Welcome to Germany!
In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and development. This makes Germany one of the most popular countries in which to study, as well as a site for state-of-the art research and patent development. With its high quality of life, good infrastructure and central location in Europe, Germany is one of the world's most attractive bases for business. Its beautiful urban and rural landscapes, combining age-old traditions and experimental modern culture, make a trip to Germany a unique experience.
Germany has something for everyone, so why not pay us a visit?
An alumni meeting was held at the University of Ibadan from the 7th of December to the 9th of December 2013 on the invitation of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD More than 200 alumni from different parts of Nigeria came together to discuss the topic"Sustainable Development in Africa's Biggest Oil Producing Economy ".
DAAD Alumni Meeting 2013
From the 29th to the 31st of October 2013 a group of 6 journalists from Kapital FM Abuja, The SUN Newspaper Abuja, News Agency of Nigeria Abuja, Deutsche Welle Lagos, Radio Nigeria Lagos and the Guardian Newspaper Lagos as well as staff of the German Embassy Abuja, accompanied by Christian Widman, the Head of Programme, German Development Cooperation (GIZ) Nigeria went on a tour in Ogun state meeting with the latter’s development partners.
Media trip to development projects in Ogun State
In the framework of the annual conference of the German-Nigerian Energy-Partnership, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Power, Amb. Dr. Godknows B. Igali, and German State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office, Prof . Dr. Braun, signed yesterday (22 October) in Abuja a document which ensures the continuation of the very fruitful Energy Partnership between the two countries. The Partnership was established in 2008 and is being continued for a second term which will run at least for the next five years.
Conference of the German-Nigerian Energy Partnership 2013
As a sign of support for interfaith dialogue, State Secretary Emily Haber received a group of Christian and Muslim dignitaries from Nigeria in the Federal Foreign Office on 17 September. The 12‑strong delegation was led by the Archbishop of the Nigerian capital Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, and the Sultan of Sokoto, Dr Sa’ad Abubakar.
Interfaith dialogue: Visit from Nigeria
The Embassy in Abuja and the Consulate General in Lagos are the contact points for those interested in Nigeria and Germany.
Please find information about the two German missions to Nigeria on this page!
Going to Germany? Not only will this website help you find out whether or not you require a visa for Germany, but it will also guide you through the application process and allow you to download the relevant application forms free of charge!
The Consular Section does not only issue passports, but is also responsible for many legal matters and for helping Germans abroad. Whether you need a signature certified, need to apply for German birth or marriage certificates orhave questions concerning inheritage or citizenship or any other legal matter, the Consular Officers are the ones to ask!
The Legal and Consular Section