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.
Please study the following information on the extended opening hours at the visa section of the German Embassy Kampala carefully.
Extended opening hours
The Ugandan Parliamentary Forum on Media (UPFM) organized the first regional discussion platform dealing with the freedom of media and expression. The event was sponsored by the Federal Foreign Office. The German Ambassador participated in the event that examined many aspects of media freedom and launched a Journalists’ Manifesto 2016, in anticipation of the upcoming elections.
Regional Forum on Media Freedom
The German Embassy Kampala has a new Deputy Head of Mission: Ms Petra Kochendörfer, who was welcomed at a reception at the Ambassador’s residence last week. At the same event, the German Ambassador, colleagues and friends bade farewell to Mr Joachim Düster, former Deputy Head of Mission. He has left Kampala after three years in office to return to Berlin.
Farewell and Welcome Reception
The German Ambassador Dr Peter Blomeyer attended the 8th graduation ceremony of Somero Community Center on 24th July 2015 as the Guest of Honour. Somero Uganda, in Kawempe Division north of Kampala, is a grass root organization which supports children and young women to achieve sufficient education for a self-determined and self-sufficient life.
Guest of Honour at Somero Community Center
As of today, applications for the five Venture Bus tours in Africa are open. At the African Development Bank Annual Meeting the organization for entrepreneurship in emerging markets, Ampion, unveiled details on its programs in 2015. For the third year in a row, Ampion will run a pan-African startup competition joined by participants from all across the globe, an event which has already led to capital investment and job creation in Africa.
DAAD scholarship holders and alumni gathered at the Embassy of the German Ambassador in the evening of 23rd June. The students received their official certificates by the Ambassador who at the same occasion accepted the patronage of AUGA, the Association of Ugandan-German Alumni in Uganda.
Reception of DAAD students and alumni
The 2nd EU Climate Diplomacy Day was commemorated in Kampala on 17th June 2015 by a whole day event. A lively panel discussion was held in the morning. And in the afternoon exhibitions were shown at the National Theatre Gardens. Later Bebe Cool and Navio performed live.
Here you will find our articles about news and events in 2014 and 2015 in chronological order.
Embassy News Archive