German Consulate General 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.
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Starting on June 27, 2013 we no longer accept American Express Credit Cards as a means of payment for fees.
Nov 26, 2013
The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States announced the opening of their new Tennessee chapter office and appointment of its new director. The office was dedicated with a ribbon cutting ceremony and welcoming remarks from U.S. Sen. Bob Corker and Consul General Christoph Sander.
Nov 25, 2013
To commemorate “Volkstrauertag,” the National Day of Mourning, the German Consulate General placed a wreath at the graves of the twenty-one German servicemen from World War II who lie buried at the cemetery at Fort Gordon, Georgia.
German-Italian Memorial Day
Nov 22, 2013
Schletter, a worldwide leader in photovoltaic mounting systems, celebrated the company’s new North American headquarters in Shelby, North Carolina with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on November 14.
Schletter Grand Opening
Nov 22, 2013
| Britta Kallin
Fairy tale lovers all over the globe celebrated the 200th birthday of the publication of the first edition of Grimm’s Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children’s and Household Tales) last year. In the past 200 years, the Grimm fairy tales spread around the globe and they have gone through dozens of revisions and rewritings and the well-known characters have been adapted to popular German and American culture.
Nov 13, 2013
Dennis Schröder, rookie point guard with the Atlanta Hawks, isn’t the first German to play in the NBA, but he is certainly making his mark. The season has just begun and already he has made the roster and played in nearly every game.
Nov 13, 2013
Dr. Stefanie Ohnesorg, Principal and President of the German School Knoxville (GSK) and Astrid Simon, long-term President of the German School Spartanburg (GSS) were honored by Consul General Christoph Sander with the Boltzius Award for their excellent work in promoting German language and culture.
Nov 11, 2013
The 2013 German Street Soccer Cup at the Atlanta International School last Sunday offered great soccer, cultural exchange and loads of fun! Congratulations to TEAM YELLOW, the German Street Soccer Cup champions!
2013 German Street Soccer Cup
Nov 6, 2013
The German School of Atlanta (GSA) marked its 30th anniversary last Saturday. Since 1983, GSA has been dedicated to the students’ appreciation and awareness of German culture and has been offering exceptional German language education to both children and adults.
Nov 4, 2013
Grenzebach celebrated its 25th anniversary in Newnan, Georgia, with a typical German Oktoberfest. During the event, the company's founder and owner, Rudolf Grenzebach expressed his heartfelt gratitude to his dedicated employees. Live music from the "Grenzebach Buam," a traditional Bavarian band, rounded out the festive evening.
Oct 31, 2013
The Human Impacts "Salon" in Atlanta brought together seemingly "unlikely allies," combining political and faith-based discussion with hip hop, dance, and the roots of Atlanta's diverse cultures to find common solutions around addressing one of the most challenging issues of our times -- climate change.
Human Impacts Atlanta