Month of the German Language 2016

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.

Enjoy the programme!


Fridays closed! 

Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Reviving arms control in Europe

Article by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on project-syndicate.org (26.08.2016) European security, to the surprise of many, is under threat once again. So, once again, Europe’s security must top our political agenda.

Prof. Dr. Hrbek

Lecture “United in Diversity: Institutional Structure and Decision-making in Non-centralized States”

The German Embassy, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the Goethe-Institut Cyprus  organized on Wednesday , 07th September a lecture on “Institutional Structure and Decision-making in Non-centralized St...

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...

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.

Further information is available on the following websites:

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. 

German News Service -Discover Germany firsthand

Oct 28, 2016 2:56 PM

German midwife jailed for attempting to kill pregnant women

A midwife has been jailed after being found guilty of seven counts of attempting to murder women who were due to deliver their babies by cesarean section. Regina K. administered blood thinners before surgery.

Oct 28, 2016 1:44 PM

Why Martin Luther was an unsuspecting revolutionary

Martin Luther pinned his famous 95 theses to a Wittenberg church on October 31, 1517. In a world where people paid for forgiveness of sin, his ideas were radical. Here's why he never expected to become a revolutionary.

Oct 28, 2016 1:08 PM

Rosberg simply out to 'try and win' Mexico Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg goes into the Mexican Grand Prix with the chance to clinch the F1 drivers' title with two races to spare. To do so, however, he will need a rare poor performance from teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Oct 28, 2016 12:42 PM

Soup and jack-o'-lanterns: Germany's fall pumpkin obsession

Halloween has caught on in Germany, but pumpkins are still more common on the dinner table than in front of people's houses. Here's a look at pumpkins in Germany.

Oct 28, 2016 12:29 PM

Wartburg Castle - the most visited Reformation site

Wartburg Castle watches quietly over the town of Eisenach in Thuringia

One thousand years old and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Wartburg Castle in Thuringia is associated with many historical events. The most famous of these deals with an infamous ink stain - and Martin Luther.

Oct 28, 2016 10:45 AM

Fairphone creator: Success is a signal to industry

The Dutch entrepreneur who created the Fairphone is now among three winners of the prestigious German Environmental Prize. Bas van Abel explains the concept behind the phone, and what makes it environmentally friendly.

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.

Time and weather in Germany

Deutscher Wetterdienst


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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.  

Visa Application


Events in Cyprus

German language courses at the Goethe-Institut Cyprus

Grünes Logo des Goethe-Instituts

Telephone Book Germany

Dame am Telefon