Kölner Karneval

Helau ! Alaaf ! The fools are on the loose..

On February 27th the so called 5th season starts in Germany with "Rosenmontag" parades, continues on Mardi Gras and ends on Ash Wednesday.



Since 1st March 2013, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium is in charge of all Schengen visa on behalf of the German Embassy Kigali! Since 14th March 2013, all Schengen member states represented in Rwanda have started applying the VIS system.

Students of Ryankana Primary School

Micro-projects of the German Embassy 2017

The German Embassy's fund for micro projects 2017 is now open for applications. Deadline for the submission of applications is 31st March 2017!

former Minister-President and Chairmain of FES signs MoU with Hon. Kaboneka, MINALOC

Welcome: The Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation opens an office in Rwanda

The Chairman of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation (FES) Mr. Kurt Beck and the Honourable Francis Kaboneka, MINALOC, signed a MoU defining their future cooperation.

Dr. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand

German carmaker Volkswagen to start a world first pilot project in Rwanda

For the first time a world brand opted for Rwanda as investment location. The German Volkswagen company, the world’s biggest car manufacturer, will open a base in Rwanda.

Grant of 32,5 million Euros

Germany invests 32,5 million Euros in the rehabilitation and privatization of the hydropower stations Ruzizi I und Ruzizi II  at the border between Rwanda, Burundi and the DR Congo.

Interview with European Times

In an interview Ambassador Woeste explained to the European Times why Germany is Rwanda's preferred partner for many development programs.

Please find below link to full text.

Ambassadors Terstegen and Woeste on field visit in Eastern Congo

German Ambassadors to DRC and Rwanda visited Eastern Congo

To gain a personal impression of the regional context and its problems the German Ambassadors to Kigali and to Kinshasa visited Eastern Congo together.

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany

Ambassador Dr. Peter Woeste

Dr. Peter Woeste

Welcome - herzlich willkommen !

Snow-covered mountain range in Saxon Switzerland, Saxony, Germany

Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Kigali! It is our pleasure to introduce to you our work and activities in Rwanda and assist you with useful information about Germany. We would like to...

The Berlinale Africa Hub

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If you want to see the world you’ve come to the right place here. The Berlinale is well-known for its engaging selection of international films. And to give us more insight into movie-making in African countries, the German Foreign Office created the Africa Hub at the 2017 European Film Market.

Federal Foreign Minister Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel has been Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs since 27 January 2017.

German Information Centre Africa

Aufbau des Zeltes für die Zirkus-Show Afrika Afrika

Africa is a special focus of German foreign policy. Germany's policy towards Africa is value-based; its principles are respect for human rights, democracy, and the rule of law and peaceful resolution of conflicts.



Have you ever dreamed of becoming an engineer?  This month on Young Germany we have information about where to train, how to find a job, and an interview with someone already working in the field.