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.

Quadrille Dancers

Dance and Network at the Quadrille Ball

Since its first edition in 1961, the Quadrille Ball has become a standard in the Manhattan ball season. For its upcoming 56th annual ball on January 30, 2016, the lavish affair is currently taking registrations from interested dancers.

Nassau County

Flag-raising ceremony honors German-American Day in Nassau County

Celebrating German American friendship: On a bright and sunny October 6th, German American Day was commemorated with a flag-raising in Nassau County. On this day in 1663, the first German settlers came to America and founded “Germantown” located in the area of modern-day Philadelphia.

Visit to 9/11 Memorial

Chancellor Lays Wreath at 9/11 Memorial

Chancellor Merkel visited the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at New York's Ground Zero on September 27, guided by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Hessen State Youth Jazz Orchestra

Brassy Jazz at the German House

Unusual fare was heard in the auditorium of the German Consulate on Monday night. The 20 members of the Hessen State Youth Jazz Orchestra “Kicks & Sticks” filled the stage to the brim, and the hall with brassy jazz sounds.

Vernissage Kontakthof

Re/union: Making contacts at the German House

Socializing in a big anonymous city like New York can be difficult. It was easy though for those who came to the German House last Thursday to celebrate the exhibition of New York City-based photographer Beowulf Sheehan, who presents his pictures of the 2014 30th anniversary performance of Pina Bausch’s Kontakthof at the German Consulate General through September 18.

Gretel Bergmann Receives German American Friendship Award

Gretel Bergmann, athlete, businesswoman, and icon of anti-discrimination in the Second World War, was awarded the German American Friendship Award this week in her home in New York.

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.

The Consul General

Brita Wagener

Brita Wagener

Celebrating 25 Years of German Unity

25 Years German Unity

This year Germany is celebrating the 25th anniversary of German unification.

Job Openings

job offer

There is currently one part-time position to fill at the Residence of the Permanent Representative.


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.