The Embassy of United Arab Emirates in Berlin
Embassy of the United Arab Emirates
Address: Hiroshimastrasse 18-20, D-10785 Berlin
Tel.: 0049-30-516 51-6
Fax: 0049-30-516 51-900
Amb. Hafsa Al Ulama
Her Excellency Hafsa Al Ulama took up the position of Ambassador of UAE to Germany in February 2020.
Prior to this position, she was the Ambassador of the UAE to the Federative Republic of Brazil. She had also served as the Ambassador of UAE to Montenegro and non-resident Ambassador of UAE to Kosovo. In addition, she acted as the Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Capital Group, as well as held significant positions in the Ministry of Economy and Planning and Citibank UAE, where she became the first UAE woman VP in the UAE.
H.E. Al Ulama’s personal and social achievements include receiving the UAE Pride Medal for her achievements as Ambassador of UAE to Brazil at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Government Excellence Award in 2019, being named the Federal Personality of 2017 by the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR), and receiving the Order of Merit from the President of Montenegro in 2016.
H.E. Al Ulama holds a BA in Economics from San Diego State University and an MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems from London School of Economics and Political Science.
United Arab Emirates was established in December 1971. Following the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) in 1976, the UAE opened its first Embassy in Bonn, the former capital of the FRG. The office building of the Embassy is located on the line and near the city center.
After the German reunification in 1990, Berlin became the capital of the FRG. In 2002, the UAE Embassy moved to Berlin and left an outpost in Bonn, which provides services to the UAE nationals and delegations visiting West Germany.
On Tuesday April 27th , 2004 in the presence of the former German Federal Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan (the then UAE Deputy Prime Minister and State Minister for Foreign Affairs) inaugurated the official building of the UAE Embassy, which is located in the heart of Berlin near by the government ministries, federal and regional institutions, historic monuments and shopping centers.
The building of the UAE Embassy in Berlin is characterized by its style of Arabic and Islamic architecture. It has become a cultural monument, which attracts German interested citizens and a lot of tourists visiting Berlin. It is a message of love, kindness and tolerance from the UAE people to the friendly German nation and a symbol for friendship and co-operation between both countries.