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German-American Organizations in Germany

Business Organizations and Membership Clubs

American Chamber of Commerce in Germany e.V.

Web: www.amcham.de
Membership-based organization with offices in Berlin and Frankfurt. To coordinate regional activities, the federal territory is subdivided into twelve chapters throughout Germany. Focus on enhancing global economic and trade relations.

  • Baden-Württemberg (electronics, R&D, mechanical engineering and manufacturing)
  • Bayern / Munich (finance, car manufacturing, biotech, pharma, innovation hub)
  • Berlin (politics, business, R&D, healthcare, entrepreneurs (especially Mittelstand and start-up)
  • Niedersachsen (auto industries, modern steel enterprises, shipbuilding and innovative agricultural businesses)
  • Nordrhein-Westfalen (telecommunications, biotechnology, logistics and service industries)
  • Nuremberg (great logistical facilities, top-educated workforce, sophisticated markets, high standard of living)
  • Hamburg (international trade and economic activity emanating from one of Europe’s largest ports)
  • Frankfurt (excellent infrastructure, financial capital of Germany, international mix of industries)
  • Rhine-Neckar (famous companies BASF SE, SAP AG, Bilfinger AG, Freudenberg & Co. KG and SMEs)
  • Dresden (ensures US interests in locally economic decisions, motivated workforce, investor-friendly authorities)
  • Leipzig (cooperative municipal gov’t, affordable retail space and housing, ideal foreign investment location)
  • Thuringen (automotive, the life sciences, mechanical engineering and photonics)
American Club of Hamburg e.V.

c/o Park Hyatt Hamburg
Bugenhagenstrasse 8
20095 Hamburg, Germany
Web: www.americanclub.de

Since 1904, the Club hosts events and provides opportunities to meet old friends and make new ones.

American-German Business Club Deutschland e.V (AGBC)

Address of Registration:  Mainzer Landstrasse 176,  60327 Frankfurt am Main
Administrative Office: Am Beckmannplatz 4, 53340 Meckenheim
Tel. 02225 – 7044415
E-mail: national@agbc.de
Web: www.agbc.de

Private, non-profit, international  organization, presently consisting of ten AGBC chapters in Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Kaiserslautern, Munich, Stuttgart, Wiesbaden-Mainz and Washington/Baltimore (US).   Events are in English.

Atlantik-Brücke e.V.

Am Kupfergraben 7
10117 Berlin
Tel: (030) 20 39 83-0
Web: www.atlantik-bruecke.org

Zielgruppe sind deutsche und amerikanische Entscheidungsträger aus Wirtschaft, Politik, den Streitkräften, der Wissenschaft, den Medien und der Kultur, die bei der Atlantik-Brücke einen Rahmen für vertrauliche Gespräche finden

Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen Vereinigung

Postfach 20 04 42
D-53134 Bonn
Tel. (02 28) 36 13 76
E-Mail: mail@dajv.de
Website: http://dajv.de/partner.html

Die Deutsch-Amerikanische Juristen-Vereinigung e.V. (DAJV) wurde 1975 gegründet. Seitdem fördert und pflegt sie das durch Studium, Beruf und Reisen geweckte Interesse am Recht der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Locations throughout Germany.

Council of American States in Europe (CASE)

Mainzer Landstr. 176
D-60327 Frankfurt am Main
Tel: (069) 97 35 83 15
Fax: (069) 97 35 81
Web: www.case-europe.com

Cultural Organizations

AlliiertenMuseum e.V.

Clayallee 135 – Outpost
14195 Berlin-Zehlendorf
Web: www.alliiertenmuseum.de

Unter dem Titel „Wie aus Feinden Freunde wurden“ erzählt das AlliiertenMuseum eine außergewöhnliche Geschichte voller Spannung und Dramatik. Sie beginnt mit der Niederlage der Deutschen im Zweiten Weltkrieg.

Amerika Haus e.V. Nordrhein-Westfalen

Apostelnstr. 14/18
50667 Köln
Tel.: 0221-16926350

Begegnung mit den USA in den Bereichen Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur und für persönliche Kontakte. Gesprächsrunden, Vorträge, Konzerte und andere Events.

