1. Boot Camp 3rd "Boot Camp" of the Universitas Ciputra
  2. Agreement Germany and Indonesia sign agreements on Technical Cooperation
  3. Ahok Ambassador Witschel meets Governor Ahok
Boot Camp

3rd "Boot Camp" of the Universitas Ciputra

On 29 July 2015,  the Deputy Chief of Mission, Dr Thorsten Hutter (center), attended the opening of the 3rd so-called "boot camp" of the Universitas Ciputra, which was organized by Dr Ivan Sandjaja (2nd from left). Through an exchange of lessons and simulations, the three boot camps support Indonesian academics who want to become self-employed as entrepreneurs in Indonesia. The boot camps are sponsored by the business group Ciputra and the GIZ.


Germany and Indonesia sign agreements on Technical Cooperation


Ambassador Witschel meets Governor Ahok

German Season

German Season 2015 - "Together Towards the Future"

Under the motto „Together Towards the Future“, the German Season will begin on 5 September 2015 in Indonesia. On 9 June 2015 the official website for the German Season 2015 was launched at a press conference with Ambassador Dr. Georg Witschel, Dr. Heinrich Blömeke, Institute Director at Goethe-Institute Jakarta, and Jan Rönnfeld, Managing Director at EKONID.


The ASEAN Economic Community

On the eve of the “ASEAN Economic Community” (taking effect on 31 December 2015), the German Embassy and Ernst & Young jointly compiled a 50-pages information brochure “The ASEAN Economic Community: Can the reality match the vision?”

Small Projects

Small Projects 2015

After several years, the Embassy has resumed to support so-called small projects in Indonesia.  This year, we selected four very different projects in four regions of Indonesia covering areas like agriculture, health and disaster prevention measures.

German Ambassador's Letter of Condolence to Minister of Foreign Affairs, H. E. Retno L. Marsudi

Your Excellency,

With great sadness I learnt about the terrible air crash in Medan on 30 June, killing more than 100 members of the Indonesian armed forces and their families as well as a number of civilians. Allow me to convey my most sincere condolences on this tragic loss of life. Our thoughts are with the bereaved families and friends of the victims. It is a great loss for them, but also for the Indonesian nation as a whole. I wish all those, who have been injured, a speedy and complete recover.

Expressing again my profound sympathy, 

I am truly yours,

Georg Witschel

German Defense Attaché, Colonel Joachim Sproll, conveys his condolences to the Minister of Defense, General (ret) Ryamirzad Ryacudu

1 July 2015
Dear Excellency,

With deep regrets we have heard about the tragic incident of the aircraft of the Indonesian Armed forces in Medan yesterday.
On behalf of the German Armed Forces we would like to convey our most sincere condolences. Our thoughts and wishes are with the victims and their families and friends.

Joachim Sproll
German Defense Attaché


Farewell to PAD Laureates 2015

On June 23, representatives of the Goethe-Institute and the German Embassy bade farewell to the four laureates of the PAD (Pädagogischer Austauschdienst / Pedagogic Exchange Service) at Soekarno-Hatta Airport.


Delegation trip to Bali

A delegation comprising of German development and business organisations in Indonesia, led by Ambassador Dr. Georg Witschel and accompanied by the German Honorary Consul in Bali, Robert Jantzen, learned about recent economic developments on a visit to Bali.

EU Blue Book 2015

The EU Blue Book 2015 Is Green

The EU Blue Book 2015 is green: focus of this year’s EU Blue Book is climate change under the motto: “putting people first”.

The international jury representing 14 of the world's language regions

DW Award: "The Bobs" names its winners for 2015

The international jury at "The Bobs - Best of Online Activism" has awarded its laurels for 2015. In addition to the Jury honors, Internet users spanning the globe voted for winners in the contest's 14 languages.

ASEAN 2015 and beyond

New survey presented: “ASEAN 2015 and beyond: Are German Investors missing out?”

The study “ASEAN 2015 and beyond: Are German Investors missing out?” was made public on 16 April 2015.

Indogreen 2015

Indogreen 2015

On  15 April 2015, Ina von Frantzius, Head of Development Cooperation at the German Embassy, together with Dr. Yetti Rusli MSc from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MoEF), handed over the price for the best logo design for the forest management units (FMUs/KPH). The ceremony took place within the framework of the 7th International Exhibition and Business Forum on Forest Product, Services, Technology, Forestry Investment, Business, Forest Safety and Forest CSR http://indogreen-ina.com/ .

The MoEF had previously launched a nationwide logo competition to achieve the most appealing design. The new KPH logo will give the KPHs an excellent corporate identity and recognition value.

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