Personal Message and Curriculum Vitae of the Ambassador


Personal Message

Dear visitors,

Welcome to the website of the Federal Republic of Germany in Jakarta. I am happy to be able to greet you as our virtual guests! You can find in here an incredibly wide spectrum of information on Germany and German relations with Indonesia, Timor-Leste, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which has its secretariat located in Jakarta. You can also obtain information on events, projects, and work sections within the Embassy at present. Furthermore, we provide information on legal and consular affairs and visa regulations.

I hope that you will be able to find what you are looking for in our website. We can say for certain that we would gladly receive any input and comments to improve our homepage. You may contact the Press Section of the Embassy through the contact form or . Any other questions to the Embassy and concerning our work in Indonesia can be communicated to us through these channels.

My heartfelt regards,


Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg

Curriculum Vitae

married, 3 children

1981 Legal Studies, Second State Examination in Law
Admission to the German Foreign Office
European Community Affairs, Federal Foreign Office in Bonn
Second Secretary at the German Embassy in Rabat, Morocco
Deputy Consul General in Leningrad/St. Petersburg, Soviet Union/Russia
Counsellor, Permanent Mission to the European Union, Brussels

EU-Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and German Parliament
Head of Division for EU Enlargement in the Federal Foreign Office, Bonn/Berlin
Head of the Political Section of the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, New Yor
Deputy Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations, New York
Ambassador, Deputy Director General for the United Nations, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

Ambassador, Director General for the United Nations, Federal Foreign Office Berlin
Ambassador, German Embassy in Tehran, Iran
since 09/2016
Ambassador, German Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia

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