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.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Embassy closed on Friday!
The German Embassy will remain closed on Friday, 27th November 2015, due to the Papal visit.
Please study the following information on the extended opening hours at the visa section of the German Embassy Kampala carefully.
Extended opening hours
That music is indeed an important feature of man was successfully demonstrated at the Residence of the German Ambassador: A Marimba concert by the renowned German percussionist Babette Haag embedded in a themed exhibition celebrated the role of music and treated the audience to a memorable experience.
The Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, visited Uganda during his four-country tour to Southern and Eastern Africa. He travelled with members of the German parliament, a business and a cultural delegation. Among others, Dr. Steinmeier met the President, the Foreign Minister and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda. He talked to members of the civil society and the opposition. A contract with a German company was signed, students at Makerere University addressed.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement in Berlin on the 10th of November on the death of former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt:
“Germany has paused for reflection. The death of Helmut Schmidt fills me with great sorrow. We Germans have lost a father figure. Helmut Schmidt had a profound impact on us and our country. [...]"
Statement by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of Helmut Schmidt
Deputy Head of Mission, Ms Petra Kochendörfer, and Mr Steffen Russ, Head of International Support from BKA Berlin, officially handed over equipment to the Uganda Police Force at the Police HQ Kampala last Tuesday, 27th October. The equipment will support the training of police officers as well as the criminal police investigation work of UPF. Present at the function was also Mr Rainer Harms from the BKA Nairobi office.
Handover of Equipment
The German Embassy Kampala supported the international fieldschool on “Water governance and Interdisciplinary Research Techniques in Post-Conflicts-Areas” for African and German postgraduate students in Uganda: Dr Peter Blomeyer gave an opening speech during a symposium at Makerere University Kampala. He also invited all participants to a reception at his residence, to mark the successful end of the fieldschool.
On Thursday, 15th October, DAAD awarded more than 50 students with in-country scholarships for Master´s and doctorate programmes at Makerere and Mbarara university during a cocktail reception. The German Ambassador Dr Peter Blomeyer addressed the scholars and congratulated them on their achievement. Also, he appreciated the work DAAD is doing.
Ambassador visiting DAAD and AUGA events
Here you will find our articles about news and events in 2014 and 2015 in chronological order.
Embassy News Archive