The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) is a center for policy research and scholarship dedicated to the most important political, economic, and security issues confronting Germany and the United States in the global arena. AICGS anticipates challenges, proposes solutions, and bolsters the German-American partnership.

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) is a nonprofit arts membership association. ALTA holds an annual conference, supports emerging translators through fellowships and mentorships, and bestows awards to recognize excellence in translation.

AlabamaGermany Partnership develops and supports relationships and friendships between organizations and individuals in Alabama and Germany. We focus our efforts on three pillars: Education, Business, and Culture.

American Bundestag Network, soon to be the North American Bundestag Network, represents all alumni of the German Parliament’s selective International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) from the USA and Canada.

The American Council on Germany (ACG) is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization founded in 1952 to strengthen German-American relations. The ACG works across generations to provide a deeper, more nuanced understanding about Germany, Europe, and the importance of the transatlantic partnership.

Apex Social is a non for profit organization with the mission to educate and support the German-American cultural exchange for young professionals in healthcare and education.​

Founded in 1996 by the state government of Rheinland-Pfalz, the Atlantic Academy is a state- and privately funded, non-profit, and non-partisan organization whose goal is to foster transatlantic relations by educating the public about US American politics, society, and culture. is a place for international and intercultural encounters.

The Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security (BIGS) is an independent, non-partisan and non-profit think tank for economic and social science research in civil security.

Bang on a Can is dedicated to making music new.  Since its first Marathon concert in 1987, Bang on a Can has been creating an international community dedicated to innovative music, wherever it is found.  Bang on a Can is building a world in which powerful new musical ideas flow freely across all genres and borders.

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent think tank, dedicated to a strong and lasting transatlantic relationship. Through research, analysis, forums, and multimedia content, we seek to educate and engage our audience on the most pressing societal challenges.

Founded in 2016, the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Alumni Association (CBYXAA) unites Americans who have participated in high school, vocational, and young professionals CBYX programs to create a strong network of people who have experienced this life-changing exchange program.

The mission of the Center for German and European Studies (CGES) is to support interdisciplinary teaching and research on contemporary Germany and Europe at Brandeis University, and to reach out to broader communities on the social, political and cultural issues facing Germany and Europe today.

Campus OWL is a network of five higher education institutions in OstWestfalenLippe (OWL), Germany. The joint liaison office in New York promotes opportunities for study, research and entrepreneurship, and facilitates collaboration with North American partner institutions. is a resources and community platform for German-speaking families in the NYC metro area. We offer a wide range of events, classes, webinars and info products that will help expecting parents and young families navigate their new environment and the joys and challenges of parenthood away from home. 

Founded in 1963, Cultural Vistas is a nonprofit exchange organization promoting global understanding and collaboration among individuals and institutions. Every year their 30-plus unique exchange programs reach thousands of individuals and organizations in the United States and more than 130 countries around the world.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) represents German higher education and research around the world and funds roughly 140,000 students, scholars, researchers and faculty members to go to and from Germany every year for research or study.

DIAG USA's vision is to innovate the future of America's workforce by creating networks and apprenticeship systems based on the successful German Dual Education System. We support businesses and empower a skilled workforce by connecting employers, educational providers and apprentices with innovative and ambitious career training programs.

Doris Graf is an internationally acclaimed visual artist. Her art is directly interwoven with life. Her participatory art projects aim at broad representation of society and participation in reflection processes in different contexts and lead ideally to engagements to improve various life situations.

Since 1999, dublab has been a platform for discovery and the cultivation of next-wave music, arts and culture, diversifying and expanding programming from Los Angeles and with affiliates in Brazil, Germany, Japan and Spain.

Regarded as one of the world’s premiere schools of music, the Eastman School of Music, of the University of Rochester, offers a uniquely inspiring array of artistic, scholarly, and creative opportunities.

Friends of Freiburg University is the non-profit North American alumni organization for anyone who studied or worked at the University of Freiburg. We welcome all individuals interested in transatlantic relations to join our cultural, political, scientific, and networking activities. 

"Turning Nations into people“: Since 1952 Fulbright Germany has been promoting academic and cultural exchange between the USA and Germany. Annually, this binational institution awards up to 700 grants. They support German and U.S. students, teachers, researchers, higher education specialists, and journalists.

