'Open House Day' of the Federal Government
At the 'Open House Day of the Federal Government' all citizens are invited to a 'state visit'; this year it takes place on 29th and 30th August.
Célia Šašić announced after the World Cup in Canada that she would be retiring form football, but the former Germany international has been voted UEFA best women's player in Europe.
It's summertime in Germany!
Are you in Germany enjoying summer? Or have you been there during the summer months? Why do we want to know? Well, we are on the lookout for the best photograph depicting 'Summer in Germany'. It could be you enjoying the warmth of the sun on your back, gorging on delicious ice cream or having fun at one of Germany's beautiful beaches, picturesque towns or lofty mountains!
How to participate
Over 1200 decision‑makers from major corporations, SMEs and start‑ups came into conversation with the heads of Germany’s missions abroad at the Ambassadors Conference Business Forum in the Federal Foreign Office. Emmanuel Macron, French Minister of the Economy, Industry and the Digital Sector, joined Foreign Minister Steinmeier to open this year’s Business Forum. The topic was 'The world in motion'.
The Federal Foreign Office has invited creative people around the world to design large-format puzzle pieces. Under the title “Together for Unity” the pieces will be fitted together to form maps of reunited Germany
Dr. Martin Ney is German Ambassador-designate
The German Embassy New Delhi is delighted to announce the recent arrival of German Ambassador-designate Dr. Martin Ney. From July 2012 until recently, he was the Legal Adviser of the German Foreign Office. For more details, follow the link to Ambassador Ney’s curriculum vitae.
Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney's CV
GWP-Award India 2015: Water Re-use from municipal or industrial waste water
German Water Partnership (GWP) invites applications for the “GWP-Award India” for young water professionals, specialising in the issue of water and wastewater. The topic of this year is “Water Re-use from municipal or industrial waste water”. The application deadline is September 6, 2015.
Call for IMPRS-ESM fellowhips 2016
The International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling (IMPRS-ESM), located in Hamburg, Germany, offers fellowships to outstanding students interested in interdisciplinary climate research. The PhD program is open to applicants holding a Master’s degree in physics, geophysical sciences, chemistry, ecology, mathematics, computer science, engineering, economics, or political science. Application deadline is September 15, 2015.
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If you are a prospective leader from Brazil, China, India, Russia or the USA and have already acquired initial leadership experience, if you work in a sector such as politics, economics, the media, administration and culture and would be interested in spending a year working on a project you have developed yourself with a host of your choice in Germany, then apply for 'The German Chancellor Fellowship' for tomorrow's leaders. Application Deadline is September 15, 2015.
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