Welcome to Germany

VIS - Visa Information System

Visa for Germany

Due to a law regulation, the fees for long term visas (over 90 days) will be 50.000 FCFA from the 1st of September 2017. The fees for short term visa (schengen) do not change (40.000 FCFA)! The Embas...

Make it in Germany

The portal for international qualified professionals www.make-it-in-germany.com

www.make-it-in-germany.com is the official multilingual online portal for international qualified professionals. It helps them find out how to make a success of coming to Germany – from preparations in their home countries to arriving and getting settled in.

New Logo of DW News

Deutsche Welle's new English-language TV channel

Starting June 22, 2015, Deutsche Welle will broadcast its new TV-Channel including German-language news program "DW Nachrichten" around the clock. The newly structured TV channels will include among others DW in English, Spanish and Arabic.

The Niederwalddenkmal monument located in the Niederwald Landscape park, near Rüdesheim am Rhein

DW - New Multimedia Project "Along the Rhine"

DW's new multimedia project puts spotlight on the Rhine: With a variety of videos, picture galleries and reports, Deutsche Welle's multimedia project "Along the Rhine" invites users to an interactive tour along Germany’s longest river.

Information about Germany

Deutschlandkarte im Kohlfeld Enlarge image (© dpa/picture-alliance, Wulf Pfeiffer) You want more information about Germany? Maybe you are planning a holiday or would like to stay in Germany longer to go to school, to study or to work - if so, you are in the right place here to find out more!

Working in Germany

Sign logo Jobcenter Enlarge image Here's the work (© dpa/pa) Details of the "Green card" initiative for IT specialists and information on the general requirements for working in Germany.

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Information about German foreign and European policy and major domestic issues

Picture Gallery of Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Joachim Gauck is the eleventh Federal President of Germany