German Consulate General Boston
Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General Boston. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide in our Visa, Passport, and Legal section, and Germany-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including details on traveling, studying, and doing business in Germany. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Connecticut (except Fairfield County), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Jun 17, 2014
Last week, German Consul General Rolf Schütte had the pleasure of welcoming close to 100 guests to the Goethe-Institut in Boston to hear the Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Professor Eicke R. Weber’s, lecture on “The German ‘Energiewende’ and its Impact on the Global Energy Transformation.”
The German 'Energiewende'
Jun 16, 2014
June 11, 2014 was a celebratory day for Fraunhofer USA. The newly renovated, energy-efficient building of the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) in Boston, MA was officially inaugurated in the presence of the Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, the new Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Maeve Vallely Bartlett, and Deputy German Ambassador to the U.S., Dr. Philipp Ackermann.
Jun 10, 2014
On June 3, 2014 German Consul General Rolf Schütte joined in celebrating the formation of the Connecticut German-American Business Forum in Hartford, CT by attending the Forum’s first event.
German-American Business Forum
Jun 4, 2014
Congratulations, GISB Class of 2014! Last Friday, the German International School Boston (GISB) celebrated its second graduation ceremony. Seniors Carl-Philip Arnoldi, Friederike von Bohlen, Gabriel Clara, Alisa Fechner, Dilara Ruppert received both the German International Abitur and the Massachusetts High School Diploma.
GISB Class of 2014
Jun 3, 2014
If you haven't already seen the exhibition “Hans Scharoun: Architect and Visionary” at the Wolk Gallery of the MIT School of Architecture and Planning, now is your chance. The exhibit, which is partly funded by the Goethe- Institut of Boston and the MIT museum, was curated by Eva-Maria Barkhofen from the Akademie der Künste (Academy of the Arts) in Berlin, and is on display until August 15, 2014.
Hans Scharoun Exhibit