Germany tops world energy efficiency ranking

Germany tops world energy efficiency ranking

Germany has knocked the UK off the top spot to take first place in the 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The study praised Germany's comprehensive energy strategy and awarded the country maximum points for its building codes, retrofit policies, and tax credit and loan programmes.

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German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Middle East: In search of a new order

Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier proposes a new order for the Middle East. Published in the Tagesspiegel on 21 July 2014.

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. 

German medicine professor Jürgen Rockstroh is one of the scientific chairman of the 20th International AIDS Conference

German contribution to AIDS research

The German medicine professor Jürgen Rockstroh is one of the scientific chairman of the 20th International AIDS Conference 2014 being held from July 20 - 25 in Melbourne.

Nico Rosberg wins German GP from Bottas, Hamilton

Nico Rosberg wins German GP from Bottas, Hamilton

Nico Rosberg led from start to finish at Hockenheim, while Lewis Hamilton charged from 20th to 3rd in the other Mercedes. Valtterri Bottas hung on to split the Mercedes, claiming another podium spot for Williams.

Germany captain Philipp Lahm retires from national team

Germany captain Philipp Lahm retires from national team

Philipp Lahm has retired from international football, just days after leading Germany to its fourth World Cup title. The decision by the 30-year-old Bayern Munich player caught the country by surprise.

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 German Cabinet has adopted a strategy for the European Research Area, making Germany a pioneer in the European Union

Open labour market for researchers

Researchers should be able to work anywhere in Europe and share their knowledge and findings. To this end the German Cabinet has adopted a strategy for the European Research Area, making Germany a pioneer in the European Union (EU).

Foreign students in Germany at a record high

Foreign students in Germany at a record high

A record number of foreign students are enrolled in German universities, according to a report released on Tuesday, July 15. Even after graduation, every second foreign graduate stays in Germany - clearly far more than assumed.

Germany win FIFA World Cup 2014

Götze volley gives Germany their fourth World Cup title

Germany have won their fourth World Cup, overcoming Argentina 1-0 after extra time in Rio de Janeiro. Mario Götze's late volley was the difference in a cagey match.

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

Berlin:
20:03:40 27 °C
Deutscher Wetterdienst

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.