)

SNEScast is a German-language podcast about the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, covering its games, hardware, history and community. You can follow at:

➡️ @snescast (in German)

They also have a website at snescast.de

Topio e.V. is a German non-profit organisation which helps ordinary people "de-Google" their phones by installing privacy-friendly operating systems. They run events to help with this including workshops, exhibitions, lectures etc. You can follow at:

(all are in German language)

➡️ @topio@mastodon.social (main account)

➡️ @topio@pixelfed.social (photos)

➡️ @topio_space (events)

Their website is at topio.info

Maja Mielke is a photographer and natural scientist who takes pictures of birds, plants and wildlife. You can follow at:

➡️ @maja.mielke (in English and German)

If the photos aren't visible from your server yet, you can see them all at pixelfed.de/maja.mielke

The University of Tübingen is one of Germany's oldest universities, established in 1477, and its alumni include eleven Nobel winners. You can follow them at:

➡️ @unituebingen (in German)

Their website is at uni-tuebingen.de

Wo meine Sonne scheint is an artists' initiative based in the Netherlands and Germany which helps organise exhibitions of new and experimental art. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @womeinesonnescheint (in English, Dutch and German)

Their website is at womeinesonnescheint.com

KostNixLaden Bochum is a free shop in Bochum, Germany, which distributes surplus stuff like clothes and other goods. Anyone can take what they need or donate what they don't need. You can follow at:

➡️ @kostnixladen (in German)

The shop's website is at kostnixladen.de/calendar

Deutschland

Bits & Bäume ("Bits & Trees") is a German campaign group which aims to build bridges between technology fans and environmentalists. You can follow at:

➡️ @bits_und_baeume (main account, in German)

More info at bits-und-baeume.org

Some of the local branches are on here too (all are in German):

➡️ @bitsundbaeume_berlin (Berlin)

➡️ @BitsUndBaeumeDresden (Dresden)

➡️ @bitsundbaeume_stuttgart (Stuttgart)

Computertruhe e.V. are volunteers in Germany who repair abandoned computers so they can be donated to charity.

You can follow their main account and also several local branches:

➡️ @computertruhe (main account, in German)

➡️ @@ComputertruheBerlin (Berlin branch, in German)

➡️ @ComputertruheChemnitz (Chemnitz branch, in German)

➡️ @ComputertruheMuenchen (Munich branch, in German)

Their website is at computertruhe.de

The parliament of the German state of Hesse (aka Hessen or Hessia) has just joined the Fediverse, you can follow at:

➡️ @HessischerLandtag (in German)

Hesse has a population of 6 million, and its largest city is Frankfurt.

The Hessian parliament's website is at hessischer-landtag.de

Mast-O-Help is a German-language account providing help with using Mastodon. You can follow at:

➡️ @MastOHelp (in German)

Their website is at mastohelp.de

The German state of Baden-Württemberg has its own official Mastodon server, where you can follow lots of official accounts for state government services, universities and other public bodies:

➡️ bawü.social/explore (in German)

(Baden-Württemberg has a population of 11 million people, so this is something more than just a local council!)

The University of Freiburg in Germany has an official account at:

➡️ @unifreiburg (in German)

Their official website is at uni-freiburg.de

Freiburg has one of the oldest universities in the world, founded in 1457. It has a wide range of faculties covering science, humanities, law, medicine and more.

Misery Path is a German death metal / doom metal band from Hamburg. You can follow them at:

➡️ @MiseryPath (main account, in German and English)

and

➡️ @misery_path (video account)

If the videos aren't visible from your server yet, you can see them all at video-cave-v2.de/a/misery_path

They also have a Bandcamp page at miserypath.bandcamp.com

Jan Böhmermann is a German satirist, activist and television host, you can follow at:

➡️ @janboehm (in German)

You might have recently spotted the Mastodon logo :mastodon: floating through the intro of his TV programme...

There's more info about him in English at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_B%C3 and Böhmermann has an official website at boehmermann.de

Parents For Future is an international environmental campaign to stop global warming.

You can follow its German and Swedish branches at:

➡️ @parents4future (in German)

➡️ @parents4future_se (in Swedish)

The German website is at parentsforfuture.de and the Swedish site is at parents4future.se

The German government has its own official Mastodon server with a number of accounts you can follow:

➡️ social.bund.de/explore (in German)

Germany's public digital portal is at bund.de

Caro Koenigs is a self-published author and creator of audioplays about social issues in German.

The audios are on Funkwhale at @carokoenigs@open.audio but unfortunately you can't currently follow Funkwhale accounts from the Fediverse.

To browse them, go to open.audio/@carokoenigs (in German)

As a workaround can follow her general account on Mastodon at @carokoenigs@mastodon.art

(If Funkwhale account following gets fixed, I'll repost this so people know to follow.)

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