Muslim life in Germany

More immigrants

Germany is attractive to immigrants. Their numbers rose from 1.08 million in 2012 to 1.23 million in 2013, reaching the 1993 level again for the first time. These figures are laid out in the Migration Report which was adopted by the Cabinet.

Steinmeier and Zarif at the press conference © Photothek/Köhler

Nuclear talks with Iran at a crucial stage

Foreign Minister Steinmeier has met his Iranian counterpart for talks in Berlin. They focused chiefly on the E3+3 negotiations.

German Embassy Manila

Ambassador Ossowski visits the Marshall Islands

German Ambassador Thomas Ossowski presented his letters of credence to His Excellency the President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Christopher Loeak, in the capital city of Majuro. During his visit, Ambassador Ossowski reaffirmed Germany’s commitment to work together with the Marshall Islands in order to achieve substantial results at the United Nations Climate Conference in Paris in November 2015.

Photo: Fulvio Zanettini/ADH

From Day One after Yolanda until today: solid German support for rehabilitation continues

Since the onset of Yolanda, Germany has been relentless in the outpour of support for those devastated by the typhoon. German humanitarian relief organizations have been among the first who reached the Philippines from abroad to help the victims of Typhoon Yolanda. Until today, German relief organizations have been working non-stop in the typhoon-stricken areas.

German Embassy Manila

German Parliamentary State Secretary Hans-Joachim Fuchtel visits the Philippines

Parliamentary State Secretary of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) Mr. Hans-Joachim Fuchtel paid an official visit to the Philippines from 27 to 29 October 2014.   The State Secretary was received by Foreign Secretary Albert Del Rosario. He held political talks also with National Economic Development Authority Secretary Arsenio Balisacan and Department of Finance Undersecretary Gil Beltran.

The Philippine President in the Federal Chancellery

60 years ago Germany and the Philippines established their diplomatic relations. Today we see common values and strong international ties between the two countries, as mentioned by Angela Merkel on the occasion of her meeting with the Philippine President Benigno Aquino.

Filipino nurses to Germany

Philippine nurses for Germany

The recruitment of qualified Philippine nurses is alleviating the nursing shortage in Germany and reducing unemployment in the nurses’ country of origin. The migrants’ remittances and the transfer of know-how contribute to development in the Philippines.

The Ambassador

Ambassador Thomas Ossowski

EU Human Rights Country Strategy

Human Rights

The EU Human Rights Country Strategy for the Philippines focuses on four major areas: support to human rights defenders, the justice sector reform, improving economic, social and cultural rights, as well as support to children in armed conflict.

The “Make it in Germany” website welcomes skilled professionals to Germany!

Make it in germany

“Make it in Germany!” Take a look at our website to see how skilled professionals like yourself can come to live and work in Germany. German firms are facing a genuine skills shortage that is expected to continue into the future. The German Government has therefore set up this website to help business and industry find the specialists they need. Welcome to Germany!

German Institutions in the Philippines

General information on the job placement procedures for qualified nurses to Germany

Philippinische Schwestern freuen sich �ber bestandene Pr�

Since July 2013, qualified Filipino nurses may be employed in Germany. Below are more information about the job placement procedures and the visa application process for qualified nurses: