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.
February 22, 2013
The new German Center Houston was inaugurated on February 20th at McClain Gallery in the presence of Consul General Klaus-Jochen Gühlcke and Mr. Hans Graf, music director of the Houston Symphony.
German Center Houston
Feb 18, 2013
The 63rd Berlin International Film Festival (7 - 17 February 2013) came to an end at the weekend. At the awards ceremony on Saturday evening, the International Jury headed by director Wong Kar Wai specifically mentioned "Layla Fourie" (DE/ZA/FR/NL, Pandora Filmproduktion) by Pia Marais, which had screened in the Competion.
63rd Berlin International Film Festival
February 15, 2013
The German Consulate General in Houston will be able to accept and process applications for German ID cards (Personalausweise) starting
January 28th, 2013.
Applications for German ID cards
Feb 7, 2013
Strategic Approaches, Funding Formats and Best Practice Examples.
June 16 through June 22, 2013 (Berlin, Bremen, Braunschweig)
Internationalizing Higher Education
Feb 7, 2013
| Germany in Class
Calling all German language teachers in the United States! Want to hold a fun contest in your classroom? Why not have your students participate in the GERMAN INFORMATION CENTER USA ESSAY CONTEST. There are two ways for students from three grade groupings (Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12) to participate:
(1) You can hold the contest in your own classroom and receive an Amazon.com e-certificate for the 1st place student. To collect the prize, you must submit the winning essay and the number of students who participated to the German Information Center USA at the German Embassy in Washington.
(2) You can submit several essays directly to the German Information Center USA, where they will be evaluated by GIC staff with prizes and certificates awarded to winners in all three grade groupings. All entries must be submitted electronically by APRIL 15, 2013.
German Information Center USA: Essay Contest
Feb 4, 2013
Each year, the Texas German Society awards up to three scholarships for Texas high school junior or senior students interested in German language and culture.
Texas German Society Scholarships
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