Ahrenshoop on the Balitc Sea

Welcome to the German Embassy Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

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Federal Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier

Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs

Minister Steinmeiers address on the occassion of the 25th Anniversary of German Unity. Link

College Fair in the Hyatt Hotel, Port of Spain

German Embassy at the College Fair 2015

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Wheelchair bound participants in the National Duathlon Championships in Aviles, Spain

International Coaching Courses at the University of Leipzig

Every year, on behalf of the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany, in cooperation with the Sports Science Faculty of the University of Leipzig, the university organizes several Internatio...

During the stakeholder meeting, Hon. Siegfried Wolff in the first row, 3rd from the right

Youth in action for mangrove Part 2 (2015)

“Youth in action for Mangroves”, a project in Suriname sponsored by the Embassy, held several meetings with the local community and other groups in September trying to involve them in the mangrove reh...

A campaign to raise awareness of energy efficiency

Promoting the use of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Caribbean

The Caribbean countries are highly dependent on fossil resources for generating electricity and for transport. More than 95% of the commercial energy consumption is based on mineral oil products. This...

European Union

Humanitarian relief to victims of Tropical Storm Erika in Dominica

The European Union's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing EC$913,000 (300,000 euro) in emergency humanitarian funding to Dominica, following the destruction caused by T...

A campaign to raise awareness of energy efficiency

CATS Helping in Dominica

CATS (Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions; a project co-funded by Germanys' Associacion of International Cooperation - GIZ) decided to sent a boat from Saint Lucia to Soufriere Bay in Dominica full of emergency relief goods such as, for example, 5000 liters of bottled water as well as food stuff including baby milk, sanitary equipment, a generator and tools (shovels, spades, pickaxes, cutlasses, buckets etc.) in an efford to help the population in need on the hurricane struck island.

The German Embassy in Port of Spain on Facebook

So you think if the German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the Chancellor Angela Merkel are on Facebook the Embassy in Port of Spain should be on Facebook, too? Well, we can now fullfill ...

The musicians of CONNECTT

CONNECTT - the International Youth Music Alliance

On September 5 2015, the CONNECTT International Youth Music Alliance will be launched at the St. Joseph's Convent auditorium, P.O.S.    This 10-day event is a collaboration between Trinbagonian music...

CATS @ the Belle Vue famers cooperative

Caribbean Aqua-Terrestrial Solutions (CATS) program 2015

2014 CATS developed detailed Plans of Operation for the climate change component in eight CARICOM Member States: Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Kitts & Nevis, and St. Vince...

Athletics course in Mainz 2015

Sports promotion of the Federal Foreign Office

With fairness, tolerance and peaceful competition as its backbone, sport is a popular way to promote international understanding. One of the measures undertaken by the DLV (German Athletics Associatio...

Logo of the EU Presidency of Luxembourg

Luxembourg assumes EU Presidency

Luxembourg will hold the Presidency of the European Union in the second half of 2015. You'll find in depth coverage on the website of the Presdiency.



Citizens of Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago are allowed to travel to the Schengen territory without a Schengen visa from 28th May 2015.

Please find important information on travelling without a visa in the following download.

A student at the Diego Martin Central Secondary during the quizz

The Renewable Energy Education Project

The Renewable Energy Education Project 2015 engaged students, teachers and guardians from four secondary schools across Trinidad and Tobago from November 2014 to April 2015. It combined film, games, p...

European Film Festival 2015 - Logo

19th European Film Festival

Twenty-seven movies from 12 countries are in the lineup for this year’s European Film Festival (EFF).   The EFF showcases films from European countries, and is organised by the European Member States...

Visit to a German Wind Energy Institute test site near Wilhelmshaven

The Energy Transition: Switch to the future

The energy transition is Germanys' avenue into a secure, environmentally friendly, and economically successful future. At present, one-fourth of our energy comes from wind, solar and biomass. Germany ...

Ambassador Lutz Görgens and Foreign Minister Maxine McClean of Barbados

Ambassador Görgens and Foreign Minister Maxine McClean of Barbados

At their meeting on 23 March 2015, Foreign Minister Maxine McClean of Barbados and German Ambassador Lutz Görgens discussed  the recent Germany-CARICOM Foreign Ministers Meeting in Berlin, internation...

The journeyman with Mr. Freudenberg

Journeyman to visit the Embassy

In March 2015 the Embassy was visited by 6 journeyman. The were welcomed by Chargé d´Affaires Mr. Freudenberg and Mrs. Claudia Tietze of the cultural departement of the Embassy. The journeyman have w...

CARICOM conference in Berlin

Germany intensifys the cooperation with the Caribbean Community

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met with his counterparts from the states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the occasion of a conference in Berlin on 2 March. The talks focused on global issues such as climate change and renewable energies, as well as on efforts to reform the United Nations Federal Foreign Minister welcomes Dr. William Warren Smith, President of Caribbean Development Bank (CDB Enlarge image Federal Foreign Minister welcomes Dr. William Warren Smith, President of Caribbean Development Bank (CDB (© Martin Kipping)

Read more on the article on the webpage of the Federal Foreign Office. Link

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs Patricia Clarke, Michael Freudenberg

Germany contributes 4.5 Million XCD to Grenada’s Electricity Sector Reform

February 9th: Dr. Michael Freudenberg, Deputy Head of Mission of the German Embassy in Port-of-Spain with responsibility for Grenada, made a special visit to Grenada from February 4th to February 9th....

What's left of the lionfish by Miley Assee

Children's Climate Carnival

The German Embassy teamed up with the Cropper Foundation to raise awareness and to visualize the effects of climate change on every part of social life in Trinidad and Tobago. Even at their very heart...

Time and weather in Germany

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Deutscher Wetterdienst

"Career Compass Germany" - App for vocational training, studying and working in Germany

Good career opportunities, an international working and learning atmosphere, low unemployment – for people from abroad the German labour market is highly attractive and opens up first-class perspectives. There are highly diverse possibilities for vocational training, studying or working. Those interested can find out about the options and offers available, how to apply, what is important when starting out in Germany and what role the German language plays in the “Career Compass Germany – the app for vocational training, studying and working in Germany”.

Academy for Foreign Coaches - athletic course

Lilli Schwarzkopf

Information for Foreign Ministries and official sports teams only!

German News Service - Discover Germany firsthand

Logo of the German News Service

The German News Service is a free news wire of the Deutsche Welle in cooperation with the German Press Agency (dpa) especially for media representatives as well as for everyone who is interested in Germany and wants to know more about German lifestyle, business and culture.

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. 

“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.  

Renewable Energy in Germany

Energy mix in Germany 2014

Recent analysis show that renewable energy is currently producing nearly half of Germanys energy needs. Data provided by the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) show the latest figures...

Alumni Germany

Alumniportal Deutschland

Almuniportal Deutschland, the social online network for people from all over the world who have studied, researched, worked or completed a course of advanced training in Germany, is expecting its 100.000 member to sign up in a few days. Read more in the following summary or on the Alumniportal