The Cultural SectionEnlarge image (© Deutsche Botschaft Dakar)
The Cultural Section promotes cultural relations between Germany and the countries it covers. It is complemented in its work by the Goethe Institute in Dakar and the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). The Goethe Institute offers German language classes and a varied cultural program.
The Cultural Section of the Embassy facilitates the close cooperation in the area of sports. As part of the foreign cultural and educational policy, the Embassy promotes scholarships for further training of sports teachers and coaches at the universities of Leipzig and Mainz as well as at the academy of the German Football Association. It furthermore provides donations of sporting equipment to sports clubs and local communities.