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.

World Cup Final - Screening Event on July 13, 2014

July 13, 2014 |
World Cup Final

Can the German team top the performance of the semi-final? You want to cheer for Germany on Sunday? Do it together with the German Consulate and the German community at the Mezzanine Lounge in Houston!

Germany vs Algeria - Public Screening at the Mezzanine Lounge

June 27, 2014 |
Thomas Müller

The Mezzanine Lounge is going to screen the Germany vs Algeria game on Monday, June 30 at 3:00 p.m. Join the German community for an exciting match!

Call for Applications: The Sofja Kovalevskaja Award

Jun 10, 2014 |
Student from Africa studying in Germany

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is offering promising young researchers from all over the world attractive career prospects in Germany through the Sofja Kovalevskaja Award. Junior research talents of all disciplines from abroad are given the opportunity to establish working groups of their own at German research institutions. Applications must be submitted by September 1st, 2014.

German Consulate General Public Screening Party - Germany vs USA

June 10, 2014 |

"The ball is round and the game lasts 90 minutes" - Want to share some more German soccer wisdom with us? Then come out to a fun public screening event organized by the German Consulate General Houston.

60 Years in Texas Celebration - Impressions from the Fest

June 5, 2014 |
60 Years in Texas Celebration

On 31 May the German Consulate General in Houston celebrated its 60th anniversary at Christ the King Lutheran Church. It also bid farewell to Consul General Gühlcke and other colleagues.

2014 EURAXESS Science Slam North America

May 27, 2014 |
EURAXESS Science Slam

Are you ready? Join the 2nd Global EURAXESS Science Slam North America in 2014!  It is open to researchers of all nationalities and from all fields of research. 

Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development

May 5, 2014 |
Green Talents

Join the Green Talents Competition and gain exclusive access to the hot-spots of sustainable development.

Workshop on E.U. Programs: Erasmus+, Horizon 2020 & Euraxess Links

Apr 25, 2014 |
Horizon 2020

The Consulates of the European Union in Houston and the Delegation of European Union to the USA extend an invitation to their workshop on EU Research and Innovation programs held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Atlantik-Brücke Study Trip to Germany in June 2014

Mar 25, 2014 |
The Pergamon Museum in Berlin

The German Consulate General in Houston is delighted to announce that Atlantik-Brücke is offering a week-long study tour to Germany for up to 15 teachers, all expenses covered by the organiser.

2015 German Bundestag Internship Program

Feb 19, 2014 |
Reichstag in Berlin

The German Bundestag invites you, in cooperation with the Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, and Technische Universität Berlin, to apply for an International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) to spend five months in Berlin.


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Deutschsprachige Webseite

The Consul General

Consul General Redeker

The Consulate General in Houston is headed by Ricarda REDEKER.

Schedule an Appointment

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All German Passports, ID Cards, Visa Applicants and Certifications of signatures and Affidavit of support, need to arrange for an appointment in order to hand in their applications. Appointments can only be made online. Every family member needs a seperate appointment.

Important Information – Visas for Hungary and Austria


The German Consulate General Houston is accepting visa applications for Austria (residents of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas only) and Hungary. You will find more information about the Visa requirements on our website.

Fall of the Wall

Fall of the Wall

The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall - a monumental day in German history.

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German Consulate General Houston Newsletter

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The Newsletter of the German Consulate General in Houston is now available online. 

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Daily News from Germany -

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

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