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.
Support for Marathon Bombing Victims
Many people wonder how they can be of help.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino have announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, Inc. to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013.
Find out more at
May 15, 2013
On Friday, May 10, 2013, the German and French Consulates in Boston and the Goethe Institut of Boston celebrated the 50 year anniversary of the signing of the Élysée Treaty with the formal opening of the exhibition “Germany and France – Half a Century of Friendship and Cooperation.”
May 10, 2013
With our Spot the Bus contest this year, the German Embassy and Germany.info are celebrating two of Germany’s creative geniuses from the world of culture, artist Albrecht Dürer and composer Richard Wagner.
Spot the Bus: Celebrating Creative Genius
May 8, 2013
Rafael Seligmann, author and publisher of the newspaper “Jewish Voice from Germany”, on May 2nd spoke on the challenges and opportunities of a renaissance of Jewish life in Germany at the Goethe-Institute Boston.
Jewish Life in Germany
May 8, 2013
Austerity, growth, tax policy, European institutional development – these were some of the issues Jürgen Trittin, Co-Leader of Germany’s Green Party, addressed when he gave a talk on “The Euro and its Geostrategic Dimension” at Harvard on Monday, May 6.
Trittin at Harvard
May 1, 2013
Grimm’s Fairy Tales have played a big part in most everyone’s childhood, and due to this year’s theme commemorating the Grimm brothers on 150th anniversary of the elder brother Jacob’s death, the popular fairy tales were back again at the 36th Annual German Theatre Festival at Mount Holyoke College on April 25, 2013.