German Consulate General Boston

Boston Sunset Enlarge image Boston Sunset (© 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

MIT German Department Grants Award for Excellence in German Studies

Apr 11, 2014 |
Awards for Excellence Ceremony

The German Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) held its 17th Awards for Excellence in German Studies ceremony to recognize outstanding performance in the study of German language and culture.

Congratulations, German Saturday School Boston, on Turning 140!

Apr 4, 2014 |
Hans Toegel and Emily Westhoven

Congratulations to the German Saturday School Boston on celebrating its 140th Anniversary at the Boylston Schulverein in Walpole.

Tonbandgerät Performs in Boston for Middle and High School Students

Apr 1, 2014 |

Last Friday, close to 1,000 middle and high school students from all over New England gathered in the auditorium of the Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School (MVMMS) for the last U.S. tour stop of the young, German indie-pop band, Tonbandgerät. The event was sponsored by the German Foreign Ministry.

Are the U.S. and Germany Drifting Apart? 7th Annual German Conference at Harvard Seeks to Answer this Question

Feb 27, 2014 |
German Conference

The seventh annual German Conference at Harvard, entitled “The U.S.and Germany: Drifting Apart? Perceptions of Security Across the Atlantic,”was a huge success, bringing together hundreds of students and leaders from politics, business, and academia.

The Land of Ideas at the MIT European Career Fair

Feb 20, 2014 |

The 18th annual MIT European Career Fair (ECF) proved to be a huge success for visitors and exhibitors alike. Over 3,000 students, holders of undergraduate, graduate, and other professional degrees from the world’s leading universities flocked into the MIT-Johnson-Athletic-Centre to learn about career and research possibilities in Europe.


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The Consul General

Consul General

The German Consulate in Boston is headed by Consul General Rolf Schütte.

Job Opening at GISB

The German International School Boston (GISB) is seeking a candidate for the full-time position of Head of Administration.

US-Germany Alumni Organizations

Experiences and friendships to last a lifetime--that is what exchanges to Germany bring. Many organizations exist to cultivate these contacts, and develop new ones. Here we list a few.

Germany – always worth a visit!

Berchtesgaden mit Kehlsteinhaus, Salzbergwerk und Nationalpark

Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of

Vom 22. bis 25. Mai 2014 finden die Wahlen zum Europäischen Parlament statt

Logo zur Europawahl 2014

Vom 22. bis 25. Mai 2014 wählen die Bürgerinnen und Bürger der Europäischen Union zum achten Mal das Europäische Parlament. Wahlberechtigte können nur dann in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland wählen, wenn sie in Deutschland in ein Wählerverzeichnis eingetragen sind.

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Learn more about the initiative and about German energy policy and the energy transition here.

Germany in Europe

Germany in Europe

Germany lies at the heart of Europe, and as one of the founding members of the EU, it plays an active part in modeling its present and future. In this campaign, we will take a closer look at how Germany's role has evolved over the century.

Fall of the Wall

Fall of the Wall

The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall - a monumental day in German history.

Skills Initiative

Skills Initiative

The Skills Initiative works to introduce the German style dual training system in the US.

Daily News from Germany -

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

Please find here the daily news from Germany

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