German Consulate General in Bengaluru

Frohe Weihnachten!

The German Consulate General wishes you a happy Festive Season

A Merry Christmas and happy New Year!

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Making Friends in Bengaluru

In 2011, Sebastian Loerscher – a graphic artist and illustrator – came to visit Bangalore for the first time where he was wandering the streets sketching the everyday life in the city with colour pens...

Sebastian's cart

Sebastian's cart

Kids at the workshop

Kids at the workshop

Sketching on the road

Sketching on the road

Sketching at a construction site

Sketching at a construction site

Sebastian at work

Sebastian at work

Children drawing

Children drawing

Sheeba sketching

Sheeba sketching

The result

The result

Before

Before

After

After

Artwork by a student

Artwork by a student

Artwork by a student

Artwork by a student

Indo-German seminar at NIMHANS

Indo-German Seminar on Medical Imaging and Neurosciences, Diagnosis, Analysis and Treatment

Indo-German seminar on ‘Medical Imaging and Neurosciences, Diagnosis, Analysis and Treatment’ was held at the National Institute of Mental Health & Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore on 04th December ...

Meeting with Commissioner for Industrial Development & Director of Industries & Commerce, Mr. Gaurav Gupta

Meeting Commissioner for Industrial Development

The Consul General of Germany Mr. Rohde took a delegation of 24 German companies in Bangalore for a facilitation meeting with the Commissioner for Industrial Development & Director of Industries & Com...

Mr. Rohde at the IGTC Convocation for EBMP students

IGTC Convocation

On Thursday 27th November 2014, Mr. Rohde held a keynote address at the certificate awarding ceremony of the 2013/14 batch of the Executive Business Management Program (EBMP) by the Indo-German Training Centre (IGTC), a management program run by the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC). The program’s objective is to equip middle management executives with a holistic, cross-functional exposure to all aspects of management, and the essential thought process and skills required for leadership positions within the organization. In his commencement speech, Mr. Rohde emphasized the importance of a life-long learning process and he acknowledged the students’ motivation to continuously improve themselves and be so driven to seek knowledge. Afterwards Mr. Rohde awarded the graduation certificates to the EBMP participants in the presence of their family and friends.

Lamp lightning ceremony at the FIT

The Fraunhofer Innovation and Technology Platform (FIT)

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest applied organisation with 67 Institutes, more than 23000 employees and an annual turnover of 2 Billion Euros. The 3rd FIT Platform 2014 was held in Bangalore on 21st and...

The main auditorium, Christ University

Reliving the end of Cold War

1000 students relive the dramatic incidents that toppled communist regimes in East Europe. On 18th November, the Christ University main auditorium was transported to the era of cold war. About 1000 students watched intently a chilling documentary about the incidents that led to the Fall of the Berlin Wall. They were joined by three eyewitnesses that had lived those moments of history.

Mr. Lavertu, Mr. Brier and Ms. Christ enjoying the documentary

Mr. Lavertu, Mr. Brier and Ms. Christ enjoying the documentary

The main auditorium, Christ University

The main auditorium, Christ University

Mr Brier, the deputy head of mission of UK and Mr. Lavertu Consul General of France in Bangalore

Mr Brier, the deputy head of mission of UK and Mr. Lavertu Consul General of France in Bangalore

The Consul General Mr. Rohde giving a talk

The Consul General Mr. Rohde giving a talk

Mr. Rohde flanked by Mr. Lavertu on the left and Mr. Brier on the right

Mr. Rohde flanked by Mr. Lavertu on the left and Mr. Brier on the right

World-wide company run of the German Foreign Office in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9th November

World-wide company run of the German Foreign Office in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Amongst 80 German Diplomatic Missions world-wide, the German Consulate Bangalore participated in the company run of the German Foreign Office in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of th...

"Liberty Train"

Screening of the documentary film “Train to freedom”

Train to freedom Germany was divided into East and West Germany following the Second World War. The East was a communist regime while the West was part of the capitalist Europe. The wall also known a...

Mr. Jörn Rohde inaugurating the SCMS Technology Incubation Centre

Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde inaugurates the Technology Incubation Center at Kochi

Mr. Jörn Rohde was at the SCMS School of Engineering and Technology (SSET) in Kochi recently to inaugurate the Technology Incubation Centre. The SCMS School of Engineering had recently co-organized ...

The "Reisbacher Musikanten" 22 member Bavarian got the vibe going

O' zapft is - Oktoberfest

The annual Oktoberfest organised by the Indo German Cultural Society was again a successful event. The evening started with the traditional ceremony of opening the keg of beer (O' zapft is) by Mr Subrata Haldar and Mr Jörn Rohde.

German Consul Jörn Rohde enjoying the party with Subrata Haldar, President of the Indo German Cultural Society

German Consul Jörn Rohde enjoying the party with Subrata Haldar, President of the Indo German Cultural Society

Cheerful opening of the Oktoberfest

Cheerful opening of the Oktoberfest

Chief Secretary Mr Kaushik Mukherjee enjoying the Oktoberfest with Consul General Mr Jörn Rohde

Chief Secretary Mr Kaushik Mukherjee enjoying the Oktoberfest with Consul General Mr Jörn Rohde

The cheerful crowd

The cheerful crowd

Zapft 'is (Cheers!)

Zapft 'is (Cheers!)

German Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde welcoming the crowd to yet another Oktoberfest

German Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde welcoming the crowd to yet another Oktoberfest

The "Reisbacher Musikanten" 22 member Bavarian got the vibe going

The "Reisbacher Musikanten" 22 member Bavarian got the vibe going

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

German delegation visits BMRC

German delegation visits Bangalore Metro

The German Consulate in cooperation with Indo-German Chamber of Commerce and German Business Group organized a site visit to Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL).  Almost 30 participants ...

