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 Embassy has introduced a new online appointment system. In order to apply for a German visa you need to book an appointment. We kindly ask you to carefully study the information regarding the procedures provided on our website.
More information about the new online appointment system
The Heads of Missions of the EU Member States, the EU Delegation and Norway are happy to announce that the EU Human Rights Defenders Award 2014 is shared among three outstanding individuals that promote and protect universally recognized human rights and fundamental freedoms: Mr. Mohammed Ndifuna, Chief Executive Officer Human Rights Network Uganda (HURINET Uganda), Ms. Gladys Canogura, Executive Director of Kitgum Women Peace Initiative (KIWEP), Ms. Christine Alalo, Head Uganda Police Child and Family Protection Unit.
EU Human Rights Defenders Award 2014 shared among three outstanding individuals
This year’s German Language Festival was opened by Mr. Joachim Düster, Chargé d’affaires at the German Embassy Kampala and Ms. Neumbe Anne Magomu, Head of the Language Department at Trinity College Nabbingo, with the theme “Living Creatively and Eco-friendly with German!” (‘Ja, kreativ und Ökofreundlich mit Deutsch leben!’). The festival that was organized by the German Embassy Kampala and the Ugandan German Cultural Society / Goethe-Zentrum Kampala(UGCS/GZK) took place at Trinity College Nabbingo on 22nd July 2013.
Uganda festival links German language and the environment
German Ugandan sports cooperation existing since more than four decades
On 21 June, Mr. Joachim Düster, Chargé d’affaires at the German Embassy, invited Ugandan representatives from the field of sports to the German Ambassador’s Residence for a fruitful exchange on sports in Uganda and the German Ugandan sports cooperation. William Blick, President of the Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) thanked the German government for its continued support in the field of sports highlighting the long standing cooperation between Germany and Uganda since more than four decades. The guests later joined the German community that had gathered in the garden of the Ambassador’s Residence for the viewing of the exciting match Germany against Ghana organized by the German Embassy.
Theatre play 'Pension Schöller' performed by German speaking theatre group a big success
On 20 and 22 June, the German speaking theatre group successfully performed the theater play ‘Pension Schöller’ at the Goethe Zentrum Kampala / Ugandan German Cultural Society (GZK/UGCS). The play is based on the original by Wilhelm Laufs and Carl Jacoby from 1890 and was directed by Dr. Mirjam Gille (DAAD), Kamila Krygier (AGEH) and Lena Fritsch (GZK /UGCS). ‘Pension Schöller’ was already the second play by the German theatre group which is composed of German language students and German native speakers. The performance was supported by a small grant from the German Embassy.
As part of Germany's efforts to encourage sports in Uganda, especially in schools, the Chargé d'affaires at the Embassy, Joachim Düster, handed over footballs and sport shirts to Hill Top High School in Kifampa, Gomba district, on 9 June. Innocent Tumwesigye, the school's director, expressed his gratitude for the donations which benefit primary and secondary school students in a predominantly rural area. The school is a mixed boarding and day school serving 4 parishes around Kifampa.
Footballs for Kifampa: With World Cup 2014 approaching, German Embassy continues its support for school sports in Uganda
The German cabinet decided on May 21 on the new Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa drafted by the German Foreign Office. The guidelines summarise the context, principles and focuses of Germany’s Africa policy.
Germany's Africa Policy