German Consulate General Boston

Welcome to 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

60 years after signing of Treaties of Rome, 70 years after signing of Marshall Plan

The future of Europe and Transatlantic Relations

See CG Ralf Horlemann’s op-ed in today’s The Boston Globe on the future of Europe and Transatlantic Relations. Sixty years after the Treaties of Rome were signed, the EU has become the most successful peace project in the world. We need the EU as a beacon of freedom and human rights and as an indispensable partner for the United States.

Sigmar Gabriel

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Chancellor Merkel in Berlin on November 9

Chancellor Merkel Congratulates Donald Trump

Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the US presidential election and, in her letter of congratulation, re-emphasized the deep relationship Germany has with America.

Foreign Minister Steinmeier

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on US Election Result

"I don’t want to pretend it will be easy. Nothing will be easier. Much will be harder. But I am highly aware that functioning transatlantic relations are something like the foundation of the West."

Walter Scheel

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the death of Walter Scheel

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today (24 August) issued the following statement on the death of Walter Scheel: “I am saddened by the death of Walter Scheel. The staff of the Federal Foreig...


Remembrance and Hope - A Journey of Boston Rabbis to Germany

From July 10-17, 2016 CG Horlemann took 12 Boston Rabbis on a trip to Munich and Berlin to see and hear for themselves about the culture of remembrance as well as Jewish life in Germany.

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The Consul General

The German Consulate in Boston is headed by Consul General Ralf Horlemann.

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Newsletter of the German Consulate Boston

For regular updates via e-mail, please subscribe to our newsletter "Germany in the New England States".

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.