Potsdam - Schloß Sanssouci

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Feb 22, 2017 2:10 PM

Against all odds

Bayer Leverkusen lose 2-4 to Atletico Madrid, but survival in the Champions League remains possible.
Feb 22, 2017 2:10 PM

The barefoot band from Bavaria

Seven musicians from southern Germany have converted local tradition into international success.
Feb 22, 2017 2:10 PM

One last hope

Churches in Germany provide temporary shelter to refugees to protect them from deportation.
Feb 22, 2017 2:10 PM

Business confidence up

The German Ifo business climate index rises, indicating the country's economy is "back on course."
Feb 21, 2017 2:10 PM

Vote of confidence

Germany's national coach Joachim Loew says he remains committed to key players Goetze and Mueller.

Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany

In a Federal Convention election held in Berlin on 12 February 2017, former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

European refugee crisis 2016

Increasing numbers of deportations from Germany

There has been a considerable increase in the number of deportations and voluntary departures from Germany. Do not trust people smugglers! People who travel to Europe and Germany illegally are putting their lives at risk.

Achtung

Important information for asylum seekers from Pakistan coming to Europe

Please note that asylum in Germany will, as a rule, not be granted for economic reasons and will result in rejection, deportation and 

– for those who do not leave voluntarily – a ban on re-entering the country.For more detailed information kindly see these flyers:

German Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry launched in Karachi

On 27 May the German-Pakistani Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GPCCI) was launched in Karachi. It is the first ever joint chamber by a European country in Pakistan.

Facts about Germany

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in January 2016 for a one year term

The German Government’s motto for the year is “renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”. The Government will thus seek to strengthen OSCE instruments and institutions, promote dialogue among the participating States and thereby rebuild trust in Europe.

Further information is available on the following websites:

Student vor WWW auf einer Tafel

Video Archive

The Berlinale Africa Hub   Start

The Berlinale Africa Hub

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany Start

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof Start

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry Start

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office Start

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office

The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016 Start

The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016

Moving people – and opening up society Start

Moving people – and opening up society

Moving people – with games Start

Moving people – with games

Moving people – with street football Start

Moving people – with street football

Menschen bewegen – on stilts Start

Menschen bewegen – on stilts

Moving People – with Medical Technology Start

Moving People – with Medical Technology

Menschen bewegen 2016 Start

Menschen bewegen 2016

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig Start

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene Start

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ Start

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi Start

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues Start

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua Start

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin Start

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary Start

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary Start

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling Start

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling

Science on Stage: Science Slam Start

Science on Stage: Science Slam

Training for the Fast Track Diplomatic Service Start

Training for the Fast Track Diplomatic Service

Behind the scenes at the Berlinale: The interpreters Start

Behind the scenes at the Berlinale: The interpreters

Tourists work as volunteers for homeless people Start

Tourists work as volunteers for homeless people

Dresden Flies the Flag for Openness and Tolerance Start

Dresden Flies the Flag for Openness and Tolerance

Season's Greetins from the German Foreign Office Start

Season's Greetins from the German Foreign Office

Schwibbögen: a Christmas woodcraft from the Erzgebirge mountains Start

Schwibbögen: a Christmas woodcraft from the Erzgebirge mountains

Frohes Fest und guten Rutsch Start

Frohes Fest und guten Rutsch

The club scene of Berlin Start

The club scene of Berlin

It's the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary - so what does the Internet mean to Germans? Start

It's the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary - so what does the Internet mean to Germans?

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The Ambassador

Ambassador Ina Lepel

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Ina Lepel presented her credentials to President Hussain on 21 August 2015. Here is some more information about her.

The Consul General

Consul General Mr. Rainer Schmiedchen

Rainer Schmiedchen

The “Make it in Germany” website welcomes skilled professionals to Germany!

Make it in germany

“Make it in Germany!” Take a look at our website to see how skilled professionals like yourself can come to live and work in Germany. German firms are facing a genuine skills shortage that is expected to continue into the future. The German Government has therefore set up this website to help business and industry find the specialists they need. Welcome to Germany!

Daily News from Germany - www.deutschland.de

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

Please find here the daily news from Germany

What is the time in Germany ?

During the summer months, there is a time difference between Pakistan and Germany of 3 hours, i.e. at 12:00 hours in Pakistan, it is 09:00 hours in Germany. During the winter months, there is a time differnce of 4 hours.