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 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.

Angela Merkel during the press conference

Plane crashes in southern France

Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed her shock at the news that a plane belonging to a German airline has crashed. Her deepest sympathy, she says, goes to the loved ones of those who have lost their lives.

Poster German Language Courses at GZK

German Language Courses at Goethe-Zentrum Kampala

The Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/ Ugandan German Cultural Society (GZK/UGCS) offers an extensive programme of German language classes. 

The new term is going to start on 13th April 2015. Register now for extensive (250.000 UGX) or intensive (450.000 UGX) German language courses.

German-African Business Association

German Trade Delegation to visit Uganda from 23rd to 25th March 2015

A delegation of members of the German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft) is going to visit Kampala from Monday to Wednesday next week. The aim is to put Uganda on the map for German investors and to underline business opportunities in the country and the region.

Announcement: The annual EU Human Rights Defenders Award 2015

The EU Human Rights Defender (HRD) Award is granted by the European Union member states in Uganda with the purpose to raise awareness on the work of Human Rights Defenders. The award recognizes and honours the achievements of an individual Human Rights Defender, active in Uganda, who has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion and protection of human rights during the year 2014. An individual eligible for the EU HRD Award can be nominated by another individual or organization. Human Rights organizations active in Uganda are invited to nominate candidates for the award.

Viva con Agua in Uganda

German and Ugandan musicians unite for clean water

German and Ugandan musicians performed together in the concert “We Love You Uganda” aimed at raising awareness about access to clean drinking water. Musicians included Abramz & Sylvester, Bebe Cool, Lady Slyke, Tim Ukena from Germany, Onejiru from Kenya, Tucker HD and Razor Blade. It was held at the National Theatre Kampala on February 28.

Walking through the fields of Rawaburindi community

Project visit by Members of the German Embassy

Members of the German Embassy visited the project “Hope for Batwa Children” in the Rawaburindi community, close to Kisoro in the South West of Uganda. They got an amazing welcome by the Batwa community and gained insight to their daily life and struggle. The Batwa, commonly known as pygmies, are the most vulnerable, marginalised, voiceless and endangered ethnic group in Uganda.

Volleyball coaches going to Germany

Two Ugandan Volleyball Coaches on their way to Leipzig

On Thursday the German Embassy sent two volleyball coaches on their way to Germany handing over their visa. Both coaches will participate in a 5-month International Coaching Course (ITK) for coaches and physical education teachers from developing countries organized by the University Leipzig and financed by the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany. Shilla Omuriwe and Peter Tonny Lakony are looking forward to deepening their theoretical knowledge and strengthening their practical skills even further.

CoRSU's physiotherapy department

CoRSU, a German-Ugandan partner project, supports people with disabilities

The German Ambassador in Uganda, Dr Peter Blomeyer visited CoRSU Hospital together with his wife to get an overview of the services this special facility offers. CoRSU (Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services in Uganda) is a clinic that specializes on services for people with disabilities. 80 per cent of their patients are children and young people. The hospital offers orthopaedic and plastic reconstructive surgery and runs a Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Programme and works with the support of the Christoffel-Blindenmission (CBM).

More Embassy Events

The Ambassador

Dr. Peter Blomeyer

Dr. Peter Blomeyer

Opening hours and contact details

Opening Hours

Working Hours
Monday and Friday
08.00 a.m. - 02.00 p.m.
Tuesday to Thursday
08.00 a.m. - 05.00 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.

Book an appointment online

Please note that the Embassy remains closed on the following holidays:

Embassy Holidays

Contact Details

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

15, Philip Road, Kololo



Postal Address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

P.O. Box 7016




Kindly note that the German fax number is more reliable than the Ugandan fax number and should therefore be given preference.

Please use the contact form below if you would like to send an email to the Ambassador or one of the individual sections.

Contact Form

00256 (0) 414-50 11 11
0049 (0) 30 1817 67182 / 00256-(0) 414-50 11 15

Address and Location Map


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

Location Map

German Organisations in Uganda

German Cooperation Logo

An Overview of German Organisations in Uganda.

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Easter Traditions in Germany: Painted Eggs and Tail-Coated Horsemen

Easter eggs

Christ’s resurrection has given us one of the most important festivals in the calendar. Easter is deeply rooted in German culture: it is a time for celebrations across the country – and the observance of a wide range of customs.

The Two-Plus-Four Treaty - 25 Years On

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It's one of the most important treaties in German history: the Two-Plus-Four Treaty was the foundation for German reunifcation in 1990. It was negotiated by the allied powers - the USA, the USSR, France and the United Kingdom - and the two German states - East Germany and West Germany - following the fall of the Berlin wall.