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.

Only complete applications will be accepted. Passport applicants can pay with Mastercard or VISA.

Please click on  Visa, Passport, Legal for further information.

Atlanta International School: Job Opening for Primary PYP - German Teacher

Mar 28, 2014 |
Atlanta International School

AIS welcomes applications from dedicated and enthusiastic professionals for the position of PYP German Teacher. This is a full-time position teaching PYP German to students in 5th grade.

New Honorary Consuls in Charlotte and Raleigh, NC

Mar 7, 2014 |
Honorary Consul Margaret Rosenfeld with Consul General Christoph Sander

Consul General Christoph Sander had the pleasure of installing two new honorary consuls in North Carolina in the past two weeks - Margaret Rosenfeld in Raleigh, NC and Klaus Becker in Charlotte, NC. Both honorary consuls are looking forward to assisting German and US citizens in legal and consular issues related to Germany.

From Street to School to Stadium - "The Ball" Visits Atlanta

Feb 14, 2014 |
(left to right) Pablo Henderson (Marketing Manager, W Atlanta Downtown), German Consul General Christoph Sander, Andrew Aris (Spirit of Football), British Consul General Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, and Jill Robbins (CEO, Soccer in the Streets)

Every four years, The Ball travels from England to the World Cup and immerses itself in the passion and excitement of the people it encounters. The fourth epic journey kicked off on January 9th, 2014 and "The Ball 2014" visited Atlanta last week.

German Manufacturer Kemmerich Brings 160 New Jobs to Alabama

Feb 7, 2014 |
Kemmerich Groundbreaking in Alabama

Kemmerich Group announced Wednesday the new location of Kemmerich USA L.P. in Auburn. The company plans to invest $16.5 million in the 60,000square-foot facility, the first of its kind in the United States.

Ann Purcell Honored at Georgia House of Representatives

Feb 6, 2014 |
(left to right) Representative Ron Stevens, Consul General Christoph Sander, Ann Pucell, and the Speaker of the House, David Ralston

Former State Representative Ann R. Purcell was recognized before the Georgia House of Representatives last week for being honored with the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany last fall for her many contributions to the preservation of the German cultural heritage in Georgia.

2014 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Opens with German/French Film "Run Boy Run"

Feb 1, 2014 |
AJFF 2014

The 2014 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival opened with the German/French co-production "Run Boy Run" last Thursday. Oscar-winning German director, Pepe Danquart, attended the opening festivities and received standing ovations from the Atlanta audience.

German Puppet Theater "Kiepenkasper" Thrills German Language Students

Jan 30, 2014 |
German puppeteer Uwe Spillmann, aka the "Kiepenkasper" performs at Atlanta International School

German puppeteer Uwe Spillmann, aka the "Kiepenkasper", brought the joy of the traditional German art form of "Kaspertheater" to the students at four schools in Chattanooga and Cleveland, TN and Atlanta, GA last week.

The PIANO BATTLE Enchants and Energizes Audiences in the Southeastern United States

Jan 15, 2014 |
Piano Battle

German pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis pulled out all the stops during the three PIANO BATTLE concerts in Atlanta and Birmingham, entertaining with beautiful classical as well as edgy modern pieces and - in the audience request round - jazz, rock and pop.

Diversity in the German Classroom

Dec 18, 2013 |
"Diversity in the German Classroom" Symposium at Emory University

How might teachers interest students - beyond the "obvious suspects" who already have German connections or family roots? How can they better position German as an important business language? These questions were the focus of a workshop at Emory University to which the Metro German Group invited educators, administrators, employers, and students last Friday.

German American Chamber of Commerce Opens Tennessee Chapter

Nov 26, 2013 |
GACC South’s new Tennessee chapter office opening on Nov. 22, 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.


Atlanta Skyline (c) picture-alliance/Chad Ehlers
German Flag (c)

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The Consul General

German Consul General Christoph Sander

Consul General Christoph Sander
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The Staff of the German Consulate General Atlanta

Staff of the German Consulate General Atlanta

Honorary Consuls in the Southeast

Impressive personalities who help to promote German-US relations while also assisting US and German citizens in many matters related to Germany.