Governing Mayor of Berlin - Senate Chancellery

  • Kai Wegner

    The Governing Mayor

    Because the city of Berlin is also a federal state, Governing Mayor Kai Wegner’s role is equivalent to that of a minister-president.

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  • Senate Chancellery

    The Senate Chancellery is the Governing Mayor’s administrative staff. Its members support policy planning and governance in Berlin.

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  • International relations

    Berlin has strong ties to the rest of the world and takes part in a broad spectrum of international activities.

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  • Berlin’s political structure

    Berlin is one of the 16 federal states and, at the same time, the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Rotes Rathaus Rathausstrasse

The Red Town Hall

The Red Town Hall, a city landmark, is the seat of the Berlin’s government and the Governing Mayor. More information

Schloss Charlottenburg

History of Berlin

From medieval trading center to post-unification powerhouse: learn more about each period in Berlin’s history. More information

Fahrradfahrer auf Fahrradweg am Halleschen Ufer

"aktuell" magazine

The Governing Mayor’s magazine for former Berliners. More information