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.
March 7, 2014
The European Parliament election will be held in all member states of the European Union (EU) between May 22- 25, 2014.
Feb 27, 2014
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.
Atlantik-Brücke Study Trip to Germany
Feb 19, 2014
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.
2015 German Bundestag Internship Program
Feb 5, 2014
2014 marks 60 years since the establishment of a German Consulate in Houston. With over half of a century of history in mind, Klaus-Jochen Guhlcke, the current German Consul General in Houston, recalls its modest beginnings.
Sixty Years in Texas!
Dec 3, 2013
Helmstedt, Germany sent a delegation to honor 30 years as Sister Cities with Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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 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
Oct 9, 2013
On October 3, 2013 we celebrated the Day of German Unity, Germany's national holiday, at Christ The King Lutheran Church. The German Consulate General would like to thank everyone for a wonderful evening. German Unification was made possible through the strong support and encouragement by the United States, for which we are infinitely grateful.
Day of German Unification 2013