1. German Foreign Minister Steinmeier talks to President Anastasiades Steinmeier commends progress in the reconciliation process in Cyprus
  2. The Month of the German Language was opened with a Street Festival at Faneromeni Square Month of the German Language
German Foreign Minister Steinmeier talks to President Anastasiades

Steinmeier commends progress in the reconciliation process in Cyprus

On Tuesday (17 November) Federal Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier urged the Cypriot parties to the conflict to maintain the “positive momentum” of the negotiations and not to squander the “historic chance” of reunification for the divided island.

The Month of the German Language was opened with a Street Festival at Faneromeni Square

Month of the German Language

Throughout the month of November we will present a whole series of activities related to the German language including theatre, cinema, musical events, lectures and lots of information on the three German speaking countries Austria, Switzerland and Germany.


Fridays closed!

Helmut Schmidt / official portrait 1985

Statement by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of Helmut Schmidt

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement in Berlin on the 10th of November on the death of former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt: “Germany has paused for reflection. The death of Helmut Schmidt fills me with great sorrow. We Germans have lost a father figure. Helmut Schmidt had a profound impact on us and our country. [...]"

The European and the German flag

25 years of German unity

Germany is celebrating its National Day on October 3rd. On this day German citizens all over the world commemorate the reunification of our country 25 years ago. It is an occasion to celebrate but als...

MP Brinkhaus, Mrs Vogt and Averof Neophytou

MP Brinkhaus visits Cyprus

The Deputy Head of the CDU/CSU parliamentary party, MP Ralph Brinkhaus, visited Cyprus on 17 and 18 September 2015. Mr Brinkhaus had talks concerning the current state of the reform process in Cyprus...

Solar World Freiberg © picture-alliance/dpa

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

Nov 25, 2015 1:07 PM

Back to the source: Food foraging in Berlin

Beyond the herb garden on the balcony, some Berliners have taken the next logical step and started foraging for food. And, as it turns out, there's much more to it than killer mushrooms and chestnut fever.

Nov 25, 2015 12:45 PM

High security and emotion at Scorpions concert in Paris

The terrorist attacks in Paris changed the meaning of going to a concert. But despite the tragedy, nearly 20,000 fans overcame fears and decided to celebrate with Scorpions. A DW film premiere on the band was cancelled.

Nov 25, 2015 12:23 PM

Police in Germany arm themselves against terror threat

Thus far, the German government has refrained from quickly passing any laws in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris. Instead, they are banking on increased police presence and improved communication among authorities.

Nov 25, 2015 11:29 AM

Merkel stays the course in German refugee debate

German Chancellor Merkel has called for indirect efforts to stem the flow of migrants to Germany. Calls from within her own ranks to set an upper limit on asylum seekers are still not part of her plan.

Nov 25, 2015 10:59 AM

Merkel polarizes fangirls and feminists

Celebrity in a pantsuit: Germany's Chancellor Merkel is considered the world’s most powerful female leader. However, women's rights were never at the heart of her agenda. Can she serve as a role model for young women?

Nov 25, 2015 10:20 AM

Report: Violence and corruption plague Afghanistan

A confidential report by the German Foreign Ministry paints a grim picture of Afghanistan, a German public broadcaster says. Recently, German officials called for more Afghan refugees to be returned to their country.

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...

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.

Time and weather in Germany

Deutscher Wetterdienst


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Christmas Fayre

Christmas Fayre

Goethe Institut Nicosia, 29 November 2015, 16:00-20:00 hrs

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.

German News Service - Discover Germany firsthand

Logo of the German News Service

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

Dame am Telefon