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.
The Consulate General participated in the 2015 Downtown Arts Days hosting a very special exhibition called " My Berlin" featuring beautiful photographs taken by Consul General Juergen Borsch. Everyone who stopped by received a "Currywurst" with a twist and a "Berliner". The exhibition shows not only pictures of the well-known sights in Berlin like the Brandenburg Gate but also the lesser known yet very picturesque courtyards and backstreets of Berlin.
The Action Reconciliation Service For Peace together with AJC, the Consulate General of Israel and the German Consulate General hosted a wonderful event marking 50 years of Diplomatic Relations between Israel and Germany at Temple Beth Sholom in Miami Beach.
50 Years of Diplomatic Relations
On Saturday, June 27, the FC Bayern München hosted a Fan Fest on board the cruise ship Norwegian Getaway in the Port of Miami. The event was free to all the fans and everyone had a chance to meet soccer legend Paul Breitner. Several soccer teams from around the country came to participate in a small tournament on board with the team of the Fanclub West Palm Beach winning the trophy.
75 German and 16 international students from EU and NATO allies – Belgium, Estonia, Norway, France, United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey and of course the United States of America - were attending a two-year training at the Bundeswehr Command and Staff College (Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr) in Hamburg, Germany. All services (Army, Navy, Air Force, Medical) were well represented at the course.
On November 9, 2014, Consul General Jürgen Borsch presented the City of Miami with an original segment of the Berlin Wall. It is now a permanent landmark in Downtown Miami right in front of Miami Dade College where thousands of students and visitors have stopped by. Now on Wednesday, May 27, the City of Miami renamed the street leading to the wall piece as "Berlin Wall Way". Consul General Jürgen Borsch, MDC President Eduardo Padrón and City of Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado unveiled the new street sign in front of media and guests.
Berlin Wall Way
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.
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.
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).
Prof. Dr. Hans C. Graber