1. Brandenburg Gate Berlin The Brandenburg Gate turns 225
  2. Small Project Fund SEED Foundation A safe Space in Chow Kit
  3. Rio 2016 - Olympische Spiele 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
Brandenburg Gate Berlin

The Brandenburg Gate turns 225

One of the biggest and most beautiful creations of German classicism is celebrating its 225th birthday: The Brandenburg Gate, located in the heart of Germany’s capital Berlin.

Small Project Fund SEED Foundation

A safe Space in Chow Kit

The Embassy's Small Project Fund contributes towards the upgrading of the SEED Foundation drop-in centre in Chow Kit.

Rio 2016 - Olympische Spiele

2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

This summer’s spectacle of sport in Rio de Janeiro will see more than 10,000 athletes compete for medals and glory whilst promoting the Olympic values of respect, tolerance and solidarity.

Electronic Appointment Management System!

Introduction of the Electronic Appointment Management System at the German Embassy Kuala Lumpur.
As of 15 June 2015, appointments for visa applications, passport applications, birth registrations, name declarations and registration of marriage can only be made through the link below.
In all other consular matters you can walk in during opening hours without prior appointment.
In urgent matters (e.g. loss of passport) you may come and visit us without prior appointment as well.


NEU! Nichterwerb der deutschen Staatsangehörigkeit für im Ausland geborene Kinder deutscher Eltern

Bei Geburt im Ausland erwerben Kinder, deren deutsche Eltern oder deutscher Elternteil nach dem 31.12.1999 im Ausland geboren wurde(n) und zum Zeitpunkt der Geburt des Kindes ihren / seinen gewöhnlichen Aufenthalt im Ausland haben / hat, nicht durch Geburt die deutsche Staatsangehörigkeit, wenn sie durch Geburt eine ausländische Staatsangehörigkeit erwerben.

APK Hong Kong 2016

15th Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business, 3 – 5 November 2016, Hong Kong

Where German and Asian business interests meet! Over the last decades, the APK has firmly established itself as a key signature event in Asia, where top business and government leaders from Germany a...

German Security Council candidature logo

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

Farewell Dr. Spelten 2016

A Farewell to Dr. Wolfram Spelten

After three years as the Counsellor for Economic, Commercial and Environmental Affairs at the German Embassy, Dr. Wolfram Spelten’s posting has come to an end. He and his family will be returning to B...

Company visit A. & H. Meyer 2016

“Plug and Play”: Ambassador Michael visits A. & H. Meyer Sdn Bhd

On 30 May 2016, Ambassador Michael visited A. & H. Meyer Sdn Bhd in Shah Alam. He was welcomed by Mr. Horst Meyer, Managing Director of A. & H. Meyer GmbH in Germany, and Mr. Peter Lenhardt, Managing ...

Tenaga 2016

Official German Pavilion at “Tenaga Expo & Forum 2016”

23 May. After the official opening ceremony of the  “ASEAN Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Show 2016” of which “Tenaga Expo & Forum 2016” is a part of, the guest of honour, Deputy Minister of Work...


Genting Hong Kong completes the Purchase of three Shipyards in Germany and puts in an Order for ten Ships

Genting Hong Kong completes the purchase of three shipyards in Germany to form the Lloyd Werft Group and puts in an order for ten ships. Genting Hong Kong Ltd., which is a member of the Malaysian Gent...

Honorary Consul Dato Hans Brenner

The new German Honorary Consul in Penang: Dato' Hans Brenner

With a festive reception at the E & O Hotel in Penang, the German Ambassador H.E. Holger Michael bid farewell to Dato’ Herbert Weiler, who retired after more than 23 years of loyal service as the Germ...

Trenchless 2016

No Dig - The German Pavilion at "Trenchless Asia 2016"

For the first time, an official German Pavilion - hosting twelve German companies - participated at the “Trenchless Asia”, which was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 9 to 10 May. The co...

The Ambassador

Ambassador Holger Michael

H.E. Holger Michael

New! Federal Foreign Office on Instagram!

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The Federal Foreign Office is now on Instagram! Follow us!

Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) and is therefore be responsible for steering the Organization safely through the stormy tides of crises and challenges in 2016. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme to the 57 OSCE participating States in Vienna on 14 January 2016.

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“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.  

Video News from Germany


A picture says more than a thousand words! Watch our specially made videos, containing interesting news and stories from and about Germany.