German Consulate General Cape Town
Please note that the German Consulate General in Cape Town will be closed on Friday, 3 October 2014!
Welcome to the German Consulate General Cape Town
The Consulate General in Cape Town is the official representation of the Federal Government of Germany in the provinces Northern Cape, Eastern Cape, Western Cape and St. Helena.
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. You can even fill in the forms electronically prior to printing them.
Visa, Passport, Legal
On March 19, a 20 kW thin film solar photovoltaic (PV) plant was inaugurated at Camphill Village in the Western Cape, South Africa. German companies contributed more than 50.000 Euro to ensure the successful installation.
German companies support 20kW solar PV plant
The Gerda Henkel Foundation in Germany awarded a five-year grant of 750,000 Euro to Stellenbosch University to support and strengthen intellectual capacity in South Africa and across the African continent. The University’s Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences will be the implementing partner of this five-year fellowship grant. The Gerda Henkel Foundation’s Lisa Maskell Fellowship Programme was launched in the presence of Ambassador Horst Freitag on March 18 in Stellenbosch.
Gerda Henkel Foundation’s grant for African PhDs
The Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce & the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Cape Town have pleasure in inviting you and your business associates to our APRIL FOOLS’ LUNCH with PIETER-DIRK UYS.
April Fools’ Lunch with Pieter-Dirk Uys
The former Premier of the German Federal State of Bavaria, Dr Günther Beckstein, attended a German-South African conference of leaders in the fields of business and religion.
Former Premier of Bavaria in Cape Town
Grahamstown, a quaint college town in South Africa's Eastern Cape, annually hosts SciFest Africa, the continent's largest science festival. Germany has broadened its participation in the festival this year, coordinating a German Cluster exhibition stand, hosting three Science Slams and bringing a performing physicist with a great stage show to the event. SciFest runs from March 12-18.
Germany at SciFest Africa 2014