Berlinale 2016

66th Berlin International Film Festival begins!

Raise the curtain for 'Berlinale' - the biggest public festival in the world. Germany’s capital will be dominated by cinema for ten days with over 400 films & film premières from 11th to 21st February 2016.

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Wolgang Ischinger

Munich Security Conf.: open forum for discussion away from formal protocol

The Munich Security Conference sees itself as an open forum for discussion away from formal protocol. Munich Security Conference is from 12th to 14th February 2016 in Munich.

Donor Conference in London: eleven billion dollars for Syrian refugees

Donor Conference in London: eleven billion dollars for Syrian refugees

The international community is to provide a total of some 11 billion US dollars to help resolve the refugee crisis in Syria and its neighbouring countries.

Bobs 2016

Deutsche Welle launches 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'

Engaging, innovative and interactive. That's the kinds of projects Deutsche Welle is looking for in its annual contest 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'.

Leaders of German automobile companies at the Ambassador’s Residence

German Ambassador Dr Martin Ney hosted a reception for the top managers of major German car manufacturers in India at his Residence on Thursday, 4th February. The leading German automobile companies are participating in the ongoing Auto Expo. Ambassador Dr Ney had visited the Expo on Wednesday, 3rd February.

The lecture was delivered by Prof. Dr. Dr. Jörg Hacker, President of German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina

From Ebola to Zika - Tackling global threats of infectious diseases

German professor Jörg Hacker stresses on the need to step up the fight against new infectious pathogens by increasing international scientific collaborations

Over two million viewers gathered on the streets in North Rhine-Westphalia to watch the celebrations of Rose Monday in Düsseldorf.

It's carnival time in Cologne!

Carnival time in Cologne gets underway with the Cologne Carnival beginning today. It will take place until 9th February.

Here are 11 expressions you need to know to get through Carnival in Cologne!

Cabinet adopts second asylum package

Swifter procedures, fewer families to follow asylum-seekers

Faster procedures for certain groups of asylum-seekers, new reception facilities, some refugees to not bring their families to Germany for a fixed period of time – these are the main points of the second asylum package, which has now been adopted.

Angelique Kerber wins Australian Open

Angelique Kerber wins Australian Open 2016

Germany's Angelique Kerber has beaten American Serena Williams to win the final of the Australian Open. This makes her the first German woman to win a Grand Slam since Steffi Graf won her last one in 1999.

A light bulb lit with energy produced from solar panel

German Embassy promotes solar energy in rural Uttar Pradesh

The German Embassy supported the installation of  solar micro-grids (SMGs) in 20 villages in Uttar Pradesh. The project was implemented by the Kanpur based organization Shramik Bharti and co-funded by TERI (The Energy and Resource Institute).

Construction of Chausanth Khamba

Cultural Worlds - Kulturewelten: Heritage Conservation Programme of the Federal Foreign Office

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Jawaharlal Nehru University Centre for European studies cordially invite you to the opening ceremony of the exhibition 'Cultural Worlds - Kulturwelten' on Thursday 11th February 2016 at 11 am at the School of International Studies, New Building Lobby, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
09:30:08 4 °C
Deutscher Wetterdienst

Visa and Consular Information

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New 'Facts About Germany'

Facts about Germany

Everything you need to know about Germany is featured on the new website of 'Facts About Germany' in no less than 19 languages.

Energy Transition Dialogue 2016

Energy Transition Dialogue March 2016

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue to take place from 17th to 18th March.

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'What's Up, Germany?' is now live!

'What's Up, Germany?' edition on Working & Studying in Germany

"Make It In Germany", the Working & Studying edition is packed with useful information & tips. Happy reading!

Make it in Germany

Portal - Make it in Germany

The 'Make it in Germany' portal gives the key information about making a career and living in Germany.

German Information Centre South Asia

German Information Centre, South Asia

Keep yourself up-to-date on what’s new about Germany and South Asia

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Interactive Map of German Missions & Institutions in India

Refugees and migration

The current issue of DE Magazin Deutschland has a special feature on '25 years of German unity'.

Dr. Martin Ney is Germany's Ambassador to India

German Ambassador to India Dr. Martin Ney

Since July 2015 Dr. Martin Ney has been Germany’s Ambassador to India.