About standards

What are standards good for? How are they developed? Read more about DIN and its work.

What is a standard? How is a standard developed? Information about standardization 

Standards deliverables that introduce your innovation to the world.

Find out how standards are developed at national, European and international level.

Staying ahead of the competition

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Standards are the "lingua franca" of world trade.


Standards serve as a knowledge base and catalyst for innovation.

Standardization is an essential element for the success of small and medium enterprises.

Standards help relieve the legislative burden on the State.

Anyone can use DIN Standards, and their use is voluntary.

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Standards and other technical rules from Germany and around the world can be purchased from Beuth Verlag, DIN's publishing house.

Standards promote efficiency, trust and safety.