German Consulate New York

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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.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Bermuda, Connecticut (Fairfield County), New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
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Arthur Kampela

Arthur Kampela – A Retrospective

DAAD´s Artist in Residence Alumni, Brazilian musician and composer Arthur Kampela presented a retrospective of over 25 years of his career in the German House auditorium on January 22.

Caroll Neubauer

Germany honors Caroll H. Neubauer – Promoter of Transatlantic Dialogue and Cooperation

Mr. Caroll H. Neubauer was presented the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by Consul General Brita Wagener. This order was awarded in appreciation of his outstanding service  and tireless commitment to German-US relations in the economic sector for almost three decades.

Carol Kahn Strauss receives order of merit

Understanding through cooperation – Germany decorates Carol Kahn Strauss

On January 20, 2015 Ms. Carol Kahn Strauss was presented the Commander´s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by Consul General Brita Wagener. The decoration had been awarded in appreciation of her outstanding accomplishments and commitment to German-American-Jewish relations for more than two decades.

50 Years Germany-Israel Relations

Speech by Foreign Minister Steinmeier at the launch of the German‑Israeli series of readings and discussions marking the 50th anniversary of German‑Israeli diplomatic relations

May 12, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the inaugaration of diplomatic relations between Israel and the Federal Republic of Germany. Both countries will be celebrating the occasion with numerous cultural events. On Thursday, January 15 Foreign Minister Steinmeier made a speech at the launch of the German‑Israeli series of readings and discussions.

Author Sarotte

NATO Expansion – “A Broken Promise?”

Commemorating the events around German reunification 25 years ago, German Consul General Brita Wagener hosted a lecture and reception at her residence in New York City on December 12th, 2014, with award winning author and visiting professor at Harvard, Mary Elise Sarotte. Under the title “A Broken Promise? German Unification and the 1990 Origins of NATO Expansion“ she gave the audience interesting insights which lead to a lively discussion afterwards.

Houck

Engagement for German Culture and Transatlantic Understanding –Rudolph Houck receives the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

Rudolph Houck was presented with the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by Consul General Brita Wagener. This award reflects Germany´s appreciation of his outstanding performance and commitment to German-American relations in the economic and cultural spheres for more than three decades.

Schuleit Haber exhibit

Anna Schuleit Haber rediscovers the “German part of her heart“

It took visual artist Anna Schuleit Haber more than two decades of living in the US, painting a series of 36 pieces based on short stories by an Austrian author, and last but not least the inauguration of her solo exhibition “Schluemberger + The Panthers” itself to rediscover her German roots. This accumulation of circumstances led to the artist reliving childhood memories, when the final exhibition of the year 2014 opened at the German Consulate on Tuesday, December 2.

Collard

New York has a New German Honorary Consul: The Inauguration of Matthew Charles Collard

At present there are 38 honorary consuls representing Germany in the United States. Working voluntarily they advocate themselves to promote German-US relations in their region. Matthew Charles Collard was inaugurated into this group of 38 in Buffalo on Friday, November 14.

The Consul General

Brita Wagener

Brita Wagener

50 Years Germany-Israel Relations

50 Years Germany-Israel Relations

May 12, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the inaugaration of diplomatic relations between Israel and the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Job Openings and Internships

There are currently no job openings at the German Consulate General.

German students who are interested in completing an internship at the German Consulate General should submit an application to the Federal Foreign Office, which coordinates the interships at our more than 200 foreign missions abroad. For further information on our internship program in German, visit:

www.diplo.de/praktika

Wanted: Interpreters

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The Protocol Department at the German Consulate General is currently looking for qualified, experienced freelance interpreters (both GER>ENG and ENG>GER), primarily for interpretation at official economic and political meetings.

Please contact Kirsten Moosburner at germanconsulatenyc[at]gmail.com with your CV, certifications, and references. Please be sure to put "Interpreter" in the subject line.

Please note that this is not a position at the Consulate, and that services will be requested only as needed.

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