German Embassy, Washington, DC
Capitol Hill in Washington DC
Welcome to the German Embassy in Washington, DC, the official representation of the Federal Government of Germany in the United States.
The Ambassador and Departments section provides you with information about the Ambassador, as well as the work and services of the embassy departments.
In our Visa, Passport, Legal section you will find information on the numerous consular and legal services for US residents and German citizens within the Embassy's area of consular jurisdiction: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Dec 12, 2014
Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt was in the US this week for bilateral talks with his counterpart in the US Department of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack. A major goal for his visit was to open a dialogue with the USDA on TTIP.
Minister of Agriculture in the US
Dec 11, 2014
The German Embassy invited colleagues from across the US, Canada and Mexico to discuss #DigitalDiplomacy. Coworkers from each embassy and consulate gathered in DC to exchange ideas about social media and how is can be used in diplomacy.
Embassy Social Media Seminar
Nov 28, 2014
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) recently released their Industry Review of renewable energy. Michael Weber, a member of the German Embassy Transatlantic Climate Bridge Team, contributed to the report with an essay about the Energiewende.
Nov 26, 2014
The German Embassy last night continued its event series commemorating the Centenary of the First World War with a concert featuring works by composers impacted by the war, performed by musicians from four European countries representing both sides of the conflict.
World War I Memorial Concert
Nov 14, 2014
Ambassador Wittig was joined in the unveiling on November 13 by former US National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft, his German counterpart, Horst Teltschik, and officials from the Atlantic Council, Verbundnetz Gas (VNG) and others instrumental in bringing the wall piece to Washington, DC.