German Consulate New York

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On this website you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in the Tri-State-Area.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Bermuda, Connecticut (Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Author Sarotte

NATO Expansion – “A Broken Promise?”

Commemorating the events around German reunification 25 years ago, German Consul General Brita Wagener hosted a lecture and reception at her residence in New York City on December 12th, 2014, with award winning author and visiting professor at Harvard, Mary Elise Sarotte. Under the title “A Broken Promise? German Unification and the 1990 Origins of NATO Expansion“ she gave the audience interesting insights which lead to a lively discussion afterwards.


Engagement for German Culture and Transatlantic Understanding –Rudolph Houck receives the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

Rudolph Houck was presented with the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by Consul General Brita Wagener. This award reflects Germany´s appreciation of his outstanding performance and commitment to German-American relations in the economic and cultural spheres for more than three decades.

Schuleit Haber exhibit

Anna Schuleit Haber rediscovers the “German part of her heart“

It took visual artist Anna Schuleit Haber more than two decades of living in the US, painting a series of 36 pieces based on short stories by an Austrian author, and last but not least the inauguration of her solo exhibition “Schluemberger + The Panthers” itself to rediscover her German roots. This accumulation of circumstances led to the artist reliving childhood memories, when the final exhibition of the year 2014 opened at the German Consulate on Tuesday, December 2.


New York has a New German Honorary Consul: The Inauguration of Matthew Charles Collard

At present there are 38 honorary consuls representing Germany in the United States. Working voluntarily they advocate themselves to promote German-US relations in their region. Matthew Charles Collard was inaugurated into this group of 38 in Buffalo on Friday, November 14.


Sebastian Krumbiegel brings a little bit of Germany to New York

Sebastian Krumbiegel, frontman of Die Prinzen, one of the most popular bands in Germany in the 1990s, started his tour “Solo am Piano” through the United States in the New York Metropolitan area

Heiko Maas

The Rosenburg Files: The German Federal Ministry of Justice and its Nazi Past

There are many studies about what happened during World War II, but just a few describing how  Nazis influenced the reconstruction of Germany after the war. German Federal Justice Minister Heiko Maas and a panel of scholars presented the initial results of a study focusing on how the Federal Ministry of Justice dealt with its own national socialist past.

The Consul General

Brita Wagener

Brita Wagener

Holiday Closure - Christmas and New Year's


The Consulate will be closed on December 24, 25, 26 and 31, 2014 and January 1, 2015.

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.



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Job Openings and Internships

job offer

There are currently no job openings at the German Consulate General.

German students who are interested in completing an internship at the German Consulate General should submit an application to the Federal Foreign Office, which coordinates the interships at our more than 200 foreign missions abroad. For further information on our internship program in German, visit:

Wanted: Interpreters


The Protocol Department at the German Consulate General is currently looking for qualified, experienced freelance interpreters (both GER>ENG and ENG>GER), primarily for interpretation at official economic and political meetings.

Please contact Kirsten Moosburner at germanconsulatenyc[at] with your CV, certifications, and references. Please be sure to put "Interpreter" in the subject line.

Please note that this is not a position at the Consulate, and that services will be requested only as needed.

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