German Consulate 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. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany, German newspapers and broadcasts as well as our Event Calendar. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Bermuda, Connecticut (Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Mar 8, 2013
The Armory Show is the largest art fair in New York City. The show boasts the presence of over two hundred galleries from over fifty countries, each of which presents key historic and contemporary works by approximately 1,000 artists. The regional focus of this year’s event is the United States, but German artists and gallerists made their mark as well. Eighteen German galleries from nearly a dozen cities were present, and works by German artists were widely featured throughout the exhibition.
Mar 5, 2013
Two dozen students from across the United States presented their best ideas on how to foster the transatlantic partnership and shared their vision of the future of transatlantic relations in the Think Transatlantic National Finals held in Washington, DC on March 4.
Feb 28, 2013
The award-winning Florian Hoefner Group performed original jazz compositions from Hoefner’s new album “Songs without Words” to a full house auditorium in the German Consulate General on Tuesday, February 26. Before the performance, we sat down with Hoefner to discuss his early interest in jazz and the musical influences who have shaped his sound
Florian Hoefner Group
Feb 26, 2013
To celebrate the national German-American Day, the Tricentennial Foundation presents a poster contest on the theme of German-American friendship. The 2013 submission deadline is June 3, so get your creative juices flowing!
Feb 25, 2013
On February 20th, 2013, the American biologist and Nobel laureate Eric Frank Wieschaus was presented with the insignia of a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by Consul General Busso von Alvensleben. He was awarded this decoration by the Federal President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Joachim Gauck, after Prof. Wieschaus’s election to the German Order Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts.
Feb 18, 2013
| German Center for Research and Innovation
The German Center for Research and Innovation (GCRI) is proud to announce the launch of its new web page, Entrepreneurship Funding & Resources.
Feb 11, 2013
The German Consulate General in New York marked the 50th anniversary of the historic Élysée Treaty between Germany and France with a reception and exhibition opening at the German House on February 7. Over one hundred guests gathered to view a collection of posters about the treaty while enjoying French and German wines and hors d’oeuvres.
Feb 7, 2013
Germany’s capital city will be hosting the 63rd annual Berlin International Film Festival, better known as the Berlinale, from February 7-17 in venues scattered throughout the city. Since 2012, the film department of New York’s Museum of Modern Art has co-organized the Berlinale’s retrospective section. Rajendra Roy, the Chief Curator of MoMA’s Film Department met with us to discuss the Berlinale and the origins of this new partnership.
Feb 7, 2013
On February 5, 2013, Consul General Busso von Alvensleben travelled to Maple Ridge in Ulster Park, New York to present German citizenship certificates to over forty members of the local Bruderhof community. The Bruderhof is a communal Christian movement which originated in the German state of Hessen.
Jan 29, 2013
On January 24, 2013 over one hundred people gathered at the German House to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the North American Board of Rabbi’s German-American-Jewish youth exchange program with a fund-raising and awards dinner. The evening also honored Transatlantic Relations Coordinator and Member of Parliament Harald Leibrecht, this year’s recipient of the “Tikkun Olam” award.