The Nagelsäule at the Liebfrauenplatz before the Mainz Cathedral

Commemorating the start of the World War I

In August, remembrance ceremonies throughout Europe will be marking the start of World War I one hundred years ago.

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The best students of German from around the world are meeting for the International German Olympics (IDO) in Frankfurt am Main

International German Olympics from 3 to 16 August in Frankfurt am Main

The best students of German from around the world are meeting for the International German Olympics (IDO) in Frankfurt am Main.

A woman looks for belongings during the ceasefire in Gaza

Situation in the Middle East: Call for humanitarian ceasefire

The United Nations Security Council has called for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza. The Security Council unanimously agreed on a statement to this end.

The Neuschwanstein Castle is the most popular tourist destination

Neuschwanstein Castle most popular tourist destination in Germany

Bavaria's Neuschwanstein Castle has defended its place as Germany's top tourist destination, according to a new survey among foreign tourists.

Joachim Loew to be Germany's coach till Euro 2016

World Cup-winning Löw to stay on till 2016

World Cup-winner Joachim Löw will keep coaching Germany’s national team rather than seek new challenges. Media had speculated that he might have sought a fresh position after winning soccer’s greatest prize.

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Middle East: In search of a new order

Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier proposes a new order for the Middle East. Published in the Tagesspiegel on 21 July 2014.

Germany is popular among Erasmus students

Germany remains popular choice among Erasmus students

The European Union's Erasmus Programme sent 270,000 university students abroad in Europe during the 2012/13 academic year, many of whom chose to study in Germany. 

Germany tops world energy efficiency ranking

Germany tops world energy efficiency ranking

Germany has knocked the UK off the top spot to take first place in the 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) revealed on Thursday, July 17.

German medicine professor Jürgen Rockstroh is one of the scientific chairman of the 20th International AIDS Conference

German contribution to AIDS research

The German medicine professor Jürgen Rockstroh is one of the scientific chairman of the 20th International AIDS Conference 2014 being held from July 20 - 25 in Melbourne.

Chancellor Angela Merkel with various Heads of States & Governments at an earlier European Council meeting

Special meeting of the European Council; additional sanctions on Russia imposed

In view of the situation in Ukraine, the heads of state and government have, for the first time, imposed sanctions on Russian companies. Decisions on the top EU appointments have been postponed until a special meeting to be held on 30 August.

The river Rhine in Germany

Call for applications: “Clean Ganga Award”

In conjunction to the new Indian Government’s initiative, Germany will award a special prize: The “Clean Ganga Award” for the best journalistic entry on the rejuvenation of the Ganges. This award is a part of the "Green Awards" which are organised since last year by the German International Cooperation (GIZ), under the patronage of German Embassy New Delhi, honoring  journalists reporting on environmental issues in India.

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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Germany win World Cup 2014

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.