German Consulate General Houston
For requests within the administrative district of the Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Dallas (Counties Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufmann, Parker, Rockwell, Tarant and Wise of the State of Texas) please contact until further notice, exclusively the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Houston, Phone: +1-713-627-7770, E-Mail:
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.
Climate Diplomacy Week kicks off today!
The aim of Climate Diplomacy Week is to emphasize and improve the visibility of German and EU climate policy and to promote the commitment of the global implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Climate Diplomacy Week
At the Paris climate conference in December 2015, 195 countries agreed to the world's first universal action plan to tackle climate change!
The Paris Agreement
The international energy efficiency competition of the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency is this year under the motto "The Makers of Energy Transition". Private and public companies are invited to submit their projects and concepts by 15 July, which have a special impact on the practical implementation of the energy conversion.
Energy Efficiency Award 2017 – Companies can apply now
The International Parliamentary Scholarship of the German Bundestag (IPS) gives well-qualified young people with a strong interest in politics the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of Germany’s system of parliamentary government.
Would you like to get to know the German Parliament?
Does your project support social engagement at the municipal level? Does it help to enhance gender equality? Does it protect the environment or the climate? Does it promote participation on the part of young people or foster social entrepreneurship? Anything that helps to improve people’s lives can be entered into the competition!
#youforG20 – deutschland.de is looking for your project!
Germans who reside outside the Federal Republic of Germany and no longer have a domicile within the federal territory may be eligible to vote in the election in September 2017.
Bundestag Election 2017!
Yesterday, Consul General Ricarda Redeker, accompanied by Sven Langenau from the German American Chamber of Commerce, visited the annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.
It's OTC in Houston!
German Ambassador to the United States, Peter Wittig and Deputy Consul General, Bernd Reindl attended April 4, 2017 a roundtable discussion in Santa Fe, New Mexico and met with Lieutenant Governor, John A. Sanchez.
Keeping our ties strong!
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress, that annually provides the opportunity to spend one year in each others' countries, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program. The program is open to candidates in all career fields who are interested in a year of cultural exchange. Prior German language knowledge is not required, but is strongly preferred.
Deadline for applications is December 1st!
Live in Germany for a year through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange!