A cappella concert with Vocaldente

A cappella concert with VocaldenteVocaldente – probably “Germany’s most successful a cappella export“ – will be performing on 15.12.2016 in the Goethe-Institut Cyprus – a concert you should not miss! ...

A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg

Germany’s G20 presidency

Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers will meet in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.

Further information is available on the following webpages:

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

Dec 8, 2016 12:15 PM

EU launches legal case against Germany, six other countries over VW scandal

The European Union suspects seven EU members of having failed to crack down on emissions cheating by the German carmaker. Germany claims that current EU law in the area is unclear.

Dec 8, 2016 12:08 PM

How a dictionary aims to expand standardized variants of German

An archive photo of German-speaking Mennonites living near the Mexican city of Cuauhtemoc

Germans may not believe that the versions of their language spoken in Namibia, Mexico and Romania are standards. The creator of an expanded German dictionary says they are - and he explains why.

Dec 8, 2016 6:58 AM

#DailyDrone: Hämelschenburg Castle

A trip back to the renaissance with the #DailyDrone: the feudal estate Hämelschenburg Castle seen from above.

Dec 8, 2016 5:26 AM

Syria, Ukraine to dominate OSCE agenda in Hamburg

More than 10,000 police officers have been deployed for the OSCE meeting in Hamburg

As Germany ends its year-long presidency of the OSCE, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called for Russia to cooperate. He has warned that the "question of war and peace" has returned to Europe.

Dec 7, 2016 11:45 PM

German companies pull ads from Breitbart

Telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom and several other German firms have stopped advertising on the US media outlet Breitbart. A similar snub by Kellogg's had sparked a furious response from the right-wing site.

Dec 7, 2016 10:52 PM

Champions League: Dortmund draw in Madrid, unbeaten Leverkusen progress

Marco Reus marked his Dortmund return with a late equalizer against Real Madrid, also scoring the club's 21st goal of the group stage - a new Champions League record. Leverkusen cruised to a 3-0 win against Monaco.

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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Telephone Book Germany

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