Statement by U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell  on the Death of President George H. W. Bush

U.S. Embassy Berlin December 1, 2018 Statement by U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell on the Death of President George H. W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush, 41st President of the United States, died last night at the age of 94. His integrity, wit and positive outlook will always challenge me and the millions of people around ...
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Outlaw Regime: A Chronicle of Iran’s Destructive Activities

Read the State Department’s new report detailing the magnitude of the Iranian regime’s destructive behavior at home and abroad. The report covers Iran’s support for terrorism, its missile program, illicit financial activities, threats to maritime security and cybersecurity, human rights abuses, as well as environmental exploitation. Download the report here» (pdf) FACT SHEET: Mahan Air’s Support for Terrorism Confronting Iran: The Trump Administration’s Strategy
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2018 Murph Challenge

The Murph Challenge is an annual event held around the globe on Memorial Day weekend to raise awareness and funds for the Lt. Michael Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation.  The event is named after Navy Seal Lt Michael Murphy, who died in combat in Afghanistan in 2005 (and part of group of SEALs depicted in the ...
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Facebook Live Event: Student Visa Chat

Are you an international student interested in studying in the United States? Do you need help with applying for a student visa and have questions on the process? Join EducationUSA for a Facebook Live event on Student Visas. A U.S. Department of State official will moderate the discussion with student visa experts Laura Stein and ...
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2018 Munich Security Conference

From Friday until Sunday, more than 30 heads of state and government and over 100 cabinet ministers from across the globe came together at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) for discussions on major international security challenges. The United States of America was represented at the MSC 2018 with a wide-ranging delegation. It featured the following principals from different branches ...
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2018 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative-Entrepreneurship in Europe

Are you a young German entrepreneur looking to taking your commercial or social venture to the next level? Apply for the 2018 YTILI Fellowship Program, which will give 75 outstanding leaders from across Europe the chance to expand their leadership and entrepreneurial experience, and to attract investments and support for their entrepreneurial ventures. Applications are ...
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January 2018 Government Shutdown Resolved

UPDATE: Congress has passed and the President has signed legislation to fund government operations under a continuing resolution, allowing all normal activities to resume.  * * * At this time, scheduled passport and visa services will continue during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. This website will not be regularly updated until full ...
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Open Doors Report 2017 published

U.S. hosts more than a million international students for 2nd consecutive year! Germany among top destinations for U.S. students New York, November 13, 2017– According to the 2017 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange data released today, in 2016/17, for the second consecutive year, U.S. colleges and universities hosted more than one million international ...
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Consular Outreach Day in Duesseldorf September 26, 2017

The American Citizen Services team from Frankfurt will hold an ACS Outreach Day in Duesseldorf on September 26, 2017 and will be accepting passport applications, applications for reports of birth abroad and providing notarial services. You must register in advance and services will be offered between 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. This Outreach day is ...
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Consular Outreach Day in Duesseldorf March 28, 2017

The American Citizen Services team from Frankfurt will hold an ACS Outreach Day in Duesseldorf on March 28, 2017 and will be accepting passport applications, applications for reports of birth abroad and providing notarial services. You must register in advance and services will be offered between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. This Outreach day is ...
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Readout of Secretary Mattis’ Call with German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen

Pentagon Spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis spoke today by telephone with German Minister of Defense Ursula von der Leyen to introduce himself and exchange perspectives on defense security issues with one of our closest allies. The two leaders discussed the importance of the alliance between the United ...
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2016-09-14: Consular Outreach Day Stuttgart

The American Citizen Services team from Frankfurt will hold an ACS Outreach Day in Stuttgart and will be accepting passport applications, applications for reports of birth abroad and providing notarial services. Services will be offered between 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. You must register in advance .
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US-EU Organic Trade: High Standards and Big Opportunities

The United States Department of Agriculture together with the Organic Trade Association hosted a seminar at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin August 9, 2016. The seminar brought together key players from Germany and the U.S., the two biggest organic markets worldwide. The seminar showed that Germany and the United States have many organic market trends ...
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More Information on Visa Waiver Program Changes

On January 21, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security began the process of implementing changes to the traveler eligibility requirements of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) and the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) mandated by the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015, as enacted on December 18, 2015.  ...
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US Begins Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

January 21, 2016: The United States today began implementing changes under the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (the Act).  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) welcomes more than a million passengers arriving to the United States every day and is committed to facilitating legitimate travel while maintaining the highest ...
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2015 Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to Germany

In late April, President Obama will travel to Germany to participate in the Hannover Messe – the world’s largest trade show for industrial technology – and to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel. Founded in 1947, the Hannover Messe attracts approximately 6,500 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors from across the globe each year. The President’s participation – a ...
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Building on 2015 As We Look Ahead

Posted by John Kerry December 29, 2015 One reason for the remarkable record of the New England Patriots is the team’s single-minded focus on the next game. Managing world affairs requires the same concentration on future challenges, for past accomplishments provide no guarantee of continued success. They can, however, lend confidence that, with the ...
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Victoria Nuland at Berlin Security Conference

Victoria Nuland, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, visited Berlin November 16-17, 2015 to attend the Berlin Security Conference, where she delivered the keynote address on the importance of security cooperation as a pillar of the transatlantic relationship.  She also met with Christoph Heusgen, the Chancellor’s Director General for Foreign ...
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President Obama on the Attacks in Paris

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release November 13, 2015 Statement by the President on the Situation in Paris THE PRESIDENT:  Good evening, everybody.  I just want to make a few brief comments about the attacks across Paris tonight.  Once again, we’ve seen an outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians.  This is an attack not just ...
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