View of the Protocol Courtyard from the Kurstrasse

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“Years have to pass before you can start to come to terms with it”

20 years on from the start of the genocide in Rwanda, our colleague Bernhard Abels looks back on his posting in Kigali for our “In the line of duty” series. more

Foreign Minister Steinmeier meets Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi

Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today (10 April) welcomed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, Opposition leader from Myanmar, at the Federal Foreign Office. more

Lebanon: Minister of State Böhmer meets former Prime Minister Mikati

The meeting at the Federal Foreign Office took place against the background of the ongoing Syria crisis. Germany is helping Lebanon to stabilise and master the Syrian refugee crisis. more

International Arctic conference in Berlin

Some 150 representatives from around the world gathered at the Federal Foreign Office to discuss the opportunities and risks of sustainable shipping in the Arctic. Greenpeace Kids also dropped in. more

Close ties with Georgia

Foreign Minister Panjikidze has visited her opposite number in Berlin; she and Steinmeier underlined the close ties between the two countries and their shared will to further deepen relations. more

Safely destroying Syria’s chemical weapons

The German Bundestag has agreed that the Bundeswehr will provide the necessary protection for Syria’s chemical weapons to be destroyed at sea.

Foreign policy is the opposite of undue military zeal

In the Bundestag debate on the Federal Foreign Office budget for 2014 Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed his views on the principles of German foreign policy. more

“kulturweit” ambassadors – bridging cultures across the world

Young people are still welcome to apply for the volunteer programme abroad starting in spring 2015. The closing date for applications is 6 May. more

Preparing for the FIFA World Cup

The website of Germany’s missions in Brazil provides German football fans with information about venues, travel advice and places to contact in emergencies. 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.