German Consulate General Houston
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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.
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 24, 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 Dallas Goethe Center has good news for German language learners; they have been accredited by the Goethe-Institut, which allows them to administer the GI’s highly-rated and worldwide acknowledged language examinations.
The DGC Receives Goethe-Institut Accreditation
On May 12, 1965, Germany and Israel exchanged ambassadors for the first time since the start of World War II. The relationship between Germany and Israel has grown stronger ever since. 2015 signifies 50 years of diplomatic ties between Germany and Israel. Foreign Minister Steinmeier gave a speech in the German Bundestag praising the close partnership between these two countries.
Consul General Redeker accompanied State Secretary of Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Uwe Beckmeyer, Head of the German Delegation at OTC, for the official opening of the conference on May 4th.
State Secretary Beckmeyer Attends OTC 2015
Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.
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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
On Tuesday night, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas was buzzing with filmgoers excited to see the documentary about the career of an athlete who is seen as an idol and role model by both Germans and Americans: basketball star Dirk Nowitzki.
Film Premiere “The Perfect Shot”
Are you studying architecture? Do you work in geosciences, urban planning or economics? Or are you a designer with an interest in information technologies? If you are interested in urbanisation and new technologies, please register with ARCH+ by July 1, 2015 and send in your submission by July 15th for the International competition in the context of the UN-Habitat III Conference: PLANETARY URBANISM – CRITIQUE OF THE PRESENT in the Medium of Information Design.
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.