Buddy Bear

Call for proposals: a Buddy Bear for Cyprus!

The German Embassy and the Goethe-Institut call on visual artists from Cyprus to submit a proposal for the design of the Cyprus Buddy Bear by 4 March 2016. Eligible are all joint proposals by bi-communal artist teams with at least one artist from each side of the divide.


Fridays closed!


On Tuesday, 16 Feb 2016, applications for passports or visas can only be submitted during the hours 09:00-10:30 h.

German Flyer of the Education Fair

Education Fair 2016

This year's Education Fair takes place from February 19-21 on the Cyprus Fair Grounds in Nicosia.    You will get information on Studying in Germany at Stand 9 in Pavilion 6. The opening hours of t...

Facts about Germany

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” can be downloaded as an e-paper.

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Germany will assume the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in January 2016 for a one year term

The German Government’s motto for the year is “renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”. The Government will thus seek to strengthen OSCE instruments and institutions, promote dialogue among the participating States and thereby rebuild trust in Europe.
Further information is available on the following websites:

Supporting Syria London 2016

Support for Syria and its neighbours

In view of the still drastic humanitarian situation in and around Syria, the international Supporting Syria and the Region conference is being held in London on 4 February. Germany, Kuwait, Norway and...

Meeting of the Alumni of German Universities in Limassol

German Alumni meet in Limassol

One year after the first Alumni meeting the German Embassy invited the graduates of German universities living in Cyprus again to a get-together in Limassol on 4 December. Mr Peter Neven, counsellor ...

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International Winter School February 2016

Please find the latest renewable energy programmes of the German Academy in 2016. Application deadline for all courses: 10 November 2015!

German News Service -Discover Germany firsthand

Feb 8, 2016 12:32 PM

Allianz gets foot into US renewables market

Allianz has announced its first investment in the US renewables market. Europe's largest insurer is committing part of the tax equity for two wind farms developed by EDF in New Mexico in a bid to look beyond Europe.

Feb 8, 2016 11:52 AM

German labor agency: job market can cope with new arrivals

The director of Germany's Federal Emplyoment Agency has said the country's economy can currently accommodate 350,000 migrants per year. His comments come as the coalition wrangles over proposed changes to asylum law.

Feb 8, 2016 11:20 AM

10 films forbidden in East Germany

Fifty years ago, several films produced in East Germany were shelved by the country's authorities. Now digitally restored, the Berlinale will present a retrospective of these once forbidden movies.

Feb 8, 2016 10:45 AM

Bundesliga: Strategy works for Mainz

Mainz are on a roll this season under the guidance of Martin Schmidt following a 1-0 win at Hannover on Saturday. DW's Ross Dunbar praises the Carnival Club for being one of the league's model football clubs.

Feb 8, 2016 9:58 AM

Düsseldorf calls off Carnival parade over severe weather warning

The Düsseldorf Carnival Committee has canceled the city's parade because of the approaching low-pressure system Ruzica. With major carnival city Mainz also calling a rain check, the duties fall to Cologne's revelers.

Feb 8, 2016 8:04 AM

German, French central bank chiefs support joint eurozone finance ministry

The heads of the central banks in Germany and France have warned tighter financial cooperation between eurozone nations is required to save the European project. A joint finance ministry could be a blessing, they said.

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.

Refugee crisis - what German foreign policy is doing

Distributing aid to refugees in Erbil

Dealing with the worldwide refugee crisis is an international challenge. Combating the causes of flight and raising awareness in countries of origin ‑ these are the priorities of German foreign policy.

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.

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.  

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Events in Cyprus

German language courses at the Goethe-Institut Cyprus

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Telephone Book Germany

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