Studying in Germany - A study guide for students travelling to Germany.

Events in New York City

Steuben Parade - an annual German-American Day parade down 5th Avenue in Manhattan with thousands of participants from both Europe and America. Every September.

Museums in New York City

Neue Galerie - museum specializing in German and Austrian Art of the early twentieth Century, for instance, Gustav Klimt. On 86th Street and 5th Avenue in Manhattan.

Metropolitan Museum of Art - an extensive permanent collection with occasional exhibitions on German and Austrian art. On 82nd Street and 5th Avenue.

Museum of Modern Art - modernist and contemporary art with occasional exhibitions on German and Austrian art. Annual German-language film series. On 53rd Street between 5th and 6th avenues.

Cultural Institutions in New York City

Deutsches Haus of New York University - numerous cultural offerings. Just north of Washington Square Park in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.

Deutsches Haus of Columbia University - lectures, film series, conferences and more related to German culture. On 116th Street west of Central Park in Manhattan.

Goethe Institute New York - center for German culture. On 83rd Street and 5th Avenue in Manhattan.

Germany in NYC - a web site devoted to all things German in the New York area.

Cultural Vistas - this NYC-based organization supports internships, fellowships, and other professional programs for Americans in Germany.

Restaurants In New York City

Blaue Gans - German bistro with traditional cooking. In Manhattan’s Tribeca district.

Cafe Sabarsky - authentic Austrian coffeehouse with an atmosphere that evokes the early 1900s. In the Neue Galerie on 86th Street and 5th Avenue.

Hallo Berlin - the “Wurst” German restaurant. On 44th Street and 10th Avenue.

Lederhosen - Wurst and Bierhaus with genuine German goodness. On Manhattan’s lower west side not far from the Holland Tunnel entrance.

Loreley - cuisine inspired by the legend about Germany’s Rhine river. On Manhattan’s lower east side.

Restaurant Heidelberg - a year round celebration of Oktoberfest. On 86th Street and 2nd Avenue.

Silver Swan – upscale German cuisine. On 20th Street just off of Broadway.

Zum Schneider - an indoor Barvarian Biergarten. On 7th Street in lower Manhattan.

Sigmund Pretzelshop - if you miss hot German Bretzel, then this is the place to visit. In Manhattan’s East Village.

Prime Meats - the menu here is inspired by German alpine cuisine. In Brooklyn.

German-Language Visual Media in the Internet

ARD - Public-supported television with serious and educational programming.

ZDF - Independent, public-supported television with both serious and entertainment programming.

RTL - Private television with concentration on entertainment.

VOX - Private television with concentration on entertainment.

Movie Pilot - A German-language online community that provides information and personal recommendations about films.

Live Voice Chat With Native Speakers Of German

Jetzt-Chat - Chat live online with tutors located in Germany; voice only (you must download and install the free software first).

The Goethe-Institute in Second Life - Through an avatar, you can chat live via the online virtual world Second Life; hosted bythe Goethe Institute (you must download and install the free software first).

Deutsch-lernen Voice Chat in Second Life - Through an avatar, you can chat live via the online virtual world Second Life; hosted by the University of Giessen, Germany (you must download and install the free software first).