Bridge in Vang Vieng Province

Sabaidee and welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Vientiane

Lao-German Intergovernmental Consultations on Development Cooperation

On 31 October 2017 the Governments of Germany and Laos held consultation talks on the bilateral development cooperation portfolio in Vientiane. Read more ...

EU Ambassadors meet Minister of Foreign Affairs Saleumxai Kommasith

Courtesy call of EU Ambassadors at H.E. Mr Saleumxay Kommasith's office

On November 8th, 2017, Ambassador Lütkenherm and his EU Ambassador colleagues met H.E. Mr Saleumsay Kommasith for a courtesy call in the framework of the European Days in Laos.

Baci- Zeremonie

Lao-German Friendship Association welcomes new German Ambassador with a Baci ceremony

On Friday, September 8th, 2017, the Lao-German Friendship Association welcomed the new German Ambassador Jens Lütkenherm and his spouse, Mrs Regine Wehrle, with a reception and a baci ceremony. The ev...

Akkreditierung Botschafter, Lütkenherm

Accreditation of the new Ambassador Jens Lütkenherm

On 5 September 2017 Ambassador Jens Lütkenherm handed over his credentials to the President of the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Inklusion braucht Aktion

Sven Marx – With bicycle and torch around the world

On September 19 Sven Marx visited the German embassy in Vientiane. He is touring around the world disseminating the motto “Inclusion needs Action”.

Global Media Forum 2017

Global Media Forum 2017

The Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum is the Place Made for Minds, where decision makers and influencers from all over the world come together. Join us at the Global Media Forum June 19 - 21, 2017 in Bonn, Germany, to shape the discussion about the impact of identity and diversity on politics, society and media.

Logo of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD)

German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018

On 1 January 2017, Germany and Moroccot took over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin. For more information please visit

Vier Freunde auf einer Bank

Keep in touch with alumni from Germany!

Are you a foreign scholar who has studied, taught or done research in Germany? If so, you are part of an extensive international network that you could use to keep in touch with friends and colleagues and to hone your professional skills.


To help you make the most of this network, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Germany's largest organization for the promotion of academic exchange, has set up a website to help you make and maintain contacts with other "Germany alumni".

Preventing corruption

The Directive Concerning the Prevention of Corruption in the Federal Administration of 30 July 2004 lays down the legal framework for the anti-corruption tasks at the Federal Foreign Office headquarters and at German missions abroad. The Directive is intended to offer clear and concise guidelines on honest, fair and transparent actions by the federal administration.

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Time and weather in Germany

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News from Germany

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

Contact person for prevention of corruption:

Mr. Michael Heller, Deputy Head of Misson

Contact person for data protection

“Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“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.