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.
Feb 9, 2011
High-caliber panellists from Germany, France and the U.S. discussing "The Future of the Euro: Exit the Crisis - Building the Future of Europe" at the German House appreciated the determination of European policy-makers to solve fiscal problems in some member states of the euro zone. They agreed that the measures to be taken under the so-called "comprehensive package" will strengthen the stability and growth prospects of Europe's Economic and Monetary Union.
The Future of the Euro
Feb 3, 2011
In the spirit of young, international musical talent and the 200th anniversary year of Franz Liszt, Mannes College The New School for Music performed pieces by Liszt and Beethoven at the German House on February 3. The composers are bound by a legendary event early in Franz Liszt's life: it is said that the kiss Liszt received from Beethoven as a young pianist launched the beginning of his international career as a performer and composer.
Liszt, Beethoven and a Legendary Kiss
Feb 1, 2011
The German National Tourist Board in New York hosted a breakfast for travel and sport journalists at the German House to spread the word about all that Germany has to offer as a tourist destination in 2011.
2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany
Feb 1, 2011
At the Leo Baeck Institute, former Federal Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer and Professor Norbert Frei presented the publication by the Independent Commission of Historians, "The Federal Office and the Past: German Diplomats in the Third Reich and in the Federal Republic," released at the end of last year.
The Federal Office and the Past
Jan 31, 2011
The German Consulate General hosted a reading of selected scenes from the play Uncle Victor, Rosary O'Neill's award-winning comedy inspired by the Chekhov classic Uncle Vanya, in the German House.
Jan 25, 2011
Jörg Asmussen, State Secretary at the German Federal Finance Ministry, attended Bloomberg Link's "European Debt Briefing" in New York City on January 25. Addressing investors and analysts, he reiterated Germany's determination to overcome the crisis of confidence that affected the Euro area last year.
European Debt Briefing
Jan 22, 2011
Gustave Albin Whitehead, born Gustav Albin Weißkopf, immigrated from Germany to the United States in 1893, where he designed and built early flying machines and engines to power them. His story, celebrated at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut in the 110th anniversary year of his first "flight" with a replica of his Number 21 aircraft, may change the history of "first in flight" in the United States.
Jan 22, 2011
The 51st annual Quadrille Ball raised funds to support German-American student exchange in style at the Plaza Hotel, featuring a performance of the traditional French Quadrille dance.
Jan 18, 2011
The German Consulate General hosted a screening of the film "When We Leave" (Die Fremde) with writer and director Feo Aladag on January 18. The film, which is also Germany's entry for Best Foreign-Language Film at this year's Oscars, has received critical acclaim internationally and is set to be released in the US on January 28.
When We Leave
Jan 15, 2011
Paul Volcker, former Chairman of the Economic Recovery Advisory Board under President Barack Obama, received the German-American of the Year Award in Philadelphia on January 15. for a long and successful career as a leading voice in American economic policy.
German-American of the Year Award