1. Deutsche Botschaft Vorderansicht Welcome to the German Embassy Kampala
  2. European refugee crisis 2016 Asylum in Germany in perspective
  3. Silent Film Pianist "Metropolis" at the German Residence
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.

European refugee crisis 2016

Asylum in Germany in perspective

2015 saw an unprecedented peak in migration to Germany. According to the official statistics of the German government a total of 476,649 asylum applications were submitted. This is 135 percent more than in the previous year. The majority of asylum seekers came from Syria, 34 percent of the applications. Here an overview on #RumoursAboutGermany.

Silent Film Pianist

"Metropolis" at the German Residence

Metropolis, an epic German silent movie from 1927, was shown at the residence of the German Ambassador yesterday. The special attraction of the screening was the performance of German silent film pianist Carsten-Stephan Graf von Bothmer who accompanied the dramatic plot of the “Metropolis” with virtuosity and artful improvisation.

European refugee crisis 2016

Asylum in Germany in perspective

2015 saw an unprecedented peak in migration to Germany. According to the official statistics of the German government a total of 476,649 asylum applications were submitted. This is 135 percent more than in the previous year. The majority of asylum seekers came from Syria, 34 percent of the applications. Here an overview on #RumoursAboutGermany.

Portrait von Hans-Dietrich Genscher

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of former Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has issued the following statement on the margins of his visit to Dushanbe, Tajikistan, on the death of former Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher: "I have just heard here in Dushanbe about the death of Hans-Dietrich Genscher – news that moves me deeply and fills me with great sadness."

Silent Film Pianist

Silent film screening and live performance at the German Residence

Metropolis, an epic German silent movie from 1927, was shown at the residence of the German Ambassador yesterday. The special attraction of the screening was the performance of German silent film pianist Carsten-Stephan Graf von Bothmer who accompanied the dramatic plot of the “Metropolis” with virtuosity and artful improvisation.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier receives the scholars from Africa

“Afrika kommt!” – German economy builds bridges to Africa

The young executives’ year-long placement in Germany is coming to an end. It is now time to take stock of the past 12 months. With this in mind, Foreign Minister Steinmeier welcomed the 17 future managers from Africa to a meeting at the Federal Foreign Office on 16 February.

Taekwando Training in Acholi Quarter

Project visit at Children’s Sport Charity Academy (CSCA)

Some of the children in Acholi Quarters, a slum area in Kampala not far from the National Mandela Stadium, are not interested to join their peers in playing soccer or volleyball in the afternoon sun at the Kireka Barracks Primary School. They are instead getting ready for their training session in Taekwondo. They are now able to train on  a regulary basis in their new multipurpose hall constructed with support of the German Embassy Kampala.

Supporting Syria London 2016

Support for Syria and its neighbours

In view of the still drastic humanitarian situation in and around Syria, the international Supporting Syria and the Region conference is being held in London on 4 February. Germany, Kuwait, Norway and...

Signing of the Elysée Treaty

The Élysée Treaty, a celebration of the French-German friendship

On the occasion of the 53rd anniversary of the Élysée Treaty, the Ambassadors of France and Germany to Uganda, Sophie Makame and Dr. Peter Blomeyer, hosted a musical performance and reception to celebrate this founding agreement and underscore the depth of the French-German partnership.

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 to 2016 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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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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00256 (0) 414-50 11 11
Fax:
0049 (0) 30 1817 67182 / 00256-(0) 414-50 11 15

Address and Location Map

Address

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

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