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The Embassy of Vietnam in Berlin


Adress : Elsenstraße 3, 12435 Berlin, Germany

Tel.: (030) 53630108

Fax : (030) 53630200

E-mail : info@vietnambotschaft.org


The Ambassador

Amb. Vu Quang Minh


Amb. Vu Quang Minh was born in 1964, he is married and has two sons. He has been the Ambassador of Vietnam to Germany since 7th April 2022.

Minh has received his Bachelor’s degree in International Economic Relations as Moscow Institute of International Relatios in 1988, his Master’s at Princeton University under the Fulbrihóght Scholarship in 1995, and participated in evonomic and public policy management executive training programs at Harvard University, USA between 1996 and 2017.

Throughout his career, he worked as a Desk Officer at the Soviet Union Department at Viet Nam’s National Committee for UNESCO and the National ASEAN Secretariat inn Ha Noi, Vietnam. He worked as Secretary to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Manh Cam, seconded at the Government Office and Deputy Director-General, Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs between 1997 and 2002. Until 2006, he was Counselor, Head of Economic Section, Embassy of Viet Nam in the US, then Deputy Director-General, then Director-General at the Department of Multilateral Economic Cooperation until 2011.

He was Assistant Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as Ambassador of Viet Nam to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. From 2014 to 2017, he served as Assistant Minister at the Director General of the Economic Affairs Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, then as Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs. He received an Ambassadorial mission to the Kingdom of Cambodia between 2018 and 2021.

The Ambassador speaks Vietnamese, English, Russian, and is learning German.



The Social Republic of Vietnam and Germany maintain good bilateral relations. In October 2011, a strategic partnership was established between the two countries and signed by the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Vietnamese Prime Minister Dung.

This partnership aims to strengthen the political, economic, cultural and developmental relations between the two countries. Germany also supports the reform of the Vietnamese legal system thanks to the so-called German-Vietnamese Law Dialogue.

Both countries are also involved in a solid cooperation process in the fields of education, energy and environment.