German Consulate General Chicago
Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Chicago. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in Chicago and the Midwest. The Consulate General's area of jurisdiction comprises the States of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
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Dec 4, 2013
Representatives from numerous German-American organizations gathered at Himmel’s restaurant to celebrate another successful year of promoting the German-American friendship in Chicago.
German-American Community in Chicago
Nov 22, 2013
The German Embassy Washington, in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut and the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), is pleased to announce the 2013 recipients of the German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award.
Teacher of Excellence Award
Nov 21, 2013
| Ursula Hoeft and Germany.info/chicago
Despite severe weather across most of the Midwest, Volkstrauertag observances were held at Fort Sheridan (IL) and Fort Custer (MI). This day of remembrance, first introduced by the German War Graves Commission (Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge), has been officially celebrated in Germany since 1922.
Nov 14, 2013
The Consuls General of France and Germany discussed the significance of the Élysée Treaty for Europe during the German Language Society’s November evening program.
German Language Society
Nov 12, 2013
The German International School Chicago and the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center celebrated another St. Martin’s Day with a sold-out Laternenfest and a St. Martin’s Parade.
Laternenfest and St. Martin’s Parade
Nov 11, 2013
German artists presented their works in the field of applied arts and crafts at the first German Pavilion at SOFA Chicago (Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design).
SOFA Chicago 2013
Nov 6, 2013
The Thomanerchor Leipzig and the Leipzig Baroque Orchestra made the first stop of their current U.S. tour at the Chapel of the Resurrection at Valparaiso University in Indiana.
Oct 24, 2013
The French and German Consuls General celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Élysée Treaty with a special trip to Louisville, Kentucky.
50th Anniversary of the Élysée Treaty
Oct 23, 2013
Beethoven, Händel and Bach filled the St. Benedict church as members of Chicago’s thriving German-American community gathered once again to commemorate German-American Day.
German-American Day Commemoration
Oct 14, 2013
Players and trainers from the Hamburg Soccer Association U14 team recently visited the Consulate General. Their trip to Chicago was hosted by the Schwaben Athletic Club based in Buffalo Grove, IL.
Hamburg Soccer Association