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Foreign Office of Germany funds regional workshop on water diplomacy in the Mekong River basin (Vientiane, 29-30 November 2016)

On November 29th, 2016, Ambassador Michael Grau addressed participants of the “First Regional Workshop on Water Diplomacy in the Mekong River Basin” at the premises of the Mekong River Commission (MRC...


Improving living conditions by providing clean water

On November 18th 2016 ambassador Michael Grau signed an agreement with the association “Die Bambusschule e.V.“ on a water filter project in Khon Kuen, Luang Prabang province. The main goal of this ass...

Cultural night at the Embassy of Germany

Cultural night at the Embassy of Germany in Vientiane (November 15th, 2016)

This year’s cultural activities of the Embassy of Germany in Vientiane had another highlight yesterday with a cultural night open to everybody with the participation of the Vientianale Film Festival, ...

EU Education Roadshow

Ambassador addresses Lao students at EU Education Roadshow ( Vientiane, November 15th , 2016)

At this year’s EU-organized Education Roadshow, Ambassador Michael Grau addressed, under the Co-Chairmanship of the Minister of Education, Mrs Sengdeuane Lachanthaboun , and EU-Ambassador to Laos, Mr ...

The Buddy Bear Project

The crest of Berlin, the capital of Germany, features a bear. Inspired this fact is the Buddy Bear project where sculptures of a bear are painted by artists from all over the world. This idea is based...

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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Contact person for prevention of corruption:

Mr. Michael Heller, Deputy Head of Misson

Message from Federal President Joachim Gauck to Germans living abroad for the 2016 Day of German Unity

Federal President Joachim Gauck

On the Day of German Unity we remember all that we have achieved in the last few years of our history. We celebrate the desire for freedom voiced by the people in Leipzig, Plauen, Berlin and many other towns and cities in the GDR.

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Federal Foreign Minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier

New version of “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.