Straßencafe Unter den Linden Berlin

Sidewalkcafé Unter den Linden, Berlin

On this Website you will find information on Germany, German-Cameroon relations and the activities of the Embassy. Furthermore, we answer consular and travel-related questions. For further information please follow the links to the Websites of the German Foreign Office in Berlin and to other German institutions.

Enjoy discovering the many facets of the close relations between Cameroon and Germany in the political, economic and cultural field!


The hand over ceremony: Farewell to the cameroonian Dr. Teponno

On December 21,  2016, Dr. Remy Bertrand Teponno,  received his visa by the chargé d´affaires a.i. at the German Embassy Yaoundé M. Lars Leymann.

Abschiedszeremonie von Dr. Ulrike Männer in der Residenz

Dr. Ulrike Männer says Goodbye.

On December 15, 2016, the  Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany Dr. Hans-Dieter Stell and his wife Christiane, invited friends of Germany, such as the Minister of Finance Alamine Ousmane Mey,  embassy staff as well as GIZ staff to their residency together to say goodbye to Dr. Ulrike Männer.

The General Secretary of DGSN receives from the Ambassador Dr. Hans-Dieter Stell a biological case

Handing over of materials at the cameroonian police: reinforcement of capacities at the DGSN.

In the framework of the German-Cameroonian cooperation in the police area, an official handing over of materials of nearly 46 million CFA francs took place on December 6, 2016 at the direction of the judicial police (DPJ) in Yaoundé under the presence of the Secretary General of the DGSN, Dominique Baya, the German Embassador Dr. Hans Dieter-Stell and the office manager of the GIZ in Cameroon, Dr. Ulrike Männer.

Einweihung einer Trinkwasseraufbereitungsanlage zur Wasserversorgung in Bamenda III

Inauguration of water project in Bamenda III

On Tuesday, December 1st, 2016 the Chargé d´Affaires a.i. at  the German Embassy in Yaounde, Mr. Lars Leymann, took part at the inauguration of the Bamenda III Council giant water project.

Regionale Musiktournee für Schüler des Deutschen Reggae-Künstlers Nosliw Plus Band in Kamerun.

Concert from the german reggae musicians group and the singer and artist Nosliw in Yaounde and Douala

On November 14, 2016, the Chargé dÁffaires ai. at the German Embassy Yaounde, M. Lars Leymann, took part in a free-lance concert of German reggae artist Nosliw and his band in Duala.

Gedenkveranstaltung zum Volkstrauertag in Limbe

the Remembrance Sunday Service in the Limbe Botanical Garden

On November 13,  2016,  the Chargé d'Affaires a.i. at the German Embassy in  Yaounde, M. Lars Leymann, took part  together with the British High Commissioner in Yaounde, M. Brian Olley, of the Remembrance Sunday Service in the botanical garden in Limbe.

Internationales Symposium an der Universität Douala

International Symposium "Ethics and science" at the university of Douala

On november 3, 2016 the Chargé d´affaires a.i. at the german Embassy in Yaounde,  Mr. Lars  Leymann,  the deputy rector  of the university of Douala and the deputy  of the health ministry, Prof. Anne ...

Besuch von Botschafter Dr. Hans-Dieter Stell und Ehefrau in Duala: Stiftung AfricAvenir

German Ambassador’s visit AfricAvenir in Bonaberi/Douala

On the 07th of October 2016, the ambassador Dr. Hans-Dieter Stell and his wife Christiane visited the endowment AfricAvenir in Bonaberi/Duala. The founder of the endowment Prof. Kum´a Ndumbe III and h...

26. Tag der deutschen Einheit 2016 in Jaunde und Duala

Celebration on the 26th edition of the Day of German Unity in Yaounde and Douala

On October 3, 2016, Ambassador Hans-Dieter Stell and his wife Christiane celebrated the 26th edition of the Day of German Unity at Hotel Hilton in Yaounde with personalities from the political and bus...

Grünes Logo des Goethe-Instituts

Final of the International German Olympics held in the Weltsaal at the Federal Foreign Office

For two weeks, the participants have been bravely battling their way through adjective declensions and nominal constructions – but above all, they have proved their intercultural skills and made friends from all over the world. A ceremony was held at the Federal Foreign Office on Friday (29 July 2016) to pay tribute to the participants and winners of this year’s International German Olympics.

European refugee crisis 2016


#RumoursAboutGermany Beware: Human traffickers are not reliable source of information about living conditions in Europe. They are criminals. Human traffickers deliberately spread rumours and false ...

Official introduction of Ambassador Dr. Hans-Dieter Stell at the German Residency

Official introduction of Ambassador Dr. Hans-Dieter Stell at the German Residency

On Friday July 08, 2016, the new Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Yaounde, His Excellency Dr. Hans-Dieter Stell and his wife Christiane were introduced to invited guests during a reception given in their honor at the German residency.

