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.

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A Literary Evening at the Residence

A literary evening with Bodo Kirchhoff at the Ambassador’s Residence

The renowned German author Bodo Kirchhoff is visiting Uganda. The German Ambassador invited him to the residence for a literary evening on 27th January where he read from his novel “Liebe in groben Zuegen”. He also held a workshop and a bilingual reading from his most recent novel “Verlangen und Melancholie” at Goethe Zentrum Kampala last week.

Meeting radio journalists

Radio stations at German Embassy

Representatives of eight Ugandan radio stations gathered at the German Embassy on 19 January. All of them are among the ca. 30 radio stations in the country that re-broadcast Deutsche Welle programmes in English or Swahili. Members of the Embassy’s press and cultural department discussed with them the challenges facing radio broadcasting in Uganda and the needs of radio stations. They also received equipment from Deutsche Welle.

Freundeskreis Uganda - Kirchenkreis Nord at the German Embassy

“Freundeskreis Uganda – Kirchenkreis Norden” visit the German Embassy

On 8th January 2015 a delegation of "Freundeskreis Uganda – Kirchenkreis Norden" visited the German Embassy. This meeting marked the start of a two week exchange program with their partners (Diocese Kitgum and Northern Uganda – Gulu) here in Uganda. A representative of “Gossner Mission” was also part of the delegation.

Contestants lining up before the matches start

Embassy supports annual Watoto Wasoka Football Camp 2014

The Watoto Wasoka Football Camp 2014 was the 3rd and biggest of its kind and took place over the turn of the years. Joachim Düster, the Embassy's Chargé d'affaires, and Jasper Aligawesa, Secretary General of the National Council of Sports, joined Francis Mugoya and other officials of Watoto Wasoka Foundation at the opening of the tournament. The embassy had donated footballs to the Foundation.

Meeting on Anti-Torture-Law

Germany supports Implementation of Uganda's Anti-Torture Laws

Uganda's "Prevention and Prohibition of Torture Act 2012" which came into force on 18 September 2012 is a legal milestone in the fight against torture and cruel, inhumane or degrading treatment. To promote and to implement it, the Ugandan Human Rights Commission (UHRC), the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT), the African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV) and other partners developed a road map and came together on 18 December 2014 to assess its progress.

Opening of Katanga Exhibition

German Ambassador attends opening of exhibition in Katanga settlement

On 18th of December 2014, the German Ambassador attended the opening of Katanga’s 4th annual art exhibition “Flames of Katanga” as the chief guest. The exhibiton initiated by the young German artist Judith Torka among other is a presentation of pictorial stories capturing day to day life in Katanga, an informal, slum-like settlement in the heart of Kampala.

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.

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

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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.

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

Address and Location Map


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

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German Organisations in Uganda

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An Overview of German Organisations in Uganda.

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Commemorating World War I

Gedenkjahr 2014 - 1. Weltkrieg

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. This website informs about selected commemorative plans, projects and events in Germany commemorating the First World War.

Commemorating the fall of the Berlin wall 25 years ago

3. Oktober 1990

The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall - a monumental day in German history. Fifty years ago the Berlin Wall was erected between East and West, dividing the country and the people for almost 30 years. Following reunification of the two German states in 1990 Germany faced a challenge that was unique in history.