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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?

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Click to watch our latest videos on topics such as Cultural Preservation, Open Day at the German Foreign Office, artists' residence programs in Germany and "Moving people – and opening up society".

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The 2016 White Paper

The Federal Government has recast the strategic foundations of its security and defence policy. On 13 July 2016, the Federal Cabinet for the first time in ten years adopted a new White Paper on German Security Policy and the Future of the Bundeswehr.

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Final of the International German Olympics held in the Weltsaal at the Federal Foreign Office

For two weeks, the participants have been bravely battling their way through adjective declensions and nominal constructions – but above all, they have proved their intercultural skills and made friends from all over the world. A ceremony was held at the Federal Foreign Office on Friday (29 July 2016) to pay tribute to the participants and winners of this year’s International German Olympics.

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Small Scale Funding Initiative of the Embassy

Ambassador Dr. Thomas Prinz has handed over cheques to the representatives of Local Initiative for Social Action (LISA) and St. Francis Xavier Mission Habiganj of the Sylhet Catholic Diocese at his of...

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Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

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Upper Franconian Municipality Wunsiedel Reaches Climate Goals Early Thanks to Wind, Bioenergy and Co.

In June 2016 the Bavarian town of Wunsiedel was honored as “Energy Municipality of the Month” by the Renewable Energies Agency. The town already reached its self-chosen climate and energy goals for 2020 this year.

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Are you interested in studying in Germany? Are you wondering about admission requirements, which university and program to pick? Would like to know more about how life as a student is in Germany? Our...

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#RumoursAboutGermany

#RumoursAboutGermany Beware: Human traffickers are not reliable source of information about living conditions in Europe. They are criminals. Human traffickers deliberately spread rumours and false ...

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With DW-app ready for the digital future

The DW app provides you with the information you need to shape and understand your world - quick, direct, uncomplicated and completely ad-free right in your hands. Get unbiased, international news and information on the world’s most pressing issues.

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Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.

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Keep in touch with alumni from Germany!

Are you a foreign scholar who has studied, taught or done research in Germany? If so, you are part of an extensive international network that you could use to keep in touch with friends and colleagues and to hone your professional skills.

 

To help you make the most of this network, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Germany's largest organization for the promotion of academic exchange, has set up a website to help you make and maintain contacts with other "Germany alumni".

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Federal Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier

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In observance of the "German Unification Day" the Embassy will remain closed on the 6th of October 2016.

Please note:  From now on, appointments for your visa application can ONLY be scheduled ONLINE. Please visit the website of the visa section for further information: Visa

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Great prizes are waiting for you! Every month a winner will be drawn and his/her name will be published on our website.

Global education partner

Education is considered the raw material of the 21st century. When it comes to this resource, Germany is a very rich country and sees itself as a pioneer of international knowledge networking. In “Global education partner”, the special feature in the latest issue of DE Magazin Deutschland and on the deutschland.de website, you can find out more about why Germany is an attractive destination for learners and teachers. And get to know people with educations and careers in which Germany has played an important role. Also in this issue: insights into the life and work of Reformer Martin Luther 500 years ago and a report on new spaces for art.

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Topical dossier on “Global education partner”

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