Education and Culture

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Cultural and educational affairs as well as sports play an important role in Germany`s foreign policy. The Cultural Section of the German Embassy in Lusaka is dedicated together with other German and German-Zambian cultural institutions to promote contact, co-operation and understanding between the people of Germany and Zambia.

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Mulenga Chafilwa

Mulenga Chafilwa is very well known in the Zambian Art scene. Born in 1967 he started painting at the very young age of 7 and began exhibiting professionally more than 20 years ago. In 2012 he became the chairperson of the Visual Arts Councils and has participated in various exhibitions and workshops internationally. The German Embassy proudly presents him as the “Artist of the Month” in November 2017.

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German Embassy hosted exhibition of Zambian Contemporary Art

The German Embassy is pleased having received an overwhelmingly positive feedback on the exhibition that was hosted in the former building of the Embassy in March 2016. Centered around a Tayali fresco various Zambian artists from all genres displayed their art work and thereby the diversity of Zambian contemporary art.

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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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Why learn German

German is the native language of over 100 million Europeans, so knowing German provides the opportunity to experience first-hand an exciting part of Europe's culture.

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Studying in Germany

Germany as a study location has become more and more attractive. On the following pages you find information on how to apply at a German University and what sponsorships are offered.

Vocational Training and Further Education

Germany is the 'land of ideas'. Education, science and research play an important role. Therefore Germany is supporting differnt porgrammes for vocational training and further education all over the w...

Sports Cooperation in Zambia

Germany actively supports the sport sector development in Zambia. Initatives include the secondment of German sport experts to Zambia, academic sport cooperation through study programs in Germany (in various coaching fields) and support at the grassroot level through sport equipment donations.  

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Sports in Germany

Germany is a very sporty nation. There are around 90,000 sports clubs with 27 million members. Here is a collection of some interesting facts and sports personalities from Germany.

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Online Exhibition of Zambian Artists

The German Embassy in Lusaka has started an Online Gallery for Zambian artists - and artists who live in Zambia.

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Culture and Lifestyle in Germany

There are many sides to cultural life in Germany: From North to South there are around 300 theaters and 130 professional orchestras. The museum world is of quite unparalleled quality – featuring 630 a...

Education and Culture

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Information sharing platform on foreign qualifications

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The BQ-Portal offers a comprehensive online work and knowledge sharing platform for foreign professional and training qualifications.The website comprises information on recognition procedures and descriptions of trainings and degrees in German language which can be used for applications but also in the recognition process of foreign qualifications in Germany.

Diplomatic Training Portal

Since 1992 the Federal Foreign Office has been offering young diplomats from all over the world the chance to improve their professional skills under the motto "Working together for our world". Visit the portal via the link below.

Africa and Germany

Nov 20, 2017 10:01 AM

German Chancellor is determined to fight climate change

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, pointing out Europe’s responsibility to fight global warming, and encouraged international participation and cooperation.  

Nov 17, 2017 11:26 AM

Congolese refugee becomes soccer player in Germany

Chadrac Akolo fled from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Switzerland as a teenager. He later went to Germany and now is a successful soccer player in the Bundesliga.

Nov 17, 2017 9:51 AM

Surgeon operates with German knowledge in Ghana

After undergoing specialist training for general surgery in Munich, Dr Prince Kwakye Afriyie decided to return to Ghana. With support from Germany, he is now using his skills to improve healthcare in his home country.

Nov 17, 2017 8:09 AM

Who fights the hardest for the climate?

The Climate Change Performance Index provides insight into the measures that over 50 countries all over the world take to fight climate change. Among them, Morocco was announced to be among the best.

Nov 16, 2017 3:06 PM

Germany tops the Nation Brands Index

Germany has clinched the coveted number one spot on the 2017 Nation Brands Index, beating contenders such as the united states, France and Switzerland.