25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall: “Liberty Train” multimedia project launched

25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall: “Liberty Train” multimedia project launched

The multimedia campaign for the film “Liberty Train” has been launched on 1st September. The magazine deutschland.de is running a special blog and using social media to accompany the docu-drama about the journey of GDR embassy refugees from Prague.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger is the new captain of the German Football Team

Bastian Schweisteiger announced new captain of the German national team

No other player in the German national team personifies a "never give up" attitude more than Bastian Schweinsteiger. The decision to make him captain seems obvious and appropriate.

German actor Gottfried John dies, aged 72

German actor Gottfried John dies, aged 72

Hailed as one of Germany's most versatile and prominent actors, Gottfried John has died aged 72. John became internationally known for his role as the villain in the 1995 James Bond film 'GoldenEye.'

Germany all set to take on Argentina in friendly

Germany all set to take on Argentina in friendly

In its first outing since the World Cup win in Brazil, the German National team is all set to take on Argentina in a friendly on Wednesday, 3rd September. Eighteen members of the World Cup winning squad are part of the team.

Steinmeier and von der Leyen explain German support for northern Iraq

Germany supports northern Iraq in fight against ISIS

On 31st August, Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Minister of Defence von der Leyen announced that from now on, not only humanitarian assistance but also military equipment would be provided to support northern Iraq in the fight against ISIS.

DAAD Young Ambassadors

Students connect@DAAD in New Delhi

At the recent ‘connect@DAAD’ event that took place in New Delhi on 23 August 2014, students aspiring for higher education in Germany got the unique opportunity to interact face to face with 21 DAAD Young Ambassadors.

Open Day of the Federal Government in Berlin

Guest of the Federal Government

Commemoration of “25 Years of freedom and unity” is the focus of the Open Day of the Federal Government in Berlin. 16th Open Day of the Federal Goverment in Berlin takes place on 30th and 31st August 2014.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier signs Germany’s Diversity Charter

Foreign Minister Steinmeier signs Germany’s Diversity Charter

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the Federal Government Commissioner for Migration, Refugees and Integration, Minister of State Aydan Özoğuz, signed Germany’s Diversity Charter.

The IS terror and the suffering of refugees must end: Merkel

German support for the Kurds

Germany is willing to provide the Kurds in northern Iraq with arms and ammunition. The government will decide on the arms supplies by Sunday, said Chancellor Angela Merkel in an interview. She will give a government statement in the German Bundestag on Monday.

Steinmeier and Marcegaglia opening the Ambassadors Conference Business Forum

Ambassadors Conference Business Forum 2014: International responsibilities and Industry 4.0

On Tuesday (26 August), Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Emma Marcegaglia, President of the European business association BusinessEurope, welcomed around 1100 business people to the 2014 Ambassadors Conference Business Forum.

Commemoration of World War I

Commemoration of World War I

2014 marks the completion of 100 years of the outbreak of World War I in 1914. On this occasion, the Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai and Alliance Française de Bombay in association with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Consulate General of France and Institut Français presented a series of programmes from August 18-25.

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An estimated 100 million people speak German as a foreign language

Learning German, speaking German

Learning German is popular, and the German Language Diploma and other such certificates are much in demand. There are good reasons for this, for example, the economic power of Germany.

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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“Made in Germany” – The Future of the Brand

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Around the world, “Made in Germany” stands for top quality. At the 13th Ambassador’s Conference in Berlin, diplomats and business leaders swapped ideas about the brand's standing on international markets, as well as its future.

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.