Ambassador Huth gives a reception for Lebanese engineers

Lebanese engineers about to start their career in Germany

Ambassador Martin Huth received a group of Lebanese engineers at the German Residence on 29th January. The 15 graduated engineers make up the first group of participants in the program “Engineers for Germany” which is run by the German Academic Development Center (GADC) in Beirut in cooperation with RWTH Aachen, one of Germany’s leading universities in engineering.

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Support for Syria and its neighbours

In view of the still drastic humanitarian situation in and around Syria, the international Supporting Syria and the Region conference is being held in London on 4 February. Germany, Kuwait, Norway and...

Ambassador Huth with Suleiman Frangieh

Visit to the North

During his visit to Northern Lebanon in December, Ambassador Martin Huth met with Suleiman Frangieh, former Minister and Party leader of the Marada Movement, former Prime Minister Najib Mikati and the former Minister of Finance, Mohammed Safadi.

German cooperation

German assistance in Lebanon amounts to more than 160 million USD in 2015

Germany has significantly stepped up its assistance in Lebanon to more than 160 million USD this year. German funds are spent to assist refugees, vulnerable Lebanese and Lebanese host communities alike.

Distributing aid to refugees in Erbil

Refugee crisis - what German foreign policy is doing

Never since the end of World War II there were so many refugees worldwide like today. The German Foreign policy is thus taking action in various fields to improve the current situation.


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German Member of Parliament Tobias Zech visits Lebanon

From November 14 – 16, German Member of Parliament Tobias Zech (Christian Social Union) visited Lebanon for the second time this year. He met with Lebanese politicians and representatives of aid organizations and of the civil society.

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Statement of German Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the Beirut terror attack of 12 November 2015

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has condemned the Beirut terror attack of 12 November 2015 and has issued the following statement ...

Germany provides 45 million USD for government’s ‘RACE’ program

Germany provides 45 million USD for government’s ‘RACE’ program

The Chargé d'Affaires of the Federal Republic of Germany, Ambassador Martin Huth, met Education Minister Elias Bou Saab on 15 Oct. for his inaugural visit. Huth officially informed the Minister about the German government’s decision to provide another 45 million USD to enroll 200,000 Syrian refugee children and vulnerable Lebanese students alike.

Ambassador Huth meets Patriarch Rai

Ambassador Huth meets His Holiness Patriarch Rai

On Nov. 3, Ambassador Martin Huth paid his respects to His Holiness, Patriarch Bechara Rai. Matters of mutual interest were discussed, foremost the Presidential vacuum in Lebanon.

German MP Alois Karl visits Lebanon

German MP Alois Karl visits Lebanon

German Member of Parliament, Alois Karl (Christian Social Union), visited Lebanon from 26 – 27 October for political talks with the Lebanese Members of Parliament Alain Aoun (FPM) and Kazem Kheir (Mustaqbal).

German MP Dr. Johann Wadephul visits Lebanon

German MP Dr. Johann Wadephul visits Lebanon

Dr. Johann Wadephul, German Member of Parliament (Christian Democratic Union), visited Lebanon from 21 to 22 October for political talks with Kataeb leader MP Samy Gemayel and head of Change and Reform bloc MP Michel Aoun.

Handing over ceremony of German language diplomae

Handing over ceremony of German language diplomae

The Embassy proudly presented German language diplomae to over 40 students at the German School Beirut on 19 October.

Martin Huth with Grand-Mufti Derian

Martin Huth meets Grand-Mufti for talks

On October 19, the Chargé d'Affaires, Ambassador Martin Huth, met the Grand-Mufti of Lebanon, Sheikh Abdul-Latif Derian for talks.

Ambassador Huth, Prime Minister Salam

Inaugural visit to Prime Minister Salam

The Chargé d'Affaires of the Federal Republic of Germany, Ambassador Martin Huth, met Prime Minister Tammam Salam for his inaugural visit on Sept. 14th.

Aussenminister Steinmeier mit Premierminister Salam

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier visits Lebanon

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met with Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam and with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil in Beirut on May 15th.

Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller visits Lebanon

Minister Müller visited Lebanon from March 18-19. He met with Palestinian refugees and community leaders in the Palestinian camp of Shatila in order to get a better understanding of their decades old ...


Middle Eastern Sociology/Anthropology and History (MESH) Lebanese-German double degree master program

The Double Degree MA Program is a joint project of the Chair of History of West Asia of the University of Erfurt/Germany and the Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik (USEK) as well as Université Saint-Joseph (USJ), Beirut.

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Working, training and studying in Germany

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world. 

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Visa Appointments

In order to hand in your visa application, an appointment is required.

As of November 2012, visa appointments can be scheduled online.

Please note that scheduling an appointment through the call center is no longer possible. Kindly follow the link below to access the appointment website. There are no fees or charges for scheduling appointments.

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Security advice

Please visit the website of the Federal Foreign Office for current security advice for Lebanon as well as for the latest news on the situation in the country.

Chargé d’Affaires Martin Huth

Ambassador Martin Huth

Important Note


Find information on visa appointments, legalization of documents, etc. here.

German presidency of the G7

Logo for the G7 summit in Germany

Germany assumed the presidency of the G7 at the G7 summit in Brussels on 4 and 5 June 2014. On 7 and 8 June 2015, Germany hosted the meeting of the heads of state and government in Schloss Elmau. The summit provided an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to make progress on new international topics.

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

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“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!

“Recognition in Germany” is the official online portal for the Federal Recognition Act. It provides migrants and foreign skilled workers with information on how and where they can submit an application for recognition of the vocational qualifications they have gained abroad. The “Recognition Finder” enables them to identify the competent body for their own particular case with just a few clicks of the mouse. Advisors visiting the site will also find all the relevant information they need regarding vocational recognition procedures and the underlying legal principles. All content is available in German and English. The portal is operated by the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and is financed within the scope of the “Integration through training – IQ” funding programme.  

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