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?
In order to serve you better, the German Embassy has introduced a mandatory online appointment system starting May 11th 2015 for consular matters including passport and visa applications. Details can be found on our website.
Important Notice: The following services which are currently not being offered by the German Embassy, will resume at the beginning of September 2015 – these include the certification of signatures in child custody matters, declaration of name change, acknowledgment of paternity and the notarization of documents.
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Berlin Policy Journal
BERLIN POLICY JOURNAL is a new bimonthly app magazine on international affairs, edited in Germany’s capital. Each issue sets a theme and reports on a diverse range of current and emerging foreign policy topics, aiming at making German and European foreign policy.
JULY/AUGUST 2015 ISSUE OUT NOW - dealing with the following: Grexit is avoided. The question, of course, is – what next? If the eurozone is to survive, a steady hand is needed. Daniela Schwarzer proposes immediate changes to Europe’s single currency system to make it more resilient. Jan Techau goes the whole way and argues for "Political Union Now". Andreas Rinke describes German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s evolving relationship with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
Published by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
New information and communication technologies have now entered the realm of foreign policy, and they have a direct impact on international relations in the 21st century. Join us in Bonn this summer t...
Global Media Forum 2015 - 22 - 24 June in Bonn
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”.
Energy Transition Conference in Berlin 26/27 March 2015
Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.
App „Auswärtiges Amt“
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 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.
Climate Partnership Portmore – Hagen