According to its charter, the German-Yemeni Society serves to nurture the German-Yemeni friendship. The society is recognized as a non-profit organization.
The projects undertaken by the society foremost focus on promoting international understanding and human relations between the two countries. The expertise of the society especially lies in consultation and support in the fields of culture, natural and social sciences, as well as archaeology.
The society informs the public objectively through publications and activities about events in the Republic of Yemen.