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Takulandirani pa tsamba la ofesi ya Kazembe wa Jeremani ku Lilongwe

Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Lilongwe In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and 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?

Nyamadzere Community Day Secondary School - student holding a football

International Sport Promotion

50 years on the Federal Foreign Office continues to support sports development in partner countries. As a way to bolster efforts that encourage Malawian youth, the German Embassy in Lilongwe is distributing assorted sports equipment to schools and sports clubs across Malawi. The Embassy recognises that apart from improving physical fitness, sports instills in the youth valuable principles of team spirit, excellence, persistence, tolerance and many more. In this section we introduce you to beneficiaries of the sports equipment by the German Embassy:


Theater Konstanz visiting from Germany

Nanzikambe Arts hosts Theater Konstanz from Germany: Theatre Training Workshops and performance of „Fear eats the soul“ From Mid-August Nanzikambe Arts is hosting German colleagues from Theater Konst...


Germany is a reliable, credible and experienced partner for peace, security and stability.

German Ambassador meets with Traditional Leaders to discuss maternal and neonatal health

German Ambassador meets with Traditional Leaders to discuss maternal and neonatal health

German Ambassador to Malawi, Jürgen Borsch, on Tuesday met the Advocacy Team of the Results-based financing for Maternal and Neonatal Health (RBF4MNH) programme, led by Paramount Chief Inkosi Ya Makho...

Tilora Primary School profits from the school meals programme

Germany appreciates development cooperation programmes in the Northern Region of Malawi

During his visit to the Northern province of Malawi Deputy Ambassador Thomas Staiger emphasized the continued support by the German government, especially to improve health and primary education in th...

German Security Council candidature logo

Germany’s candidacy for a seat on the Security Council in 2019/20

Germany is seeking to become a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Former Foreign Minister Steinmeier announced the candidacy for 2019/20 in Hamburg on Monday (27 June). The elections are expected to take place at the General Assembly in June 2018.

Bundestagswahl 2017: Informationen für Deutsche im Ausland

Bundestagswahl 2017

Am 24. September 2017 findet die Wahl zum Deutschen Bundestag statt. Möchten Sie an der Wahl teilnehmen?

Kamuzu Academy

Visiting Kamuzu Academy

Ambassador Borsch met with senior management and staff of Kamuzu Academy in Kasungu, Mtunthama.

Logo of Green Talents 2017

Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.

For more information please refer to the following flyer or the official website:

Signing ceremony at Muzu School Lilongwe in the presence of the Hon. Minister Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano

Signing Ceremony of Education Services Joint Fund (ESJF)

The Government of Malawi and the Governments of Norway, Germany and United Kingdom, World Bank and UNICEF have committed to an important agreement to support Malawi’s education sector. The agreement –...

Hon. Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano, Minister of Education, Science and Technology and German Ambassador Mr. Juergen Borsch at ceremonial handover of the new textbooks

7.4 million text books procured and distributed with German support

The German Government through KfW has supported the Malawi Ministry of Education, Science and Technology with the procurement and distribution of 6.6 million primary education textbooks; 463,000 teach...

Alumni of the International Leadership Training in Hospital Management

Meeting with Alumni of the International Leadership Training in Hospital Management

During recent years quite a number of hospital staff has been trained in various formats in Germany in hospital management. On Friday, 17th March 2017 alumni of the group who also successfully complet...

German Ambassador Jürgen Borsch supported the starting signal by handing over keys for needed cars and motor bikes to NAPE staff

Home Grown School Meals Project implementation kicks off

Onboarding Workshop of the Nutrition and Access to Primary Education (NAPE) project celebrated the start off of its implementation phase under the EU funded ‘Afikepo’ Nutrition Programme The GIZ proj...

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017

Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2017

Every spring the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue brings together key international decision makers in foreign energy and energy policy, industry, science and civil society as well as foremost energy experts from all over the world. This year, the dialogue takes place from March 20-21. For further information klick here:

Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany

In a Federal Convention election held in Berlin on 12 February 2017, former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

People in the Sun: New equipment funded by the German Embassy's small scale grants

Ambassador Borsch visits Blantyre rural

From 2-5 February Ambassador Borsch visited different projects in and around Blantyre which are funded by the German government.

blood donors during the event

Thanks to generous donors, blood drive is a success

Thanks to the generous blood donors and the committed and professional staff of the Malawi Blood Transfusion Services, German Cooperation’s second blood donation event, on February 1, was a resounding...

