German Consulate New York

At night the Empire State Building is illuminated in the colors black, red and gold.

Welcome to New York!

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.

50 years German-Israeli relations

Germany and Israel Stand Together And Celebrate Their Friendship

Trust, forging the future and a “unique friendship”: Those were some of the keywords that emerged during an animated event celebrating 50 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany at the German Consulate New York.

Visit to Dover HS

Consulate General Awards German Book Prizes to Language Students at Dover High School

Promoting German as a foreign language is one of the main tasks for German diplomats abroad. A visit to the German department at Dover High School highlighted these efforts.


Vice President of the Bundestag Visits the German School Brooklyn

On Friday June 5, the children of the German School Brooklyn were paid a visit by a very special guest from Germany.

Oehlen exhibition

A "Wild Youth"-Artist Conquers The Big Apple

For the very first time Albert Oehlen, the famous German artist, is featured in a museum show in New York. The New Museum shows “Home and Garden” through September 13, 2015.

Austin Eighan, 2015 Bundestag scholar

Meet 2015 Bundestag Scholar Austin Eighan

For Minnesota native Austin Eighan, IPS has brought international politics to a much more personal level: "I’ve greatly appreciated seeing German politics from the inside out and also coming to the understanding that these major politicians that I’ve only seen on TV or in the internet thus far in my life are really people who wait in line at the cafeteria like everyone else, too."

The Consul General

Brita Wagener

Brita Wagener

Special Announcement

memorial day

The Consulate will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 7, 2015.

Job Opening at GCRI New York


The German Center for Research and Innovation, whose offices are located here at the German House, is currently looking for a Program Assistant.

Job Openings

job offer

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


Federal Foreign Office in Berlin

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.