Relations to intensify between Germany and Australia

On Friday 13 November 2015, the co‑chairs of the Australia-Germany Advisory Group, Maria Böhmer, Minister of State at Germany’s Federal Foreign Office and Mathias Cormann, Australian Minister for Finance, presented Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull with a report containing 59 recommendations to intensify relations between the two countries.

Relocation of the CG Sydney

The German Consulate General Sydney moves offices on 11 September 2015. The new address is: Level 17, 100 William St, Sydney (Woolloomooloo) NSW 2011

The association Afghan Rehabilitation Group e.V.  is keen to provide women with vocational training and employment.

The Cultural Preservation Programme of the Federal Foreign Office

Since 1981 the Federal Republic of Germany has supported the preservation of cultural heritage across the world through the Federal Foreign Office’s Cultural Preservation Programme, with the aim of strengthening people’s sense of their own national identity in the partner country and fostering cultural dialogue among partners. The Programme has become a very effective instrument of German cultural relations and education policy.

Mausoleum Shadi-Mulk-Aga/Usbekistan

Criteria for project support as part of the cultural preservation programme of the Federal Foreign Office

This set of criteria drawn up by the Federal Foreign Office specifies what kinds of projects are eligible for funding, the prerequisites as well as the application process.

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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. 


Working in the Ruhr region

The Ruhr region has long ranked amongst the most significant economic centres in Europe. With its traditionell coal and steel centered industries no longer providing a viable foundation for the future, the Ruhr region is now reestablishing itself with new economic focus.

Training - Made in Germany

iMOVE: Training - Made in Germany

iMOVE is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research to promote and facilitate global business and co-operation between German training providers and international public and private organisations. iMOVE is a section of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, providing collaboration opportunities and helping to establish contacts with high-ranking officials and individuals from the education sector. 

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With DW-app ready for the digital future

The DW app provides you with the information you need to shape and understand your world - quick, direct, uncomplicated and completely ad-free right in your hands. Get unbiased, international news and information on the world’s most pressing issues.

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German presidency of the G7

Germany assumed the presidency of the G7 at the G7 summit in Brussels on 4 and 5 June 2014. On 7 and 8 June 2015, Germany hosted the meeting of the heads of state and government in Schloss Elmau. The summit provided an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to make progress on new international topics.

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Special feature on “25 years of German unity” in the current issue of DE Magazin Deutschland

The special feature on “25 years of German unity” in the current issue of DE Magazin Deutschland and the corresponding dossier on the website do not only present background articles and interviews looking back on what has been achieved, but also and above all they focus on the present in Germany today.

Become a Medical Doctor in Germany

Becoming a Medical Doctor in Germany

Germany’s excellent healthcare system is reliant on excellent doctors. The country develops many health industry professionals itself, but there are opportunities for non-Germans to become a doctor in Germany.