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German Weeks 2013: Meet Germany in South Africa today!

Germany: a founding member of the EU. Europe’s strongest economy. A vibrant society. A strategic partner of South Africa.
A land of ideas and innovation. What else would you like to know about today’s Germany and the strength and depth of South African-German relations? You are cordially invited to learn more.

In order to present today’s Germany to a wider South African audience, the German Embassy, the Southern African – German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC), as well as various German institutions and companies in South Africa present the German Weeks 2013. Comprising of 25 dynamic and engaging events, the German Weeks will take place from 12 September to the end of October, 2013.

With the official slogan “Meet Germany in South Africa today”, the German Weeks 2013 showcase an authentic and multi-faceted image of modern German society through various lenses such as
lifestyle, politics, business and technology, primarily in Johannesburg and Pretoria. Furthermore, they introduce and highlight Germany’s presence within South Africa to new audiences.

German Ambassador to South Africa Horst Freitag states, “It is our hope that through the German Weeks 2013, the South African political and business sectors will gain a deeper understanding of
contemporary Germany, while being afforded the opportunity to make contact with strategic German decision makers based in this country.”

The German Weeks 2013 are designed to provide the general public with a broader and deeper understanding of Germany, be it its lifestyle, culture, education and vocational training or products.
For further information, as well as a full programme of events; please visit

Embassy of Germany in Pretoria, South Africa



March 2018






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