2nd Indian-German Water Partnership Day

2nd Indian-German Water Partnership Day - German Solutions to Indian Challenges

The 2nd Indian-German Water Partnership Day was inaugrated on 6th October in Kochi by Honorable Oommen Chandy, Chief Minister of Kerals together with Mr. Jörn Rohde, German Consul General. The summi...

Mr. Rohde visiting the companies at the German pavillon

Consul General at the German Pavilion of EP India/LaserIndia

The electronica India & productronica India took place on 23-25 September 2014 together with LASER India at Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC). 20 companies took part in the German pavilion, the official German representation at international fairs. The Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde hosted a lunch at the German pavilion. He gave a talk on investment opportunities in Karnataka and the growth of bilateral trade between India and Germany. Later he took a tour of the participating exhibitors at the German pavilion.

“Renewables – made in Germany” an exhibition by the German Energy Agency (DENA).

Intersolar Summit

The Consul General of Bangalore, Mr. Rohde was one of the chief guests at the Inter Solar Summit on 22nd September 2014. The conference was about solar energy in India and the key areas of discussion ...

German Consulate visiting RV College of Engineering

German Consul visits R.V. College of Engineering

The Consul General of Germany in Bangalore Mr. Jörn Rohde visited the RV College of Engineering at Kengeri recently. During his visit he interacted with the Principal Prof. Dr. B. S. Satyanarayana, P...

Interview of German Consul General in Advantage Karnataka

An interview of the Consul General of Germany in Bangalore Mr. Rohde is featured in the current issue September-October 2014 of Advantage Karnataka. The interview was conducted by Mr. Sunny Jerome. Mr. Rohde spoke about the trade relations between India and Germany, potential for economic growth between Germany and Karnataka, initiatives made by the German government and experience of German companies in Karnataka among other things. Please click on the link below to read the complete interview.

German Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde meets His Excellency, Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai vala, Governor of Karnataka

Consul General meets Govenor of Karnataka

German Consul General, Mr. Jörn Rohde, met the new govenor of Karnataka, His Excellency, Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai vala, on September 16 at Raj Bhavan.

Backhand - Deccan Gymkhana December 2013

Rising Star

Sharrmadaa Baluu of Bangalore has been identified by the Schüttler Waske Tennis-University of Germany as a promising young talent and has opened doors to their training academy for her. After going t...

Humbold Kolleg on Interdisciplenary Science

Humboldt Kolleg “Interdisciplinary science", from 5th to 7th September 2014

The Alexander von Humboldt Association (AvH) is among the leading research funding organizations worldwide. The foundation is known for its generous research fellowships offered to scientists from various disciplines. The Humboldt foundation promotes education and research, and fosters collaboration with Germany. In order to maintain a closely knit network AvH is also financing re-visits of scholars to Germany for short periods of time, as well as  scientific conferences.  On the occasion of these “Humboldt Kollegs”, renowned Humboldtians and other eminent scientists from India and Germany deliver scientific talks and participate in panel discussions to strengthen the interdisciplinary collaborations for sustainable progress and robust scientific endeavors.

Humboldt Alumni are scientifically very active at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and various other research institutes across India. As part of its Annual Event for the year 2014, AvH Alumni at IISc organized an interdisciplinary Humboldt Kolleg “Interdisciplinary science: catalyst for sustainable progress” from 5th to 7th September 2014. The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, German Academic Exchange (DAAD) German Research Foundation (DFG) supported the event with their active participation.

Alumniportal Germany - 100.000 people participating!

"We had a great time in Germany - and now we can stay in touch via the Alumniportal Deutschland!" More than 100.000 members from 190 countries have alredy registered themselves on the Alumniportal Germany. The portal is meant for Germany-Alumni, i.e. poeple from all over the world, who studied, researched or worked in Germany or who have had an education at a German institution abroad.

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

German President Joachim Gauck visits Bangalore

On his first State Visit to India, Federal President Joachim Gauck and Ms. Daniela Schadt came to Bangalore from 7 - 9 February 2014.

Their agenda included a visit of Infosys and Bosch as well as interactions with Unicef, Don Bosco and the Gubbi Coir Cluster Unit.

The Federal President was be accompanied by a German business delegation who visited companies in the Bangalore region.

Bengaluru Consulate General

German Consulate General Bangalore

Address

Germany in India

German Consulate General in Bengaluru

2nd & 3rd floor, "Cash Pharmacy Building"
Corner St. Mark's Road & Residency Road
Bengaluru 560 025
Telephone:
+91-80-45 300 100
German National Visas:
please dial option "2" (MON - THU from 14:00 - 15:30 hrs.)
Schengen Visas (VFS):
+91-22-67 86 60 13
Fax:
+91-80-45 300 148

Appointments

Terminvergabe

Please note: Entry to the consular & visa section is only permitted with prior appointment, which you can ONLY schedule online Please bring a print-out of your confirmation e-mail along.

Upcoming holidays

Kalender

Please note that the our offices will remain closed on the following days:

24th till 26th December 2014
31st December 2014
1st January 2015

Science Circle

Germany and India: Infinite Opportunities

To promote Indo-German Scientific Cooperation the German Consulate General Bengaluru and its partners created a platform for German scientists to share their latest research findings with their Indian counterparts.

Studying in Germany

The DAAD Information point at the German Consulate General in Bengaluru provides comprehensive and free advice to all those interested in study and research in Germany. 

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German Consul General Jörn Rohde

Consul General Jörn Rohde

Since July 2013, Mr. Jörn Rohde is the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bengaluru.