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Schloss Rheinsberg

Welcome to Germany!

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?

Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Saudi Arabia

Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Saudi Arabia

On 30 April 2017, Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Saudi Arabia to hold talks with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman.

Please Note!

The German Embassy is closed on Sunday, 25 June and Monday, 26 June, in observance of Eid Al Fitr. Eid Mubarak to everyone!

Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Saudi Arabia

Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Saudi Arabia

The Chancellor held talks with His Majesty the King, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in which she welcomed Saudi efforts to reform and re-invent their economic and societal model in the framework of Vision 2030.

May 2017 - Europe Month in Saudi Arabia

May 2017 is Europe Month in Saudi Arabia. The EU Embassies and the EU Delegation in Riyadh present a broad cultural programme with exhibitions, concerts and a film festival. Please download the programme for more information.

Ambassador Haller: There is so many creative and smart people living in Saudi Arabia that I am sure this country will succeed on this path

German Ambassador Dieter W.Haller stated in an Interview with German Saudi Business Magazine that Saudi Arabia is a country which undergoes an unprecedented transformation. The vision 2030 and the National Transformation Plan do put a strong focus on industrial diversification and efficient facilities. He underlined that Germany and German companies stand ready to support Saudi Arabia with their Expertise in a long term partnership.

Get your medical specialization at the Charité university hospital in Berlin

The Charité Berlin offers a fully integrated training program for doctors from Saudi Arabia, in cooperation with the Saudi Ministry of Education and the German Federal Ministry of Health. Find out more about this unique program and its benefits.

Visa

Frequently Asked Questions on Visa

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

Humboldt Universität

Studying in Germany

Have you ever thought about studying in Germany? Great idea! Germany has much to offer as a place to study. And you don’t necessarily have to speak German in order to study there. Or, better yet, you could also learn it while you’re pursuing your other studies there. Here you can read more about studying in Germany.

Training - Made in Germany

iMOVE: Training - Made in Germany

iMOVE is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research to promote and facilitate global business and co-operation between German training providers and international public and private organisations. iMOVE is a section of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, providing collaboration opportunities and helping to establish contacts with high-ranking officials and individuals from the education sector. 

UNESCO-world heritage in Germany

UNESCO-world heritage in Germany

Buchenwald Jasmund

Buchenwald Jasmund

Buchenwald Jasmund

Buchenwald Jasmund

Aachen Cathedral - UNESCO world heritage site since 1978

Aachen Cathedral - UNESCO world heritage site since 1978

The interior of the Aachen Cathedral

The interior of the Aachen Cathedral

Speyer Cathedral

Speyer Cathedral

Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square

Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square

Die Wieskirche

Die Wieskirche

Das Schloß Augustusburg in Brühl

Das Schloß Augustusburg in Brühl

Mariendom in Hildesheim

Mariendom in Hildesheim

Sankt Michaeliskirche in Hildesheim

Sankt Michaeliskirche in Hildesheim

Trier - Porta Nigra

Trier - Porta Nigra

Die Altstadt in Lübeck

Die Altstadt in Lübeck

Student vor WWW auf einer Tafel

Video Archive

The art world is focused on Germany – it’s Documenta14 in Kassel Start

The art world is focused on Germany – it’s Documenta14 in Kassel

Lange_Nacht_der_Ideen_2017_4MB_en Start

Lange_Nacht_der_Ideen_2017_4MB_en

The Berlinale Africa Hub   Start

The Berlinale Africa Hub

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany Start

A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof Start

More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry Start

Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office Start

New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office

The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016 Start

The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016

Moving people – and opening up society Start

Moving people – and opening up society

Moving people – with games Start

Moving people – with games

Moving people – with street football Start

Moving people – with street football

Menschen bewegen – on stilts Start

Menschen bewegen – on stilts

Moving People – with Medical Technology Start

Moving People – with Medical Technology

Menschen bewegen 2016 Start

Menschen bewegen 2016

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig Start

Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene Start

Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ Start

My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi Start

My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues Start

The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua Start

My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin Start

The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary Start

German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary Start

2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling Start

My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling

Happy Birthday! Erasmus Turns 30 Start

Happy Birthday! Erasmus Turns 30

Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start Start

Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start

Dual Training in Germany Start

Dual Training in Germany

Studying as a foreign student in Germany Start

Studying as a foreign student in Germany

The Treaty of Rome – 60 years on – why is it cause to celebrate? Start

The Treaty of Rome – 60 years on – why is it cause to celebrate?

Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue Start

Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue

The New German President Start

The New German President

German-French Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law Start

German-French Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law

deutschland.de

deutschland.de

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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Latest News from Germany

Here you will find the latest news from Germany.

Weather forecast - midday, local time (all data without guarantee)

Riad:
(24.06.2017)
39 °C

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
10:22:25 7 °C
Deutscher Wetterdienst

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

Antragsformular Schengenvisum

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. Joachim Schirmer

Tel:
+966-11-4821445

Mobile:  +966-53-150-3402

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

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German Information Centres worldwide - Find information about Germany online!

German Information Centres (GIC) were designed to promote a modern image of Germany.  They provide up-to-date information about Germany.

Three regional centres focus on Africa  - Paris, Pretoria and Brasilia – in the main languages of the continent, French, English and Portuguese. Links to all of the GIC worldwide are listed below.