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 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.
Jan 25, 2013
Ambassador Peter Ammon bid farewell to the outgoing President and CEO of the German American Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Benno Bunse, who has been appointed CEO of Germany Trade and Invest, Germany's foreign trade and inward investment agency.
German American Chamber of Commerce
Jan 24, 2013
Ambassador Peter Ammon was the keynote speaker at a gala dinner celebrating the 170th anniversary of the Deutscher Verein in New York.
Deutscher Verein in NY
Jan 23, 2013
The German Consulate General joined forces with the German American Chamber of Commerce and CityKinder on January 16 to present a panel and workshop for spouses and families of German diplomats in New York. Issues discussed included finding work, U.S. schools and education, and how to acclimate to a new culture and language.
Jan 22, 2013
Acclaimed Russian-German pianist Anna Gourari presented a solo recital to a full audience at the German House on January 17^th . Gourari’s unique, mystical approach to music was well received as she performed classic pieces by Chopin as well as a new sonata composed in her honor by Jörg Widmann.