Monastery of Andechs - Upper Bavaria

Monastery of Andechs


The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany will be closed through the Easter holidays from Friday, April 18th till Monday, April 21st 2014.
In case of emergencies related to German Nationals please call Tel no. 050-6216291 for further information.


* Schengen-Visa still mandatory for UAE nationals in 2014 *

The German Embassy wishes to inform that contrary to some recent publication in local media UAE nationals are still required to apply for a visa before travelling to Schengen countries including Germany.
Without a valid visa you are -- not – allowed to enter the Schengen countries.
An application for a Schengen visa may be filed up to three months prior to your intended journey.

Javier Solana visits UAE

H.E. Dr. Javier Solana visits UAE

H.E. Dr. Javier Solana, former Secretary of the Council of the EU, High Representative for Security and Foreign Policy of the EU and Former Secretary General of NATO, visited United Arab Emirates this February.

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

On Thursday evening, January 23rd, the West-Eastern Divan orchestra under the baton of Maestro Daniel Barenboim, held a concert at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi. The concert was organized by the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture authoritywith the support of the German Embassy. Due to high demand Maestro Barenboim offered another concert on the same evening.


German Ambassador presents credentials as Permanent Representative to IRENA

On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, the German Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), H. E. Mr. Nikolai von Schoepff, presented his credentials to the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Mr. Adnan Z. Amin.

Foreign Minister Westerwelle visits the United Arab Emirates

Foreign Minister Westerwelle visited the United Arab Emirates on 12 and 13 November. The German Foreign Minister's discussions in Abu Dhabi focused on enhancing bilateral relations, the ongoing negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme and the crisis in Syria.

Spielshow für Deutschlehrer

Game Show for German Learners – Two Teams, One Goal: Berlin!

Starting Thursday, September 5, Deutsche Welle (DW) and the Goethe-Institut will send six German learners from around the world on a special journey through Germany with unique challenges. Their goal: a ticket to Berlin.

Make it in germany

The “Make it in Germany” website welcomes skilled professionals to Germany!

“Make it in Germany!” Take a look at our website to see how skilled professionals like yourself can come to live and work in Germany. German firms are facing a genuine skills shortage that is expected to continue into the future. The German Government has therefore set up this website to help business and industry find the specialists they need. Welcome to Germany!

Germany and the UAE

Germany and the UAE enjoy excellent bilateral relations. In April 2004 both countries signed an agreement on a Strategic Partnership. Since then there has been a constant exchange of high level visits and a close cooperation in all aspects of bilateral relations.

Please follow the links for additional information.

Time and weather in Germany

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The German Embassy in Abu Dhabi

Our regular opening times and address you will find here:

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Visa requirements

Tourism in Germany

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The Ambassador

The German Embassy in Abu Dhabi is headed by Ambassador Nikolai von Schoepff.

Visa Application Procedure


All applicants living in Abu Dhabi who wish to apply for a Schengen Visa to Germany as their main destination should submit their respective application at the Embassy's contracted partner Global, which has moved to the following location:

Helpline: +971 4 205 5666

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Food Safety in Germany - One Focus of Green Week 2014

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Germany celebrates 40 years as a member of the UN

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Elections in Germany

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Best of Germany: Riesling Wine

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Excellence Initiative

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Studying in Germany

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Berlinale 2013

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Berlin's Fashion Scene

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Life in Berlin

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Oktoberfest Munich

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12th International Literature Festival in Berlin

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Conference on Internet and Human Rights

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Festival Culture in Germany

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Franco-German Youth Office

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Gamescom 2012 Cologne

The International German Olympiad 2012

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DMY International Design Festival Berlin

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International solo dance theatre festival

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Germany's vibrant Media Landscape

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Dialogue – Germany Inspires

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Destination Germany The Visitors - An International Angle

Destination Germany The Cities – Vivid and Vibrant

Destination Germany The Landscapes – Mountains, Lakes and Sea

Destination Germany - Cultural Gems – Classic Highlights

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