German Consulate General Los Angeles

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Welcome to Los Angeles!

Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Los Angeles. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide as well as German-related news and events in our geographical area of jurisdiction.

The Consulate General's area of jurisdiction covers the California counties of Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Utah.

Please note our German language website features information and news relevant for German citizens.

German Film Commissions in LA

Showcasing Germany’s Film Locations at the AFCI Locations Show 2015

Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann visited the German booth at the AFCI Locations Show 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, where Germany was showcased as a film location destination.

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Beach City Baseball Academy Hosts Little League Tournament with German National Baseball Team

The Beach City Baseball Academy of El Segundo is pleased to announce the participation of the German national little league team in their 4th annual “12 and Under International Baseball Tournament" on March 28 and 29 at Recreation Park in El Segundo, California.

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Roosevelt Middle School Welcomes German FLAG Program

Theodore Roosevelt Middle School in Glendale, California is excited to welcome the GERMAN FLAG program to their school next year.

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Los Angeles-Berlin Sister City Committee Welcomes Björn Böhning

During his recent visit to Los Angeles, the Los Angeles-Berlin Sister City Committee hosted a reception for Björn Böhning, State Secretary and Head of the Senate Chancellery of the Federal State of Berlin.

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Celebrating German Academy Award Nominees in Los Angeles

German Academy Award nominees were feted at a reception given in their honor by German Films at Villa Aurora on Saturday, February 21.

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Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer Bids Farewell to Utah

During his recent trip to Utah, Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer, who will retire in the summer, used the opportunity to bid farewell to officials of the State of Utah. In this capacity, he was received by Lt. Governor Spencer Cox.

Erich Kästner Exhibition

CSULB German Department Presents Erich Kästner Exhibition

Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann attended the opening of the Erich Kästner exhibition, presented by the German Department at California State University, Long Beach, where he also delivered the opening remarks.

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Changing of the Guard for German Honorary Consul for Utah

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer bid farewell to outgoing Honorary Consul Charles W. Dahlquist, II and welcomed James T. Burton as the new German Honorary Consul for Utah.

Statement on death of Weizsäcker

Merkel: Weizsäcker's Death a Great Loss for Germany

"We are grateful to have had a Federal President of this calibre, to have had a man like this at the helm of our state," said the Chancellor, paying tribute to Richard von Weizsäcker.

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Albert Einstein Academies Receives Grant to Foster German Studies

Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann visited Albert Einstein Academies in San Diego, where he presented the school board with a grant from the German government to foster the German language program.

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer

Commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer participated in the International Holocaust Remembrance Day observance at Palm Desert Civic Center Park, where 300 people gathered to never forget the tragedy of the Holocaust and mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.

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Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer Visits Colorado

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer recently paid a visit to the State of Colorado, where he met with German and American representatives in the areas of business, culture, and education. He also bid farewell to longtime Honorary Consul Bernhard Bleise. 

Jewish Life in Germany Today

Jewish Life in Germany Today Exhibition Opens in LA

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer gave the keynote speech at the opening of the new exhibit “Jewish Life in Germany Today” in Los Angeles at UCLA Hillel. The exhibit encompasses 25 panels that tell the stories of a cross section of Jews living in Germany today.

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New Initiative Promotes German Studies in California High Schools

Julia Ibold, German language consultant for the German Central Agency for Schools Abroad (ZfA) teamed up with CSULB German professor Nele Hempel-Lamer to launch a new initiative to promote German studies in California high schools.

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Consul General Dr. Fischer Bids Farewell to Honorary Consul Andreas Adrian

At a luncheon in Las Vegas on January 5, Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer officially bid farewell to Honorary Consul Andreas Adrian who served as Germany’s Honorary Consul for Nevada since 2007.

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Working, Training and Studying in Germany

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world.

GICS Winter Concert

Goethe International Charter School Winter Concert and Grant Presentation

Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann attended the annual Winter Concert at the Goethe International Charter School in Los Angeles. During his visit, he also presented the school with a grant from the German government to foster its German program.

LA Berlin Holiday Celebration

Los Angeles-Berlin Sister City Committee Celebrates the Holiday Season and Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Los Angeles-Berlin Sister City Committee celebrated the holiday season with a festive event that also commemorated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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German Holiday Program and Grant Presentation at Franklin Magnet School

Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann attended the annual German holiday program at Benjamin Franklin Magnet School in Glendale, where he also presented the school with a grant from the German government to foster German language education.

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Easter Holidays Closure

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In observance of Easter, the Consulate will be closed on Good Friday, April 3 and Monday, April 6, 2015.

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Dr. Bernd Fischer

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50 Years Germany-Israel Relations

50 Years Germany-Israel Relations

May 12, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the inaugaration of diplomatic relations between Israel and the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Stumbling Blocks - Commemorate Nazi Victims

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“Made in Germany” – The Future of the Brand

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