German Ambassador to India meets President of FICCI

German Ambassador to India meets President of FICCI

German Ambassador to India, Dr Martin Ney, met Mr. Pankaj R. Patel, President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). The meeting took place at the Ambassador’s Residence on Friday, 17th February.

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An open book

Leipzig Book Prize announces shortlist

It is Germany's second most important literary accolade after the German Book Prize. The Leipzig Book Prize has nominated 15 titles - including a book of poetry in the fiction category.

A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg

G20 Foreign Ministers meet in Bonn

The G20 Foreign Ministers will convene for a meeting in Bonn organised by Germany’s G20 Presidency. The meeting will focus on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, crisis prevention and, peace policy, and cooperation with Africa.

Sigmar Gabriel

German Foreign Minister inducts new State Secretaries

German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, inducted the new State Secretaries, Rainer Sontowski and Walter Lindner, in a ceremony held in the 'Weltsaal' of the German Foreign Office.

German tourism is booming

Tourism in Germany: Seventh record year in a row

Tourism is booming in Germany. Overnight stays by foreigners rose to 80.8 million. The number of overnight stays in Germany was three percent higher in 2016 than the year before.

Berlinale: German Foreign Office promotes encounters through the cinema

Berlinale: German Foreign Office promotes encounters through cinema

By presenting more than 400 stories from across the globe, the Berlinale demonstrates how films can bring together people and cultures from around the world. The German Foreign Office funds specially selected projects at the Berlinale, which is the world’s largest film festival open to the public.

Frank Walter Steinmeier is the new president

German special assembly elects Frank-Walter Steinmeier as president

The former foreign minister has been chosen to become the 12th president of Germany. Steinmeier will take office on 18th March.

State Secretary Dr. Friedrich Kitschelt met Secretary Shaktikanta Das

India and Germany facing global challenges together

Dr. Friedrich Kitschelt, State Secretary of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, together with Ambassador Dr. Martin Ney met Mr. Shaktikanta Das, Secretary, Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, in New Delhi on 8th February.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

German Study & Research Expo India 2017

A number of German universities, research and funding institutions are visiting New Delhi (18-19 February) and Hyderabad (21-23 February) as part of the German Study & Research Expo India 2017. Germany has seen a record growth in the number of Indians studying and doing research in Germany. In the past five years, this number has more than doubled.

Exhibition "Erfinderland Deutschland" by Max Mueller Bhavan

"Erfinderland Deutschland" - How German Inventions Changed the World

Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi is showcasing an educational exhibition titled “Germany – Land of Inventors” from 30th January – 11th February. It focuses on world-changing German inventions across scientific disciplines.

Startup with German 2017

Startup with German and win a trip to Germany

Startup with German is a project by the Goethe Institute in collaboration with the German Embassy, InDaF, ZfA and DAAD. Students and teachers are invited to participate in the project and win an opportunity to attend a three weeks language course in Germany. For further details, please log on to:

66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017

66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017

The 66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017 has been announced for the categories piano, violin, oboe and guitar. Registration deadline is 31st March 2017.

66th ARD International Music Competition Munich 2017 [pdf, 301.91k]

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Current Vacancies

Apply for a job in German Embassy!

The German Embassy New Delhi calls for applications for the following vacancy. Application deadline is 24th February 2017.

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Dr. Martin Ney is Germany's Ambassador to India

German Ambassador to India Dr. Martin Ney

Since July 2015 Dr. Martin Ney has been Germany’s Ambassador to India.