1. Celebrating Doha Metro Project Milestone with German Drilling Technology
  2. Heldenplatz Hofburg Wien mit OSZE-Flaggen Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security"
  3. Doha Skyline - West Bay, Business District Doha Skyline

Celebrating Doha Metro Project Milestone with German Drilling Technology

German drilling technology contributed considerably to complete the 111 km tunneling works for Doha Metro Project three months ahead of schedule. Qatar Minister of Transport H.E. Jassim Al Sulaiti, Chairman and founder of HERRENKNECHT AG, Dr. Martin Herrenknecht and Ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel celebrating the achievement on the breakthrough site on 25 September 2016. Qatar Rail was officially recognized by the Guinness World Records for the largest number of tunnel boring machines operating simultaneously in a single project, all 21 TBMs were supplied by HERRENKNECHT AG, the world leader in tunneling systems.

Heldenplatz Hofburg Wien mit OSZE-Flaggen

Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security"

Doha Skyline - West Bay, Business District

Doha Skyline


The Embassy will be closed on Monday, 3 October 2016 for the Day of German Unity (National Day).

Your Embassy Team

Siemens Celebrates Delivery of 1.000th Gas Turbine to Qatar

On Sunday, 25 September 2016 Siemens - a leader in "German Turbine Technology" - celebrated the arrival of its 1.000th gas turbine produced at its Berlin factory. The turbine will be installed at the Umm Al Houl power plant and is the 5th of a total of 11 turbines, which will deliver one quarter of Qatar’s power generating capacity.


Mit den "Buddys" um die Welt!

Dies sind die Buddy Bären der Deutschen Botschaften und Konsulate im Ausland.

Germany's New Global Role - Berlin steps up

In a personalized article published in the July/August-issue 2016 of "Foreign Affairs"-magazine German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier analyzes why Germany has won influence in the globa policy.

Vertreter aus Politik, Wirtschaft und Zivilgesellschaft diskutieren über digitale und physische Vernetzung

Two-day OSCE Conference "Connectivity for Commerce and Investment"

Foreign Minister Steinmeier opened the two‑day OSCE conference Connectivity for Commerce and Investment at the Federal Foreign Office on Wednesday (18 May). The objective of the event was to explore opportunities for improved trade and investment opportunities in order to strengthen business relations in the OSCE area. The conference brought together representatives from the worlds of politics, business and civil society from different regions and economic systems in some 70 countries and was held as part of Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship....

German International School Doha introduces IB Programme

German International School Doha celebrates IB introduction

Recently the German International School Doha (DISD) marked the introduction of the German International Baccalaureate (IB).The event was attended by Ms Fawzia Al Khater, Director of the Education Institute at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, German Ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel and Swiss Ambassador Etienne Thévoz.

The introduction of the IB is a milestone in the young history of the school, which will enable students to study at German universities without having to go through further university entrance exams.

Markus Ederer, Staatssekretär f. Auswaertige Angelegenheiten/Deputy Foreign Minister

Deputy Foreign Minister visits Qatar

Markus Ederer, German Deputy Foreign Minister visited Qatar from 11-12 May 2016.

During his visit he held political talks with Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Mereikhi and other officials.

Europe Day 2016

Europe Day 2016

European Union member states’ Ambassadors in Doha at a meeting on worker welfare they organized with various stakeholders on the occasion of Europe Day, 9 May 2016.

Impressions of the ILA Berlin

ILA Berlin Air Show 2016

The aerospace industry will be descending on Berlin at the heart of Europe from 1 to 4 June 2016.

Students from Mainz University visit Doha

As part of their masters’ program 12 students and 2 accompanying professors from the University of Mainz (Applied Sciences) visited Doha from 7-12 March, 2016.

During their visit they held meetings with German companies Allianz, Deutsche Bahn, ECE City Center Doha, Fischerappelt, and Siemens as well as the German Industry and Commerce Office (AHK) and the German Embassy in Doha. In addition the group visited Dolphin Energy, Al Faisal Group, Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Ministry of Transport and Communications’ ICT department, where they held talks with members in charge of ‘digital society’.

At the conclusion of their visit Prof. Rathje quoted “our students had many opportunities to gather interesting information about economic, cultural and political aspects in Qatar, impressions one can only gather on site. We are therefore extremely thankful for the wide range of appointments we were able to keep during our stay in Doha and for the extraordinary hospitality we received from the Qatari counterparts.”

German Embassy receives CSR Leadership Award

The German embassy in Doha received the CSR Leadership award at the  “Qatar CSR Report 2015 – Leaders' Visions” ceremony. The prestigious award is devoted to private companies and NGOs for their leadership in the field of social responsibility in Qatar. The ceremony was held at Qatar University on March 2th 2016, in the presence of HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al-Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic committee, the CSR person of the Year 2015.

Ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel received the award from Dr. Hasan Al Derham, President of Qatar University.

An article in the CSR Report 2015 highlighted the Embassy’s contributions to the community over the past year.

Syrische Flüchtlinge

Information on subsequent immigration of family members to join beneficiaries of protection from Syria

Certain family members of recognised refugees and persons entitled to asylum may join them for family reunification purposes.

Procedure Information

Information for Syrian refugees from the German Federal Foreign Office

Facts about Germany

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Altstadt von Goslar

Quick facts about Germany

State System Democratic parliamentary federal democracy since 1949 Administration 16 federal states Capital City Berlin, about 3.4 million inhabitants National Flag Three horizontal stripes in black, ...

Global education partner

Education is considered the raw material of the 21st century. When it comes to this resource, Germany is a very rich country and sees itself as a pioneer of international knowledge networking. In “Global education partner”, the special feature in the latest issue of DE Magazin Deutschland and on the deutschland.de website, you can find out more about why Germany is an attractive destination for learners and teachers. And get to know people with educations and careers in which Germany has played an important role. Also in this issue: insights into the life and work of Reformer Martin Luther 500 years ago and a report on new spaces for art.

E-paper edition

Topical dossier on “Global education partner”


Media library on the deutschland.de website

Berchtesgaden mit Kehlsteinhaus, Salzbergwerk und Nationalpark

Germany – always worth a visit!

Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of www.germany.travel.

App Auswärtiges AMt

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Bunte PCs symbolisieren Vernetzung und Austausch

Latest News from Germany

Here you will find the latest news from Germany.

The Ambassador

Hans-Udo Muzel

Since September 2015 Hans-Udo Muzel is the new German Ambassador in Doha.

The embassy team - together with its German and Qatari partners – promotes the bilateral cooperation between the two countries in various sectors such as politics, economy, the media, culture and sports.

The civil society is an important partner, too. We invite you to be a part of it!

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Federal Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Location Map and how to Contact us


Contact us

www.doha.diplo.de goes mobile - German Embassy Doha’s website is now available for smartphone users

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The embassy’s website offers many informations and is usually a preferred hub for Germans, Qataris and other nationalities alike to get information on visa and consular affairs, bilateral relations be...

German News Service - Discover Germany firsthand

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The German News Service is a free news wire of the Deutsche Welle in cooperation with the German Press Agency (dpa) especially for media representatives as well as for everyone who is interested in Germany and wants to know more about German lifestyle, business and culture.

Deutschland Zentrum Kairo (GIC)

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