Weihnachtsliches Schaufenster KadeWe Berlin

Advent and Christmas in Germany - a very special time of the year

The season of Advent is something very special in Germany, a time when people look forward to Christmas Eve on 24 December, when Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus. The festive atmosphere, the decorated Christmas trees, the presents carefully arranged underneath and many other traditional customs are part and parcel of German culture.


German Ambassador’s Field visit to Banke, Bardyia and Kailali

From 8 to 10 December, Ambassador Meyer visited several cooperation programmes in the Banke, Bardyia and Kailali districts of Nepal. The Mid and Far Western Development Regions of Nepal are the geographical focus of bilateral development cooperation, as these regions are particulary under-developed compared to other parts of the country.

Bilateral Nepal-German Government Negotiations on Development Cooperation Successfully Concluded

The German-Nepal government negotiations which were held on 1 and 2 December 2014 in Kathmandu focussed on the three core areas of both countries´ bilateral development cooperation: Sustainable Economic Development and Trade Health and Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy

40th Anniversary of the Launch of the Bhaktapur Development Project

On 30 November 2014, the German Development Cooperation celebrated the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Bhaktapur Development Project. From 1974 to 1986, the German Government had financed the reconstruction of most of the old city of Bhaktapur. Since 1979, the Bhaktapur Durbar Square is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

App Auswärtiges AMt

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Online appointment system for visa applications

To improve customer service the visa section of the Embassy has introduced an online appointment system. All visa applicants have to set an appointment for their application online under
visa appointment system Kathmandu

Information on visa for Germany and other Schengen states


GIC South Asia

German Information Centre (GIC) South Asia is a one-stop shop for all your information needs on Germany and South Asia. Read their updates on bilateral relations and Germany's extensive activities in South Asia.



Have you ever dreamed of becoming an engineer?  This month on Young Germany we have information about where to train, how to find a job, and an interview with someone already working in the field.

German institutions in Nepal

Flash player is not installed