German Embassy, Washington, DC
Capitol Hill in Washington DC
Welcome to the German Embassy in Washington, DC, the official representation of the Federal Government of Germany in the United States.
The Ambassador and Departments section provides you with information about the Ambassador, as well as the work and services of the embassy departments.
In our Visa, Passport, Legal section you will find information on the numerous consular and legal services for US residents and German citizens within the Embassy's area of consular jurisdiction: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Nov 26, 2014
The German Embassy last night continued its event series commemorating the Centenary of the First World War with a concert featuring works by composers impacted by the war, performed by musicians from four European countries representing both sides of the conflict.
World War I Memorial Concert
Nov 14, 2014
Ambassador Wittig was joined in the unveiling on November 13 by former US National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft, his German counterpart, Horst Teltschik, and officials from the Atlantic Council, Verbundnetz Gas (VNG) and others instrumental in bringing the wall piece to Washington, DC.
Nov 12, 2014
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, over 150 alumni of various German-American exchange programs gathered to celebrate the possibility of freedom, unity, and mutual understanding--and for a groovy dance party--at the Goethe-Institut Washington.
Alumni Dance Party
Nov 10, 2014
On the 76th anniversary of “Kristallnacht,” Ambassador Peter Wittig and his wife were honored to welcome to their residence Holocaust survivors, who shared their memories with young Germans.
Holocaust Survivors Share Memories
Nov 7, 2014
Though Erich Kästner may not yet be the household name in the United States he is in Germany, where countless schools and streets bear witness to his legacy as an immensely popular children’s author, a recent event series at the German Embassy did much to raise his profile here.
Erich Kästner Days