Logo of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD)

German-Moroccan Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 2017-2018

On 1 January 2017, Germany and Moroccot took over the Co-Chairmanship of the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD). The 2017 ministerial level Forum Meeting will be hosted by Germany from 28-30 June in Berlin. For more information please visit

A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg

Germany’s G20 presidency

Germany will be holding the presidency of the G20 in 2017. The summit of the heads of state and government and representatives of international organisations will be held in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017. A number of G20 ministers’ conferences are scheduled to take place prior to this. The G20 Foreign Ministers met in Bonn on 16 and 17 February 2017. The summit and ministers’ meetings will provide an opportunity to discuss current international challenges and to raise awareness of new issues in international affairs.

Further information is available on the following webpages:

Glasses being made and ready to wear within 20 minutes

Presentation of the German project One-Dollar-Glasses

Ambassador Jürgen Borsch hosted a presentation of the German project One-Dollar-Glasses at his residence on 21st November. Managing Director, Alex Armbruster, came from Germany to open the presentatio...

German Ambassador, Jürgen Borsch, signing the Agreement on Financial Cooperation amounting to EUR 45 million

Germany and Malawi sign Agreement on Financial Cooperation

On Tuesday, 15th November 2016, Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Goodall Gondwe, and the German Ambassador, Jürgen Borsch, signed the Agreement on Financial Cooperation amountin...

Ambassador Jürgen Borsch handing over his credentials to H.E. the President of Malawi

Ambassador Jürgen Borsch presents his letter of credence

On Friday, 11th November 2016, Ambassador Jürgen Borsch presented his letter of credence to His Excellency, President Arthur Peter Mutharika.  He underlined Germany’s commitment to continue the long-...

The delegation visiting drip irrigation test fields of the Green Innovation Centre at the National Resource College (NRC) supported by the German Special Initiative “One world – No hunger”

CARE Study Tour visits Malawi

As part of a CARE Study Tour with support of the German Embassy Lilongwe members of the German and Luxembourg Parliament traveled to Malawi from 1st to 5th November 2016, focussing on the topics of fo...

The group with H.E. Mr. Michael B. Kamphambe Nkhoma, Ambassador of the Republic of Malawi to Germany

Future Young Entrepreneurs

Pupils from the Bambino Secondary School pitch their  business ideas in Berlin Over the past two years, 30 pupils from the Bambino Secondary School in Lilongwe participated in the EU-funded FUTURE YO...

Mr. Gondwe (LICO) and Mrs. Milanzi of the German Embassy

German Embassy supports LICO - Life Concern in Rumphi

With the support of the German Embassy, and in close cooperation with Rumphi District Council, represented by the District Health Officer, and the Community of Mzokoto, represented by Senior Chief Mwankhunikira, LICO Life Concern will build a new guardian shelter for pregnant women at Mzokoto Health Centre in Rumphi.

Schoolchildren of Jacaranda School for Orphans

Jacaranda School of Orphans

The German Embassy and Jacaranda Foundation have been partners for a number of years. During a visit in April this year, Mr. Johannes Scharlau visited Jacaranda Foundation to take a tour of the newly renovated compound of the Vocational School.

"Sleeping animals" at the shop of "People of the Sun"

German Embassy supports “People of the Sun” and Bangwe Carvers in Blantyre

Through the Embassy’s small grants programme, "People of the Sun" in Blantyre has received a grant of 7,500,000 Malawi Kwacha (about 10,000 EURO). People of the Sun’s mission is tohelp low-income artisans build sustainable businesses, which will  raise their income and standard of living. In turn this will preserve their cultural heritage and ensure indigenous skills survive for the next generation.

Group Picture: Say No to Ivory Trade - video launch

President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika and foreign diplomats Say No to Ivory Trade

On Thursday, 14th April 2016 President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika and foreign diplomats in Lilongwe met with National Parks and Wildlife as well as Lilongwe Wildlife Trust at State House to attend the ceremony of the video launch: "Say No to Ivory Trade".

Female tailors in Chinsapo, Lilongwe

German Embassy supports the project "Chitenje and Tailors"

The project "Chitenje and tailors" supports female tailors in Chinsapo, a suburb of Malawi’s capital city Lilongwe. The team of four Malawians and a supporting group of six in Germany provides the women with a platform to share experiences and improve their sewing and business skills.

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The Ambassador

Ambassador Jürgen Borsch

Jürgen Borsch

Schengen Visa for Malawi Residents: Change of Responsibility


Since November 2013 Norway is representing Germany in matters concerning the handling of applications for Schengen visas. Therefore, residents of Malawi who intend to apply for visas to visit Germany should contact the Norway Visa Application Centre at Corporate Mall, Chilambula Road, Lilongwe.

“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.

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