Culture, Sports and Education in German foreign policy

Along with political and economic relations, cultural relations - including education - is not only one of German foreign policy's three cornerstones but also has a demonstrably long-term impact. Cultural and educational programmes tailored to the needs and interests of people in our partner countries not only create a broad basis for stable international relations but also build trust in our country around the world.

As a result of such programmes, our civil society, business and political actors readily find a host of important and reliable partners to work with.

The University of Leipzig

Since 1906 sports courses are held at the University of Leipzig. On December 8, 1993 the Faculty of Sports and Science of the University of Leipzig was founded. Since 1994 every year eight courses in ...

Ortenburg Bible, German Historical Museum

500th anniversary of the Reformation

Five hundred years ago, on 31 October 1517, legend has it that theology professor Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg. The posting of these theses in Wittenberg marks the beginning of the Reformation. The far reaching theological, cultural and political consequences of the Reformation make its anniversary in 2017 not only a church affair, but a central global event in cultural history.

Sh5.35m for Rabai Multicultural upgrade

Germany will spend Sh5.35 million to upgrade Rabai Multicultural landscape at the Coast.
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Opening of Kenyan-German Centre for mining at Taita University in Voi

On 6th April, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Kenyan Government and the German Embassy Nairobi have officially opened the new Kenyan-German Centre of Excellence for Mining, Environmental Engineering and Resource Management (CEMEREM) at Taita Taveta University (TTU).

Tanzanian German Centre

Scholarships for LLM and PhD Programmes Focus on EAC and Regional Integration Law

Invitation for Applications for Admission to the LLM and PhD Programmes at the Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL) starting on 1 October 2017 The TGCL, a think tank on East African Community law, is a cooperation project of the University of Dar es Salaam and the University of Bayreuth in Germany. It is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office through the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Structured LLM and PhD study programmes at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, are addressed to aspiring young East African lawyers, qualifying them for leading positions in the region. Scholarships for LLM and PhD Programmes Focus on EAC and Regional Integration Law

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed shakes hands with her Germany counterpart Frank Walter Steinmeier outside Foreign Affairs headquarters on Sunday, February 22, 2016. /COLLINS KWEYU

The Star: A German pathway to higher education for Kenya

If you want to read more about the joint project of a German-East African University kindly follow this link:

Alumniportal Deutschland

Alumniportal Deutschland is an editorially supported social online network, which sees itself as a service for all Germany-alumni as well as for companies, networks, organizations and institutes of higher education. A unique combination of topical and emotional services with a connection to Germany and an online community opens entirely new opportunities for maintaining contacts and networks.

Culture, Sports and Education

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Schools: Partners for the Future

Responsibility, partnership, dialogue – these are the cornerstones of our value-based foreign policy. Education is a central resource in the globalized world. That is why the Federal For-eign Office and its partners have established sustainable education partnerships through the global network of 1500 partner schools.

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation promotes academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from abroad and from Germany.

Kosmos Humboldt website -

Alexander von Humboldt

Alexander von Humboldt is seen as the last great universal scholar. The first environmental activist, humanist, world traveller and international cosmopolitan. But what is behind the legend?

The German Education Server

The Deutscher Bildungsserver (German Education Server, or Eduserver) is the focal internet guide to education related information on the internet. It provides fundamental and high quality information on internet resources to all those concerned - thus offering quick, up-to-date, concise and free access to information.

German Films

German Films Service + Marketing GmbH is the national information and advisory center for the promotion of German films worldwide.