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Welcome to Germany!

In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and development. This makes Germany one of the most popular countries in which to study, as well as a site for state-of-the art research and patent development. With its high quality of life, good infrastructure and central location in Europe, Germany is one of the world's most attractive bases for business. Its beautiful urban and rural landscapes, combining age-old traditions and experimental modern culture, make a trip to Germany a unique experience. Germany has something for everyone, so why not pay us a visit?

Consular Services

The Consular Section of the German Embassy will be closed on Thursday, April 23rd and Friday, April 24th 2015 for urgently needed renovations. Visa and passport applications as well as all other consular services (e.g.  certification of signatures, legalization of documents) cannot be accepted nor processed on these dates. Consular services (e.g. legalisations, certifications of signatures, etc.) can only be executed to a limited extent. Before you visit the Embassy we strongly suggest that you contact Mrs. Richardson in advance either by telephone (+1 876 926 6728 ext. 227) or e-mail (rk-s1@king.auswaertiges-amt.de).

Energiewende-Konferenz März 2015

Energy Transition Conference in Berlin 26/27 March 2015

For the first time, the German Government and the German Renewable Energy Federation, together with its sectoral associations, are hosting the conference “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2015 – towards a global Energiewende”.

App Auswärtiges AMt

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

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Working, training and studying in Germany

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 

Deutscher Bundestag

Poll: Germany retains positive image

Germany’s image in the world remains positive. In a poll conducted annually in 24 countries, Germany has maintained its position as the country with the most positive influence in the world in 2014...

The Mayor of the City of Portmore, Ambassador Josef Beck, Minster for Culture and Youth Lisa Hanna and Member of Parliament Karl Samuda are unveiling the site for the new Climate Change Park in Portmore.

Unveiling of the site for the new Climate Change Park in Portmore

The Climate Partnership between Portmore and the City of Hagen continued with the unveiling of the site for a new Climate Change Park in Portmore on 23 May 2014. This is only one of several projects to be completed under the Municipal Climate Partnership Programme between the cities of Portmore and Hagen.

Arnold Joseph Nicholson, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade  (right) Paul Robotham, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade  (middle) Thomas Karl Neisinger, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean in the German Foreign Office (left)

The Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean in the German Foreign Office, Ambassador Thomas Karl Neisinger, has visited Jamaica.

On  February 13th and 14th, 2014, Ambassador Neisinger held meetings with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Arnold Joseph Nicholson, Minister of Finance and Planning Peter Phillips, Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Phillip Paulwell and Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce Sharon Ffolkes Abrahams.

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Ambassador Joachim Christoph Schmillen

Joachim Christoph Schmillen is the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Jamaica and the Bahamas.

Visa

Visa

Going to Germany? If you are a resident of Jamaica, the Cayman Islands or the Turks and Caicos Islands, this website will guide you through the application process. It also allows you to download free of charge the relevant application forms.

Studying In Germany

Young Reserachers 2010

Interested in studying or doing research abroad? Why not choose Germany, land of ideas!

Facts about Germany

Facts about Germany

Facts about Germany is a handbook for anyone seeking reliable and up-to-date information on the Federal Republic of Germany. It provides facts and figures about the country and its people, its government system, social life, political groupings and trends, all the different sectors of industry and business, and the multi-faceted face of culture in Germany and its 16 federal states.

Feature of the day: www.deutschland.de

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Video Archive

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Cutting-edge International Research in Germany: The x-ray laser European XFEL

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Science on Stage: Science Slam

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Training for the Fast Track Diplomatic Service

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Behind the scenes at the Berlinale: The interpreters

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Tourists work as volunteers for homeless people

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Dresden Flies the Flag for Openness and Tolerance

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Season's Greetins from the German Foreign Office

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Schwibbögen: a Christmas woodcraft from the Erzgebirge mountains

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Frohes Fest und guten Rutsch

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The club scene of Berlin

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It's the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary - so what does the Internet mean to Germans?

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The baking diploma for non-Germans

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Destination Germany: Climbing in the Sächsische Schweiz

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CrossCulture: Intercultural Dialogue with the Islamic World

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Genscher and the Refugees at the Prague Embassy in 1989

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Stumbling Blocks - Commemorate Nazi Victims

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“Made in Germany” – The Future of the Brand

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Destination Germany: Sailing in Brandenburg

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Learning German at PASCH schools

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A World Cup Living Room in your Local Football Stadium

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Saving the Angkor Wat Temple Complex Anmoderation: The

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Commemorating the fall of the Berlin wall 25 years ago

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The Golden Letter from Myanmar

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21st International Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart

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Comedy in Germany

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Berlinale 2014 – European Film Market sets a new record

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Food Safety in Germany - One Focus of Green Week 2014

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German Beer - Centuries of Tradition

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Christmas Markets – a German Tradition

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Germany celebrates 40 years as a member of the UN

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Elections in Germany

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Best of Germany: Riesling Wine