Monastery of Andechs
* 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.
Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of www.germany.travel.
German National Tourist Board
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.
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
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.
Foreign Minister Westerwelle visits the United Arab Emirates
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.
Game Show for German Learners
The newly inaugurated German Development Media Awards honor journalists worldwide for their outstanding reporting on human rights and put the spotlight on journalists telling important stories affecting their communities, countries and regions.
GERMAN DEVELOPMENT MEDIA AWARDS 2013
“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!
Make it in 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.
Bilateral relations and country information