Welcome to the German Embassy Kampala
"Herzlich Willkommen" to the German Embassy! In Uganda you would probably say "Tukusanyukidde", "Apwoyo bino" or "Karibu".
On our Website, we want to provide you with information on Germany, German - Ugandan relations, the activities of German Institutions in Uganda as well as the services of the Embassy for Ugandan and German citizens.
Enjoy our website.
To promote the German language in Ugandan schools, Mr. Joachim Düster, Chargé d’Affaires at the German Embassy, officially launched the ‘Rolling Library Project’ at the premises of the Goethe-Zentrum Kampala (GZK)/Ugandan German Cultural Society (UGCS) on 3rd of April. Under the Rolling Library Project initiated by the German Embassy together with the GZK/UGCS, Ugandan schools offering German as a subject are provided with a rotating library of German books to encourage their students to practice their reading skills in the German language.
Launch of the ‘Rolling Library’ to promote the German language in Ugandan schools
With funding from the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the German Red Cross and the Deutsche Welthungerhilfe are providing humanitarian aid to South Sudanese refugees in Adjumani/Uganda since February 2014. Both aid agencies aim at increasing the supply of drinking water in the refugee settlements of Nyumanzi, Baratuku and Ayilo. Additional measures focus on the improvement of the inadequate hygiene and sanitary conditions as well the construction and upgrading of shelter for both, the refugee and affected host communities.
Deutsche Welthungerhilfe and German Red Cross provide humanitarian aid to South Sudanese refugees
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On 17th of March 2014, the German Ambassador, HE Klaus Dieter Düxmann, who is the patron of the Association of Ugandan-German Alumni (AUGA), welcomed the Ugandan- German alumni to this year’s Alumni General Meeting (AGM) at Kampala’s Grand Imperial Hotel. The evening saw a new board elected with the presidency being handed over to Mr. Gerald Ahabwe by Prof. Kabasa. The gathering also marked the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the DAAD Regional Office for Africa here in Uganda.
Association of Ugandan-German Alumni (AUGA) celebrates 40th anniversary of DAAD’s existence in East Africa
First Euro-Africa Kampala Film festival launched
On February 19th, the first Euro-African Kampala Film Festival was officially launched by the Head of the European Union Delegation in Uganda, Ambassador Kristian Schmidt, and the Head of Missions from the European's Member States present in Uganda.
The festival that featured films from Europe and Africa took place at Theatre LaBonita from 19th-26th February 2014 and was organized by the European Union's Member States, the Delegation of the European Union and the respective Cultural Institutes in partnership with Maisha Film Lab, Film Garage Studios and the Norwegian Embassy.