Amerikazentrum Hamburg

Am Sandtorkai 48
20457 Hamburg
Tel.: (040) 70 38 36 88

Kulturinstitut, das durch seine Arbeit den deutsch-amerikanischen Bildungs- und Kulturaustausch unterstützt

Bayerisch-Amerikanisches Zentrum

Amerika Haus
Karolinenplatz 3
80333 München
Tel.: (089) 55 25 37 0

Veranstaltungsprogrammen zu Kultur & Gesellschaft

Carl-Schurz-Haus Freiburg

Eisenbahnstr. 62
79098 Freiburg
Tel.: (0761) 556527-0

1952 als Amerika-Haus gegründet. Binationales kulturelles Zentrum, das pro Jahr etwa 250 Veranstaltungen zu aktuellen Trends organisiert.

Checkpoint Charlie Stiftung

Wolfensteindamm 9
12165 Berlin
Tel: (030) 844 906-0
Web: www.cc-stiftung.de

Veranstaltungsprogrammen zu Kultur & Gesellschaft

Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut

Sofienstr. 12
69115 Heidelberg
Tel.: (06221) 60 73 15

Haus der Kultur:  Kindergarten, Sprachschule, Veranstaltungen, Bibliotek, USA-info

Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut

Gleissbühlstr. 9
90402 Nürnberg
Tel.: (0911) 23 069 0

Veranstaltungen über amerikanische Geschichte, die gegenwärtige US-Politik und das kulturelle Leben in den USA.

Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut

Talstr. 14
66119 Saarbrücken
Tel.: (0681) 3 11 60

Amerika-Gesellschaft, Sprachkurse,  Kultur, Veranstalten, Education

Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut

Karlstr. 3
72072 Tübingen
Tel.: (07071) 795 260

Amerika-Gesellschaft, Sprachkurse,  Kultur, Veranstalten, Education

Deutsch-Amerikanisches Zentrum
James-F.-Byrnes-Institut e.V.

Charlottenplatz 17
70173 Stuttgart
Tel.: (0711) 22 818 0

Gesellschaft,  englischsprachigen Programm, Sprachkurse, USA-Aufenthaltung Beraten, und Bibliotek.

Goethe-Institut

Weekly cultural programs (most are free) including concerts, films, exhibits and talks. German Language instruction classes.  Locations in Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Göttingen, Hamburg, Mannheim, Munich.

Kennedy Infozentrum

Ohlshausenstr. 10
24118 Kiel
Tel.: (0431) 586 999 3

Amerika-Gesellschaft, Sprachkurse, Kennedy-info, Veranstalten, Education

Academic Organizations

American Academy, Berlin

Hans Arnhold Center
Am Sandwerder 17-19
14109 Berlin
Tel: (030) 804 83-0
Web: www.americanacademy.de

Academics.de

www.academics.de
(Karriereportal für Wissenschaft und Forschung / Academic Jobs search engine)
Karriereportal aus dem Hause DIE ZEIT. Die größte Jobbörse mit über 1.800 Stellenangeboten, sondern auch Ratgeber und Service zu Karrierethemen.

Amerikanische Bibliothek Karlsruhe

Kanalweg 52
76149 Karlsruhe
Tel.: 07 21 / 72 75 2
E-Mail: stbka.usa@t-online.de
Ehttp://www.amerikanische-bibliothek.de/in

Reichhaltiges Angebot an Literatur und anderen Medien in Englisch, sowie Informationen über die USA und die wichtigsten englischsprachigen Neuerscheinungen.

Atlantische Akademie Rheinland-Pfalz e.V. (Kaiserslautern)

Lauterstr. 2 (Rathaus Nord)
67657 Kaiserslautern
Tel. 0631 36610-0
http://www.atlantische-akademie.de/cms/index.php

Congress-Bundestag for Youth Exchange

Website: https://cbyx.info/

Cultural immersion and exchange scholarship program providing 75 deserving, qualified young Germans with the opportunity to learn about the American educational systems, while immersing themselves in the English language and US culture.

