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.
All passport and visa applicants need to arrange for an appointment in order to hand in their applications. Please click on
Visa, Passport, Legal
May 16, 2013
German natives Regina Schuster and Sabine Zindel visited the 5th grade class at Waddell Elementary School on "International Day." If you are also planning a visit to a school in your area, please let us know and we will be happy to provide materials for the students!
Visit Your Local School
May 15, 2013
The American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) Georgia held its German Honors Night at the Goethe-Zentrum / German Cultural Center last Saturday. Awards were presented to students who had excelled in their study of German over the past school year.
AATG German Honors Night
May 14, 2013
On the occasion of Europe Day, the World Affairs Council of Atlanta invited the Parliamentary State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Hans-Joachim Otto, to lead a panel discussion on transatlantic trade and investment.
Visit by Parliamentary State Secretary Hans-Joachim Otto
May 6, 2013
Wayne Reece, owner of Reece & Associates, an Atlanta public policy firm, was honored by Consul General Christoph Sander with the Boltzius Award for his excellent work in promoting German language and culture.
May 2, 2013
A 50 kilowatt photovoltaic solar array went on the grid last month in Oak Ridge, TN. The array includes innovative, maximum light detection technology from Germany that tracks the sun for maximum energy generation. The project was made possible through joint efforts from dena (German Energy Agency) and Vis Solis, a Tennessee subsidiary of Vis Solis GmbH in Breesen, Germany.
May 1, 2013
Hundreds of Atlantans stopped by the German Pavillion at the 77th Atlanta Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park last weekend for a chance to find out more about our culture and the opportunity to win one of the fabulous German-themed prizes.
Atlanta Dogwood Festival
Apr 30, 2013
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Join the Competition and get the chance to visit the hot spots of sustainability research in Germany.The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is now holding its prestigious "Green Talents" competition.
Green Talents 2013
Apr 26, 2013
Ashford Park Elementary School in DeKalb County, Georgia seeks certified Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education applicants for the new German Dual Immersion program for the 2013-2014 school year.
German Dual Immersion Teacher Position
Apr 15, 2013
The College of Charleston seeks a full-time Adjunct Instructor of German for 2013-14, with possibility of renewal. Applicants must have at least an M.A. and native/near-native fluency in German; college teaching experience preferred.
College of Charleston
Apr 12, 2013
Ambassador Ammon was in Alabama on April 8 to participate in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Airbus final assembly line in Mobile. The new building will create 1,000 new jobs in the Mobile area.