What Goethe Didn’t Know

Eleven curious items from the world of the German language which even Germany’s most famous poet, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, would not have known.

This picture shows the Ambassador at the opening of a newly designed show room of a local Kuwaiti trade partner.

Seal of quality “Made in Germany”

Seal of quality “Made in Germany” – the excellent reputation of Germany in Kuwait and the German Embassy’s contribution to the economic stimulation.


“Deutsche Orgelwerke” at the Amricani Cultural Centre

A new cooperation between the German Embassy and Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah: German organist Christian Schmitt, recipient of multiple awards, held his concert “Deutsche Orgelwerke” at the Amricani Cultural Centre on Gulf Road on 11 January 2015 in front of a packed house.


Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth awarded as “best Ambassador”

His Excellency Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth received a special award from the Kuwaiti media and economic sector on 29 December 2014. He was elected “best Ambassador” in the “TOP50” awards, which encompass a total of 50 different categories.


Christmas bazar organized by the German Speaking Ladies of Kuwait (GLOK)

Under the patronage of His Excellency the Ambassador of Germany to Kuwait the annual Christmas bazar organized by the German Speaking Ladies of Kuwait (GLOK) took place in the Ambassador’s residence on 5 December 2014.

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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. 

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CrossCulture Internships Programme 2015

Young professionals and voluntary engaging persons can apply for the funding programme CrossCulture Internships 2015.

Application deadline is 31 January 2015.

The filled in and signed application forms along with a passport picture are to be submitted via e-mail to: kuwa%27%diplo%27%de,info

For more info and to download applications, please visit the following link: http://www.ifa.de/en/funding/crossculture-internships.html

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IPS programme for the Arab countries

In 2015, the German Bundestag is once again offering a scholarship programme for politically interested young Arab graduates who are keen to learn more about the German parliamentary system and want to play an active role in promoting core democratic values in their home countries. Deadline for applications: 15 February 2015. Please apply per E-Mail to the German Embassy in Kuwait: info@kuwa.diplo.de

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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

Christmas Truce football game - remembering peace and international understanding through football


In memory of the 100th anniversary of the First World War Christmas Truce, a football match between the British and the German embassy took place at The Premier Goal Academy Kuwait on 13 December.

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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German Information Center Cairo

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For publications in Arabic referring to relevant German matters

Daily News from Germany - www.deutschland.de

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

Please find here the daily news from Germany