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Welcome to Germany!

In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and development. This makes Germany one of the most popular countries in which to study, as well as a site for state-of-the art research and patent development. With its high quality of life, 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?

Germany at Janadriyah 2016

Germany as Guest country at Al Janadriyah Festival 2016

Thank you for a peace- and colorful Al Janadriyah Festival. Germany was happy to be the guest country.


 Vacancy at the German Embassy in Riyadh

Europe Month in Saudi Arabia

Europe Month in Saudi Arabia 2016

Join us at different events during the 2016 Europe Month. Download our program for detailed information.

Europe Month in Saudi Arabia 2016 [pdf, 1,959.96k]

400.000 visitors to the German pavilion at Janadriyah

Germany at Janadriyah 2016

Germany is proud to have welcomed 400.000 visitors to its pavilion at Al Janadriyah Festival 2016

Janadriyah 2016

Internationale Journalisten-Programme


Fellowships for journalists from the Middle East in Germany

Fellowships for journalists in Germany

iMOVE: Training - Made in Germany

Training - Made in Germany

iMOVE is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research to promote and facilitate global business and co-operation between German training providers and international public and private organisations. iMOVE is a section of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, providing collaboration opportunities and helping to establish contacts with high-ranking officials and individuals from the education sector. 

Please check the iMOVE website for more information

Germany’s most prominent Web address sees itself as the central platform for a modern image of Germany. aims to speak to an international group of users. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, the DE-Blog and other social media channels open up for participation and interaction.

Latest News from Germany

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Here you will find the latest news from Germany.

Latest News

Studying in Germany

Study in Germany

Do you want to study in Germany? On Young Germany we have tips on where to start, how to enroll, finding a scholarship, and more! 

Information on studying in Germany

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

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Time and weather in Germany

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Deutscher Wetterdienst

The Ambassador

Ambassador Boris Ruge took up his appointment as Germany’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in June 2014. He joined the German Foreign Service six months before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Most recently, he served as Regional Director Middle East / North Africa at the German Foreign Office in Berlin.

The Ambassador

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Visa Requirements for Short Term (Schengen) and Long Term (National) Visa

Antragsformular Schengenvisum

Find all relevant information on visa for short and long term visits to Germany. Short term visa applications are to be submitted at our Joint Application Center in Riyadh, Jeddah or Al Khobar for your convenience and to assure that all relevant documents are included in your file.

Visa and Consular Service

Goethe Language Center in Riyadh

The Goethe Institute Riyadh wishes to inform about the following:

Unfortunately, all of our courses and appointments on

  • Thursday, 19.11.2015, 
  • Sunday, 22.11.2015 and 
  • Monday, 23.11.2015.

will have to be cancelled due to organizational reasons. The Goethe Institute Riyadh and our office will reopen on Tuesday, 24.11.2015.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing you.

Thank you for your understanding.

Best Regards

The Goethe-Institute- Riyadh-Team

For registration or any questions please contact

Mr. Ahmed Ezzat


Mobile:  +966-53-150-3402

Email:   riad%27%goethe%27%org,info


German Information Centres worldwide - Find information about Germany online!

German Information Centres (GIC) were designed to promote a modern image of Germany.  They provide up-to-date information about Germany.

Three regional centres focus on Africa  - Paris, Pretoria and Brasilia – in the main languages of the continent, French, English and Portuguese. Links to all of the GIC worldwide are listed below. 

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