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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?

Easter eggs

Easter Traditions in Germany: Painted Eggs and Tail-Coated Horsemen

Christ’s resurrection has given us one of the most important festivals in the calendar. Easter is deeply rooted in German culture: it is a time for celebrations across the country – and the observance of a wide range of customs.

Movie of the Month

The movie "Im Winter ein Jahr" ("A year ago in Winter", 2009, 128 min) will be screened on 1 May 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Jamaican German Society, 33 Seymour Avenue, Kingston 6. This Drama, directed by Caroline Link, is in German with English subtitles. Admission is free.

Concert of “Karlsruhe Concert Duo” on 8 April 2014

On invitation of the German Embassy in Kingston, the internationally acclaimed “Karlsruhe Concert Duo” performed in a very well attended concert on 8 April 2014 at the Lisa Narcisse Performing Arts Centre of the Immaculate Conception High School.

Coach Patrick Graham, German Ambassador Josef Beck, U17 National Coach Andrew Edwards, Cultural Attachée Maria Carta

International Coaching Courses

German Ambassador Josef Beck was pleased to award Andrew Edwards and Patrick Graham, two ambitious football coaches from Jamaica, with full scholarships for an International Football Coaching Course i...

Unveiling of the plaque

Commissioning ceremony of the solar project at HEART College of Construction Services in Portmore

50 German municipalities and their partner municipalities in developing countries will develop joint programmes for action on climate change mitigation and adaptation by 2015. These programmes and a specific municipal climate partnership between the cities will define specific targets and measures for climate change mitigation and adaptation, and identify the resources required. The cities of Portmore and Hagen established one of those 50 partnerships.

Gedenkjahr 2014 - 1. Weltkrieg

The First World War

A flood of books is the first herald of a special period of commemoration: since the beginning of 2013, more than 110 books dealing with World War One (1914-1918) have been published or announced. Aus...

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.

Ribbon Cutting by Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Phillip Powell (middle), Ms Birte Timm, one of the two founding members and Chairwoman of HELP Jamaica and German Ambassador Josef Beck

Official Opening of the Information Technology Unit at the HELP Jamaica Education Center on February 12, 2014.

HELP (Help Establish Library Projects) in Jamaica, an NGO founded by two German nationals, was established in the Cassava Piece Community of Kingston 5 years ago, with the help of the German Embassy and others, to offer free education programmes to children an adults...

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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.

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Video Archive

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Hanover Messe 2014 showcases cutting edge technology

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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

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Castle Country

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Excellence Initiative

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Studying in Germany

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Berlinale 2013

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Berlin's Fashion Scene

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Life in Berlin

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Oktoberfest Munich

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12th International Literature Festival in Berlin

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Conference on Internet and Human Rights

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Festival Culture in Germany

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Franco-German Youth Office

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Gamescom 2012 Cologne

The International German Olympiad 2012

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Martin Luther 1517 and the protestant reformation

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DMY International Design Festival Berlin

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International solo dance theatre festival

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Germany's vibrant Media Landscape

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Dialogue – Germany Inspires

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Destination Germany The Visitors - An International Angle

Destination Germany The Cities – Vivid and Vibrant

Destination Germany The Landscapes – Mountains, Lakes and Sea

Destination Germany - Cultural Gems – Classic Highlights

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Destination Germany - Diversity in the Heart of Europe