German Consulate General Atlanta
Welcome to Atlanta
The German Consulate General in Atlanta is the official representation of the German government to the southeast of the Unites States. The consular district includes Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Please note that the German version of this website is not just a translation of the English edition but offers additional information pertaining particularly to German citizens.
All passport and visa applicants need to arrange for an appointment in order to hand in their applications. Only complete applications will be accepted. Passport applicants can pay with cash or credit card (Mastercard or VISA). Please click on
Visa, Passport, Legal for further information.
Porsche Cars North America today officially opened its new $100 million Porsche Experience Center (PEC) and headquarters in Atlanta. The 27-acre complex located at the Northeast corner of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the largest investment ever outside Germany for the sports car manufacturer.
Porsche North America
For the third straight year, Cultural Vistas will provide 16 students and four faculty members representing Morehouse and Spelman colleges in Atlanta with the opportunity to travel to Germany for two weeks to learn firsthand of the global nature and prospective careers in STEM fields.
STEM-Focused Study Tour
A group of the Presidents of Bavarian Universities visited Georgia and South Carolina this month to meet with their counterparts and exchange ideas about higher education in both countries.
Presidents of Bavarian Universities
The renovation of the passport and visa department at the German Consulate General is complete and we are open for business again as usual. All applicants still need to make an appointment if they want to apply for a visa or a passport.
Passport and Visa Department
Green Talents – International Forum for High-Potentials in Sustainable Development
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has held the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” since 2009 to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Professor Johanna Wanka, honours 25 young researchers each year.
For more information please refer to the following flyer or the official website:
Are you studying architecture? Do you work in geosciences, urban planning or economics? Or are you a designer with an interest in information technologies? If you are interested in urbanisation and new technologies, the ARCH+ competition might be right for you! Submission deadline: July 15, 2015.
The students at Whitewater High School have the benefit of several visiting German teachers from the University of Paderborn and the Robert Bosch Gesamtschule in Hildesheim this school year. The visiting teachers do not only assist with daily German language instruction but also share their personal cultural background and experiences with the students.
German Teacher Exchange
In Washington, the Foreign Minister met with Secretary of State Kerry to discuss the crisis in Ukraine and the current nuclear negotiations with Iran. An Atlanta, he met with Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and visited the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.
Steinmeier Travels to USA
AIS welcomes applications from dedicated and enthusiastic professionals for the position of German primary school teacher.
The Georgia Skill Road Show connects high schools, businesses and universities and showcases successful apprenticeship partnerships to facilitate dialogue between important community stakeholders.
Georgia Skills Road Show
Interested in studying German? The University of North Georgia will host the fifth summer language academy for high school rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in June and July 2015.
Federal Service Language Academy
Consul General Christoph Sander presented Peter Halpaus, one of the founding fathers of The German School of Atlanta, with the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany during the school's Christmas celebration last Saturday.
Order of Merit