Education and Culture

Ballett in der Staatsoper Berlin Enlarge image (© picture-alliance/ ZB) Germany is a modern, cosmopolitan country with about 82 million inhabitants. Its society is shaped by a plurality of lifestyles and truly different ethnocultural diversity, a high standard of living, and freedom of choice.

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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4th Year Ulendo Graduation Art Expo

On the occasion of the 4th Year ''Ulendo'' Graduation Art Expo by undergraduate students of the Zambian Open University, German Ambassador Achim Burkart spoke about the importance of the zambian-german arts cooperation.

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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...

Training - Made in Germany

iMOVE: Training - Made in Germany

iMOVE is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research to promote and facilitate global business and co-operation between German training providers and international public and private organisations. iMOVE is a section of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, providing collaboration opportunities and helping to establish contacts with high-ranking officials and individuals from the education sector. 

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...

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New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office

Art at the German Foreign Office - not just some random piece hung on a wall behind a desk. The AArtist-in-residence program gives artists space to work - and come up with their own perspectives on German culture and history.

Education and Culture

German model Julia Stegner,  the face of the 5th Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (press conference on 29th June at Berlin’s Bebelplatz)

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.