The German American Conference is one of the largest student-led conferences in North America and provides a platform for transatlantic dialogue and connection between decision makers and next-generation leaders.

The German Historical Institute (GHI) Washington is a center for advanced historical research, facilitating dialogue and collaboration across national and disciplinary boundaries.

The German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV) is an independent, nonprofit Preschool–Grade 12 international school with two locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. We are a center for cross-cultural exchange and a focal point for families interested in a high-quality bilingual education.

The German Studies Association is the multi- and interdisciplinary association of scholars in German, Austrian, and Swiss history, literature, culture studies, political science, and economics. 

The Germanic-American Institute (GAI) seeks to connect people to a broader world through German language and culture. We offer high-quality immersion-style German language education for all levels and year-round cultural programs and events that bring communities together to learn, share, and celebrate.

With around 100 projects in more than 60 countries, the Hanns Seidel Foundation seeks to facilitate international dialogue, engage civil society, and promote the rule of law.

The Hasso Plattner Institute is Germany's university center of excellence for digital engineering and a leading hub for the research and development of digital innovations and solutions.

Heidelberg University Association supports Heidelberg University’s transatlantic academic cooperative endeavors and maintains the close ties between the university and alumni in North America.

Humanity in Action Deutschland fosters awareness, empathy and responsibility for social justice among emerging and established leaders in Germany.

ICH BIN EXPAT is abrand-new platform for German speaking Expats moving to and living in the US, offering expert articles on a wide array of topics, regular webinars, a weekly Live Show answering questions that might arise during the early planning stages of your move to the US as well as throughout your whole Expat journey.

The Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and disseminating rigorous, incisive, and engaging writing on every aspect of literature, culture, and the arts.

The Leo Baeck Institute – New York | Berlin preserves the history and culture of German Jews through its archival collections and through projects like the Shared History Project: 1700 Years of Jewish Life in German-speaking lands.

Radio Goethe is the syndicated show, that brings you a diverse music mix from Germany, Austria and Switzerland since 1996. Not formatted, non-commercial and handmade radio.

Promoting international cultural exchange and enabling music industry participants to enter new and relevant cultural markets - this is the goal Reeperbahn Festival has been pursuing as a central European music platform since 2016.

Based in Berlin, SAND is an English-language literary and arts journal published twice a year by a team from the city’s international community. Featuring work by writers, translators, and artists from around the world, SAND seeks out fresh and underrepresented perspectives.

Sasha Waltz & Guests is an internationally renowned dance company founded by Sasha Waltz and Jochen Sandig in Berlin in 1993. To date, more than 300 artists and ensembles from the fields of architecture, visual arts, choreography, film, design, literature, fashion and music from 30 countries have collaborated as Guests on over 80 productions.

Strategic Doing is based on agile leadership and design thinking and encourages people to form collaborations quickly, move toward measurable outcomes and make adjustments along the way. They have worked with several alumni associations to strengthen their impact and solve organizational problems. 

The Tenafly Public Schools preserve a tradition of excellence while modeling exemplary practices in the education of students for a 21st Century global society.

The Thomas Mann House is a residency center and space for transatlantic debate in the former exile home of Nobel laureate Thomas Mann.

UAS7 is a strategic alliance of 7 leading German Universities of Applied Sciences, promoting transatlantic exchange through teaching, research, study abroad and internship opportunities.

The University of Siegen is an interdisciplinary and cosmopolitan research university with around 18,700 students, dedicated to shaping a humane future.

The University of Cologne’s New York Office cultivates relations with North American partners and offers researchers from the University of Cologne platforms to network, present their scientific results, and initiate new collaborations in the U.S. and Canada.

The World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) is an independent, nonpartisan organization dedicated to engaging the public and leading global voices to better understand the world, America's international role, and the policy choices that impact our daily lives and our future.

Founded in 2002, the Wende Museum is an art museum, historical archive of the Cold War, and center for creative community engagement that explores and inspires change.

Your Mom's Agency is a diverse and multi-disciplinary creative freelancer network founded in Berlin in 2012 and expanding to Los Angeles one music festival, new tech conference or art show at a time.

Zeitgeist NW is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that links the Pacific Northwest with contemporary German culture, the German language, and the arts. We also run a Saturday School, the Sophie Scholl Schule and the Portland German Film Festival.


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