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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?

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.

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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 ...

Durchbruch bei EU-Haushalt 2011

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.

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.

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. 

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Video Archive

Einheits-Guide / Unity Guide Start

Einheits-Guide / Unity Guide

A date with Europe: Open Day 2017 in Foreign Office Start

A date with Europe: Open Day 2017 in Foreign Office

Germany: a nation of cyclists Start

Germany: a nation of cyclists

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

What we do: The German Sustainbale Development Strategy Start

What we do: The German Sustainbale Development Strategy

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.

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

Riad:
(24.10.2017)
34 °C

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
20:33:14 7 °C
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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

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. Frank Herzig

Tel:
+966-11-4821445/ 053 150 3402

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.