1. Snow-covered mountain range in Saxon Switzerland, Saxony, Germany Mingalabar - Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Yangon
  2. Kloster am Inle
  3. 60 Jahre Deutschland - Myanmar
Snow-covered mountain range in Saxon Switzerland, Saxony, Germany

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?

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Embassy closed !

From December 24th until Dec. 28th and from December 31st until Jan. 1st, the German Embassy remains closed. 

In case of emergency contact the officer on call.

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A Somewhat Different Anniversary: Die Toten Hosen first time in Myanmar

In 2014 we commemorate the 60th Anniversary of German-Myanmar diplomatic relations!

The German Embassy celebrated this special occasion by presenting an outstanding rock concert under the slogan:  “A Somewhat Different Anniversary”.

Hugely popular German rock band Die Toten Hosen performed a one-time gig in Yangon, together with the well-known Myanmar groups Side Effect, No U Turn and Kaiza Tin Moong.  The concert was the first performance of a western rock band in Myanmar.

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. 

International Competition on Planetary Urbanism

The Federal Foreign Office supports a competition on information design awarded by ARCH+Journal for Architecture and Urbanism.

Botschafter Weber-Lortsch

Interview with H.E. Ambassador Christian-Ludwig Weber-Lortsch

Myanmar Business Today: Interview with the German Ambassador.

Bundeskanzlerin Merkel mit Präsident Thein Sein

President Thein Sein in Berlin

Myanmar's President Thein Sein is on an official state visit to Germany.

Goldener Brief

Cultural Treasure goes high tech: The Golden Letter from Myanmar as a 3 D scan

A precious artefact from Myanmar was presented to the public at the Federal Foreign Office for the first time ever on 12 November 2013 in the form of an elaborate 3D scan: the Golden Letter sent by King Alaungphaya of Burma to George II, King of Britain and Elector of Hanover, in 1756. Today the original is kept at the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Library in Hanover.

VIS - Visa Information System

important new visa regulation

With effect from 14 November 2013, all Schengen States will start to collect and exchange biometric data in a collective Schengen Visa Information System (VIS).

People applying for a Schengen visa must from this date on apply in person, so that the necessary data - ten fingerprints - can be collected. 

Finger scans stored in the VIS can be re-used for further visa applications for five years.

Weather forecast - midday, local time (all data without guarantee)

Rangun:
(23.12.2014)
30 °C

Time and weather in Germany

Berlin:
08:01:03 9 °C
Deutscher Wetterdienst

Online Visa Appointment System

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Starting 21.07.2014 you can only enter the visasection if you have booked an appointment in advance. Your can start to book an appointment already now. 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

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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.

The Ambassador

Botschafter Weber-Lortsch

Christian-Ludwig Weber-Lortsch

Remembrance and commemoration – First World War, Second World War, fall of the Wall

Zeitschrift Deutschland

The special issue of DE Magazin Deutschland on the subject “Remembrance and commemoration” focuses on three anniversaries in 2014. The First World War broke out 100 years ago. The Second World War began 75 years ago. The fall of the Wall 25 years ago was the first step on the path to German reunification. Essays by and interviews with renowned historians and political scientists analyse the events and their effects on the present. Young people from Europe, the United States and Israel describe how they feel about these historical events and why they actively support their commemoration.

Feature of the day: www.deutschland.de

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Engineering

Engineering

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.