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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Jun 8, 2013
Thirty-five German Honorary Consuls in the USA, Canada and Bermuda took time out of their busy schedules to get an up-to-date and first-hand impression of Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, and Berlin.
Jun 5, 2013
Philip Boehm, multi-talented author, playwright and translator is awarded the 2013 Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize for his translation of "An Ermine in Czernopol" by Gregor von Rezzori.
2013 Wolff Prize
May 23, 2013
Guests at the International House at the University of Chicago enjoyed an evening filled with beautiful harp and violin music as they recognized the cornerstone of French-German cooperation, the Élysée Treaty.
May 22, 2013
The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest recently celebrated its 50th anniversary of serving the bilateral relationship between Germany and the American Midwest.
German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest
May 16, 2013
German and French Deputy Chiefs of Mission Jens Hanefeld and Frédéric Doré visited Cincinnati in early May together to convey the message of French-German cooperation and see the traveling Élysée Treaty exhibit at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The visit included meeting members of the community and international businesses, and a Gala hosted by the European American Chamber of Commerce.
Élysée Exhibit in Cincinnati
May 15, 2013
Survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto and the Holocaust, diplomats, university officials and members of local Jewish groups gathered recently to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
70th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
May 13, 2013
The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany celebrated Europe Day 2013 with a presentation at the Ogden International School about the history and structure of the European Union, as well as its relationship with the United States.
Europe Day 2013
May 9, 2013
The Department of German Studies recently honored the achievements of its graduate and undergraduate students as well as a retiring professor and an alumnus at its annual awards ceremony.
German Studies Awards Ceremony
May 8, 2013
Irene Rotter is recognized with the Medal of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for her lifelong service towards fostering the German-American friendship and for maintaining German traditions and cultures in Chicago.
Order of Merit
May 8, 2013
This international competition rewards excellence in increasing energy efficiency in industry and production. Businesses can submit their application for the dena Energy Efficiency Award until June 30, 2013.
dena Energy Efficiency Award 2013