1. On the coast of Namibia the Namib desert meets the Atlantic ocean Welcome to Namibia!
  2. Schwangau: Pilgrimage Church St. Coloman Information about Germany
  3. 27 Years of German-Namibian Cooperation
On the coast of Namibia the Namib desert meets the Atlantic ocean

Welcome to Namibia!

Schwangau: Pilgrimage Church St. Coloman

Information about Germany

27 Years of German-Namibian Cooperation

Visitors Programme - Vocational Training in Germany

Deputy PS Dr. Raimo Naanda invited to Germany

Dr. Raimo Naanda, Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, has been invited to participate in a group visit to Germany themed “The dual system of vocational training in Germany”. The visit takes place from 26 March to 1 April 2017 and is part of the Visitors Programme of the German Federal Government.

New Sports Grounds

Sport moves and educates – New Sports Grounds for the Youth in Ohangwena and Oshana Region

On February 23rd 2017, his Excellency the German Ambassador, Mr Christian-Matthias Schlaga, together with Ms Sunday Haitembu, regional representative from the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service, handed over newly constructed and rehabilitated sports grounds to the Eenhana Multipurpose Youth Resource Centre and Valombola VTC in the North of Namibia. The joyful event was accompanied by many children and youth, coaches, community members and representatives of all involved partners.

AGDS Student Exchange

19 young ‘Namibian Ambassadors’ return from Germany

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Christian Schlaga, and representatives of the Association of German School Societies in Namibia (AGDS), invited 19 Namibian exchange students on 16 February 2017 to relate their experiences.

Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany

In a Federal Convention election held in Berlin on 12 February 2017, former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany.


Call for Proposals: A Buddy Bear for Namibia!

The German Embassy calls on visual artists, who are Namibian citizens or have a permanent residence in Namibia to submit a colourful design for painting the raw Buddy Bear sculpture.

German-African Business Summit

2nd German – African Business Summit

German Federal Minister for Development Cooperation, Dr. Gerd Müller, chatting with Namibian Minister for National Planning, the Honorable Tom Alweendo, on the occasion of their meeting at the 2nd German – African Business Summit which took place on February 09. / 10. 2017 in Nairobi / Kenya. Both ministers discussed possibilities to improve the framework for private sector investments in Namibia.

Katutura State Hospital

German Ambassador visits Katutura State Hospital

The German Ambassador to Namibia, Christian-Matthias Schlaga, and German Federal Foreign Office Regional Medical Doctor for Southern Africa, Dr Volker Schmidt, visited the Katutura State Hospital in Windhoek on 1 February 2017.  Purpose of the visit had been to learn more about the hospital and its internal operations.

2017 Namibian-German Bilateral Consultations on Development Cooperation

2017 Namibian-German Bilateral Consultations on Development Cooperation Successfully Concluded

This year’s Consultations on Development Cooperation took place on the 7 and 8 of February in Windhoek. During the consultations, both parties confirmed the three focal areas of the joint cooperation: management of natural resources, sustainable economic development and transport. Among further fields of cooperation outside the focal areas, that were discussed during the consultations, are water, energy and sports. The main goal of German-Namibian development cooperation remains the fight against poverty and inequality in Namibia.


Germany’s G20 presidency: focusing on Africa

“Growth that all states can afford”, is Chancellor Angela Merkel’s main goal for the German presidency of the G20. Starting December 1, 2016, Germany will be holding the chairmanship in 2017, taking over from China.

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.

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.

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The Ambassador and the individual sections

Ambassador Christian Matthias Schlaga

Information on the activities of the Embassy and contact addresses

Address, Business Hours, Emergency and Holidays

You will find the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Sanlam Centre in Windhoek's city centre.

“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.  

Youtube Channel of the Federal Foreign Office

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