Roman Herzog

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the death of Roman Herzog


Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the terrible events in Berlin

Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier said this evening (19 December) before flying back to Berlin from Paderborn:  "I am deeply shocked by the terrible news of what happened at Berlin’s Kaiser W...

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Jan 20, 2017 1:53 PM

What now Mr. President? Berlin US expats on Trump

We talk to US expats in Berlin about their current feelings about their homeland and their views on the upcoming Trump presidency.

Jan 20, 2017 1:50 PM

Potsdam's new museum

After being rebuilt, the Palazzo Barberini now houses the prestigious Plattner collection and will be presenting temporary shows too. The exhibitions are "Impressionism: The Art of Landscape" and "Modern Art Classics".

Jan 20, 2017 1:50 PM

German defense minister urges swift passing of Mali mandate

Germany's defense minister has called on the Bundestag to approve an increased military deployment to Mali. She warned, however, that it would be the most dangerous international mission for German troops.

Jan 20, 2017 1:25 PM

10 reasons to visit Germany's Allgäu region

The Allgäu is one of the most popular holiday regions in Germany. It stretches from the Danube to the Alps and its attractions include Neuschwanstein Castle and spectacular untouched landscapes.

Jan 20, 2017 1:17 PM

Germany to apply to host Euro 2024

Germany's football association has announced that it intends to apply to host the 2024 European football championship. It has said that it will choose 10 potential host stadiums in a transparent process.

Jan 20, 2017 9:48 AM

Winter sports in the Allgäu

A refresher ski lesson, a meal in the new summit restaurant, and a ride on a snowbike. Lukas Stege explores the Nebelhorn skiing area.

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German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018

On 1 January 2017, Germany and Morocco will take over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin. For more information please visit

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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.

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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:

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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. 

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 Benedikt Zanker.

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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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