The Ambassador and the individual sections

The Ambassador

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Singapore: His Excellency Dr Michael WITTER.
Curriculum Vitae
Speeches

The Political Section

The main task of the Political Section is to promote the political relations between Germany and Singapore.
It explains German politics and economic strategies to Singaporean authorities and informs and advises the German Federal Government and other institutions about the Singaporean points of view.
For visits by governmental and parliamentary delegations from Germany and Singapore the Political Section contributes ideas, informs the participants, and drafts and organizes programmes. German delegations are briefed on the newest developments in Singapore and the Embassy takes part in the delegations' talks.

The Economic Section

The Economic Section promotes German business in Singapore and trade between Germany and Singapore.
It supports German companies in Singapore in close cooperation with the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) and the German Centre (GC).
It also evaluates economic developments in Singapore and compiles and provides trade information and statistics.
Moreover, it promotes German participation in trade fairs and informs about trade fairs in Germany.

The Scientific Section

The Scientific Section deals with issues of research and technology policies, coordinates promotion programs and informs about the structures of the scientific landscapes in Germany and Singapore.

The Financial Section

The Financial Section observes and analyzes the financial markets, monetary and fiscal policy, as well as banking and capital markets regulation. Furthermore, it accompanies the work of multilateral financial institutions. On request the Financial Section provides information on European monetary policy and the German banking system.
The Financial Counsellor is also the representative of the Deutsche Bundesbank for macroeconomic analysis of Southeast Asia.

The Cultural Section

The Cultural Section coordinates cultural, educational and scientific relations between Germany and Singapore as well as Germany’s presentation in these areas in Singapore.
It works closely with the Goethe-Institut Singapore (GI) in organizing cultural exchange and in promoting the German language in Singapore.
The Cultural Section also assists the Information Center of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Singapore in promoting study opportunities in Germany.
Furthermore, the Embassy supports the German European School Singapore (GESS).

The Press Section

The Press Section’s main activities lie in the area of public diplomacy: presenting a realistic picture of Germany to the public.
It maintains contacts with the Singaporean media and provides up-to-date information about Germany, its politics, economy, society and culture, mainly through the Embassy’s website and the distribution of information material.

The Consular Section

For Germans residing in or visiting Singapore, the Consular Section is the liaison point with Germany for all legal matters.
If you wish to talk to the Consular Officer in private, please make an appointment. Call 6533 6002 or use the email form (see below). To fax documents to the Consular Section please use the following number: 6231 0850.
For Singaporeans who want to stay for longer in Germany and other nationals who want to travel to Germany, the Consular Section issues visas.

The Administrative Section

The Administrative Section is in charge of the organization of the mission.
Its areas of responsibility include the management of the Embassy's personnel affairs, its material assets as well as its budget.

The Defence Attaché Staff

The Defence Attaché Staff advises the German Ambassador in Singapore in all questions on defence policy, security policy and military affairs.

It is the link between the German Ministry of Defence and the German Federal Armed Forces to the Ministry of Defence of Singapore and the Singaporian Armed Forces.

The Embassy's Defence Attaché Staff consists of the Defence Attaché as the head of the Staff and his assistant as the head of the Defence Attachés Office.

Contacts:
Defence Attaché:phone: 0065 / 6231 0856
Defence Attachés Office:phone: 0065 / 6231 0841
Fax:   
0065/ 6533 1132
Email form

Website of the German Federal Armed Forces (in German only)
Information about the reorientation of the German Federal Armed Forces (in German only)

The Ambassador and the individual sections

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

#12-00 Singapore Land Tower
50 Raffles Place
Singapore 048623

T: (+65) 6533 6002
F: (+65) 6533 1132
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After office hours you can contact the Embassy in case of an emergency at the following telephone number: (+65) 9817 0414 (Strictly no visa information!).

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