Contact us

Depending on the nature of your query, there are various different ways you can get in touch with us and obtain information about Germany’s development cooperation activities.

Engagement Global

Do you want to become involved in development work? Are you looking for funding for a development education project at home, or are you a private sponsor seeking support for a development project abroad? Are you planning a work placement in a developing country, or do you have other good ideas for getting involved in development? Then our service point GLOBAL CIVIC ENGAGEMENT will be happy to give you advice. You can contact them via e-mail at

BMZ’s Public Information Service

Do you wish to comment on or make a suggestion regarding Germany’s development policy, or do you have a question about a specific matter? Tell us your views or let us know your concerns! You can reach the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) via e-mail at

Agency for Business and Economic Development

Are you an entrepreneur or a senior manager of a private company? Do you perhaps represent a professional association, chamber of trade or corporate foundation? Do you wish to secure the future success of your company by investing in the sustainable development of a developing country? The Agency for Business and Economic Development will provide advice and information. Contact us via:

Telephone: +49 - (0)30 - 72 62 56 80

We welcome your ideas and look forward to hearing from you.

BMZ Press

If you are a journalist, please address any questions to our team in the Press and Media division at the e-mail address


If you wish to order BMZ publications or information material on development policy topics, please make use of our Ordering Service (Bestellservice).

If the service you have contacted is not able to deal with your query on its own, it will pass your query to our service point for development initiatives, Global Civic Engagement, to the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) or to another division within the BMZ. This is done solely so that we can respond to your query or request to the best of our ability. If you do not wish your query to be passed on to another department or agency, then please specify this in your e-mail to us.