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Human rights

Human rights – a cornerstone of German foreign policy

Some things are non-negotiable: Germany continues to campaign assiduously for human rights around the world. Indeed, working for human rights is not   It was a vision of a better world that brought ...

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Jan 15, 2018 6:45 PM

Germany expands anti-terror squad GSG 9

The German federal police are expanding their anti-terrorism unit GSG 9 and installing a special squad in Berlin. The move is a reaction to ongoing terrorist threats in the capital.

Jan 15, 2018 2:11 PM

'Alternative facts' wins 2017 German 'non-word of the year'

The term, first used by US President Donald Trump's White House team, beat out other offensive terms like "babycaust." The "non-word of the year" aims to raise critical awareness and combat abuse of human dignity.

Jan 15, 2018 10:58 AM

Transfer news: Juventus target Emre Can could stay at Liverpool

The transfer window is well underway and Bundesliga clubs aren't wasting any time, with Borussia Dortmund having secured a defensive target early. Elsewhere, Emre Can's Liverpool future is still up in the air.

Jan 15, 2018 2:12 AM

VW reports record sales in 2017, boosted by China

German carmaker Volkswagen has reported record global sales in 2017 after being dogged by the costly emissions cheating scandal. VW made the announcement as it unveiled an updated Jetta model at the Detroit Auto Show.

Jan 14, 2018 10:50 PM

Is Germany's political left coming apart at the seams?

The Social Democrats are fighting about their future, while others want a new party to unite the left. The disunity has been long in the making and uncomfortably recalls Germany's past, says DW's Jefferson Chase.

Jan 14, 2018 9:46 PM

Best of Bundesliga: Aubameyang suspended, Cologne on a roll, James steps up

The Bundesliga returned in a haze of transfer rumor, with the two main protagonists, Naby Keita and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, offering a stark contrast. A debutant shone for Cologne and James Rodriguez caught the eye.

Vocational Education

Strengthening VET, creating perspectives

Many countries are interested in the German Vocational Education and Training (VET) system. The film presents the diverse range of VET cooperation activities of the German Federal Government. It expla...

Rumors about Germany

Facts, not false promises

#rumoursaboutgermany – a new Federal Foreign Office website aims to get the facts out to migrants, making them less susceptible to misinformation spread by human traffickers. The questions are simple...

So tickt Deutschland

How Germany ticks

Experience Germany Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – has a new face to it Discover topics, find information, view videos, take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, ...

Ortenburg Bible, German Historical Museum

500th anniversary of the Reformation

Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation. The far reaching theological, cultural and political consequences of the Reformation make its anniversary in 2017 not only a church affair, but a central global event in cultural history.


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 Benedikt Zanker.

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Ambassador Franz Josef Kremp

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Curriculum Vitae

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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