German Consulate General Boston

Boston Sunset Enlarge image Boston Sunset (© Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General Boston. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide in our Visa, Passport, and Legal section, and Germany-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including details on traveling, studying, and doing business in Germany. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens. 

The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Connecticut (except Fairfield County), Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

One Month, One Team, One Trophy

Jul 23, 2014 |
Fans at the Goethe-Institut cheer on Germany

"They (Germany) did it the way it should be done - …make history by winning the World Cup” (Boston Globe, July 2014). Although both the final match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the homecoming ceremony for the German national team in Berlin are already one week behind us, we are still celebrating the “German engineered” fourth-star victory and the soccer-mania that swept through Boston over the last 30 days.

Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems Gives Lecture in Boston on German 'Energiewende'

Jun 17, 2014 |
Prof. Weber

Last week, German Consul General Rolf Schütte had the pleasure of welcoming close to 100 guests to the Goethe-Institut in Boston to hear the Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Professor Eicke R. Weber’s, lecture on “The German ‘Energiewende’ and its Impact on the Global Energy Transformation.”

Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems Inaugurates New Building

Jun 16, 2014 |
Fraunhofer CSE

June 11, 2014 was a celebratory day for Fraunhofer USA. The newly renovated, energy-efficient building of the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (CSE) in Boston, MA was officially inaugurated in the presence of the Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, the new Secretary of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Maeve Vallely Bartlett, and Deputy German Ambassador to the U.S., Dr. Philipp Ackermann.

Connecticut German-American Business Forum Hosts First Event

Jun 10, 2014 |
Connecticut German-American Business Forum

On June 3, 2014 German Consul General Rolf Schütte joined in celebrating the formation of the Connecticut German-American Business Forum in Hartford, CT by attending the Forum’s first event.

GISB’s Class of 2014 Graduation Ceremony

Jun 4, 2014 |
GISB Class of 2014

Congratulations, GISB Class of 2014! Last Friday, the German International School Boston (GISB) celebrated its second graduation ceremony. Seniors Carl-Philip Arnoldi, Friederike von Bohlen, Gabriel Clara, Alisa Fechner, Dilara Ruppert received both the German International Abitur and the Massachusetts High School Diploma.


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The Consul General

Consul General

The German Consulate in Boston is headed by Consul General Rolf Schütte.

URI Is Hiring: German Lecturer

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island, invites applications for a Lecturer in German, specializing in the German for Engineering track, for the academic year 2014-2015.

GSSB Is Hiring: German Language Teachers

The German Saturday School Boston invites applications for open 5th or 7th and DSD II (Deutsches Sprachdiplom B2/C1) teaching positions for the 2014/15 school year.

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US-Germany Alumni Organizations

Experiences and friendships to last a lifetime--that is what exchanges to Germany bring. Many organizations exist to cultivate these contacts, and develop new ones. Here we list a few.

Germany – always worth a visit!

Berchtesgaden mit Kehlsteinhaus, Salzbergwerk und Nationalpark

Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Transatlantic Climate Bridge

Learn more about the initiative and about German energy policy and the energy transition here.

Germany in Europe

Germany in Europe

Germany lies at the heart of Europe, and as one of the founding members of the EU, it plays an active part in modeling its present and future. In this campaign, we will take a closer look at how Germany's role has evolved over the century.

Fall of the Wall

Fall of the Wall

The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall - a monumental day in German history.

Skills Initiative

Skills Initiative

The Skills Initiative works to introduce the German style dual training system in the US.

Daily News from Germany -

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

Please find here the daily news from Germany