German Consulate General in Bengaluru

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Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Bengaluru

The consular districts falling under the jurisdiction of Bengaluru Consulate General are Karnataka, Kerala.

We invite you to visit our website to learn more about our services and activities.

First Indo-German urban mobility project financed by German Development Bank KfW

The final appraisal mission from the funding agency of the German Government, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) for Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. (KMRL) met the Chief Minister of Kerala Oommen Chandy. The KfW delegation was accompanied by Consul General Joern Rohde and Dr. Sayed Ibrahim, Director of Goethe Zentrum. The discussion centered around KMRL’s Integrated Water Transport Project for Kochi city. It is the first Indo-German mobility project financed by German Development Bank KfW.

Rainwater harvesting unit at BGM

German Consulate supports Rainwater Harvesting Units in Kerala

The German Consulate in Bengaluru supported BGM Social Service Centre in building Rain water harvesting units. The Consul General Joern Rohde along with his wife Sonia Lapointe visited BGM Social Service Center, a charitable trust located in Neyyardam in Trivandrum, Kerala. It works in uplifting marginalized communities like tribals and BPL families in Neyyardam.

German Consul congratulating Hon'ble Minister Desphande

Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde congratulates Hon'ble Minister Shri. R.V.Deshpande

Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde made a courtesy call upon Shri. R.V.Deshpande, Hon'ble Minister for Large and Medium Industries, Govt. of Karnataka to congratulate him on his appointment. They discusse...

Prof Gadagkar speaking at the award ceremony

IISc Professor awarded Germany’s highest civilian honour

In a memorable ceremony at the German Consulate in Bengaluru today, Professor Gadagkar was awarded the cross of the order of merit by the Consul General Joern Rohde. Prof. Gadagkar, is a scientist of...

The football players

Friendly football match at Bosco Center

On 3rd August, the Consul General Mr. Rohde paid a visit to the Bosco center at Sumanahalli in Bangalore. The Center functions as a rehabilitation transit center for street children and runaway adolescents. It focuses on imparting vocational education to about 50 adolescent boys.

German Consul Jörn Rohde and DAAD representative Shilpa Pandeshwar addressing the students

Pre-departure Info session for students held in Bangalore

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) held a Pre-departure Info-session for the Students leaving for Germany to pursue their higher studies. More than 150 students had gathered on Friday, 24th July...

A group photo at Bosco Yuvakendra

German Consulate supports Bosco in up-grading the screen printing vocational training center at Bengaluru

In its endeavor to support street and runaway adolescent boys, the German Consulate assists BOSCO in upgrading and purchasing new offset screen printing machines

European Climate Diplomacy Day

German Consulate screening at Suchitra for “European Climate Diplomacy Day”

On the occasion of the “European Climate Diplomacy Day” the German Consulate General in Bangalore organizes the screening of several films that focus on different aspects of climate change. The festiv...

German Consulate supports CBM "Unit of Hope" at St. John´s Medical College Hospital

Support of CBM "Unit of Hope" at St. John´s Medical College Hospital

On 10th of June, Mr. Jörn Rohde, German Consul General, Bengaluru, visited the CBM supported project “Unit of Hope” at St. John’s Medical College Hospital in Bengaluru. The main aim of the project is...

Scholarship holders

New German-Indo educational scholarship program in Kerala

The German NGO "Bildungschancen für Frauen in Indien e.V." (“Educational Opportunities for Women in India”) – BFI, established in January 2015 to promote vocational training for women in need in India...

Inauguration of PACE

Vocational Training takes off in a big way in Bengaluru

The Consul General Mr. Rohde inaugurates a vocational training center at Peenya The newly opened vocational training facility the Peenya Advance Centre for Excellence (PACE) was formally inaugurated ...

Signing Ceremony of MoU: Ms Ulrike Pütz, Project Coordinator Asia SES and Mr Rahul R, Managing Director KASE

Vocational Training Cooperation Germany-Kerala

In a ceremony  in Trivandrum on April 21st presided by Kerala Labour Minister Shibu Baby John and German Consul General Jörn Rohde,  the Senior Experten Service (SES) Germany signed an MoU with the Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence (KASE).

German Consul General Rohde addressing the conference

German Consul General Rohde addressing the conference

Kerala Labour Minister Shibu Baby John interacting with TüV Rheinland Vice-President Timothy Miller

Kerala Labour Minister Shibu Baby John interacting with TüV Rheinland Vice-President Timothy Miller

Signing Ceremony of MoU: Ms Ulrike Pütz, Project Coordinator Asia SES and Mr Rahul R, Managing Director KASE

Signing Ceremony of MoU: Ms Ulrike Pütz, Project Coordinator Asia SES and Mr Rahul R, Managing Director KASE

Kerala Labour Minister Shibu Baby John addressing the conference

Kerala Labour Minister Shibu Baby John addressing the conference

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2015

In search of answers for India’s Energy needs Experts from India visit the German “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2015”

Globalisation has fuelled incredible growth and development across the world. As economies grow, so do the challenges. The resources of the world are scarce and there are numerous environmental challe...

Signing of MoU: Hon. Ministers of Agriculture Brunner (State of Bavaria) and Gowda (Karnataka)

Ministerial visit strengthens Bavaria-Karnataka partnership

Helmut Brunner, Minister for Food, Agriculture and Forestry of the State of Bavaria in Germany, together with a high level delegation consisting of representatives from the Bavarian food and agricultu...

arirang - Trio d'anches on tour in India

Classical Concert by arirang - Trio d'anches on 3rd April at Hyatt MG

On Friday, 3rd April a classical concert by arirang - Trio d'anches, a trio (Jörg Schneider on oboe, Steffen Dillner on clarinet and Philipp Zeller on bassoon) from Germany on tour in India and Sri La...

