View of the Protocol Courtyard from the Kurstrasse

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The July Crisis: an ultimatum and an unexpected response

Austria-Hungary issued a tough ultimatum to Serbia in July 1914. The unexpected response was not enough to prevent the outbreak of war. more

Foreign Minister Steinmeier joins Syrian refugee family for the breaking of the Muslim fast

On the evening of 21 July, Foreign Minister Steinmeier visited a Syrian refugee family in Berlin for the traditional breaking of the Muslim fast (iftar). The family was admitted to Germany at the end of 2013 under the First National Programme for refugees from Syria. more

Commemoration on Bastille Day

Victims of the First World War were remembered during Bastille Day celebrations this year. Minister of State Böhmer attended the ceremony on behalf of the Federal Government.

Belated honours for a resistance fighter

On 10 July, Foreign Minister Steinmeier paid tribute to Ilse Stöbe, a former Foreign Office employee who fought against the National Socialist regime as a member of the communist resistance.

Steinmeier meets new ODIHR Director

On 11 July, Foreign Minister Steinmeier met Georg Michael Link, the former Minister of State for Europe at the Federal Foreign Office and the new Director of the OSCE/ODIHR, at the Federal Foreign Office.

Working as a team to make Europe strong

Minister of State Michael Roth got together with his counterparts from Poland and France in Warsaw on 10 July for a Weimar Triangle meeting. more

Gutiérrez, Steinmeier and Baake signing the raw materials agreement

Raw materials agreement concluded with Peru

On Monday, Foreign Minister Steinmeier met his counterpart from Peru, Gonzalo Gutiérrez Reinel, for talks at the Federal Foreign Office. Together with the State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Rainer Baake, they signed an executive agreement on cooperation in the area of raw materials, industry and technology.  More

German Information Centres

German Information Centres (GIC) are designed to provide information about Germany in their host countries and rally support for German positions. These centres aim to arouse interest in Germany particularly among important young multipliers in the regional partner countries. more


Reichstag dome

Coming to Germany

Perhaps you are planning a trip? Or you want to spend a longer period in Germany on a school or university exchange? Maybe you like to work here.

In any case, you can find out more here.