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 30, 2016 in observation of Memorial Day.

GK Exhibition Joana Fischer

Opening Reception for German Artist Joana Fischer at the Consulate General

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

Buddy Bear Inauguration 2

Inauguration of the Miami Buddy Bear painted by Artist Cynthia Fleischmann

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.

Exhibition Zionism MDC North Campus

Consul General Jürgen Borsch opens Exhibition "German Roots of Zionism" at Miami Dade College North Campus

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.

Schalke 04 Florida Cup

Another German Soccer “export highlight” from the country of the World Champions

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.

Exhibition My Berlin at Dante Alighieri

Opening Reception at Società Dante Alighieri featuring Photographs by Consul General Juergen Borsch

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.

Sister Port Agreement

Sister Seaports Agreement signed between Port Miami and the Port of Hamburg/Germany

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.


Consul General Juergen Borsch at European Union Center of Excellence FIU

On November 9, Consul General Juergen Borsch held a speech in honor of 25 years of Germany's Reunification at European Union Center of Excellence FIU in front of a group of students and professors.

Jugendoffiziere Tampa

German Officers visit Southern Command in Tampa

Honorary Consul Norma Henning welcomed a group of German Youth Officers during their visit to Florida.


View from Waterfront / Blick auf Konsulat von der Wasserseite aus

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Consul General Miami

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

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New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Important Travel Information


Here you will find the updates on important travel information.

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.