View of the Protocol Courtyard from the Kurstrasse

Our priorities

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The last GDR Ambassador in Paris

On 4 July 1990, Stephan Steinlein became the last GDR Ambassador in Paris. Today he is State Secretary at the Federal Office and takes a look back. more

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 and Leancă sign agreement on development cooperation

Just a few days after Moldova signed an Association Agreement with the European Union, Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Moldova’s Prime Minister Leancă signed a new framework agreement on German-Moldovan development cooperation. By intensifying development cooperation even further, Germany is supporting the Republic of Moldova as it moves towards EU association. more

Ukraine conference in Berlin: important step towards a ceasefire

At the Ukraine conference held at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin on 2 July, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his counterparts from France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on important steps towards a sustainable ceasefire. Before the discussions... more

See the world as a “kulturweit” ambassador!

To mark five years of the Federal Foreign Office’s volunteer programme, young people are welcome to submit applications for a voluntary social year abroad until 20 July. more

Engage-participate-act: German-Tunisian-Egyptian start-up workshop

The “engage-participate-act” project sponsored by the Federal Foreign Office links up young entrepreneurs from Egypt, Tunisia and Germany under the motto “entrepreneurs help entrepreneurs”. 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.