German Consulate General Houston
Welcome to Houston!
Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Houston. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany and much more. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens. The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
Since 1992 the German Air Force has been stationed at the Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, which also is the HQ of the German Air Force Flying Center since 2013, and is currently under the command of Col. Heinz J. Ferkinghoff . The Alburquerque Journal reports on the German Air Force's impact on Holloman.
The German Air Force in Holloman, NM
On July 24, 2015 Deputy Consul Clemens Kroll had to leave his posting in Houston after 3 years of having worked here at the German Consulate General.
Farewell to our Deputy Consul General
On Sunday, July 12th the Taos German Summer School proudly celebrated its fortieth anniversary with an outdoor Fruhschoppen (picnic) for its students and special guests who came from as far away as California to help celebrate the occasion.
Taos German Summer School
On June 30th, 2015 Consul General Redeker officially bid farewell to long-standing Honorary Consul in Dallas, Mr. William Hart.
Dallas Honorary Consul
On June 24th, 2015 Consul General Ricarda Redeker addressed the Anti-Defamation League in Houston to speak about the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany.
The 2015 Hurrican Season is here, make sure to be prepared by taking the following simple steps to ensure the safety of you and your family.
2015 Hurrican Season
Congratulations to Houston's Sister City Leipzig on their 1000th anniversary. The celebration will honor the city's history and its remarkable citizens throughout the year. Consul General Redeker attended the opening ceremony of the Congregation Hall and Civic Fest at the Leipzig Zoo.
Leipzig Celebrates 1000th Anniversary
The German News Service is a free news wire of the Deutsche Welle in cooperation with the German Press Agency (dpa) especially for media representatives as well as for everyone who is interested in Germany and wants to know more about German lifestyle, business and culture.
German News Service
The German Bundestag invites you, in cooperation with the with the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin to to apply for an International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) to spend five months in Berlin.