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.

Important

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...

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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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 12, 2016 2:24 PM

Hoffenheim unveil Julian Nagelsmann, youngest coach in Bundesliga history

The 28-year-old was the club's former U19 coach and will take charge ahead of schedule following Huub Stevens' unexpected resignation. Nagelsmann made a good first impression and believes his side can avoid the drop.


Feb 12, 2016 1:04 PM

Angela Merkel hosts George and Amal Clooney in Berlin

Germany's leader has held talks with film star George Clooney in light of the actor's interest in helping refugees. The actor was in town for the Berlin Film Festival, which was also highlighting the plight of migrants.


Feb 12, 2016 12:58 PM

'Goodbye' to comet lander Philae, says space agency

Scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with the space probe, after its solar batteries were shaded from the sun. The comet landing, in November 2014, was hailed as a remarkable feat of precision space travel.


Feb 12, 2016 12:08 PM

Pair film kangaroo on the hop in rural Germany

"Skippy," who hit the headlines after several sightings last year, eventually found a home and settled down

Germany's Sauerland region is building something of a reputation as a home-from-home for rogue marsupials. "Skippy Two," filmed by a passing father and son, is the second kangaroo spotted in the area in the past year.


Feb 12, 2016 11:56 AM

German housing minister asks for 1.3 billion for refugees

Barbara Hendricks has petitioned the government for a new budget to help integration and house migrants. As a new report painted a bleak picture for Germany's economic future, her success remained uncertain.


Feb 12, 2016 10:55 AM

Bundesliga clubs plan reforms amid concerns of Premier League dominance

According to German newspaper 'Bild,' there will be huge changes to the German Cup, the German FA and the distribution of TV money. Amateur clubs will struggle to face Bayern or Dortmund.


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 ...

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...

corruption

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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