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

Fhttps://www.daad.de/de/
or both German and American students at all levels, incl. high school

Duke University in Berlin

Gary Str. 45
14195 Berlin Dahlem
http://www.aas.duke.edu/study_abroad/berlin/index.php

Fulbright Alumni e.V.

Postfach 10 08 65
60008 Frankfurt
Tel: (069) 405-9664
Web: www.fulbright-alumni.de

The German Fulbright Alumni Association seeks to strengthen the exchange between current and former Fulbright Grant holders from both sides of the Atlantic by organizing and participating in events on national and international level and through our publications.

Fulbright-Kommission

Lützowufer 26
10787 Berlin
Tel: (030) 28 4443-0
Web: www.fulbright.de

Goethe-Institut

Sonnenstraße 25
D-80331 Munich, Germany

Weekly cultural programs (most are free) including concerts, films, exhibits and talks. German Language instruction classes.  Locations in Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Göttingen, Hamburg, Mannheim, Munich

Harvard Club Rhein-Main e.V.

http://www.harvard-club.de
Tel.: 069 / 17 00 99 75
E-Mail: info@harvard-club.de

Princeton Alumni Association of Germany

Hirtenstr. 10
65193 Wiesbaden
Tel: (0611) 54597
Web: http://alumni.princeton.edu/~paa664/

Ronald S. Lauder Foundation

Oranienburger Str. 65
10117 Berlin
Tel: (030) 283 6833
Web: www.lauder.de

Jewish culture and education

Stanford University in Berlin

Pacelliallee 18/20
14195 Berlin
Tel: (030) 831-3088
Web: www.stanford.fu-berlin.de

Touro College Berlin

Campus am Rupenhorn
Am Rupenhorn 5
14055 Berlin
Tel: (030) 30 06 86-0
Email: info@touroberlin.de
Web: www.touroberlin.de | http://www.touro.edu

University of Maryland University College, Heidelberg Campus

Im Bosseldorn 30
69126 Heidelberg
Tel: (06221) 378-0
Web: www.ed.umuc.edu

University of Maryland University College, Mannheim Campus

Grenadierstr. 4, Gebäude 485
68167 Mannheim
Tel: (0621) 337-40
Web: www.ed.umuc.edu

University of Southern California (USC), Germany

Hohenstaufenstr. 1
80801 München
Tel.: (089) 34 59 54
Government Organizations

Government Organizations

Bundesagentur für Arbeit / Zentrale Auslands- und Fachvermittlung (ZAV)

International Placement Services
Villemombler Str. 76
53123 Bonn
Germany
www.zav.de

Jessica Breiholz, Virtuelles Welcome Center, E-mail: Jessica.Breiholz@arbeitsagentur.de

Anton Zimmermann, Virtuelles Welcome Center, E-mail: Anton.Zimmermann@arbeitsagentur.de

Gerald Schomann, Team Manager Incoming, E-mail: Gerald.Schomann@arbeitsagentur.de

Thomas Bücker, Adviser Executive Placement Services, E-mail: Thomas.Buecker@arbeitsagentur.de

One-stop-shopping for all your questions about working, living or studying in Germany. Areas such as health insurance, pension funds, salary, income tax, the economy, child care or individual job placement can be discussed with any of the agents. Applying for a job in a foreign country can be quite challenging–these government representatives can advise about seeking and finding a job in Germany with or without their active support, provide general information about the living and working conditions in Germany, language and visa requirements and the German labor market. You can also ask their assistance for looking at your CV, finding an employer, or go over documents together.

