German Consulate General Boston
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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.
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.
Merkel Sends Congratulations
"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."
US Election Result
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.
Boston Rabbis in Germany
Michael Goering, head of the "ZEIT foundation," recently gave an overview on the refugee crisis and its consequences at the Goethe-Institut Boston. If you missed his inspiring talk here is a link to the video and his speech.
Michael Goering's Talk on the Refugee Crisis
On February 24, 2016 the new joint presence between Invest in Bavaria and Germany’s National Cluster of Excellence for MedTech, Medical Valley opened its doors at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Invest in Bavaria Opens Cambridge Office
On Wednesday evening at Morgan Lewis in Boston, German Deputy Consul General Helmut Landes, alongside 10 other Consuls General of the Consular Corps in Boston, participated in GABC’s (German American Business Council) and GBANE’s (Global Business Alliance of New England) 22nd Annual International Business Forum & Networking Night.
Germany: Open for Business!
The Berlinale – International Film Festival
The 66th Berlin International Film Festival is to be held from 11 to 21 February 2016. Berlin’s largest cultural extravaganza attracts 20,000 expert visitors every year for one of the key events in the international film scene. But the public don’t lose out! With more than 335 000 tickets usually sold, the Berlinale is the world’s largest public film festival.
On Sunday evening, the German Consulate General Boston and Bayer co-sponsored a GAIN (German Academic International Network/GSO (German Scholars Organization) networking event entitled “Research and Innovation: Researching in Europe” at the Goethe-Institut Boston.
GAIN/GSO Networking Event
On February 3, 2016, German Consul General Ralf Horlemann opened up the BVK Road Show USA 2016 for institutional investors in Boston.
BVK Roadshow Boston 2016
During the 34th JP Morgan Healthcare Conference, the German Accelerator Life Sciences (GALS) announced the first four companies to participate in its Cambridge-based program.