1. German Africa Prize 2017 Federal President Steinmeier and Nicholas Opiyo
  2. Ambassador Woeste with the Kenyan High Commissioner John Mwangemi and the riders of Bike Aid, Tirol Cycling and Kenyan Riders Safaricom German team BIKE AID at German Residence
  3. PS Michel Sebera (MINECOM) and the German Ambassador sampling German mulled wine at German Christmas market 2nd edition of German Christmas market
German Africa Prize 2017

Federal President Steinmeier and Nicholas Opiyo

Nicholas Opiyo, human rights attorney and founder of Chapter 4 Uganda, awarded German Africa Prize 2017 by Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal President

Ambassador Woeste with the Kenyan High Commissioner John Mwangemi and the riders of Bike Aid, Tirol Cycling and Kenyan Riders Safaricom

German team BIKE AID at German Residence

PS Michel Sebera (MINECOM) and the German Ambassador sampling German mulled wine at German Christmas market

2nd edition of German Christmas market

Giraffes at Akagera Nationalpark in the Eastern Province of Rwanda

Welcome - herzlich willkommen !

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 invite you to browse through this website and enjoy!

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DW Academy: Master‘s Program "International Media Studies"

Call for Applications Applications for the 10th intake of the bilingual Master’s Program "International Media Studies" will be accepted until 31st March 2018.

Ambassador Woeste with 30 runners from Rwanda, EAC and Europe

Water!Walk from Kigali to Kampala – 550 kilometer by foot!

At 9:00AM on 6 November the Water! Walk with Viva con Agua started from Inema Arts Center with 30 runners from Rwanda, the East African Community and Europe. Ambassador Woeste has met with them shortly before their departure. The participants of the walk are expected in Kampala on 3 December after a 550km long walk.

DAFI Africa Focus

DAFI - Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative

The Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative, known as DAFI, offers higher education scholarships to refugees so that they can attend university in the countries where they have sought asylum. Refugees in Ruanda can eligible for that programme. The scholarships are administered by UNHCR.

Latest News from the GIC Africa

The German Information Centre Africa is part of a network of nine GICs in key regions of German foreign policy. It is designed to enhance the flow of information to those in Africa interested in Germany. The GIC presents today's modern, innovative Germany with its multi-faceted and close links to Africa.

The Ambassador

Ambassador Dr. Peter Woeste

Dr. Peter Woeste is the German Ambassador to the Republic of Rwanda.

IMPORTANT NOTICE !

Schengenvisum

Since 2013 the Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium is in charge of all Schengen visa on behalf of the German Embassy Kigali!

#RumoursAboutGermany

Human traffickers deliberately spread rumours and false information about living conditions in Europe in order to encourage people to risk the dangerous journey. Most refugees do not know this. Therefore Germany is informing people through its campaign #RumoursAboutGermany

National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights

Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte

The German Government adopted the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights in its cabinet meeting on Wednesday (21 December). The goal of this Action Plan is to implement the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

Germany’s guidelines for Africa

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Which strategy is Germany pursuing with regard to this rapidly changing continent? The Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa, developed by the Federal Foreign Office, set out approaches to taking opportunities, tackling risks and overcoming crises.

EU Council Presidency

Logo of the Estonian EU Council Presidency

In the second half of 2017, Estonia will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

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.