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?
Twenty-five years of German unity. 3 October 2015 is an occasion for us Germans to celebrate, but also to look back with gratitude.Back when the Helsinki Final Act was signed 40 years ago, we Germans and our neighbours were already witnessing the advent of a new era in European relations.
Together we hoped for stability and peace. The process of détente between East and West paved the way towards ending the Cold War.
This Consulate will remain closed on Thursday, 15 October 2015 (Islamic New Year). In case of emergency only (no visa enquiries) you can contact us on mobile n° 050 650 4134.
The German Consulate General in Dubai has implemented an electronic appointment management system. Appointments for passport applications, birth registrations and other registrar matters as well as attestations and notarizations (e.g. documents and signatures) can only be made through the following link:
On Saturday, 06 September 2015, the newly constructed school buildings of the German International School in Academic City opened its doors to an "informal open day" to whom the Principal of the school invited all the parents, students and staff members. The visitors had the opportunity to visit the school grounds (indoors and outdoors) and were impressed by the generosity of the buildings and class rooms.
The German International School in Sharjah celebrated the beginning of the new school term on Sunday, 30 August 2015. The Deputy Consul General of the German Consulate in Dubai, Mrs Heike Jope, was invited to address a few words to the students, staff members and invited guests. The new prinicpal, Mr. Marco Kunkel and the Head of the Board, Mr. Haisam Mansour also took the opportunity to address some welcome words to the audience.
On 6 May 2015, the United Arab Emirates and the member states of the Schengen zone signed the visa waiver agreement allowing UAE nationals to travel without a visa requirement to any member state of the Schengen zone for up to 90 uninterrupted days within a 180 day period.
Research in Germany
Ideas and the results of research are the basis of Germany's successful export trade. The foundation of this success is a broad-based research network of universities, research establishments and the world of commerce.
Research in Germany - Land of Ideas