German Consulate General Miami

Welcome to Miami!

Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Miami. 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 the State of Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Island.

The Consulate General will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observation of Memorial Day

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Panel Discussion on "European Identity and Intercultural Communication" at Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence

The Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence at FIU hosted a panel discussion on "European Identity and Intercultural Communication" led by Philippe Letrilliart, Consul General of France, and Ulrike Pélissier, Vice Consul of the German Consulate General.

FSU Honors Night

German Students receive awards at FSU Honors Night

Florida State University in Tallahassee has an outstanding German Program. During Honors Night on April 15, the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics presented students who excelled in the field of German language and culture with awards.

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Professor Dr. Hans Graber receives the Cross of the Order of Merit

On Friday, March 20, Consul General Juergen Borsch presented the Cross of the Order of Merit to Prof. Dr. Hans Graber followed by a reception at the residence of the Consul General. Dr. Hans Graber is the Professor in the division of Applied Marine Physics at the UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, as well as the Executive Director of the University’s Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS).

Cruise Shipping 2015

German Consulate hosts Reception at the Cruise Shipping Miami 2015

The Consulate General hosted a reception during the Cruise Shipping Miami 2015, which is one of the most important trade shows for the cruiseline industry worldwide. Uwe Beckmeyer, Federal Government Coordinator for the Maritime Industry as well as Consul General Juergen Borsch greeted exhibitors and guests at the ‘German  Pavilion’ where trade show visitors had the chance to get to know leading German companies, to make new business deals and to talk to business partners.

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Opening Reception of "Jewish Life in Germany Today" at Miami Dade College North Campus

Consul General Juergen Borsch opened the exhibition "Jewish Life in Germany Today" at Miami Dade College North Campus during a reception on campus on Wednesday, March 11. The exhibition tells the stories of 25 Jews living in modern Germany and how they integrate their traditions into their every day lives.

MIFF Happy Hour 2015

Miami International Film Festival Filmmaker's Happy Hour at the Standard Spa Hotel

On Tuesday, March 10, Consul General Jürgen Borsch attended the Miami International Film Festival's Filmmakers Happy Hour in the beautiful garden of the Standard Hotel Miami Beach. The German Consulate has been a proud sponsor of MIFF for many years! Check out the great variety of international films right here: MIFF

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Igor Shteyrenberg, Director of the Miami Jewish Film Festival, visits the Berlinale

Igor Shteyrenberg, Director of the Miami Jewish Film Festival, went to Berlin on a trip arranged by the German Consulate General in Miami and hosted by the Goethe Institut in Germany.

AJC Meeting

Consul General Juergen Borsch speaks at meeting of AJC Miami and Broward Board

AJC Miami and Broward Board had a remarkable meeting with special guests Consul General Juergen Borsch, Project Interchange Chair Harriet Schleifer, and Director Robin Levenston. Consul General Borsch discussed current events in Europe and the Fiftieth anniversary of post-WWII Jewish/German relations.


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Weitere und ausführliche Informationen für deutsche Staatsangehörige finden Sie auf der deutschsprachigen Version dieser Webseite.

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Consul General J. Borsch

The Consulate General is headed by Consul General Jürgen Borsch, Germany's representative to the State of Florida, The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands

Employment Opportunity

The following position at the Consulate General is available. Job description, qualifications, deadline for applications and other information are found in the announcement. (In German only.)

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.

Energy Transition Conference in Berlin 26/27 March 2015

Energiewende-Konferenz März 2015

For the first time, the German Government and the German Renewable Energy Federation, together with its sectoral associations, are hosting the conference “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue 2015 – towards a global Energiewende”.

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Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Germans and Americans can be a powerful motor for cooperation on climate and energy policies. The aim of the Transatlantic Climate Bridge is to help Americans and Germans exchange know-how and to pave the way for joint solutions.