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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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The German Embassy has moved to Baridhara

Please be informed that the German Embassy's premises were relocated to the Baridhara Diplomatic Enclave neighborhood of Dhaka. The new address of the German Embassy is 11 Madani Avenue, Dhaka-1212, B...

Bundestagswahl 2017

Informationen zur Teilnahme an der Bundestagswahl 2017 aus dem Ausland

Am 24. September 2017 findet die Wahl zum 19. Deutschen Bundestag statt. Viele von Ihnen werden aufgrund Ihrer beruflichen Verpflichtungen nicht in Deutschland sein, um persönlich am Urnengang teilzun...

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Latest Videos of the German Foreign Office

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".

Mr. Muhammad Alkama Siddiqui, Additional Secretary (Europe Wing), Economic Relations Division, Ministry of Finance and H.E. Dr. Thomas Prinz, Ambassador, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Dhaka signed the agreements respectively.

Signing of bilateral agreements between Bangladesh and Germany

Two bilateral agreements Financial Cooperation (FC) and Technical Cooperation (TC) have been signed between the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the government of the Federal Repu...

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the 53rd Munich Security Conference. During the bilateral meeting both leaders discussed various issues relating to...

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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. Former 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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German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018

On 1 January 2017, Germany and Moroccot took over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin. For more information please visit

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Germany’s G20 presidency

Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers met in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.

Further information is available on the following webpages:

Ortenburg Bible, German Historical Museum

500th anniversary of the Reformation

Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation. The far reaching theological, cultural and political consequences of the Reformation make its anniversary in 2017 not only a church affair, but a central global event in cultural history.

German-Bangladesh Cooperation

Germany's continued support to Bangladesh

In the next two years, Germany will provide nearly EUR 200 million for the expansion of renewable energies and for improved electricity grids and other energy efficiency measures for Bangladesh. The support aims to improve the energy sector, adapt to consequences of climate change and the task of improving the social and ecological standards in textile production.

Please click here for details (in German): Deutschland sagt Bangladesch weitere Unterstützung zu

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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".

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

The Ambassador Dr. Thomas Prinz

Ambassador Dr. Thomas Prinz

The Ambassador Dr. Thomas Prinz

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Quiz of the German Embassy in Dhaka – Take part and win!

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

Address & office hours of the Embassy

The Franco-German Embassy building in Baridhara, Dhaka

Click below for detailed address & office hours of the Embassy.

German Honorary Consul in Chittagong

Goethe-Institut Bangladesh

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Learn German and experience Germany's culture with the official German cultural institute. GI BGD

Interested in studying in Germany?

If you wish to study in Germany and are looking for professional, reliable student counseling, please contact the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Dhaka or our partner "Die Sprache" in Chittagong. Click here for more information

Trends and Perspectives

Migration, the digital revolution, the trend towards sharing rather than owning, and a new relaxed attitude to business: many factors are changing the way people live in Germany. In the “Trends and Perspectives” section of the latest edition of “DE Magazin Deutschland” and on deutschland.de, learn about how current trends are affecting society and life in Germany. You can also read a report about the rediscovery of the German forest, and gain some fascinating insights into the everyday work of deep-sea researcher Antje Boetius.


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Deutsche Welle South Asia

Deutsche Welle

For the latest news and information from the region visit 


or browse the Deutsche Welle Bengali website

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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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German Information Centre South Asia

Keep yourself up-to-date on what’s new about Germany and South Asia