German American Relations

GACC South – Houston New Year’s Reception 2018

GACC South – Houston celebrates its anniversary year GACC South – Houston turns 40 and they will celebrate 10 years Houston office. To start the festivities, they will gather in the elegant atmosphere of the Forest Club to network and mingle, and to welcome in the New Year. Consul General […]

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GACC South – Houston Holiday Toy Drive

Donate a Toy and Network with the German-American Business Community The German-American Chamber of Commerce – South is holding a Holiday Toy Drive to support Cotton Foundation in their efforts to restore children’s lives. The Cotton Foundation is a charitable foundation focused on assisting children impacted by natural disasters and […]

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Intensive Classes Start August 7 – Teachers Wanted in Rosenberg – The Woodlands – Conroe

Just a note to remind you that at our 2-Week Intensive German Classes (Mondays – Fridays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., all levels):  http://germansouthwest.org/adult-language-courses/ start on Monday, August 7, 2017, in Houston. The classes will take place at the American Red Cross, 2700 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX  77098.    We also […]

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Happy Thanksgiving – Our Teachers at the ACTFL Convention in Boston

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone, and may you be together with your family and friends in harmony and gratitude! Last weekend Ute Hoefel and Barbara Olbricht of the German Institute for the Southwest had a chance to travel to Boston to attend the Annual Convention & World Language Expo 2016 of […]

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International Parliamentary Scholarship Program in Germany

Our friends at the AATG (American Association of Teachers of German) have informed us of an incredible opportunity for college graduates: “In collaboration with Berlin’s three major universities, the German Bundestag offers the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) to politically active and dedicated young college graduates who wish to play an […]

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Study Looks at American Perceptions of Germany

The following article was first published on April 5, 2016, on www.germany.info, the website of the German Missions in the United States.  Published by permission of the German Consulate General Houston. The majority of Americans view Germany in a positive light and Germany is considered the top non-English speaking U.S. […]

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