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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The German Embassy is selling two cars. The official viewing of the cars and collection of bids (in a closed envelope) is taking place on May 26th from 1pm-3pm.
Please study the following information on the extended opening hours at the visa section of the German Embassy Kampala carefully.
Extended opening hours
Two educational opportunities
The International Nuremberg Principles Academy offers research fellowships and the BMBF calls for application for the “Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development”.
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“Art is what pleases us without any further purpose” goes a famous if contentious definition of art. To please his guests without any further purpose was the reason for a Spring Dance Event which the German Ambassador, Dr. Peter Blomeyer, hosted at his residence on the evening of 19th May.
Deputy Head of Mission, Joachim Düster, was the guest of honour at the 3rd National Sports Development (NSO) Action Plan Workshop and officially handed over the certificates to the participants. The workshop was organized by the Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) supported by the Federal Foreign Office German Sport Co-operation Programme.
Uganda, the EU, Germany and France reinforce their partnership towards development of sustainable energy
Germany, France and the European Union signed a joined declaration with the Ugandan Government in order to strengthen the “Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)” Initiative. The signing of the declaration was preceded by intensive talks between the partners in Kampala. In the picture from left to right: Dr Friedrich Kitschelt (State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development), EU Commissioner Neven Mimica, Irene Nafuna Muloni (Minister for Energy and Minerals in Uganda) and François Delattre (Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the French Republic in the United Nations Security Council – UNSC). For more detailed information on the Joint Declaration, please download the Press Release of the Delegation of the European Union in Kampala:
Press Release on Joint Decleration [pdf, 101.49k]
Dr Livingstone Sewanyana has been awarded with the annual European Union Human Rights Defenders Award which is granted by the EU Member States, Norway and the EU Delegation in Uganda for outstanding achievements regarding the promotion and protection of human rights, democratic development and fundamental freedoms in accordance with the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights.
Announcement of the winner
Germany provided funds for most of the sports equipment of the 4th Primary Schools National Athletics Championship for almost 3000 students. It takes place in Lira from 28th April to 11th May 2015. Joachim Düster, Deputy Head of Mission, and Senior IAAF Development Adviser Günter Lange visited the event.
3000 young athlets gather in Lira
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On Thursday, 30th April 2015, an agreement was signed by Hon. Mariam Nalubega, MP, Chair of the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Media (UPFM), and Ambassador Dr Peter Blomeyer, acting on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany. The agreement provides for a grant of €76.400 (242m UGX) to UPFM.
Signing an agreement with UPFM
“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.
Geologists of Makere University at the Residence