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Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Reviving arms control in Europe

Article by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on (26.08.2016) European security, to the surprise of many, is under threat once again. So, once again, Europe’s security must top our political agenda.

Prof. Dr. Hrbek

Lecture “United in Diversity: Institutional Structure and Decision-making in Non-centralized States”

The German Embassy, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the Goethe-Institut Cyprus  organized on Wednesday , 07th September a lecture on “Institutional Structure and Decision-making in Non-centralized St...

Walter Scheel

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the death of Walter Scheel

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today (24 August) issued the following statement on the death of Walter Scheel: “I am saddened by the death of Walter Scheel. The staff of the Federal Foreig...

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...

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.

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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. 

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Sep 30, 2016 10:27 AM

Deutsche Bank shares recover on fine reduction report

Shares in Germany's biggest lender have risen rapidly on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange after plummeting to new lows earlier on. AFP reported the bank would have to pay less in fines over its sale of toxic mortgage bonds.

Sep 30, 2016 8:55 AM

Wittenberg is all about Luther

Celebrities will be gathering in Wittenberg this weekend to attend the reconsecration of the All Saints' Church. It is only one of many original locations related to Luther and the Reformation in Wittenberg.

Sep 30, 2016 12:54 AM

Pressure on Russia from US, Germany and Turkey over Syria assault

There has been increased diplomatic pressure on Russia to stop its airstrikes on Aleppo and allow humanitarian access. The US and Germany said Russia bears special responsibility for ending the fighting in Syria.

Sep 29, 2016 9:03 PM

Europa League: Schalke lift spirits with 3-1 victory over Salzburg

Schalke secured a morale-boosting 3-1 victory at home to Red Bull Salzburg in Group I. Markus Weinzierl’s side outclassed the Austrian champions to give themselves a lift before Sunday’s Bundesliga game against Gladbach.

Sep 29, 2016 8:20 PM

Tesla car crashes into tourist bus in Germany

A Tesla electric car, reportedly on autopilot, has crashed into a tourist bus on a highway in northern Germany, say police. It once again draws focus to the safety issues involved in self-driving vehicles.

Sep 29, 2016 8:11 PM

Babyn Yar: Germany remembers victims

President Joachim Gauck has visited Babyn Yar, a 1941 Nazi massacre site in Ukraine, saying generations later Germany will continue owning up to its past. More than 33,000 Jews were murdered in a ravine outside Kyiv.

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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