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In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and development. This makes Germany one of the most popular countries in which to study, as well as a site for state-of-the art research and patent development. With its high quality of life, good infrastructure and central location in Europe, Germany is one of the world's most attractive bases for business. Its beautiful urban and rural landscapes, combining age-old traditions and experimental modern culture, make a trip to Germany a unique experience.
Germany has something for everyone, so why not pay us a visit?

The German Embassy in Riyadh and the German Consulate General in Djidda will be closed on the following days:

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Sunday, 24 December, Monday, 25th, Tuesday, 26th December as well as Sunday, 31st December and Monday, 1st January 2018.
For urgent matters (no visa enquiries please !!!) you can contact mobile number +966 (0)50 5239 913.

We wish you and your family a peaceful and festive Season and a Happy New Year.

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Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2017

Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2017 In 1948, after the devastating Second World War, which brought painful divisions in Europe and occupation for many European countries, the international community committed to define, promote and protect human rights.

Interwiev with German Ambassador Dieter Haller and "The Diplomat"

Saudi ties make the Kingdom Germany's key partner in Region

German National Day Reception at the German Embassy on 18 October

On the occasion of the Day of German Unity, Ambassador Dieter W. Haller and his wife Nissrine Zarrab-Haller hosted a reception at their residence on 18 October 2017. The joyful and festive event, which was attended by HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz as a guest of honour, brought together more than 800 dignitaries, business people, academics, artists as well as members of the German community and the Saudi civil society to celebrate another year of vibrant Saudi-German relations.


Charité Medical Specialist Training Program 2018

In cooperation with the Ministry of Education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the Federal Ministry of Health, the Charité announces the fourth year of the Charité Medical Specialist Training ...

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. They address rumours that are widely circulated among migrants and potential refugees, for example, "Will I receive a welcome payment in Germany?" To this, a new website set up by the Federal Foreign Office to get correct information to migrants clearly answers "No".

Concert at the Goethe Institute

On 13 October the German Embassy and the Goethe Institute hosted a concert with traditional German folk music on the premises of the Goethe Institute in Umm al Hamam. More than 200 people from different walks of life enjoyed light-hearted tunes from Blaskapelle Eching, a brass band from the foothills of the Bavarian alps.

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Joint Declaration

Joint Declaration by the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the EU, and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, on the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, 10 October 2016 On the European and World Day against the Death Penalty, the Council of Europe and the European Union reaffirm their strong and unequivocal opposition to capital punishment in all circumstances and for all cases. The death penalty is incompatible with human dignity. It constitutes inhuman and degrading treatment, does not have any proven deterrent effect and allows judicial errors to become irreversible and fatal.


Frequently Asked Questions on Visa

Due to several media reports on Schengen regulations, we have updated our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)!



Germany’s most prominent Web address sees itself as the central platform for a modern image of Germany. deutschland.de aims to speak to an international group of users. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, the DE-Blog and other social media channels open up deutschland.de for participation and interaction.

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Time and weather in Germany

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The Ambassador

Ambassador Dieter Walter Haller took up his appointment as Germany’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in July 2016.

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Visa Requirements for Short Term (Schengen) and Long Term (National) Visa

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Find all relevant information on visa for short and long term visits to Germany. Short term visa applications are to be submitted at our Joint Application Center in Riyadh, Jeddah or Al Khobar for your convenience and to assure that all relevant documents are included in your file.

Goethe Institut Language courses and exams

The Goethe Institut Language courses and exams offers German language classes in Riyadh in its own villa at Umm Al Hamam district

For registration or any questions please contact

Mr. Frank Herzig

+966-11-4821445/ 053 150 3402

Mobile:  +966-53-150-3402

Email: Riad%27%goethe%27%org,info