Helmut Schmidt / official portrait 1985

Statement by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of Helmut Schmidt

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement in Berlin on the 10th of November on the death of former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt:

“Germany has paused for reflection. The death of Helmut Schmidt fills me with great sorrow."


The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Kuwait is planning to fill the following position as of 1 February 2016:

Assistant for the Consular and Visa Section


Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visists Kuwait

During his visit to Kuwait, bilateral and regional topics were the main topics on the agenda for Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his Kuwaiti interlocutors. His talks with Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Crown Prince of Kuwait, showed broad consensus on the current crises.

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Energy transition: Germany’s path into the future

For decades Germany’s energy transition has been the global pioneer in rethinking the topic of climate protection. Since then Germany has been pursuing ambitious goals allowing a clean and sustainable electricity supply. Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) presents a short film about Germany's Renewable Energy Revolution, the Energiewende (energy transition), explaining future plans for a “green” Germany in it. This film well worth seeing can be found on YouTube and used freely via the following link:

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Working, training and studying in Germany

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 

VIS - Visa Information System

Visa announcement

We want to make your trip to Germany as easy as possible. The German Embassy is taking every effort in processing the applications of all Kuwaitis wishing to travel to Germany this summer before the intended travel dates.

German Embassy

The Consular Section of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany has relocated to the following address:

Embassy of the

Federal Republic of Germany - Consular Section -

Salem Al Mubarak St.

Symphony Tower 2, Block 2, 7th Floor

Salmiya, Kuwait

Tel.: +965 25770557

The handling of visa applications remains unchanged by the service provider of the Embassy in Kuwait at Al Qabas Assurex (www.qavisa.com).


Learning German in Kuwait

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Call for Kuwaiti companies representing German companies in Kuwait to register at the German Embassy

The German Embassy wishes to extend and update its information basis on German business in Kuwait. Therefore, all Kuwaiti companies acting as an agent for or representing German companies in any other way in Kuwait are invited to register at the Embassy.


Brochure "Dialogue among Civilizations"

Germany is committed to intercultural dialogue with the Islamic world both at the grassroot level and in international fora. The Federal Foreign Office has published a Brochure on this important topic.

Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle states in his foreword to the brochure:

"Openness, respect and trust are the pillars for a dialogue between equals and for friendships at all levels in our countries, as well as between Germany and the Islamic world."

The Ambassador

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Eugen Wollfarth

25 years of German Unity - ceremonial reception in the Ambassador's residence


On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of German Unity, Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth hosted  a solemn reception in his residence on 14 October 2015.

Visa requirements


We want to make your trip to Germany as easy as possible. Here you can find all the information you need on applying for a visa, along with an application form as a pdf file to download.

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Video Archive

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Climate Conference 2015: Ecological Football – Mainz 05 is successful and climate neutral

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Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig

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Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene

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My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ

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My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi

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The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues

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My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua

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The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin

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German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

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2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary

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My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling

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Science on Stage: Science Slam

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Training for the Fast Track Diplomatic Service

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Behind the scenes at the Berlinale: The interpreters

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Tourists work as volunteers for homeless people

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Dresden Flies the Flag for Openness and Tolerance

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Season's Greetins from the German Foreign Office

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Schwibbögen: a Christmas woodcraft from the Erzgebirge mountains

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Frohes Fest und guten Rutsch

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The club scene of Berlin

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It's the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary - so what does the Internet mean to Germans?

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The baking diploma for non-Germans

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Destination Germany: Climbing in the Sächsische Schweiz

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CrossCulture: Intercultural Dialogue with the Islamic World

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Genscher and the Refugees at the Prague Embassy in 1989

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Stumbling Blocks - Commemorate Nazi Victims

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“Made in Germany” – The Future of the Brand

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Destination Germany: Sailing in Brandenburg

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Learning German at PASCH schools

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A World Cup Living Room in your Local Football Stadium

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Saving the Angkor Wat Temple Complex Anmoderation: The

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Commemorating the fall of the Berlin wall 25 years ago