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The Visa Application Desk at the British Compound in North Nikosia will be closed from 28.08. -  04.09.2017.

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Please note that the Consular Section of the Embassy has currently introduced an appointment system for all visa, passport and consular issues for all customers.

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Aug 18, 2017 2:47 PM

Erdogan tells German Turks not to vote for Angela Merkel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed Germany's three main political parties as "enemies of Turkey" ahead of parliamentary elections. The comments drew a swift rebuke from Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Aug 18, 2017 1:44 PM

La Liga, Bundesliga express solidarity with Barcelona victims

Spain's La Liga returns to action this weekend under the shadow of the terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils that left 14 dead and dozens injured. Many in the sporting world have expressed their condolences.

Aug 18, 2017 10:08 AM

Instability stands between Stuttgart and future success

A year after being relegated, the Swabians are back in Germany’s top flight. But the lack of long-term planning and stability could hinder their chances of progressing further. So how do Stuttgart’s prospects look?

Aug 18, 2017 10:03 AM

Opinion: When will the fans decide they've had enough?

Karl-Heinz Körbel waves to the Frankfurt crowd after his testimonial game against a team of Bayern Munich all-stars

Commerce, marketing, endless transfers and more kick off times than anyone can get their head around. The Bundesliga is in danger of losing its identity unless something changes, writes Tobias Oelmaier.

Aug 18, 2017 10:01 AM

Bundesliga Matchday 1: It's all about change at Schalke, again

Expectations are as high as ever in Gelsenkirchen. New Schalke coach Domenico Tedesco is unproven but highly rated and will be hoping to get off to a good start against last season's runners-up, RB Leipzig.

Aug 18, 2017 12:18 AM

Berlin crayfish panic as Tiergarten overrun with red crustaceans

A wildlife group has been receiving daily calls from people reporting marauding crustaceans in Berlin's Tiergarten. The invasive species are often seen scuttling outside the Spanish Embassy.

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.

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 met 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:

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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Global Media Forum 2017

Global Media Forum 2017

The Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum is the Place Made for Minds, where decision makers and influencers from all over the world come together. Join us at the Global Media Forum June 19 - 21, 2017 in Bonn, Germany, to shape the discussion about the impact of identity and diversity on politics, society and media.


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 ...

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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