Mr. Rohde handing over the grant to Dr. Subodh G

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awards young researcher at Kerala University with Equipment Grant

On 26th March Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) awarded researcher Dr. Subodh G. (recipient of AvH Fellowship 2009) an equipment grant worth 20,000 Euro. A Network Analyzer (9 kHz to 13.5 GHz) w...

First convocation of Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics

German—Indian cooperation in vocational training: Kerala Engineering College awards first graduates with Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics

Mercedes Benz India Pvt. Ltd. and Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Government of Kerala have collaborated to introduce the Advanced Diploma in Automotive Mechatronics or ADAM; the joint ve...

Dr. Florian Herrmann, Chairman meeting K. J. George, Home Minister

Bavarian Delegation visiting Bangalore

The Committee on Municipal Affairs, Internal Security and Sports of the Bavarian State Parliament visited Bangalore between 16 and 18 March to strenghten the existing ties between the State of Bavaria...

The winner 2015: Bosch F.C.

8th Indo-German Chamber of Commerce Football Tournament

The annual Indo-German Chamber of Commerce Football Tournament took place on Sunday, 8th February at the Palace Grounds

Mr. Rohde interacting with the awardees in the lab

Equipment grant by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

With the motto ‘‘Connected by excellence - be a part of worldwide network’’, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) in Germany attracts scientists across the globe to carry out worldclass research in...

Mr. Rohde addressing the participants

“Technology Transfer in the Field of Environmental Management” - Five German companies showcase innovative waste management technologies

Mr. Rohde officially opened a seminar and dialogue on “Technology Transfer in the Field of Environmental Management – Exchange of Experience between India and Bavaria”, on 28th January in Bengaluru. F...

Inauguration of the International Conference on Entrepreneurship Education and Training

International Conference on Entrepreneurship Education and Training

Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde, addressed the gathering at the international conference on ‘‘Entrepreneurship Education and Training: Design, Delivery and effectiveness’’, held at the Indian Institute ...

Inauguration of Newly Constructed Vocational Training Centre at Don Bosco in Hospet

German Development Grant: Inauguration of Newly Constructed Vocational Training Centre at Don Bosco in Hospet

German Consul Mr. Jörn Rohde, together with Rev. Fr. Paul Raj, Vicar General of Bellary Diocese and Rev Fr Thomas Anchukandam, inaugurated the newly constructed vocational training centre at Don Bosco...

The Consul General of Germany Mr. Jörn Rohde held a keynote address at the seminar on “Business Opportunities at Hannover 2015”

Business Opportunities at Hannover 2015

The Consul General of Germany Mr. Jörn Rohde held a keynote address at the seminar on “Business Opportunities at Hannover 2015” on 14th January 2014. The session was part of a road show to showcase In...

Inauguration at Laxmi Electronics

New Liquid Silicone Molding facility opens at Laxmi Electronics

The Consul General Mr. Jörn Rohde inaugurated a new Liquid Silicone Molding facility on 12th Jan 2015 at Laxmi Electronics, Whitefield along with Mr. C.K.A. Kumar Managing Director of Laxmi. Laxmi is...

Floating PV solar system

The German Consulate Bengaluru supports a new floating solar power unit at Kanthari, Kerala

The German Consulate supports a new floating PV solar power unit at Kanthari. It provides energy to a water pump for automatic irrigation of the eco fruit and vegetables garden as well as for energy t...

The Deputy Consul General Mrs. Andrea Christ with the Founders of Kanthari, Paul Kronenberg and Sabriye Tenberken also the founder of Braille without Borders

The Deputy Consul General Mrs. Andrea Christ with the Founders of Kanthari, Paul Kronenberg and Sabriye Tenberken also the founder of Braille without Borders

A floating PV solar power unit at kanthari, Trivandrum Kerala

A floating PV solar power unit at kanthari, Trivandrum Kerala

kanthari graduation ceremony

kanthari graduation ceremony

Bosch Water Heating Project at Hotel Novotel, Bengaluru

Inauguration of Bosch Solar Water Heating System at hotel Novotel

The Consul General of Germany Mr. Jörn Rohde inaugurated the solar water heating project at hotel Novotel, Bengaluru Techpark in Marathalli on 23rd December. The project is a joint initiative between...

The Consul General inaugurates Bosch Water Heating Project

The Consul General inaugurates Bosch Water Heating Project

At the rooftop installation

At the rooftop installation

At the rooftop installation

At the rooftop installation

Sebastian's cart

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...

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

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...

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.

Bengaluru Consulate General

German Consulate General Bangalore

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Logo 25 years of German unity

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
Emergency contact

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.

Holidays 2015

Kalender

Please note that the German Consulate General will observe the following

holidays in 2015.

EURAXESS Science Slam India

Researchers are invited to send a video and become one of the 5 finalists to receive a science communication training in Mumbai and to compete in the LIVE slam in Bangalore on 30 October 2015! The 1st prize will be the EURAXESS Science Slammer title and a round trip to Europe to attend a science communication training in Brussels and to visit a research institute of the winner's choice in the EU in 2016.

GWP-Award India 2015 for young water professionals

German Water Partnership presents an award to young water professionals The subject of this year's award is "Water reuse from municipal or industrial waste water" 3 winners will receive an award certificate and a small financial contribution to their further research work. They also will be invited to present their work at the 3rd Indian-GWP Day in Kochi, on 19 October 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. 

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.

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