Welcome to the German Embassy. Find out more about the who does what at the Embassy!
The Defence Attaché is Head of the Embassy's Service for Military Affairs. He represents the Federal Minister of Defence in all areas of cooperation with the Canadian armed forces. He also guides German military personnel in Canada and promotes contacts with the German defence industry.
Defence Attaché: Lieutenant Colonel Nico Hülshoff
Science and Technology
The science and technology section promotes scientific and technological collaboration between Germany and Canada. We welcome inquiries and requests for information in all areas of German science and research.
Head of Department: Marcus Stadthaus
Culture and Communication
The embassy’s culture and communications team is the point of contact for German cultural life and policy. An important part of our work is supporting German language and cultural studies, organizing cultural events, and promoting exchange programs. We support the activities of the Goethe-Institutes in Canada, the German Academic Exchange Service, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and other partners and organizations.
We also monitor Canadian media coverage and reach out to the Canadian public via our website, newsletter, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, providing information on Germany and the Germans. To that end, we keep in close contact with Canadian journalists, bloggers, and other media representatives.
Head of department: Eva-Ricarda Willems
Culture and Lifestyle
The administrative section is responsible for the internal organization and management of the Embassy. This includes the Embassy's personnel, budgetary planning, maintenance of the Chancery and the Ambassador's residence, and communication and security needs.
Head of Department: Ingolf Bierbach