German Consulate General in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

German President Joachim Gauck meets H.E. the Governor of Karnataka, Dr. Hans Raj Bhardwaj

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.

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

Bundespräsident Gauck in Bangalore

dena meeting with the Honorable Chief Secretary Kaushik Mukherjee

German Energy Agency (dena) in Bangalore

From 18 – 21 March 2014, Mrs. Gabriele Eichner, Project Director for Renewable Energies at the German Energy Agency (dena) visited Bangalore. Her agenda included discussions with German institutions and companies as well as  meetings with the Honorable Chief Secretary, Mr. Kaushik Mukherjee, the Additional Chief Secretary / Energy Department, Mr. Ravikumar and the Managing Director of the Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd., Mr. G V Balaram.

dena supports lighthouse projects to use renewable energy and to increase energy efficiency.

Conference on Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel

Shaping Bangalore's landscape: Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel

On Tuesday, 25 March 2014, German specialist in landscape gardening Dr. Anja Eppert from Dresden reported about her findings in public and private archives on the German National who contributed to Bangalore’s character as Garden City: Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel (1865-1956). Her lecture in the Consulate General of Germany was attended by eminent experts such as Dr. Hittalmani, Mr. Narayanaswamy and Dr. Sumangala. A growing number of citizens of Bangalore shows interest in Mr. Krumbiegels work and legacy.

Opening VFS VAC Cochin

Opening of Visa Application Centers in Trivandrum and Cochin

On Friday, 14 March 2014, Vice-Consul Susan Henseleit inaugurated the VFS Germany Visa Application Center in Cochin.  At the same time, the VFS Germany Visa Application Center in Trivandrum opened its doors for Schengen visa applicants.

Now, also clients residing in Kerala will have the option to apply for their Schengen visa at a nearby Visa Application Center.

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Prof. Dr. Lutz Raphael in Bangalore

Establishing new ties in the disciplines of history and social sciences

On Friday, 7 March 2014, Professor Dr. Lutz Raphael, historian and winner of the prestigious Leibniz award, in cooperation with the Indian Council of Historical Research in Bangalore, gave a lecture on democracy and pluralism in scholarship on contemporary history in European countries. His lecture invited the public to compare the European situation with the situation in Asian countries. Dr. Aruni and his team impressed by great hospitality. The scientific cooperation between India and Germany is as intensive as never before, especially in natural sciences and engineering. The initiative of the funding agency DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) to establish new ties in the disciplines of history and social sciences is most welcome. Two more eminent historians are expected to come to Bangalore in the framework of this programme in due course.

German Study & Research Expo India 2014

German Study & Research Expo India 2014

The German Study & Research Expo India 2014 organised by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) on behalf of Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)  brought 18 German universities, research and funding institutions face to face with students and scholars in New Delhi (22-23 February) and Bangalore (25-26 February).

CeBIT will host its inaugural trade fair in Bangalore

CeBIT comes to Bangalore

In the latest step in its fast-paced international growth programme, Deutsche Messe is exporting one of its flagship shows to India. CeBIT India will premiere at the International Exhibition Centre in Bangalore from 11 to 14 November 2014.

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ILA-Berlin 2014

ILA Berlin Airshow 2014

The International Aviation Exhibition, ILA Berlin Air Show will take place from 20th to 25th May 2014 at the new exhibition grounds in Berlin Expo-Center Airport, Berlin-Schönfeld. The event will be organized by the German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) and Messe Berlin GmbH.

A film still from the Satyajit Ray film 'Nayak' with actress Sharmila Tagore

India at Berlinale 2014

Berlinale - the 64th Berlin International Film Festival takes place from 6 - 16 February at various venues across the city of Berlin. The Indian contingent is very strongly represented with 10 Indian films being screened in various categories. 'Prabhat Pheri', a film directed by Jessica Sadana and Samarth Dixit makes it's world premier at the Berlinale this year. Also going to be showcased is Satyajit Ray's 1966 classic 'Nayak' featuring Sharmila Tagore and Uttam Kumar, which has been restored by RDB Enertainments in 2K resolution last year. The film was nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1966.

Ms. Bina Paul, Artistic Director of the International Film Festival of Kerala, is among the guests invited by the Federal Foreign Office.

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Bangalore Consulate General

Consul General Rohde and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

Science Circle

Germany and India: Infinite Opportunities

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

Address of the German Consulate General

German Consulate General
2nd & 3rd floor, "Cash Pharmacy Building"
Corner St. Mark's Road & Residency Road
Bangalore 560 025
Telephone:
+91-80-33 47 00 00
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:
+91-80-3347 0112

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 German Consulate General will remain closed on the following days:

Friday, 18 April 2014
Monday, 21 April 2014
Thursday, 1 May 2014
Thursday, 29 May 2014
Monday, 9 June 2014

General Visa information

Visa

Depending on the purpose and duration of your stay in Germany you can either apply for a short-term "Schengen visa" or for a long-term "German national visa" for stays over 90 days. The German Missions in India have started outsourcing the handling of SCHENGEN visa applications to VFS Global. Now, every client will have the option to submit his/her visa application at a nearby Visa Application Centre.

Consular Services for Indian Nationals

Dt_Siegel

Indian citizens are provided comprehensive consular services at the German Missions, including attestation of docuemtns, signatures and copies as well as general information on consular matters.

Studying in Germany

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

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Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde

German Consul General Jörn Rohde

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