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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Notification: TGCL Scholarship for EAU Candidates

The Tanzanian-German Centre for East African Legal Studies (TGCL) offers scholarships for their postgraduate study programme in law (LLM or PhD), starting on 1 August 2015. They work in cooperation with the universities of Dar Es Salaam and Bayreuth and are supported by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Applications are invited, especially from candidates in the East African Community Partner States. The deadline for applications is 15 January, 2015.

Signing agreement

Ugandan and German government sign 2nd financial cooperation agreement

The Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Hon. Maria Kiwanuka, and the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Uganda, Dr. Peter Blomeyer, have signed a second financial cooperation agreement which formalizes the results of the bilateral government for the period of 2013 to 2015.

Welcoming PAD students

Winners of German language competition stayed in Germany

The winners of a German Language competition sponsored by the German organisation Pädagogischer Austauschdienst (PAD) visited the German Embassy after their return from their stay in Germany. They met the German Ambassador and shared their experiences and impressions in German.

Musical Reception

Musical reception to celebrate 50 years of Ugandan German Development Cooperation

The German Ambassador welcomed representatives from the sectors of Development Cooperation, Finance and Economy to a musical reception on 10th December in order to celebrate 50 years of Ugandan-German Development Cooperation. Several Ugandan artists were invited to the occasion. BeBe Cool and Jamal were among the musicians who performed live on stage that evening.

Anti-Corruption Day

International Anti-Corruption Week

On the International Anti-Corruption Day, 9th December 2014, the major anti-corruption agencies of Uganda gathered for a one-day dialogue on the theme “Accelerating the Fight against Corruption: a Collective Responsibilty” – and also to launch the National Anti-corruption Strategy (NACs) in the presence of Rt Hon Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda.

Code of Ethics for the Private Sector in Uganda

On Thursday, 4th December 2014, a Code of Ethics for the private Sector in Uganda was launched at a Business Dinner at the Uganda Manufacturing Association (UMA), Kampala. This Code of Ethics aims at setting standards for responsible entrepreneurial activity that are visible, relevant to everyday life and capable of being verified.

Celebrating 50 Years UGDC

Celebrating 50 years of Ugandan German Development Cooperation

The German Embassy, GiZ and KfW celebrated 50 years of Ugandan-German Development Cooperation at the Sheraton Hotel in Kampala yesterday. Agreements on financial and technical cooperation between the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development and the German Government were signed during the function. In a lively panel discussion several distinguished guests conferred on the topic “Aid or trade – what is the way ahead for Uganda”.

Giving Speeches at Inauguration

Inauguration of new AfK and GZK premises

On 25th November 2014, the new and joint premises of the Alliance Française de Kampala (AfK) and Goethe-Zentrum Kampala / Ugandan-German Cultural Society (GZK/UGCS) were officially opened under the patronage of the Ambassador of France and the Ambassador of Germany in Uganda, H.E. Sophie Makame and H.E. Dr. Peter Blomeyer by the Right Honourable Prime Minister of Uganda, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda. Read more on the event here.

DAFI Students at their annual meeting

DAFI Student's Annual Seminar

On 15th November, the DAFI Students’ Annual Seminar was held in Kampala. The annual Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative (DAFI) programme grants scholarships to refugees at universities, colleges and polytechnics in their host countries worldwide. The programme has been funded by the German government since 1992. Mrs Ute Maass from the German Embassy adressed the students and congratulated them on their scholarship and excellent work.

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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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

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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.