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Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the death of Walter Scheel

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today (24 August) issued the following statement on the death of Walter Scheel: “I am saddened by the death of Walter Scheel. The staff of the Federal Foreig...

Lecture “Legal handling of property issues”

“Legal handling of property issues”

The German Embassy, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the Goethe-Institut Cyprus organised on Monday, 18th July a lecture on “Legal handling of property issues” The lecture was held by the German e...

Commemorative plaque marking the launch of Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941

Remembrance. Responsibility. The Future!

Article by Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the 75th anniversary of the launch of Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union

Global Media Forum 2016

Global Media Forum 2016

„Media. Freedom. Values.“ - Deutsche Welle's Global Media Forum will take place in Bonn on June 13-15, 2016. Find out more at

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”

On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) and is therefore be responsible for steering the Organization safely through the stormy tides of crises and challenges in 2016. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme to the 57 OSCE participating States in Vienna on 14 January 2016.

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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. 

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Aug 25, 2016 12:10 PM

Julian Weigl: 'Last year I played a bit too safe'

After a rapid rise in his first Bundesliga season, Julian Weigl is expected to deliver again in his second. DW spoke to the BVB star about that pressure and what he plans to change this time around.

Aug 25, 2016 12:09 PM

German business confidence battered

Confidence among German business leaders has slipped markedly, the latest monthly index of Germany's Ifo economic research institute has shown. Global uncertainties are finally taking their toll, experts say.

Aug 25, 2016 11:36 AM

Teacher in Germany convicted for disciplining students

The school year is off to a bad start for a music teacher in western Germany: he has been convicted of deprivation of personal liberty over controversial detention practices.

Aug 25, 2016 11:12 AM

Report: Berlin looks into pulling jets out of Turkey

Germany must find alternatives to the Incirlik Air Base and pull its soldiers and weapons from Turkey, German MP Rainer Arnold told Der Spiegel magazine. Ankara has been blocking official visits from Berlin to the base.

Aug 24, 2016 11:27 PM

Hopes of finding Nazi gold train dashed

Two explorers who used heavy equipment to dig at a site in southwestern Poland say they've not found any hidden train. Legend holds that a gold-laden train disappeared at the end of World War II.

Aug 24, 2016 10:54 PM

Champions League: Borussia Mönchengladbach stroll into group stage

Borussia Mönchengladbach have advanced to the group stage of the Champions League. The Bundesliga side overwhelmed Young Boys 6-1 in the second leg of their qualifying playoff.

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...


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.


European refugee crisis 2016

#RumoursAboutGermany Beware: Human traffickers are not reliable source of information about living conditions in Europe. They are criminals. Human traffickers deliberately spread rumours and false ...

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.

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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