1. Relicts of the German Wall Remains of the wall that had divided the two Germanys in the past
  2. Celebrating Doha Metro Project Milestone with German Drilling Technology
  3. Heldenplatz Hofburg Wien mit OSZE-Flaggen Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security"
Relicts of the German Wall

Remains of the wall that had divided the two Germanys in the past

Remains of the wall that had divided the two Germanys in the past

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"

Olympische Sommerspiele 2016 in Rio

Toni Martin chlinches Gold in the UCI Road World Championships in Doha

31-year-old Toni won his 4th Elite Men's time trial gold during the UCI Road World Championships held in Doha from 9th-16th October 2016.

Congratulations Toni! Well done!

Embassy visits Tariq bin Ziyad School

On Monday, 04.10.2016, an embassy cultural delegation headed by Ambassador Hans Udo Muzel, visited Tariq Bin Ziyad Independent Secondary School for Boys in Doha. The school is a part of the German international school initiative “Schools: Partner for the Future; known as PASCH”

The delegation was welcomed by Mr. Hamad Mohamed Al Mannai, school principal, student ambassadors from the German classes and the staff. Over 100 students of the school are attending German lessons.

The delegation attended a German class with the students and joined them while performing some language learning related activities. 

Ambassador Muzel was impressed by the enthusiasm and passion for learning the German language shown by the students, as well as by the quality of the interactive lesson offered to them.

Favorably impressed by the visit, Ambassador Muzel expressed his great appreciation for the efforts of the school in motivating students and encouraging them to learn German as a foreign language.

At the end of the visit, the ambassador encouraged the school and the students to maintain the great work and promised the embassy’s continued support for the future.

Message from Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs on the Day of German Unity on 3 October 2016

The fall of the Berlin Wall, the reunification of Germany and the overcoming of the division of Europe into East and West: without a doubt, these events marked a historic watershed whose impact stretched far beyond Germany’s borders.

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The European Day of Languages

▪Language learning   ▪Cultural diversity    ▪Knowledge exchange

In collaboration with the newly established European Union Cultural Cluster (EUNIC) in Qatar the German Embassy in Doha took part in the celebration of the Day of the European Languages at Institut français .

On the occasion of the day, two introductory classes in German language were offered. Additionally, visitors were able to enjoy some German traditional food specialties.  The event succeeded to highlight Europe's cultural diversity as well as to promote language learning.

The German Embassy extends warmest thanks to all respected guests who attended the event and have shown interest in learning the German language. 

We are looking forward to welcoming more guests in the next year!

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.

BRAZIL-RIO DE JANEIRO-UNITED BUDDY BEAR

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, ...

Trends and Perspectives

Migration, the digital revolution, the trend towards sharing rather than owning, and a new relaxed attitude to business: many factors are changing the way people live in Germany. In the “Trends and Perspectives” section of the latest edition of “DE Magazin Deutschland” and on deutschland.de, learn about how current trends are affecting society and life in Germany. You can also read a report about the rediscovery of the German forest, and gain some fascinating insights into the everyday work of deep-sea researcher Antje Boetius.

E-Paper

Topical dossier on “Trends and Perspectives”

deutschland.de

Current media library on deutschland.de

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

Address

Contact us

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

Smiling smartphone

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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