German Embassy, Washington, DC
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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.
Jan 26, 2015
Topics included the results of the national election in Greece and the crisis in Ukraine, among others, in the interview by Mark Crumpton on "Bottom Line."
Wittig on Bloomberg TV
Jan 15, 2015
An evening of beautiful music by Beethoven and Brahms, performed by Maestro Christoph Eschenbach and principals of the National Symphony Orchestra, brought together prominent Washingtonians at a concert hosted by Ambassador Peter Wittig Wednesday night at the Residence.
Jan 14, 2015
Ambassador Wittig presented Ronald S. Lauder with the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his long-standing efforts at promoting the rebirth of Jewish life in Europe; fostering relations between Germans, Americans and the Jewish community; and international philanthropy.
Honor for Ronald S. Lauder
Jan 12, 2015
In Washington, DC, and across the United States, Germans joined in marches and other demonstrations of solidarity with France after the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. Like the millions who gathered in Paris, people of all nationalities, races and religions carried messages of freedom and peace.
Solidarty with France
Dec 18, 2014
As part of its cultural outreach, the German Embassy sponsored a trip to Germany for authors in the YA genre. The trip included stops in Berlin, Dresden and Munich and meetings with publishers and German authors. The ultimate goal was to offer an impression of the modern German publishing world.
Authors in Germany