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For German residents abroad we are the most important liaison to their home country in many legal aspects of life. We also provide some of these services for other Nationals as well.
Do you need a visa for Germany or a new passport or you want to renew your current one ? Are you looking for information on German citizenship or numerous other consular matters, this site is a good place to start.
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The international competition rewards excellence in increasing energy efficiency in industry and production. Businesses can submit their application for the dena Energy Efficiency Award until 30 June 2013.
Apply now: Energy Efficiency Award 2013
Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Ms Gudrun Kopp, visited Australia from May 20th to 23rd . During her visit, she signed an agreement on development cooperation in the resource sector in Africa with Peter Baxter, head of AusAID (Australian Agency for International Development).
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The Prussian scientist and naturalist Ludwig Leichhardt is one of Australia's greatest explorers. Leichhardt led three expeditions through the interior of the Australian continent, studying and documentening its largly unknown botany, fauna and geology.
Ludwig Leichhardt's 200th Birthday
German University Hospital Hands Back Human Remains of Indigenous Australians
Skulls and skeletons of 33 Indigenous Australians were recently handed back by the renowned Charité hospital in Berlin. At the occasion, representatives of Indigenous Australians held a private hour of commemoration for their ancestors' remains, which made it to Germany in the 19th and 20th century.
German University Hospital [pdf, 95.78k]
Au pair in Germany
As an au pair you have the opportunity to get to know Germany in an unusually close (and inexpensive) way. At Young Germany we’ve talked to placement agencies and au pairs to get the real story on this work-exchange opportunity.