Refugees at Mahama Refugee Camp

19 August - World Humanitarian Day

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!

Prize for outstanding performance by a foreign student

DAAD in Rwanda

Find here information about the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and how to obtain funding for the academic year 2018/2019.

Schengenvisum

IMPORTANT NOTICE !

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

Sigmar Gabriel

Federal Foreign Minister Gabriel

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

The new website of the Germany platform

Experience Germany - deutschland.de

Are you a fan of Germany? Discover topics, find information, view videos, take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit deutschland.de and its social-media channels.

Goethe Institut: reading room and eLibrary

Go visit the reading room at the Goethe Institut and sign up for the eLibrary!

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Welcome to Germany – The place for your ideas

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.

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany

Ambassador Dr. Peter Woeste

Dr. Peter Woeste

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 Election 2017

Aug 21, 2017 10:10 AM

Algorithms are 'existential threat' to shared reality, says Cathy O'Neil

Big data is being used in political campaigning like never before. But for better or for worse? Mathematician Cathy O'Neil spoke to DW about how algorithms can be used as weapons that undermine democracy.


Aug 21, 2017 1:31 AM

Angela Merkel discusses security, migration at TV townhall session

Chancellor Angela Merkel was the center of a televised question and answer session with voters tackling issues of security, the status of immigrants and the VW emissions scandal. She is standing for a fourth term.


Aug 17, 2017 10:26 AM

German state set to lift immunity for right-wing AfD leader Frauke Petry

A committee in Saxony has unanimously recommended that AfD co-chair Frauke Petry's immunity be lifted due to suspected perjury. The nationalist lawmaker is suspected of lying under oath about campaign finance in 2014.


Aug 16, 2017 5:37 PM

AfD top candidate Alexander Gauland: Close Germany's borders

Alexander Gauland, the top candidate for the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany, has told DW there should be a clear path for repatriating migrants. Accepting refugees is not in Germany's interest, he said.


Aug 16, 2017 12:23 PM

AfD populists milk anti-refugee anger in German region with few asylum seekers

Support for the anti-immigration AfD has been eroding, but not in eastern Germany. The right-wing populists remain a force in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, which has fewer refugees than any other state. How can that be?


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.