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International Parliamentary Scholarships (Ips

Would you like to work at the German Parliament?The German Bundestag invites you, in cooperation with the with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin to to apply for an International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) to spend five months in Berlin.


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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.

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

Jul 29, 2016 6:38 PM

Pope Francis visits Auschwitz death camp

The cynical message on Auschwitz's gate translates as 'work sets you free'

The pope has passed beneath the iron gate reading "Arbeit macht frei" at the former Nazi concentration camp. He is the third consecutive pope to visit the site where an estimated 1.1 million people were killed.

Jul 29, 2016 1:03 PM

Opinion: Schweinsteiger has picked the perfect time to retire from Germany

Despite his captain's injury issues, it's understandable that Germany coach Joachim Löw wasn't quite ready to let go of Bastian Schweinsteiger until after Euro 2016. DW's Stefan Bienkowski explains why the time's right.

Jul 28, 2016 1:03 PM

Germany's most visited landmarks

In Dresden, Potsdam, Heidelberg and other cities across Germany, certain buildings draw millions of tourists from both in and out the country. Here's a shortlist of some exceptional sights.

Jul 28, 2016 11:20 AM

German unemployment up slightly in July

German joblessness has risen marginally, but the unemployment rate remains at low levels not seen since the early 1990s. The domestic labor market continued to be in a robust state despite economic volatility elsewhere.

Jul 28, 2016 10:55 AM

Munich guard proud of 'good deed done in the name of all Afghans'

DW speaks with the security guard and Afghan refugee who protected 200 people while a shooter was at large in Munich. He spoke of the fear that propelled him in the moment and his desire to give back to his new country.

Jul 28, 2016 10:36 AM

Police raid Hildesheim mosque, arrest Ludwigsburg suspect

Overnight in the northern German city of Hildesheim, police raided a mosque and flats belonging to people close to it. To the south, investigators want to know where a 15-year-old procured multiple weapons.

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

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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.

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

Dame am Telefon