Welcome to the German Embassy Manama
Important Information for Visa applicants for Schengen Visa to Germany,Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Iceland and Slovenia.
Effective today the German Embassy in Bahrain inaugurated a new Visa Application Centre in Manama which will be operated by VFS Global.
Now, every client will have the option to submit his/her visa application at the VFS Visa Application Centre in Manama.
For further information, please visit :
The VFS Global German Visa Application Centre in Manama is located at Diplomatic Commercial Tower, 18th Floor. Visa applicants can direct their queries and appointment requests to the call centre number +973 17516545or communicate with the centre at
Alternatively, you may also submit your visa application, after scheduling an appointment, to the German Embassy in Manama.
Manama, Bahrain, April 09, 2018: HE. Alfred Simms-Protz, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Bahrain today inaugurated a new Visa Application Centre in Manama which will be operated ...
The Capital Club organised an exhibition of paintings by Perwin Hajo, the wife of Ambassador Alfred Simms-Protz, at its Skyline Lounge on 21 February 2018. Mrs Hajo originally hails from Qamishli in S...
The German Embassy's Berlin Buddy Bear greats tourist at the Manama Souk
Two cruise ships with almost 6000 passengers arrived yesterday from Europe. The Buddy Bear was waiting and provided photo oppo...
On 22 January 2018, the German and French Embassies celebrated the 55th Anniversary of the Elysée Treaty with a Concert by the Karlsruhe Concert Duo at the French Ambassador’s Residence in Manama.
H.E. Alfred Simms-Protz and H.E. the ambassador of France
Karslruher Concert Duo and Mr. Jalil Al Ansari
In celebration of the 27th Anniversary of German Unity, the Ambassador of Germany, Mr Alfred Simms-Protz, hosted a reception at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel in Manama on 3 October 2017. Senior Gov...
Kosmos Humboldt website - www.kosmos-humboldt.org
Alexander von Humboldt is seen as the last great universal scholar. The first environmental activist, humanist, world traveller and international cosmopolitan. But what is behind the legend?
Under the co-patronage of the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications of the Kingdom of Bahrain, H.E. Mr. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, and the Ambassador of Germany to Bahrain, H.E. Mr. Alfred ...
On 10th of April 2017 the German Ambassador Alfred Simms-Protz presented 115 successful participants of the Embassy German Language Courses with their certificates. Numerous families and friends of th...
The Treaty of Rome – 60 years on – why is it cause to celebrate?
60 years ago six European countries signed the Treaty of Rome – creating the European Economic Community (EEC) and the European Atomic Energy Community. It was a key moment, a little over ten years after the end of World War II. And it was the foundation of today’s EU and all its achievements. European unity is a political and economic success story.
Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue
Those opposed to the EU have loud voices. But what about the innumerable amount of people who support Europe and the EU? They want to help shape a united Europe – and now they’re making sure their voices are heard.
The German Embassy Bahrain, the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, the Supreme Council for Environment, the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage and CleanUp Bahrain organized the screen...
The New German President
Germany has a new head of state. The Federal Convention has elected former Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier as German President.
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.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier - new Federal President
"On Thursday, 26 January 2017 German Ambassador Alfred Simms-Protz, Roland
Stumpf, Deputy Director of the Goethe institute in Abu Dhabi, joined the
Principal of the Bahrain School Dr. Terry Greene, As...
unveiling of the PASCH School Plaque
Germany for United Nations Security Council 2019-20
Peace, justice, innovation, partnership - these are the things Germany wants to play in the United Nations. That is why we are standing for a seat in the United Nations Security Council 2019/20 - "an organization more important than ever," said Foreign Minister Steinmeier.
Bahram Hajou, „ Gagged… no dialoque “
is the thought-provoking title of an exhibition of paintings by the internationally renowned German-Kurdish artist Bahram Hajou at the Art Centre (near the Bahra...
Bahram Hajou, „ Gagged… no dialogue “
From German capital to sustainability capital: the UN Campus in Bonn
Since 1994, when the law dividing up ministries and institutions between Bonn and Berlin was passed, it hasn't been a one-way street to Berlin. Bonn has reinvented itself as the United Nations’ base in Germany.
Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)
Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. With more than 50 offices in Germany and abroad and its network of partners throughout the world, GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.
Germany is one of the most peaceful countries in the world. It has a stable political system, is rarely hit by natural disasters and is home to hardly any dangerous animals. Click on the following link to find out more about why people like living here:
A country you can feel at home in
In the current legislative term, cultural relations and education policy plays a greater role than ever before. In a world that seems to be out of joint, and in which conflicts are increasingly of a cultural and religious nature, the notion that ideological mindsets can only be overcome through differentiation, discussion and collaboration in the fields of culture, education and science is of particular importance.
Cultural relations and education policy forum
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
The German Embassy would like to invite you to a fund raiser for “The People of Socotra”. The event is organized by the Arab Regional Center for World Heritage in Bahrain.
Fund raising event for "the People of Socotra"
Germany was one of the first countries to sign the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol on 30 March 2007, ratifying it on 24 February 2009. The objective is to allow people with disabilities to participate equally in political, social, economic and cultural life, to offer them equal opportunities in education and the world of work, and to offer all citizens the chance to play their own self determined part in a barrier free society.
Inclusion in Germany
GERMAN LANGUAGE COURSES
Interested in learning German
Interested in learning German
Join our new German language courses in April 2017!
Term dates: 2nd of April – 21 st of June 2017
Registration is open from now
First class German lessons corresponding to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)!
The teachers are experienced and highly qualified. Each participant will be issued with course completion a certificate by the German Embassy. Additionally, students who have reached a certain language level are able to take certified language examinations by the Goethe-Institut.
Special packages are available for children and school/ university students. For details see our terms and conditions.
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Refugee crisis - what German foreign policy is doing
Dealing with the worldwide refugee crisis is an international challenge. Combating the causes of flight and raising awareness in countries of origin ‑ these are the priorities of German foreign policy.
More information on German foreign policy in the refugee crisis
German Ambassador Simms-Protz handed over a certificate of attendance to Mr. Marc Farrell, teacher of German language at the Bahrain School, on his participation in the workshop for the Goethe-Institu...
Certificate of Attendance for Goethe Excamination
Improve your German with Deutsche Welle's audio and video programs, which include language lessons for beginners, information about Germany and news in German.
Interactive online German course
Study visit of the NIHR and the Ombudsman to Berlin
(© International Legal Cooperation )
Representatives of the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), the Ombudsman Office and the Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission took part in a study visit to Berlin/ Germany from 23 to 28 November 2014 organized by the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ) and supported by the German Federal Foreign Office. The EU Chaillot Prize 2014 for the Protection of Human Rights in the GCC region will be presented this year to the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) and the Ombudsman Office for their engagement favouring human rights promotion and awareness in the GCC region.
Experience Germany Refreshed, mobile and highly interactive – deutschland.de has a new face to it
Discover topics, find information,
, take part in the Germany Quiz and in online voting, interact with others: If you want to understand what makes Germany tick and what Germany is busy talking about, then visit deutschland.de and its
has a new face: young, refreshed, mobile and highly interactive.
Life Links: DW launches multimedia documentary series
"What holds you back" - that question is the starting point for Life Links. Young people around the world represent both the target audience and protagonists for DW's new documentary-style format.
Further information on the new documentary-style format
News of Deutsche Welle available worldwide via Outernet
Deutsche Welle has signed an agreement with the newly-launched Outernet as an additional content distribution channel. The satellite-based Internet provider promises free access to information.
Press release on "Outernet"
Internship in Germany
An internship can be a great way to try a career on for size or get your foot in the door in your preferred field. This month at Young Germany we have all the information you’ll need to find, apply for, and keep an internship in Germany.
Information on an internship in Germany
Nowadays European policy covers all policy fields. To be an effective advocate of Germany’s interests in Europe, the Federal Government needs efficient policy coordination mechanisms.
German policy on Europe