10 German Stereotypes

german-stereotypeAlthough stereotypes are generalisations and often very simplified, they can form expectations about people and situations making life more predictable and easier to understand. Sometimes they may even be true!

Here is a list of the most common German stereotypes:



  1. Germans are punctual.

  2. Germans have no sense of humour.

  3. Germans love football.

  4. Germans love to drink beer.

  5. Germans are distant.

  6. Germans are well organised and reliable.

  7. Made in Germany – German products are the highest quality.

  8. Germans enjoy holidaying on Mallorca.

  9. Germans love cars.

  10. Germans eat potatoes in all forms and bratwurst.

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