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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?

The German Ambassador meets project participants in the German Club

The Ambassador meets participants in the Dhaka - Berlin Hip Hop Project

From November 10th to 16th 2015 three German artists visited Dhaka on invitation by the German Embassy and conducted workshops, presentations, seminars and a party around the topics of HipHop, Graffit...

Helmut Schmidt / official portrait 1985

Statement by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of Helmut Schmidt

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement in Berlin on the 10th of November on the death of former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt: “Germany has paused for reflection. The death of Helmut Schmidt fills me with great sorrow. We Germans have lost a father figure. Helmut Schmidt had a profound impact on us and our country. [...]"

First KfW project worldwide that is financed by the Green Climate Fund

First KfW project worldwide that is financed by the Green Climate Fund will be implemented in Bangladesh

Last week, the Green Climate Fund, the global mechanism to fight climate change and prepare for the consequences of global warming, announced to co-finance a joint German-Bangladeshi project worth 80 ...

Solar energy transforms lives on a remote river island

Solar energy transforms lives on a remote river island

Around half of Bangladesh’s population does not have access to the national electricity grid. The majority of the people affected by this structural energy deficit lives in rural areas. The construct...

Ambassador Dr. Thomas Prinz

Germany concerned over shrinking space for free speech in Bangladesh

The German Embassy strongly condemns yesterday’s gruesome murder of the renowned publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan and the savage assault on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul, blogger Ranadipam Basu and poet...

Dr. Gerd Müller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Mr. Mikail Shipar, Secretary of the Ministry of Labor and Employment, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Mr. Srinivas B. Reddy, Country Director of the ILO signed the LoI at a ceremony at the Westin Hotel in Dhaka on 6 October 2015.

Germany assists Bangladesh in adopting a National Employment Injury Insurance System

A tripartite Letter of Intent (LoI) has been signed between the Federal Republic of Germany, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the International Labor Organization (ILO) today to support the est...

Steinmeier reist nach Bangladesch

German and French Foreign Ministers’ visit to Bangladesh

On 21 September 2015 His Excellency Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, and His Excellency Mr. Laurent Fabius, Foreign Minister of the French Republic, vi...

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Germany Trade and Invest

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade and Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Germany Trade and Invest’s mission is to promote Germany as a location for industrial and technological investments and to identify investors for the German market.

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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

Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier

The Ambassador Dr. Thomas Prinz

Ambassador Dr. Thomas Prinz

The Ambassador Dr. Thomas Prinz

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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.

25 years of German unity – in 2015, Germany celebrates the 25th anniversary of reunification.

The special feature on “25 years of German unity” in the issue 02/2015 of DE Magazin Deutschland and the corresponding dossier on the website do not only present background articles and interviews looking back on what has been achieved, but also and above all they focus on the present in Germany today. Prominent figures say what they associate with Germany, a reporter travels along the Elbe and explains the changes since 1990, and a walk through Berlin presents the German capital as an international laboratory of creativity.


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

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