Deutsche Botschaft Vorderansicht

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.

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Nuremberg Academy offers research fellowships

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy offers research fellowships in the context of its project “Exploring multiple dimensions of international criminal justice acceptability in the after-Nuremberg era.” The grants facilitate 3 to 18 months’ research in Germany. Eligible are researchers from (post-) conflict countries such as Uganda, holding a master’s degree in law or social sciences. They must have been working in their home country’s academic structures for at least three years. Applications (including application cover sheet, research proposal, letter of motivation, short CV, references, degree certificates, etc.) must be submitted by 15 June 2015.

Announcement of the “Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development” award offer

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) calls for application for the “Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development” by 2 June 2015. The award honours 25 young researchers from different countries and scientific disciplines for their outstanding achievements in making our societies and cities more sustainable. The award includes a financed two-week science forum with individual expert appointments as well as a fully-funded three month research stay in Germany.

The Mystery of the Rwenzori Mountains

Why are the Rwenzori Mountains where they are?

“When two tectonic plates move apart, you do not expect a mountain to rise,” Dr. Andreas Schumann introduced the audience to the mysteries the Rwenzori Mountains hold for scientists around the world. A team of geologists working at Makere University gave a lecture on the geologic evolution of the Rwenzori Mountains at the Residence of the German Ambassador on Tuesday evening.

Police training

BKA carries out police training course from 8 to 16 April 2015 in Kampala

Deputy Head of Mission Joachim Düster inaugurated a police training course together with senior Ugandan police officers at Police Headquarters in Kampala. The course is the latest in a series of training courses held in Uganda as part of the long-standing cooperation between Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) and the Ugandan law enforcement agencies. The current course started on 8 April and will last for 9 days. The fifteen Ugandan and five Ethiopian police officers taking part in the training course should serve as multipliers for the two National Police Agencies in the field of crime investigation. Through including participants from at least two countries in the region, Germany underlines the need to intensify regional police cooperation to successfully tackle crime in East Africa.

The new head of KAS

New head of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung takes over office

In March 2015, Mathias Kamp took over as head of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) country office in Uganda. Germany is one of the few countries worldwide that has state-funded political foundations which are close to the respective political parties in Germany. In addition to their work at home, they are actively involved in political education around the world. The two largest German political foundations, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), are operating in Uganda.

Addressing the visitors

Germany’s GoAhead! completes school building project in Mugoye

Local dignitaries and the Embassy’s Deputy Head of Mission, Mr Düster, attended the opening of a newly constructed primary school built by the German NGO “GoAhead!” and their local partner “AVEC International” in Mugoye, Wakiso District, on 27 March 2015.

Walking through the fields of Rawaburindi community

Project visit by Members of the German Embassy

Members of the German Embassy visited the project “Hope for Batwa Children” in the Rawaburindi community, close to Kisoro in the South West of Uganda. They got an amazing welcome by the Batwa community and gained insight to their daily life and struggle. The Batwa, commonly known as pygmies, are the most vulnerable, marginalised, voiceless and endangered ethnic group in Uganda.

More Embassy Events

The Ambassador

Dr. Peter Blomeyer

Dr. Peter Blomeyer

Opening hours and contact details

Opening Hours

Working Hours
Monday and Friday
08.00 a.m. - 02.00 p.m.
Tuesday to Thursday
08.00 a.m. - 05.00 p.m.

Visiting Hours Visa and Consular Section / Embassy
Monday to Friday
8:00 - 11:00am (upon prior appointment only)

In order to apply for a visa, notarial acts, birth registration, marriage certificates and/or applications for a passport you need to book an appointment through our online appointment system. We kindly ask you to carefully study the information regarding the procedures provided on our website.

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Please note that the Embassy remains closed on the following holidays:

Embassy Holidays

Contact Details

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

15, Philip Road, Kololo



Postal Address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

P.O. Box 7016




Kindly note that the German fax number is more reliable than the Ugandan fax number and should therefore be given preference.

Please use the contact form below if you would like to send an email to the Ambassador or one of the individual sections.

Contact Form

00256 (0) 414-50 11 11
0049 (0) 30 1817 67182 / 00256-(0) 414-50 11 15

Address and Location Map


15, Philip Road, Kololo
P.O. Box 7016

Location Map

Deutsche Organisationen in Uganda

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Ein Überblick über deutsche Organisationen in Uganda.

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Logo 25 years of German unity

The Two-Plus-Four Treaty - 25 Years On

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It's one of the most important treaties in German history: the Two-Plus-Four Treaty was the foundation for German reunifcation in 1990. It was negotiated by the allied powers - the USA, the USSR, France and the United Kingdom - and the two German states - East Germany and West Germany - following the fall of the Berlin wall.