German Consulate General Los Angeles

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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.

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German Language Diplomas and Certificates Awarded to San Diego Students

Julia Ibold, German Language Consultant for the Central Agency for Schools Abroad, presented German Language Diplomas and Certificates to students from San Diego High School and Albert Einstein Academies.

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Elke Miller Receives Medal of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann presented Elke Miller with the Medal of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, bestowed on her by President Joachim Gauck for her efforts in establishing German education in Los Anngeles.

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Doris Barnett, German Parliament Member, Talks Skills Initiative in San Diego

Doris Barnett, Member of the German Parliament, gave a presentation on implementing a German apprenticeship program in Southern California at a meeting hosted by the German American San Diego Foundation.

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Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer Gives Speech at Holocaust Remembrance Day Service

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer took part in a Day of Remembrance ceremony at Temple Ramat Zion, where he gave a speech to hundreds who gathered to pay respects and remember the victims of the Holocaust.

50 Years of German-Israel Diplomatic Relations

Celebrating 50 years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations

The Consulates General of Germany and Israel in Los Angeles hosted a joint event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations established between Germany and Israel with a special screening of “Death & the Maiden” at the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 31.

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German Athletes Compete in US Marine Corps Paralympic Trials

A delegation of German soldiers took part in the US Marine Corps Paralympic Trials in Camp Pendleton, California in early March. Brigadier Dirk Backen, the head of the Military Attaché in Washington, also attended the event to cheer on the German team.

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.

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Special Announcement

4th of July

The Consulate will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Friday, July 3, 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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The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues

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My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua

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The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin

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German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

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2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary

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My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling

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Science on Stage: Science Slam

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Training for the Fast Track Diplomatic Service

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Behind the scenes at the Berlinale: The interpreters

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Tourists work as volunteers for homeless people

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Dresden Flies the Flag for Openness and Tolerance

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Season's Greetins from the German Foreign Office

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Schwibbögen: a Christmas woodcraft from the Erzgebirge mountains

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Frohes Fest und guten Rutsch

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The club scene of Berlin

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It's the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary - so what does the Internet mean to Germans?

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The baking diploma for non-Germans

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Destination Germany: Climbing in the Sächsische Schweiz

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CrossCulture: Intercultural Dialogue with the Islamic World

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Genscher and the Refugees at the Prague Embassy in 1989

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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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Destination Germany: Sailing in Brandenburg

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Learning German at PASCH schools

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A World Cup Living Room in your Local Football Stadium

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Saving the Angkor Wat Temple Complex Anmoderation: The

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Commemorating the fall of the Berlin wall 25 years ago

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The Golden Letter from Myanmar

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21st International Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart

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Comedy in Germany

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Berlinale 2014 – European Film Market sets a new record

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