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Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Houston. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany and much more. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens. The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
Climate Diplomacy Week kicks off today! The aim of Climate Diplomacy Week is to emphasize and improve the visibility of German and EU climate policy and to promote the commitment of the global implementation of the Paris Agreement.
At the Paris climate conference in December 2015, 195 countries agreed to the world's first universal action plan to tackle climate change!
Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said today (June 16) on the passing of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl:
"He was a great statesman, a great German politician and above all a great European. He did not only do such a lot for German reunification, but also for the integration of Europe. That is his great l...
The international energy efficiency competition of the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency is this year under the motto "The Makers of Energy Transition". Private and public companies are invited to submit their projects and concepts by 15 July, which have a special impact on the practical implementation of the energy conversion.
The Dallas Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany invites you to a discussion and luncheon with Dr. Angela Stanzel.
The International Parliamentary Scholarship of the German Bundestag (IPS) gives well-qualified young people with a strong interest in politics the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of Germany’s system of parliamentary government.
Does your project support social engagement at the municipal level? Does it help to enhance gender equality? Does it protect the environment or the climate? Does it promote participation on the part of young people or foster social entrepreneurship? Anything that helps to improve people’s lives can be entered into the competition!
On Saturday, May 6th, we were happy to greet four members of the German Bundestag and discuss with them and current participants of the CBYX, American host families, representatives of various organizations of German language and culture the future of this great exchange program.
Germans who reside outside the Federal Republic of Germany and no longer have a domicile within the federal territory may be eligible to vote in the election in September 2017.
Yesterday, Consul General Ricarda Redeker, accompanied by Sven Langenau from the German American Chamber of Commerce, visited the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.
On Saturday, May 13th, a German instructor Roundtable will be held at the University of Dallas from 9am-12pm.
German Ambassador to the United States, Peter Wittig and Deputy Consul General, Bernd Reindl attended April 4, 2017 a roundtable discussion in Santa Fe, New Mexico and met with Lieutenant Governor, John A. Sanchez.
German Consul General and Managing Director of the German American Chamber of Commerce in Houston (GACC South) visit BASF’s Freeport site in Southeast Texas
Following-up her tour of German companies in the administrative district of the Consulate General, Consul General Ms. Ricarda Redeker, accompanied by the Managing Director of the German American Chamber of Commerce in Houston (GACC South), Mr. Sven Langenau, accompanied by members of the Consulate General visited the BASF manufacturing site in Freeport, Texas.
The German Parliament decided on May 21, 2015, that former Soviet prisoners of war should receive a symbolic payment in recognition of their treatment in German detention.
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress, that annually provides the opportunity to spend one year in each others' countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program. The program is open to candidates in all career fields who are interested in a year of cultural exchange. Prior German language knowledge is not required, but is strongly preferred. Deadline for applications is December 1st!