Press event and reception on the occasion of the OMO research campaign

German Research Aircraft in Cyprus

On July 21st 2015 the Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry in cooperation with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) started the unique research mission OMO from Paphos


Please note that the opening hours of the Consular Section of the Embassy have changed!

The opening hours from now are Monday - Thursday,


Fridays closed!


Information session for studying in Europe

The "Europe Direct Information Centre Nicosia" will organise a one-day information session for young people living in Cyprus who are considering studying in other European countries.     The German ...

German News Service -Discover Germany firsthand

Sep 3, 2015 11:07 AM

Eastern Germany catching up? Forget it!

Twenty-five years after German reunification, people in the former East are unlikely to catch up economically with their western counterparts, the Ifo think tank has predicted. Structural problems are to blame.

Sep 3, 2015 10:33 AM

Marco Reus out of Germany's qualifiers with toe injury

Once again Marco Reus has suffered an injury and has had to withdraw from the national team as a result. After missing the 2014 World Cup success, Reus has been extremely unfortunate with injuries ever since.

Sep 3, 2015 12:07 AM

German green lobby challenges throw-away coffee cups

Germans throw away 2.8 billion disposable cups each year, according to a lobby group. It's suggesting a 20-cent tax on throw-away coffee cups to encourage people to bring their own - but coffee vendors are outraged.

Sep 2, 2015 11:44 PM

Munich's refugee reception system back to 'normal operations'

The flow of refugees through Munich's main railway station has slowed down after the dramatic influx earlier in the week. But police and volunteers remain on hand should Budapest station be re-opened. Ben Knight reports.

Sep 2, 2015 7:43 PM

Former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt's clot operation 'successful'

Hamburg surgeons say former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt is recovering after an operation removing a blood clot from a leg vein. The 96-year-old chain smoker is expected to leave hospital in two or three days.

Sep 2, 2015 6:44 PM

Will IFA 2015 show TVs the door?

The IFA, the year's biggest consumer electronics show, is kicking off in Berlin. It comes as the industry - except for TV manufacturers - eagerly awaits the holiday shopping season.

Cyprus Trade Delegation visits Germany accompanied by the German Ambassador Nikolai von Schoepff

Cyprus Trade Delegation visits Germany

The president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), Mr Phidia Pilides and the president of the Chamber of Commerce of the Turkish-occupied North of Cyprus, Mr Fikri Toros, visited Germany fr...

Dr Gerhard Schick visits Finance Minister Georgiades

Visit of MP Dr Schick to Cyprus

Dr Gerhard Schick, member of the German Parliament (B‘90/Grüne) visited Cyprus from 4 – 6 June 2015. He had talks with the Finance Minister Georgiades, Central Bank governor Georghadji, DIKO presiden...

Global Media Forum 2015

Media and Foreign Policy in the Digital Age

New information and communication technologies have now entered the realm of foreign policy, and they have a direct impact on international relations in the 21st century. Join us in Bonn this summer t...

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Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.

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Visit of the German-Cypriot Parliamentary Group in Cyprus, March 9-12, 2015

Visit of the German-Cypriot Parliamentary Group

From 9-12 March 2015 a delegation of the German-Cypriot Parliamentary Group of the German Bundestag visited Cyprus. The delegation was headed by Dr. Dietmar Bartsch (The Left Party) and Mr. Heinz-Joac...

Signing the Future Worlds project agreement

Germany supports Future Worlds Center

On Friday, 27 February Ambassador Nikolai von Schoepff and Doctor Yiannis Laouris, Chair of the Board of Future Worlds (FWC), signed a project agreement for the duration of this year. The agreement bu...

Studierende mit Laptop

Working, training and studying in Germany

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 


Anti-Corruption Initiative

The Private Sector/Federal Administration Anti-Corruption Initiative has addressed the issue of accepting gifts, hospitality and other benefits. In business transactions between the public administration and the private sector, there is still too little awareness of the standards in this area. The following catalogue of frequently asked questions is intended to help recognize the boundaries of permissible behaviour with regard to gifts, hospitality and other benefits for federal administration employees. Contact person for the Anti-Corruption Initiative at the Embassy Nicosia is Mr Uwe Wixforth.

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The Ambassador

Ambassador Nikolai von Schoepff

Nikolai von Schoepff is the German Ambassador in Cyprus since October 2, 2014.

Scholarships in Germany

Scholarships in Germany

Are you considering studying in Germany, but don't know how to cover the costs? This month on Young Germany we have four articles detailing scholarships that can help your wallet support your studies.

Events in Cyprus

German News Service - Discover Germany firsthand

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The German News Service is a free news wire of the Deutsche Welle in cooperation with the German Press Agency (dpa) especially for media representatives as well as for everyone who is interested in Germany and wants to know more about German lifestyle, business and culture.

New regulations for the access to German universities as of 2018

Hörsaal Medizin Leipzig

The German Embassy in Nicosia is pleased to announce that the requirements for the access to higher education in Germany for candidates with secondary school certificates from the Republic of Cyprus w...

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

App Auswärtiges AMt

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Visa requirements


German language courses at the Goethe-Institut Cyprus


Telephone Book Germany

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