German Consulate General Miami
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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.
On August 1, 2016, Sen. Marco Rubio got a first-hand impression of the German dual system of education at work in Florida. During a visit to AmSkills in Pinellas County, he heard from program leaders, participating manufacturers, students and their parents who all spoke of the benefits of advanced manufacturing education for Florida. Students graduate without debt into well-paying jobs that help bring manufacturing back to the United States.
Today was the unveiling ceremony of the beautiful Buddy Bear at Miami Dade College - North Campus where it will be located permanently. The Buddy Bear was donated by the German Consulate General. The winning design was created by Abraham Vargas, a student at the college.
The Consulate General hosted a reception for the art exhibition called "playtime" by German Artist Joana Fischer. The exhibition will be on display at the Consulate General for the next 3 months. You can read more on Joana Fischer and her beautiful artwork on her website www.joana-fischer.com
Buddy Bear, the world wide friendship symbol of the City of Berlin – capital of Germany – was introduced to Miami/Florida by Mr. Jürgen Borsch, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, on February 22, 2016. The colorful sculpture found a permanent home in the lobby of the German Consulate General, in 100 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. The unpainted sculpture was shipped from Berlin to Miami and artistically designed by the Coconut Grove based well known body paint artist Cynthia Fleischmann.
On Thursday, February 04, Consul General Jürgen Borsch opened the exhibition "German Roots of Zionism" at Miami Dade College North Campus. Before the official opening, Mr. Borsch gave an interesting lecture to students at the college.
In January 2016, two Bundesliga teams SCHALKE 04 and BAYER 04 LEVERKUSEN who both hold their training camps in Florida to prepare for the second leg of the German Bundesliga participated in the traditional Florida Cup.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen won the first game against multiple Columbian Champions Independente Santa Fe 1: 0 in Orlando.
Schalke 04 beat the US team Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2 : 0. The game was also played in Orlando. Unfortunately for the Germans, after only 22 minutes, World Champion Benedikt Höwedes, team captain of Schalke 04 had to leave the field after an injury.
Florida Cup 2016
We had a full house at the Società Dante Aligheri in Coral Gables for the opening reception of the exhibition "My Berlin" featuring unique photographs taken by Consul General Juergen Borsch.
On December 4, a Sister Seaports Agreement was signed between the Port of Miami and the Port of Hamburg/Germany during the visit of Frank Horch, Senator for Economy, Transport and Innovation of the city of Hamburg and his delegation.
Sister Seaports Agreement