1. Island Mainau/Lake Constance: blooming tulips Mingalabar - Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Yangon
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  3. Kloster am Inle
Island Mainau/Lake Constance: blooming tulips

Mingalabar - Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Yangon

Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Yangon. In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and development. With its good infrastructure and central location in Europe, Germany is one of the world's most attractive bases for business. Its beautiful urban and rural landscapes combining age old traditions and experimental modern culture, make a trip to Germany a unique experience. Germany has something for everyone - so why not pay us a visit?

DW Media Dialog

Media Dialog event hosted by Deutsche Welle’s DW Akademie on January 24, 2016

Observations from a Media Dialog event hosted by Deutsche Welle’s DW Akademie on January 24, 2016 Myanmar's media landscape is in the middle of a dynamic transition period. Could the shift of political power (from the former military government to Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy) hinder or even stop this process? Participants of a Media Dalog "Empowerment of Community Media - Gender Issues & Freedom of Expression", hosted by DW Akademie's Deputy Director Ute Schaeffer, raised concerns the new NLD government may not regard the timely launch of community based broadcasting in Myanmar a No.1 priority.

Botschafter Weber-Lortsch

International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust on 27th January 2016

Please find here the speech by H.E. Mr. Christian-Ludwig Weber-Lortsch on the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.

Germany provides 10 Million Euro fast-track Grant

Germany provides 10 Million Euro fast-track Grant The German Government decided to commit 10 Million Euro additional grants for flood-affected areas in Northern Myanmar. As H.E the German Ambassador C...

Vacancy at the German Embassy

The German Embassy has a vacancy for a Programme Manager for our Development & International Cooperation Unit (f/m). Applications must reach the Embassy no later than 05 February 2016.  Read more:

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Germany will assume the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in January 2016 for a one year term

The German Government’s motto for the year is “renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”. The Government will thus seek to strengthen OSCE instruments and institutions, promote dialogue among the participating States and thereby rebuild trust in Europe.
Further information is available on the following websites:

Federal President Joachim Gauck

Devastating Landslide at a jade mine in the northern part of Myanmar

Please find here messages on behalf of President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel on the sad occasion of the devastating landslide in nothern Myanmar

President Joachim Gauck [pdf, 32.01k]

Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel [pdf, 65.47k]

500 000 Euro for Mine Victims Support

The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany granted 500 000 Euro support to the International Red Cross Society to finance the project “ICRC – Physical Rehabilitation in Myanmar 2015". The proj...

Congratulations on electoral victory

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on 12th of November on the parliamentary elections in Myanmar: "I am glad that the parliamentary elections in Myanmar...

Germany Pledges $ 28 million for Rural Development, Aquaculture and Myanmar Railways

Please find here the Press Release

Berlin Policy Journal July 2015

Berlin Policy Journal

BERLIN POLICY JOURNAL is a new bimonthly app magazine on international affairs, edited in Germany’s capital. Each issue sets a theme and reports on a diverse range of current and emerging foreign policy topics, aiming at making German and European foreign policy. JULY/AUGUST 2015 ISSUE OUT NOW - dealing with the following: Grexit is avoided. The question, of course, is – what next? If the eurozone is to survive, a steady hand is needed. Daniela Schwarzer proposes immediate changes to Europe’s single currency system to make it more resilient. Jan Techau goes the whole way and argues for "Political Union Now". Andreas Rinke describes German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s evolving relationship with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Published by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)

Unterzeichnung Rahmenabkommen

Signing Ceremony

On April 2nd, 2015 an Agreement regarding Development Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has been signed.

Studierende mit Laptop

Working, training and studying in Germany

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 

Online Visa Appointment System


To apply for a visa you need to arrange an appointment. Visa appointments at the Embassy can only be made online. Please use your current passport number only. Any attempt to make more than one appointment with different passport numbers will lead to the rejection of your application. Please also ensure that your passport number, your e-mail address, etc. are filled out correctly, otherwise you will lose your appointment.

Time Difference


The time difference between Myanmar and Germany during the period of daylight saving time is minus 4 hrs. 30 min., during winter time minus 5 hrs. 30 min.

“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.  

The Ambassador

Botschafter Weber-Lortsch

Christian-Ludwig Weber-Lortsch

Feature of the day: www.deutschland.de


Daily News from Germany - www.deutschland.de

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

Please find here the daily news from Germany



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.

Refugees and migration

Approximately one million people sought refuge in Germany in 2015. The influx of refugees from crisis regions and war zones is currently determining social policy debates in Germany more strongly than any other topic. The special feature on “Refugees and migration” in the latest issue of DE Magazin Deutschland and on the deutschland.de website presents reports, interviews and profiles that explain how Germany is addressing this enormous task and describe the efforts of policymakers, administrators, institutions and countless volunteers. This issue also includes an interview with Gernot Erler, Special Representative of the Federal Government for the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016, and an article about Germany’s commitment to the United Nations. 

E-paper edition
Media library on the deutschland.de website