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Successful Consultations

The 3rd Indo-German Intergovernmental Consultations on 5th October have been a resounding success. Germany and India concluded 18 substantial agreements in the areas of security cooperation, economy, development cooperation, clean energy, railway, urban mobility, innovation, science, skills development, culture and food security. The signing of this plethora of agreements has given another boost to the thriving Indo-German partnership.

Indo-German Joint Declaration [pdf, 597.62k]

Details on the agreements signed [pdf, 144.52k]

Indo-German Joint Statement on Climate Change & Energy Technology Cooperation [pdf, 146.07k]

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G7 science ministers' meeting in Berlin

Germany to host meeting of the G7 science ministers in Berlin

In June 2014, Germany assumed the presidency of the G7 and has invited the heads of state and government to attend the summit at Schloss Elmau in Bavaria. Germany will also host the meeting of the G7 science ministers in Berlin on 8-9 October 2015.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel & Indian Prime Minister Modi at Bosch's innocation centre in Bangalore

Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel visits Bangalore

German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel continued her India visit in Bangalore with a visit to the innovation centre of the German company Robert Bosch GmbH. She was accompanied by Prime Minister Modi. Afterwards, the two Heads of Government visited Bosch’s award-winning vocational training centre.

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German Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier's message on the Day of German Unity

Twenty-five years of German unity. 3rd October 2015 is an occasion for us Germans to celebrate, but also to look back with gratitude, says the German Foreign Minister.

Iron Footbridge, Frankfurt

25th anniversary of German Unity

To mark the 25th anniversary of German Unity, Frankfurt am Main has organized a large city festival with more than 300 events and plenty of celebrities.

German jobless numbers drop further

Registered unemployed in Germany dropped to its lowest in 24 years

The number of registered unemployed in Germany dropped to its lowest level in 24 years in September. The German federal employment agency reported from its headquarters in Nuremberg that 88,000 fewer people were registered as unemployed in September than in August.

G7 Leaders at G7-Outreach Meet in New York

G7 Outreach: Foreign Ministers pledge a further 1.8 billion dollars for refugees

As part of its G7 Presidency, Germany invited the G7 Foreign Ministers & high-level representatives of other countries to a meeting in New York. At the meeting, the Foreign Ministers agreed to provide an additional 1.8 billion dollar in support.

25 years of the East Side Gallery, Berlin

Twenty-five years of the East Side Gallery in Berlin

The East Side Gallery in Berlin celebrated its 25th anniversary recently. Running some 1.3 kilometres, it is the world’s longest open-air gallery.

Angela Merkel at the UN Summit 2015

Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development: eradicating poverty

At the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, Chancellor Angela Merkel has stressed the prime goal of the international community. "We aim to eradicate absolute poverty by 2030."

Solar sytem science

PhD calls for Solar System Science at university of Göttingen

The Solar System School invites applications for PhD positions in Solar System Science. The International Max Planck Research School for Solar System Science at the University of Göttingen offers a research-oriented doctoral programme covering the physical aspects of Solar system science. Application deadline is November 15, 2015.

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Medienbotschafter Indien-Deutschland

Call for Applications: Germany fellowships for Indian journalists

Indian journalists can now apply for the Media Ambassadors India-Germany fellowship program by the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the International Media Center Hamburg. Successful candidates will visit Germany from April to June 2016. The application deadline for Indian journalists is October 31, 2015. 

For more information about the program and the application process please visit

Time and weather in Germany

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The Germany Jigsaw project

Logo of the Germany Jigsaw Puzzle

The German Foreign Office is celebrating 25 years of German Reunification. Thirty-four German missions and Goethe-Institut branches around the world are organising a hands‑on project called 'Together for Unity' which will take place on 3rd October 2015.

Together for Unity

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What's Up Germany: Berlin Special is now live!

What's Up Germany launches a special Berlin edition.

A special edition to commemorate 25 years of Fall of the Berlin Wall. Come explore history with us.

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

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25 years of German unity

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.