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).