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 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
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.
Cruise Shipping Miami 2015
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.
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
MIFF Happy Hour
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.