1. Deutsche Botschaft Vorderansicht Welcome to the German Embassy Kampala
  2. Enjoying the game German Embassy Kampala sponsored SOM Chess Academy Children Seminar
  3. Ortenburg Bible, German Historical Museum 500th anniversary of the Reformation
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 provide 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.

Enjoying the game

German Embassy Kampala sponsored SOM Chess Academy Children Seminar

Inspired by the touching movie “Queen of Katwe”, the German Embassy Kampala funded the SOM Chess Academy Children Seminar. It was organized by Robert Katende, founder of the SOM Chess Academy. He had invited 80 of the strongest young chess players from underprivileged backgrounds in Kampala and Gulu - another step on the way to transform their lives through chess.

Ortenburg Bible, German Historical Museum

500th anniversary of the Reformation

Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation. The far reaching theological, cultural and political consequences of the Reformation make its anniversary in 2017 not only a church affair, but a central global event in cultural history.

Helmut Kohl

Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said today (June 16) on the passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl:

"He was a great statesman, a great German politician and above all a great European. He did not only do such a lot for German reunification, but also for the integration of Europe. That is his great l...

Signing of Cooperation Agreements

Signing of Technical and Financial Cooperation Agreements between Ugandan and German governments

The governments of the Republic of Uganda and the Federal Republic of Germany signed one agreement on Technical and two agreements on Financial Cooperation with total project value of 114.6 m Euros on 30th May 2017.

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

The 3rd edition of the Euro-Uganda Film Festival took place this month. Within ten days, 12 feature films from eleven European countries and Uganda were screened at three different locations.

German Movie at opening night at GZK

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

Opening night at Goethe-Zentrum Kampala

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

Irish Film at Kamwokya Sports Grounds

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

Irish Movie at Kamwokya Sports Grounds

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

Screening at Kamwokya Sports Grounds

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

New Wakaliwood Film at Kamwokya Sports Grounds

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

Screening at Kamwokya Sports Grounds

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

Swedish Movie at Makerere University Main Ground

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

Screening at Makerere University Main Ground

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

Screening at Makerere University Main Ground

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

Screening at Makerere University Main Ground

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

Makerere University Main Ground

Euro-Uganda Film Festival 2017

EU Human Rights Award 2017

Winner of the EU Human Rights Defenders’ Award 2017

Pamela Judith Angwech is the winner of the EU Human Rights Defenders' Award 2017. The annual European Union Human Rights Defenders Award is now in its sixth year. It is granted by the EU Member States, Norway and the EU Delegation in Uganda to recognise the achievements of Human Rights Defenders in Uganda.

French, German and Eu flags in Berlin

The Embassy of France to Uganda commemorates May 8th, 1945 armistice

On May 8th, France commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the Allies’ victory on Nazi Germany and the end of World War II in Europe. The surrender of the Reich Army put an end to a conflict that caused more than 60 million deaths in the world. The 8th of May became a public holiday in France in 1953.

#youforG20

#youforG20 – deutschland.de is looking for your project!

Does your project support social engagement at the municipal level? Does it help to enhance gender equality? Does it protect the environment or the climate? Does it promote participation on the part of young people or foster social entrepreneurship? Anything that helps to improve people’s lives can be entered into the competition!

Nicholas Opiyo

Nicholas Opiyo is honoured with the German Africa Award 2017

This year‘s German Africa Award goes to Nicholas Opiyo. The civil rights advocate is awarded for his exceptional effort and dedication for defending rule of law and political liberty in Uganda.

Sports Festival

Sports for Refugees

"Sport offers hope", stated German Embassy's Chargé d'Affaires a.i., Ms Petra Kochendörfer, during the handover of sports material donated to the refugee camps in Adjumanii and Kiryandongo. The handover marked the round-up of the project "Sports and Refugees", implemented by the Department of Physical Education and Sports in the Ministry of Education and Sports and completely funded by the Foreign Office of Germany.

Ortenburg Bible, German Historical Museum

500th anniversary of the Reformation

Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation. The far reaching theological, cultural and political consequences of the Reformation make its anniversary in 2017 not only a church affair, but a central global event in cultural history.

A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg

Germany’s G20 presidency

Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers met in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.

Further information is available on the following webpages:

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (SPD) is greeted by the German Ambassador to Uganda, Dr. Peter-Christof Blomeyer (left)

More Articles on our Embassy Events

Here you will find our articles about news and events and a choice of speeches from 2014 up to today in chronological order.

The Ambassador

Dr. Peter Blomeyer

Dr. Peter Blomeyer

Opening hours and contact details

Opening Hours

Working Hours
Monday to Thursday
07.30 a.m. - 04.00 p.m.
Friday
07.30 a.m. - 01.00 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 2017

Contact Details

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

15, Philip Road, Kololo

Kampala

Uganda

Postal Address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

P.O. Box 7016

Kampala

Uganda

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Phone:
00256 (0) 414-50 11 11
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Mon to Thu: 2-4pm
Fax:
0049 (0) 30 1817 67182 / 00256-(0) 414-50 11 15

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

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