German Consulate General Los Angeles

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Welcome to Los Angeles!

Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Los Angeles. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide as well as German-related news and events in our geographical area of jurisdiction.

The Consulate General's area of jurisdiction covers the California counties of Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and the states of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Utah.

Please note our German language website features information and news relevant for German citizens.
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Jewish Life in Germany Today

Jewish Life in Germany Today Exhibition Opens in LA

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer gave the keynote speech at the opening of the new exhibit “Jewish Life in Germany Today” in Los Angeles at UCLA Hillel. The exhibit encompasses 25 panels that tell the stories of a cross section of Jews living in Germany today.

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New Initiative Promotes German Studies in California High Schools

Julia Ibold, German language consultant for the German Central Agency for Schools Abroad (ZfA) teamed up with CSULB German professor Nele Hempel-Lamer to launch a new initiative to promote German studies in California high schools.

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Consul General Dr. Fischer Bids Farewell to Honorary Consul Andreas Adrian

At a luncheon in Las Vegas on January 5, Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer officially bid farewell to Honorary Consul Andreas Adrian who served as Germany’s Honorary Consul for Nevada since 2007.

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Working, Training and Studying in Germany

Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world.

GICS Winter Concert

Goethe International Charter School Winter Concert and Grant Presentation

Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann attended the annual Winter Concert at the Goethe International Charter School in Los Angeles. During his visit, he also presented the school with a grant from the German government to foster its German program.

LA Berlin Holiday Celebration

Los Angeles-Berlin Sister City Committee Celebrates the Holiday Season and Commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Los Angeles-Berlin Sister City Committee celebrated the holiday season with a festive event that also commemorated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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German Holiday Program and Grant Presentation at Franklin Magnet School

Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann attended the annual German holiday program at Benjamin Franklin Magnet School in Glendale, where he also presented the school with a grant from the German government to foster German language education.

World Affairs Council

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer Speaks at EU Event

Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer gave a keynote speech on  the fall of the Berlin Wall and participated in panel discussions on European Union - United States relations during an event hosted by the World Affairs Council of Inland Southern California. 

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Esperanza German Students Reenact the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Connor Richcreek reports and shares with us how he and his fellow 300 German-language students at Esperanza High School in Anaheim celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Consul General Dr. Fischer Speaks at Kristallnacht Commemoration

Consul General Dr Fisher was invited by the Museum of Tolerance to speak at its annual event commemorating Kristallnacht– the “Night of Broken Glass“–that happened 76 years ago on November 9, 1938.

25 Years Fall of the Wall

Celebrating 25 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall in Los Angeles

The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall was celebrated all over the world including Los Angeles, where Consul General Dr. Bernd Fischer attended and spoke at two events over the weekend and recalled the world-changing day of November 9, 1989.

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Steven D. Lavine Honored for Transatlantic Cultural Exchange

Steven D. Lavine, president of CalArts and Villa Aurora board member, received the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his contributions in fostering German-American cultural relations.

DAAD Utah trip

Deputy Consul General Biedermann and DAAD Visit Utah to Promote Study in Germany

Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann together with the representative of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Hanni Geist, recently visited three universities in Utah to promote study abroad in Germany and give lectures on diverse topics such as the European Union, the Ukraine crisis and practical journalism.

Light & Noir exhibit

“Light & Noir” Exhibit Opens in LA

Deputy Consul General Stefan Biedermann recently attended the opening of the “Light & Noir: Exiles and Émigrés in Hollywood, 1933–1950” exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

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Season's Greetins from the German Foreign Office

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Schwibbögen: a Christmas woodcraft from the Erzgebirge mountains

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Frohes Fest und guten Rutsch

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The club scene of Berlin

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It's the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary - so what does the Internet mean to Germans?

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The baking diploma for non-Germans

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Destination Germany: Climbing in the Sächsische Schweiz

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CrossCulture: Intercultural Dialogue with the Islamic World

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Genscher and the Refugees at the Prague Embassy in 1989

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Stumbling Blocks - Commemorate Nazi Victims

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“Made in Germany” – The Future of the Brand

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Destination Germany: Sailing in Brandenburg

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Learning German at PASCH schools

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A World Cup Living Room in your Local Football Stadium

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Saving the Angkor Wat Temple Complex Anmoderation: The

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Commemorating the fall of the Berlin wall 25 years ago

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The Golden Letter from Myanmar

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21st International Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart

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Comedy in Germany

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Berlinale 2014 – European Film Market sets a new record

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Food Safety in Germany - One Focus of Green Week 2014

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German Beer - Centuries of Tradition

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Christmas Markets – a German Tradition

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Germany celebrates 40 years as a member of the UN

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Elections in Germany

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Best of Germany: Riesling Wine

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Castle Country

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Excellence Initiative

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Studying in Germany

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Berlinale 2013

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Berlin's Fashion Scene

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