Consulate General of the United States

http://germany.usembassy.gov/acs/

One of six Consulate Generals in Germany, in addition to the US Embassy in Berlin providing consular services for US citizens including visa, passport, legal, business, current news, events and resources.  Locations in Bremen | Duesseldorf | Frankfurt (Amerika Haus) | Hamburg | Leipzig | Munich

Germany Trade & Invest

The economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization promotes Germany as a business and technology location and supports companies based in Germany with global market information, including publications and lists for sale.  http://www.gtai.de/GTAI/Navigation/EN/Meta/about-us.html

Berlin Head Office
Friedrichstraße 60
10117 Berlin
T.: +49 30 200 099-0

Bonn Office
Villemombler Straße 76
53123 Bonn
T.: +49 228 249 93-0

iXPOS website supported by Germany Trade & Invest

http://www.ixpos.de/IXPOS/Navigation/EN/Meta/about-ixpos.html

A Service for Foreign Companies Interested in the German Market. The German Business Portal is the contact platform that steers all inquiries about Germany through the right channels. Our goal is to make Germany and its domestic market more transparent to foreign companies interested in Germany as a location for their businesses. The website was initiated by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy and is updated and expanded regularly.

U.S. Commercial Service

Offers assistance to U.S. companies doing business in Germany as well as export goods and services to Germany. Commercial specialists can help you identify trade opportunities, find German trading partners, launch your company locally, and obtain market research reports. The Commercial Service also provides extensive information on major trade shows in Germany.
http://export.gov/germany/

Foreign Agriculture Service

Part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Provides trade contacts for German buyers looking for U.S. food and beverage products, market briefs to help U.S. firms enter and compete in the German food market, promotional materials for U.S. foods, a directory of American food suppliers in Europe, and trade show assistance for U.S. suppliers. The Foreign Agriculture Service is also responsible for agricultural trade issues such as agricultural policy, food aid and biotechnology.
http://germany.usembassy.gov/fas/

Social Clubs

Federation of German-American Clubs

http://www.vdac.de/clubs.html

Der VDAC umfasst aktuell 31 Mitgliederclubs. Die Clubs leben und fördern mit ihren vielfältigen Aktivitäten die deutsch-amerikanische Freundschaft vor Ort und in der Region. Alle Clubs unterstützen zudem den Studentenaustausch und das Jugendprogramm des VDAC durch Fundraising, Spenden und ehrenamtliches Engagement.

Political Organizations

American Voices Abroad Berlin

Email: wertheim@zedat.fu-berlin.de
Web: www.avaberlin.org

Aspen Institute, Berlin

Inselstraße 10
14129 Berlin
Tel: (030) 80 48 90-0
Web: www.aspenberlin.org
Gathers decision-makers and experts from politics, business, academia, media, culture, and civil society to build Euro-Atlantic leadership and constructive dialog amongst conflicting parties

Democrats Abroad Germany

Email: Chair-DE@democratsabroad.org
Web: www.democratsabroad.org

German Marshall Fund of the United States

Oranienburger Strasse 13/14
10178 Berlin
Tel: (030) 28 88 13 0
Web: www.gmfus.org
GMF provides effective ways forward to solving today’s transatlantic policy issues through Leadership programs. GMF supports civil society by fostering democratic initiatives, rule of law, and regional cooperation

New Traditions Network

Clayallee 170
14195 Berlin
Tel: (030) 8305 1163
Web: www.newtraditions.de

Political, academic and cultural institutions, foundations, and corporations in Germany and the United States of America cooperating together to promote the transatlantic dialogue.

Republicans Abroad Germany

Tel: (02150) 3178
Email: info@republicansabroad.de
Web: www.republicansabroad.de

Steuben-Schurz-Gesellschaft e.V.

Lange Str. 25-27
60311 Frankfurt am Main
Tel: (069) 13 10 822
Email: info@steuben-schurz.org
Web: www.steuben-schurz.org

Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung SdbR

Truman-Haus
Karl-Marx-Str. 2
14482 Potsdam-Babelsberg
Tel.: 03 31 / 70 19 0
E-Mail: fnst@fnst.org
http://www.fnst-freiheit.org

Stiftung für liberale Politik in der BRD

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

http://www.kas.de/

Politische Stiftung, die in zwei Bildungszentren und 21 Bildungswerken aktiv ist.