Opening of an international symposium and Humboldt course of lectures at the Universtiy of Yaounde I

Opening of an international symposium and Humboldt course of lectures at the University of Yaounde I

On April 5, 2016 the Chargé d’Affaires a.i. at the German Embassy in Yaounde, Mr. Lars Gerrit Leymann and the deputy rector of the University of Yaounde I took part in the opening ceremony of an inter...

IRIC students visit the German Embassy

A group of IRIC students visit the German Embassy

On 15 March 2016, Jonas Wiesenecker, Attaché for Cultural and Protocol Affairs, Anela Lupin, Assistant Attaché in the Ambassador’s Office, and André Tsafack, Office Assistant in the Press and Public Relations Section at the Embassy, welcomed a delegation form IRIC, Cameroon’s Institute of International Relations. The delegation was headed by Dr. Nériste Germaine Mendo Ze.

Reception of DAAD-scholarship recipients

Reception of DAAD scholarship holders

On 30 March 2016, Chargé d'Affaires Lars Leymann and Mrs Katrin Leymann hosted a farewell reception for Cameroonian recipients of DAAD postgraduate scholarships. The young academics will pursue their doctoral projects at German universities.

Signing of Agreement with WOMED

Support for a project for the promotion of women’s rights

On Wednesday 9 March, 2016 the Deputy Chief of Mission at the German Embassy, Lars Leymann and Ms. Vanessa Kadjo, project manager of the women’s rights organization “Women on the move for equal development (WOMED) signed a project financial agreement of 3.420.000 FCFA (5.215 EUR).

Visit of  a group of students from Syke and CAY

Students from Gymnasium Syke and Collège Adventiste de Yaounde visit the embassy

A group of students from Germany (Gymnasium Syke) and Cameroon (Collège Adventiste de Yaoundé) paid a visit to the Embassy of Germany in Yaounde on 26 February 2016. The 32 Cameroonian and German students participate, together with their teachers, in a successfully working students’ exchange between their schools.

The Ambassador

Ambassador Dr. Hans-Dieter Stell

Dr. Hans-Dieter Stell, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Cameroon and the Central African Republic

Second German-African Business Summit (GABS) Nairobi, 8 – 10 February 2017

Logo of the GABS

The conference will be held in Africa for the first time from 8 to 10 February 2017. The German-African Business Summit is being co-organised by the Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative of German Business (SAFRI).

German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018

Logo of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD)

On 1 January 2017, Germany and Morocco will take over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin. For more information please visit

Important information for visitors


The german Embassy Yaounde inform: the visitors are not allowed to bring  following objects or electronics appliances on the premises of the Embassy and the consulate section.

500th anniversary of the Reformation

Ortenburg Bible, German Historical Museum

Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation. The far reaching theological, cultural and political consequences of the Reformation make its anniversary in 2017 not only a church affair, but a central global event in cultural history.

Call for applications for Coaching Courses in SPORTS MANAGEMENT at the University of Leipzig in Germany

Sportförderung Auswärtiges Amt

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany is currently receiving applications from candidates interested  in International Coaching Courses for SPORTS MANAGEMENT (in English).  The course will t...

The consular district of the German Embassy Yaoundé

The consular district of the German Embassy Yaoundé includes also the Central African Republic.

Picture Gallery of Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Career: English Teacher

English Teachers are in demand in Germany.  Interested in looking into a career as a teacher?  This month at Young Germany we will give you step-by-step instructions on how to get the job, take you through the day of a freelance English teacher, and talk to a teacher who works at an international school.

Africa and Germany

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Jan 13, 2017 12:03 PM

Germany wants to increase its engagement in Mali

Germany plans to step up its engagement within the framework of the MINUSMA peacekeeping mission, with deployment, not earlier than March 2017, of combat and transport helicopters and up to 350 additional soldiers. The new mandate was adopted by the cabinet on Wednesday (January 11) and still needs to be approved by the German Bundestag.

Jan 13, 2017 12:01 PM

African Cup of Nations kicks off in Gabon

From January 14, the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) takes place in Gabon. Among the participants eleven players are contracted to a German team from the first or second Bundesliga.

Jan 12, 2017 12:48 PM

Noah's ark for Africa's biodiversity

A huge area in southern Africa offers habitats for wild animals - this is the concept of the KAZA Transfrontier Conservation Area. Ten years ago with the support of the German Development Bank (KfW), the agreement was signed that got the ball rolling for the conservation area in southern Africa. The conservation territory offers a future for Africa’s wild animals, which are threatened elsewhere.