The Nagelsäule at the Liebfrauenplatz before the Mainz Cathedral

Commemorating the start of the World War I

In August, remembrance ceremonies throughout Europe will be marking the start of World War I one hundred years ago.

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Germany win U19 European Championship

Germany win U19 European Championship

Not one month after World Cup victory, the Germans are celebrating another title that bodes well for the prospects of the national team. Germany have won the U19 European Championship.

German renewables break yet another record

German renewables break yet another record

Latest figures show highest-ever proportion of German electricity consumption from renewables. 

Hope for Parkinson patients

Hope for Parkinson patients

Researchers in Germany have discovered a possible basis for treatment for patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease.

A woman looks for belongings during the ceasefire in Gaza

Humanitarian aid for Gaza: Germany announces additional €8.5 mn

The Federal Foreign Office is providing an additional 8.5 million euros in humanitarian aid for Gaza. These funds will be used for various emergency measures, in particular food aid and health care measures carried out by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and by NGOs.

The best students of German from around the world are meeting for the International German Olympics (IDO) in Frankfurt am Main

International German Olympics from 3 to 16 August in Frankfurt am Main

The best students of German from around the world are meeting for the International German Olympics (IDO) in Frankfurt am Main.

The Neuschwanstein Castle is the most popular tourist destination

Neuschwanstein Castle most popular tourist destination in Germany

Bavaria's Neuschwanstein Castle has defended its place as Germany's top tourist destination, according to a new survey among foreign tourists.

Joachim Loew to be Germany's coach till Euro 2016

World Cup-winning Löw to stay on till 2016

World Cup-winner Joachim Löw will keep coaching Germany’s national team rather than seek new challenges. Media had speculated that he might have sought a fresh position after winning soccer’s greatest prize.

Germany is popular among Erasmus students

Germany remains popular choice among Erasmus students

The European Union's Erasmus Programme sent 270,000 university students abroad in Europe during the 2012/13 academic year, many of whom chose to study in Germany. 

Chancellor Angela Merkel with various Heads of States & Governments at an earlier European Council meeting

Special meeting of the European Council; additional sanctions on Russia imposed

In view of the situation in Ukraine, the heads of state and government have, for the first time, imposed sanctions on Russian companies. Decisions on the top EU appointments have been postponed until a special meeting to be held on 30 August.

The river Rhine in Germany

Call for applications: “Clean Ganga Award”

In conjunction to the new Indian Government’s initiative, Germany will award a special prize: The “Clean Ganga Award” for the best journalistic entry on the rejuvenation of the Ganges. This award is a part of the "Green Awards" which are organised since last year by the German International Cooperation (GIZ), under the patronage of German Embassy New Delhi, honoring  journalists reporting on environmental issues in India.

Indo-German Summer School 2012

Scholarships in Germany

Germany offers numerous scholarships for studying in Germany. The biggest scholarship programme is run by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Click on the links below to know about the latest opportunities.

DAAD-Scholarship for Postgraduate Courses with Special Relevance to Developing Countries

DAAD-Master's Scholarship for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG)

Time and weather in Germany

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Kick It Like Germany at Kids' Corner

Germany plays at World Cup 2014 in Brazil

'What’s Up Germany' is now live!

What's Up Germany

Presenting a unique, not-so-serious feature on Indo-German football relations and the World Cup in Brazil.

Visa and Consular Information

Schengen Visa

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Germany win World Cup 2014

Ambassador's Corner

German Ambassador to India Michael Steiner

Ambassador Michael Steiner is Germany's Ambassador to India.

100th Anniversary of the First World War

Memorial for the victims of World War-I in Germany

On this site, we have brought together information on the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

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

Remembrance and commemoration - First World War, Second World War, fall of the Wall

Zeitschrift Deutschland

The special issue of DE Magazin Deutschland focuses on the three anniversaries in 2014.