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.
Notification: TGCL Scholarship for EAU Candidates
The Tanzanian-German Centre for East African Legal Studies (TGCL) offers scholarships for their postgraduate study programme in law (LLM or PhD), starting on 1 August 2015. They work in cooperation with the universities of Dar Es Salaam and Bayreuth and are supported by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Applications are invited, especially from candidates in the East African Community Partner States. The deadline for applications is 15 January, 2015.
The winners of a German Language competition sponsored by the German organisation Pädagogischer Austauschdienst (PAD) visited the German Embassy after their return from their stay in Germany. They met the German Ambassador and shared their experiences and impressions in German.
PAD students visit German Embassy
The German Ambassador welcomed representatives from the sectors of Development Cooperation, Finance and Economy to a musical reception on 10th December in order to celebrate 50 years of Ugandan-German Development Cooperation. Several Ugandan artists were invited to the occasion. BeBe Cool and Jamal were among the musicians who performed live on stage that evening.
Musical Reception at the Ambassador’s residence
On the International Anti-Corruption Day, 9th December 2014, the major anti-corruption agencies of Uganda gathered for a one-day dialogue on the theme “Accelerating the Fight against Corruption: a Collective Responsibilty” – and also to launch the National Anti-corruption Strategy (NACs) in the presence of Rt Hon Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda.
On Thursday, 4th December 2014, a Code of Ethics for the private Sector in Uganda was launched at a Business Dinner at the Uganda Manufacturing Association (UMA), Kampala. This Code of Ethics aims at setting standards for responsible entrepreneurial activity that are visible, relevant to everyday life and capable of being verified.
Code of Ethics
The German Embassy, GiZ and KfW celebrated 50 years of Ugandan-German Development Cooperation at the Sheraton Hotel in Kampala yesterday. Agreements on financial and technical cooperation between the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the German Government were signed during the function. In a lively panel discussion several distinguished guests conferred on the topic “Aid or trade – what is the way ahead for Uganda”.
Breakfast meeting and panel discussion
On 25th November 2014, the new and joint premises of the Alliance Française de Kampala (AfK) and Goethe-Zentrum Kampala / Ugandan-German Cultural Society (GZK/UGCS) were officially opened under the patronage of the Ambassador of France and the Ambassador of Germany in Uganda, H.E. Sophie Makame and H.E. Dr. Peter Blomeyer by the Right Honourable Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda. Read more on the event here.
Promoting French and German culture
On 15th November, the DAFI Students’ Annual Seminar was held in Kampala. The annual Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative (DAFI) programme grants scholarships to refugees at universities, colleges and polytechnics in their host countries worldwide. The programme has been funded by the German government since 1992. Mrs Ute Maass from the German Embassy adressed the students and congratulated them on their scholarship and excellent work.