German Consulate General 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.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
National History Day (NHD) is a national educational program that encourages kids to learn about historical topics in a fun and interesting way. Five students from Grisham Middle School in Austin, Texas, chose the Berlin Wall as their school project.
May 21, 2013
| Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
Federal President Gauck and Chancellor Merkel sent letters to President Obama expressing their condolences and those of the German people on the loss of life caused by the devastating tornado that struck the Okahoma City area on Monday, May 20.
Condolences After Tornado
Friday, May 17, 2013
On May 16th the German Consul General, Klaus-Jochen Guehlcke, visited Brazosport College in Lake Jackson and the BASF plant in Freeport in order to learn about their collaboration.
Visit of Brazosport College and the BASF Plant
Thursday, May 16, 2013
All Information from the Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt) pertaining to your safety whilst traveling abroad contained in one App. Available for Android Smartphones and Tablets and also for iPhone and iPad.
Travel Safely - Your Travel-App
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Parliamentary State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology and Federal Government Coordinator for the Maritime Industry Hans-Joachim Otto visited Houston for the Offshore Technology Conference from Monday, May 6th through Thursday, May 8th.
Otto at OTC in Houston
Saturday, May 4, 2013
On Saturday, May 4, 2013 the 12th annual PowWow was held in Fredericksburg, Texas to celebrate the signing of the Meusebach-Comanche Treaty in 1847 with Honorary Consul Buecker in attendance.
Honor the Treaty PowWow
May 3, 2013
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is now holding the 5th round of its prestigious "Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development". The competition under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka annually awards the 25 most outstanding minds worldwide. Hailing from various research disciplines, the winners are honoured for their original solutions for a more sustainable future.
April 29, 2013
On April 27, 2013 Germany's Central Agency for Schools Abroad (ZfA) organized a seminar in Houston for teachers of German schools in Texas. On the eve of the seminar, the German Consulate General Houston organized a reception for the participants.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
| WorldFest Houston
Two German films, courtesy of the Goethe-Institut Boston, were awarded prizes at the 46th Annual WorldFest Houston.
WorldFest German Film Winners
Monday, April 15, 2013
Controller Green guest speaks to a successful turnout at the Consulate's Monthly German Business Roundtable Meeting with German Consul General Guhlcke and Norwegian Consul General Mykletun in attendance.