Welcome to the German Consulate General in Edinburgh

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Compensation for Holocaust Victims

Agreement on compensation payment for “Child Survivors” of Holocaust to come into force on 1 January 2015 The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) has reached a l...

Christmas Truce Concert 2014

Christmas Truce Concert

On 6 December 2014, the German Consulate General held a charity Christmas concert at St. Andrew’s & St. George’s West Church in Edinburgh. The concert was held in commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War 100 years ago


"Front" at the Edinburgh International Festival

From 22nd – 28th August 2014 the production "FRONT", an epic, multi-lingual spoken-word polyphony, was brought to the Edinburgh International Festival by Belgian director Luk Perceval, in a co-product...

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How to Find an Internship in Germany

                                                                                                                                        So you want to do an internship in Germany. Great. Perhaps you h...

Botschafterbesuch in Edinburgh

Ambassador Ammon in Edinburgh

Dr Peter Ammon undertook his first visit to Edinburgh as German Ambassador to the United Kingdom. As well as attending the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Ambassador met with Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond, Lord Provost Donald Wilson, and Tricia Marwick, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament.

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Dual vocational training

The German dual system of vocational training makes a great contribution to Germany’s economic strength. Companies and educational institutions cooperate to teach trainees expertise and train them on how to apply this knowledge within the companies.