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.
With 650 participants the German Delegation at SXSW was the highest record attendance so far at SXSW this year and also the second largest from the European Delegations. The Start-Ups from Germany - like Tinnitracks, which won the SXSW Accelerator Award – were a successful part of the SXSW program. Artists from Germany like Milky Chance, Lena Willikens, Fjaak and Amsterdamn! impressed music fans and industry people alike with their performances.
German Start-Ups and Newcomers Participation Doubled at SXSW 2015
Representatives from the German Consulate General Houston, including Consul General Redeker, made their way to Austin for SXSW 2015, in order to visit the Germany at SXSW "Wunderbar" Stand and to take part in the Wunderbar Luncheon at the German Haus.
Consul General Redeker Visits Germany at SXSW 2015
Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.
App „Auswärtiges Amt“
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.
Stefanie Jehlitschka, Vice President of the GACC South, provided a focused update on the Chamber's involvement in German vocational and educational training system and the positive impact it is having on German companies in the U.S. at yesterday's Business Roundtable.
Skills Initiative at the Monthly Business Roundtable
For the 11th time, Deutsche Welle is honoring exceptional online activists and projects from around the world. DW streamlined key points of The Bobs 2015. The most important change: DW will hand out the Freedom of Speech Award for the first time. It will honor a person or initiative that takes an exemplary stand for human rights and freedom of expression in the digital world.
Deutsche Welle boosts The Bobs international online award
The German-American community welcomed Alexander Gerst to Houston on Wednesday evening, and were given an exciting look into his experiences traveling to and living in outer space on the ISS and the Blue Dot Mission.
Astronaut Alexander Gerst's Evening in Houston
In 2015 Leipzig celebrates its 1000th anniversary of the earliest mention of the city. In cooperation with the International Office of the City of Leipzig, the Leipziger Stadtsportbund, who organizes the marathon, and the Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association Houstonians are invited to run in Leipzig, either the full or the half marathon.