1. BMW- Museum in Munich Welcome to the German Embassy Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  2. High School Exchanges School and youth exchange
  3. REETA Programme - CARICOM Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance
BMW- Museum in Munich

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

We strive to provide you with all sorts of information you may be looking for. Please make use of the contact option to let us know your comments, suggestions and concerns.

High School Exchanges

School and youth exchange

School and your exchange depends on the initiative of private persons. The following organisations (amongst many others) may be able to support your exchange ideas.


Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance

REETA Programme aims at strengthening, at the regional and national level, sustainable development within the Caribbean Community.

Conditioning Coach

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...

20 years of the European Film Festival in Trinidad and Tobago

The European Film Festival 2016

Please join us for another European Film Festival in Trinidad and Tobago. Port of Spain and Scarborough will see some catching and thrilling and fun movies starting May 11th with the opening movie fro...

The German Honorary Consul in Barbados and aides at the Multi National Fair

Multi National Fair in Barbados

On 9 April 2016, for the second time since November 2014, the Multi National Fair was held at the Four Square Rum Distillery and Heritage Park in St. Philip. The event was started by the volunteer-led...

Ambassador Görgens with Prime Minister Timothy Harris

“Diplomatic Week” in Basseterre

Prime Minister Timothy Harris and Foreign Minister Mark Brantley of St. Kitts and Nevis had invited to “Diplomatic Week” in Basseterre, the birthplace of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, ...

Spencer Mettendaf

Sports promotion of the Federal Foreign Office

The Academy of Foreign Coaches in Mainz, Germany, offers courses for foreign trainers in athletics. This programme, financed by the German government, is open to nationals of the so called "developing...

Mr. Richard Taylor, PhD, participant of the study trip "Germany as a location for study and research"

Germany as a location for study and research

Germany has a long history of excellent scientist and innovative entrepreneurs. And its over 450 universities offer world class education! To learn more about the expertise of Germany in the field o...

Kinder einer PASCH-Schule entdecken die Welt

Cultural relations and education policy forum, People on the Move, with Foreign Minister Steinmeier

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.

from left: GMC United President Daran Gaspard, Honorary Consul Karolin Troubetzkoy

The German Embassy sponsors GMC United, a football club in St. Lucia

The German Embassy is delighted to assist the GMC United (Grande Riviere, Marisule, Corinth), a football club in St. Lucia, to continue its work with the youth: 2 goal nets were handed over recently b...

from left: Michael Freudenberg and Molly Gaskin

The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust and the German Embassy

The German Embassy is proud to be able to support the work of the Wildfowl Trust in Pointe-a-Pierre again with a grant towards their outreach programme "CombatingClimate Change - What you can do". Edu...

Carnival in Trinidad at its best!

The Embassy teamed up with the Red Cross again to raise awareness for climate change amongst the youth of Trinidad and Tobago in awarding to the participants prizes for the best presentation of enviro...

Ambassador Görgens at the Prize giving

Ambassador Görgens at the Prize giving

Kids on Stage

Kids on Stage

Ambassador Görgens and Mrs. Vindra Amar of the TTRCCC (right) with a lucky winner

Ambassador Görgens and Mrs. Vindra Amar of the TTRCCC (right) with a lucky winner

Carver Bacchus for Sustain TnT, Ambassador Görgens, Corey Bacchus of Sustain TnT and Vice Ambassador Michael Freudenberg (from left)

Green Screen - The environmental Film Series

The Embassy is proud to be able to sponsor again the Green Screen Film Festival 2016 in Trinidad and Tobago! Recently Ambassador Görgens and representatives of Sustain TnT, organisers of the Green Sc...

Ambassador Görgens at the drum set

Donation of musical intruments to the UTT - NAPA

After many months of preparation Ambassador Görgens was able to present a donation of musical instruments and other materials like a conductors desk and strings to the National Academy of the Performi...

from left: Trevor Fung, Vice Chairperson, Mrs. Vindra Amar, Chairperson, both (TTRCCC), Ambassador Lutz Görgens, Vice-Ambassador Michael

Childrens' Climate Carnival 2016

After the great success of the Climate Change competition in the Childrens' Carnival 2015 the Embassy was able to team up with the Red Cross to get once more involved in raising awareness for this iss...

Logo of the EU Presidency of The Netherlands

The Netherlands assumes EU Presidency

The Netherlands will hold the Presidency of the European Union in the first half of 2016. You'll find in depth coverage on the website of the Presidency.

Modern Dance training camp in Costa Rica

Dance training camp in Costa Rica

The Goethe Institute (German Cultural Center) with its base in Mexico City organised a training camp for modern dance in Costa Rica for dancers and choreographers from the region. The camp early Decem...

International sport promotion of the Federal Foreign Office - Logo

People on the move - Overcoming Borders

With fairness, tolerance and peaceful competition as its backbone, sport is a popular way to promote international understanding. As a peace policy instrument, the promotion of sport thus helps bolste...

from left: David Osborne, Ambassador Lutz Görgens Governor Elizabeth Carriere, Premier Donaldson Romeo, Vice Premier Delmaude Ryan

Ambassador Görgens hands over his credential

Ambassador Lutz Görgens presented his credentials to Her Excellency the Governor, Elizabeth Carriere and the Honourable Premier, Donaldson Romeo.

Food-Grade water from the tap

Climate change and its global impacts

Shifting weather patterns and shortfall of rain is one effect attributed to climate change. To adapt to this phenomenon the "German Corporation for International Cooperation" (GIZ) worked closely with...

Time and weather in Germany

Deutscher Wetterdienst

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

Facts about Germany

“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” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Book an Appointment with the German Embassy Port of Spain


Please note that you must book an appointment for visa and passport services offered at the German Embassy Port of Spain.

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

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) and is therefore be responsible for steering the Organization safely through the stormy tides of crises and challenges in 2016. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme to the 57 OSCE participating States in Vienna on 14 January 2016.

Further information is available on the following websites:

Refugee crisis - what German foreign policy is doing

Distributing aid to refugees in Erbil

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.

"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”.

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.  

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