German Embassy, Washington, DC
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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.
May 23, 2016
The German School Washington D.C.’s Students Found Businesses project took second place at the annual German Schools Abroad competition of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK). Students, teachers and administrators received the 40,000 Euro prize at a ceremony with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on May 10 in Berlin.
German School Washington D.C.
May 19, 2016
German-US efforts in fighting terrorism, cybersecurity, as well as integration were on the agenda as Interior Minister de Maizière met with US Homeland Security Secretary Johnson and Attorney General Lynch in Washington, DC, this week.
Minister de Maizière in DC
May 19, 2016
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"Fritz Stern became not only my intellectual idol, but also one of my closest friends during my time in New York and Washington, DC," Ambassador Wittig writes. "His wit and humor, combined with a sharp yet benevolent mind, is unsurpassed."
Remembering Fritz Stern
May 14, 2016
Nearly 8,000 people visited Germany and France at the 2016 EU Open House on May 14 on the grounds of the German Embassy and Ambassador's Residence.
EU Open House 2016
May 3, 2016
Together with jazz trumpeter Till Brönner and many other artists, Steinmeier said, “we want to make the case for Germany to host International Jazz Day for the first time next year.”
International Jazz Day
Apr 27, 2016
A new transatlantic exchange program is bringing together Germans and Americans active in integration efforts in their local communities. German participants in the Welcoming Communities Transatlantic Exchange have visited US communities this month.
Apr 26, 2016
German Bundestag members paid a visit to Washington, DC, last week as part of their annual check-in with participants, alumni, and sponsors of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX).
CBYX in DC
Apr 25, 2016
"I think this year’s theme of Hannover Messe, 'Integrated Industry – Discover Solutions', is spot on and of interest to both sides of the Atlantic," Ambassador Wittig writes.
Ambassador on Hannover Messe
Apr 6, 2016
With less than a month to go before the Hannover Messe, the German Embassy in cooperation with Siemens USA and The US Department of Commerce hosted an event entitled, “On the Road to Hannover Messe.”
Apr 1, 2016
A book of condolences for former Minister of Foreign Affairs Hans-Dietrich Genscher will be available at the Embassy on Monday, April 4, and Tuesday, April 5, between 1 and 5 p.m.
Book of Condolences