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?
The Consulate General will be closed on Wednesday, 6th July and Thursday, 7th July 2016 (Eid-Al-Fitr). In case of emergency only (no visa enquiries) you can contact us on mobile n° 050 650 4134.
Energy Efficiency Award 2016: Competition for energy-efficient companies launched
For the tenth time, the German Energy Agency (dena) seeks outstanding energy efficiency projects for the Energy Efficiency Award. Companies from industry, trade and commerce from all over the world can apply for this international award until 30 June 2016. You can find all the information you need to enter for free at
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Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”
On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) and is therefore be responsible for steering the Organization safely through the stormy tides of crises and challenges in 2016. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme to the 57 OSCE participating States in Vienna on 14 January 2016.
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The DW editorial traineeship is paid, with a gross starting salary of approx. 1,600 Euros per month. As full-time employees, DW trainees are automatically eligible for German public health insurance. As our trainees move to Germany from abroad, we assist them at every step of the visa process.
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.
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: