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On Tuesday, 31.05.2016,  the Embassy will be closed.

New opening times of Legal and Consular Section:

From 1 June 2016, the Consular Section is open as follows: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The Visa Section is open from Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and on Thursday...

Apply now to take part in IFAIR's 3rd EU-ASEAN Perspectives Dialogue 2016

Are you interested in EU-ASEAN affairs and have a passion for gender-related issues in international relations? IFAIR is happy to invite you to participate in the 3rd EU-ASEAN Perspectives Dialogue (‪...

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Franco-German cycle - Culture and education as reconciliation tools

The reconciliation between France and Germany, following the end of WW2 and undertaken by politicians as well as civil society, is exemplary. What lessons can Cambodia and its neighbors take away in t...

Cyclists passing the German Embassy during EU-week biclycle tour “EU on a bicycle 2016"

European and Cambodia together for the earth.

Cycling EU Week 2016

Cycling EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Cycling - EU Week 2016

Signing of TC and FC Agreements 2015

Signing of the Agreements on Technical and Financial Cooperation 2015

On Wednesday, 9 March 2016 the signing ceremony was held between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Royal Government of Cambodia at the Palais de Gouvernement, the Council for the Development of ...

Government negotiation 2015

Government negotiations between Germany and Cambodia on development cooperation successfully finished

On 2 December 2015 the Head of the Cambodian Delegation H.E. Chhieng Yanara, Minister attached to the Prime Minister and Secretary General of the Cambodian Rehabilitation and Development Board (CRDB) ...

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House Concert

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany and his wife hosted a concert at their residence on 20 October 2015. The audience comprised members of the Diplomatic Corps and alumnis from various G...

25th day of German Unity

25th Day of German Unity Celebrations in Phnom Penh

On the occasion of the 25th Day of German Unity, the Ambassador for the Federal Republic of Germany, Baron Joachim von Marschall together with his wife, Mrs. Catrione Garrett, and the staff of the Ger...

Exploring the Garment Industry in Cambodia: Visit of German Secretary of State, Mr Jörg Asmussen

Visit of State Secretary Jörg Asmussen Enlarge image (© BMAS) Secretary of State of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Mr Jörg Asmussen and his delegation visited Phnom Penh on 9 and 10 September 2015. The delegation had come to get first-hand information about the regulatory environment and working conditions in the garment sector in Cambodia. Meetings took place with representatives from government, civil society, employers’ associations, trade unions, the opposition and ILO. A visit to a garment factory was also part of the programme.

Germany has launched an initiative to improve labour and social standards along the international supply chains of the garment industry at the G7 summit in Elmau/Germany earlier this year.

Customers in Germany and other European countries are more and more interested in the working conditions of those who produce their fashion and are willing to pay the respective fair prices.

Signing MoU Meta House

Intensifying Cambodian-German Cultural Exchange

On 28 August 2015 a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts, represented by H.E. Secretary of State, Samraing Kamsan, and Kambodschnisch-Deutsche-Kulturgesellschaft eV. (KDKG e.V. = Cambodian-Germany Cultural Association), represented by its chairman, Mr Nico Mesterharm.

The project agreement aims at broadening the existing cooperation between Cambodia and Germany. KDKG e.V. comprises the activities carried out by META-House, Art+Foundation and German Classes Phnom Penh which all have already enabled cultural exchange for many years. Many of the projects carried out by this organization are co-funded by the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany through Goethe Institute or the German Embassy.

The new MoU complements an agreement signed between KDKG e.V. with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports in 2014 which has already entailed a cooperation agreement between the Royal University of Cambodia and Rhein-Waal-University in Germany.

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Visit of the German Ambassador at Puthisastra University

At the invitation of Puthisastra University, Phnom Penh, the German Ambassador, H.E. Joachim Baron von Marschall, had the opportunity to learn  about the development of the University since 2007 and t...

Meeting with the Cambodian Prime Minister

Visit of the German Federal Parliament’s ASEAN Group in Cambodia

A 7-member all party delegation from the German Federal Parliament’s ASEAN Group visited Cambodia from 8th to 12th July 2015 as part of its fact-finding tour of South East Asia. The delegation, led by...


The Energiewende moves forward: the German Government sets out the parameters for energy and climate policy over the next few years

Germany wants to increase the percentage of its electricity supply that comes from solar, wind and other renewable energy sources to between 40 and 45 percent by 2025 and then to between 55 and 60 percent by 2035. By the same token, this should enable CO2 emissions to be reduced by 40 percent by 2020.

Climate Diplomacy Day

Climate Diplomacy Day 2015

On 17 June 2015, on the occasion of the 2nd Climate Diplomacy Day (#ClimateDiploDay), the Federal Foreign Office, the French Embassy and the British Embassy in Berlin hosted a panel discussion in the French Embassy. 

On 17 June, European Embassies around the globe celebrated Climate Diplomacy Day for the second time. Climate Diplomacy Day aims to raise awareness for climate change and the need for joint action. Over the past year, Germany, France and the UK have launched joint projects under the umbrella of Climate Diplomacy Day in over 30 countries. This year will also see widespread activities. 

A few months before the global summit in Paris, climate policymakers are still working on the international framework conditions for an ambitious global agreement. The panel discussion in the French Embassy addressed concrete measures to combat climate change. The participants looked at the effects of climate change at the local level, propose political measures, including measures to be implemented at the international level, and discussed the role of the EU.

For more information about climate change please find the documents linked below:

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Deutsche Welle's new English-language TV channel

Starting June 22, 2015, Deutsche Welle will broadcast its new TV-Channel including German-language news program "DW Nachrichten" around the clock. The newly structured TV channels will include among others DW in English, Spanish and Arabic.

cover "Facts about Germany"

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” can be downloaded as an e-paper.

The Ambassador

Ambassador Joachim Baron von Marschall

His Excellency Joachim Baron von Marschall, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Kingdom of Cambodia

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Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of former Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher

Portrait von Hans-Dietrich Genscher

"I have just heard here in Dushanbe about the death of Hans-Dietrich Genscher – news that moves me deeply and fills me with great sadness. ...

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

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

The Federal Commissioner for Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid – expert and guardian of German human rights policy

Christoph Trässer

Protecting human rights and promoting universal respect for them is a cornerstone of German foreign policy. There can be no long-term stability both within and among states without the respect for bas...

Federal Government Commissioner

Bärbel Kofler

Bärbel Kofler has been the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid since 1 March 2016. The Commissioner is contact point for all issues relating to human rights policy and humanitarian aid.

Germany’s human rights policy

Human Rights Council

Human rights policy is the responsibility of all policymakers in Germany: there can be no “human rights-free zones” either in foreign policy, security policy or in any other policy field.

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The Cultural Preservation Programme of the Federal Foreign Office

The association Afghan Rehabilitation Group e.V.  is keen to provide women with vocational training and employment.

Since 1981 the Federal Republic of Germany has supported the preservation of cultural heritage across the world through the Federal Foreign Office’s Cultural Preservation Programme, with the aim of strengthening people’s sense of their own national identity in the partner country and fostering cultural dialogue among partners. The Programme has become a very effective instrument of German cultural relations and education policy.

Current Scholarships/ Stipendienausschreibungen

Deutschlernkurs für ausländische Studenten

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Working, training and studying in Germany

Studierende mit Laptop

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 

Learn German in Cambodia

The German Center at Meta House, together with the Goethe Institut, offers professional German language classes in Phnom Penh.

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI)

Germany Trade and Invest

Germany Trade and Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. Germany Trade and Invest’s mission is to promote Germany as a location for industrial and technological investments and to identify investors for the German market.

Germany – always worth a visit!

Berchtesgaden mit Kehlsteinhaus, Salzbergwerk und Nationalpark

Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of



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