Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier giving the opening speech

Ambassadors Conference 2014: Daring to shoulder greater responsibility internationally

The heads of Germany’s missions abroad meet once a year to discuss current foreign policy issues. The focus of this year’s Ambassadors Conference is “A Fresh Look at German Foreign Policy”.

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DAAD Young Ambassadors

Students connect@DAAD in New Delhi

At the recent ‘connect@DAAD’ event that took place in New Delhi on 23 August 2014, students aspiring for higher education in Germany got the unique opportunity to interact face to face with 21 DAAD Young Ambassadors.

Commemoration of World War I

Commemoration of World War I

2014 marks the completion of 100 years of the outbreak of World War I in 1914. On this occasion, the Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai and Alliance Française de Bombay in association with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Consulate General of France and Institut Français presented a series of programmes from August 18-25.

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Petermann fires U-20 women to World Cup title

Petermann fires U-20 women to World Cup title

Germany crowned a string of impressive performances in Canada on 25th August by defeating Nigeria 1-0 after extra-time in the final of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2014.

German film director Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders to be honored for life's work at Berlinale

German film director Wim Wenders will receive an honorary Golden Bear for his lifetime achievement at next year's Berlin Film Festival. Berlinale organizers called Wenders "one of cinema's great innovators".

Consul General Michael Siebert attends book launch of 'My Marathi'

Consulate General Michael Siebert attends book launch of 'My Marathi'

'My Marathi,' a book for non-marathi speakers, was released recently at a Mumbai university. It was launched by Aamir Khan, noted actor and Chief Guest at the function. Consulate General Michael Siebert was the Guest of Honour.

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Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen

Germany’s support for Iraq

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on Germany’s support for Iraq at a joint press conference on 20th August with Defence Minister von der Leyen.

Celebrating 150 years of the Geneva Conventions

Celebrating 150 years of the Geneva Conventions

The Geneva Conventions are sets of binding treaties aimed at protecting people during wars. The 150th anniversary of the first Geneva Convention is on 22 August 2014.

Gamers 'ready to play' at Gamescom

Gamers 'ready to play' at Gamescom

Gamescom is set to draw more than 300,000 enthusiastic gamers to Cologne. The convention is one of the world’s largest and will feature the latest game consoles and smartphone apps for users.

An estimated 100 million people speak German as a foreign language

Learning German, speaking German

Learning German is popular, and the German Language Diploma and other such certificates are much in demand. There are good reasons for this, for example, the economic power of Germany.

Delhi Metro station gets solar power plant

Delhi Metro station gets solar power plant

In a first of its kind initiative in the country, Union Minister of Urban Development, M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated a 500 kWp solar rooftop plant at the Dwarka Sec 21 Metro Station in Delhi. Union Minister of State for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal was also present at the event.

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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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.