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  3. Familie am Flughafen Germany – always worth a visit!
Long Night of Museums

Long Night of Museums

Summer in Germany is close and several German cities offer a special program for the ones who like culture and the night likewise: ‘Long Night of Museums’. Nationwide more than 80 museums participate for the event. Don’t miss the unique chance to visit the most interesting German museums in the time of night whenever visitors and exhibits usually sleep. Please find the dates as following: Düsseldorf May 3rd from 7pm until 2am, Nürnberg May 3rd from 7pm until midnight, Frankfurt May 10th from 7pm until 3am, Berlin May 17th and 18th from 6pm until 2am, Bremen May 24th from 6pm until 1am, Hannover June 14th from 6pm until 1am and Ruhr (20 Cities) June 28th.

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Familie am Flughafen

Germany – always worth a visit!

Based in Frankfurt am Main, the German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has been showcasing Destination Germany on the global market for 60 years, through a broad range of events and campaigns. These have included international tourism fairs, workshops and PR events.


* 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.

Women’s and children’s rights

Rights of women and children

Between 15 and 22 June 2914, a group of experts on the rights of women and children from the Arabian peninsula were invited by the Federal Foreign Office to visit Germany. They were briefed on the latest initiatives on the political, juridical and practical level to protect women’s and children’s rights in Germany. Field visits included the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, the Federal Ministry of Justice, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, a court of first instance and a hospital. The delegation met with Federal Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and with the Deputy Speaker of the German Parliament Ms. Claudia Roth.

Permanent Representatives

IRENA Hosts First Meeting of its Permanent Representatives

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17 April 2014: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) hosted the first engagement of the Agency’s system of Permanent Representatives accredited to the Agency. At the meeting, held today in Abu Dhabi, the Permanent Representatives discussed pathways to accelerate the transition to renewable energy in their countries.

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.


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.

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.

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The German Embassy in Abu Dhabi

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

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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 VFS Global.

VFS Global - Germany Visa Application Center

Helpline: +971 4 205 5666


Shining Tower,Level 25
King Khalid Bin Abdel Aziz, 26th Street
Abu Dhabi – UAE
Adjacent to Khalidyah Mall

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