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.
Dec 3, 2013
Helmstedt, Germany sent a delegation to honor 30 years as Sister Cities with Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Dec 2, 2013
The Texas German Society (TGS) is offering an annual essay contest to high school junior or senior students interested in German language and culture.
Texas German Society's Annual Essay Contest
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 18, 2013
For the second time this season, F1 driver Sebastian Vetter has broken one of superstar Michael Schumacher’s racing records. He posted his eighth consecutive win on Sunday at the Austin Grand Prix.
New F1 Record
Nov 13, 2013
On November 9th, 2013 the sister cities Houston and Leipzig celebrated the 20th anniversary of their partnership with a festive concert by Leipzig's famous St. Thomas Boys Choir at Rice University. In attendance were Mayor Annise Parker, Houston, Mayor Burkhard Jung, Leipzig as well as German Consul General Klaus-Jochen Gühlcke. The choir, which exists since 800 years, enchanted a large audience.
The St. Thomas Boys Choir
Nov 7, 2013
Experience Germany! The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a full-year, funded fellowship for participants in all career fields. 75 American participants are selected annually to take part in the program.
Oct 31, 2013
The Federal Foreign Office has released a guideline regarding "Illicit Trade in Cultural Property" and its negative impact on humanity's cultural heritage.
Oct 25, 2013
The German Consulate Houston hosted an evening of entertainment with the German singer, songwriter Sebastian Krumbiegel from the Prinzen.
Oct 10, 2013
Between the 6th and the 8th of October, the delegation Atlantik-Brücke, an organisation that for over sixty years has distinguished itself by building bridges between the people of the United States and Germany, visited Houston.
Delegation of the Atlantic Bridge