German Consulate General Atlanta
Welcome to Atlanta
The German Consulate General in Atlanta is the official representation of the German government to the southeast of the Unites States. The consular district includes Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Please note that the German version of this website is not just a translation of the English edition but offers additional information pertaining particularly to German citizens.
All passport and visa applicants need to arrange for an appointment in order to hand in their applications. Only complete applications will be accepted. Passport applicants can pay with cash or credit card (Mastercard or VISA). Please click on Visa, Passport, Legal for further information.
Please note that only the information given on this GERMANY.INFO WEBSITE is accurate and complete.
Registration for the free Climate Course https://mooin.oncampus.de/ClimateCourse is open since September 1st 2017. Thanks to the funding of the German Federal Foreign Office the course is free and open for everyone. The course is given in English and will start on October 1st 2017. Afterwards registration is possible at any time.
MOOC Climate Change
Job Advertisement: The German Consulate General in Atlanta is seeking a
Driver (male/female), Starting on November 1, 2017, Full-time (40 hrs. per week), Initially limited to one year
Job listing for Driver
For four days since Saturday, 9 September, the German Consulate General Atlanta acted as the regional crisis center in charge of coordinating support measures for German citizens during Hurricane Irma.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
This year-long program, funded by the German Bundestag and US Congress, annually offers the opportunity for 75 young professionals ages 18-24 with a strong interest in cultural exchange to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX for Young Professionals program consists of two months of German language school (no prior German language skills required); four months of classes in the participant’s career field at a university, technical school, or professional school; and a five-month internship in the career field. Participants are placed throughout Germany. CBYX for Young Professionals is primarily designed for business, engineering, technical, vocational, and agricultural fields, though applicants from all fields may apply. Applicants from community and technical colleges are especially encouraged to apply.
CBYX for Young Professionals (Cultural Vistas)
A book of condolences will be open at the German Consulate on Tuesday, June 20, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and on Wednesday, June 21, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for all those who wish to convey their remembrances.
Book of Condolences
Coming from Washington, German Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy, Brigitte Zypries and her delegation met with South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt and visited two German companies in Greenville on May 24th.
Visit of Minister Zypries
"The success of the German apprenticeship model builds on the conviction that it is an equivalent alternative to college education," Ambassador Wittig writes in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.
Wall Street Journal Op-Ed
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. Registration is possible only upon application via an official form. Click for more information.
Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.
For more information please refer to the following flyer or the official website:
On March 1st, the German Consutate General in Atlanta invited Georgia legislators and distinguished guests to the Georgia Railroad Depot for a dinner reception and presentation on “Clean Energy in Georgia – Jobs, Technology, National Security".
The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Atlanta, the Consulate General of France in Atlanta, the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta, and the Alliance Française d’Atlanta celebrated the 54th anniversary of the signing of the Elysée Treaty with the podium discussion "Europe: What’s Next? Elections in France and Germany."
54th Anniversary of the Elysée Treaty
Douglas Berry, German Honorary Consul in Nashville, has been honored by the Federal Republic of Germany with the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit for his outstanding efforts to promote German-American relations in Tennessee.
German Order of Merit