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April 17 & 18, 2015: 9:00 - 5 pm
U.S. Consulate General @ Berufsinfomesse Offenburg, Booth 202
Information on high school exchange, Au Pair, internships, work & travel, study USA and more. Visa questions welcome.  Further information

October 2014

Ideas and Innovation Forum Frankfurt - Fostering the Spirit of Entrepreneurship
How to be a successful entrepreneur – Apply now:

The U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt invites you to participate in this special program under the patronage of U.S. Ambassador to Germany John B. Emerson.

Entrepreneurial spirit is a key driver of economic growth and success. It is not just about crafting the right economic policy; it’s about creating a climate in which ideas and innovation can flourish. One of the best ways to transform innovative ideas into thriving companies is to share knowledge within communities, across countries, and around the world.  There are many instances of how German and American innovators, scientists, and students have worked together to shape the world we live in.  We would like to expand this German-American community of entrepreneurs by exploring some of the ways they have turned great ideas into great companies – on both sides of the Atlantic. 

Here’s how you can join us:

1. Follow with us the MOOC “Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship” run by Dr. James V. Green from the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute at the University of Maryland.  The course runs from June 30 to August 11.  It is free; there is no fee to participate.

Register here:

And sign up here so that we can share ideas and build a community:

2. Take part in four facilitated networking sessions, site visits, and discussions with fellow MOOC participants and innovators.  Learn something about the Frankfurt startup ecosystem.

3. Finish the course, receive a certificate, and have the chance to present your ideas after the 6-week program to industry experts and experienced entrepreneurs at the closing meeting.

Questions? Please contact: Dr. Kirsten Gerstner, U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt,Public Affairs at 069-7535-8824 or the above email or Anastasia Kluter, Facilitator for the project, at  

September 10, 2014, 7.30pm 
Meet the Author: Stewart O’Nan @ Literaturhaus
Reading and Discussion about “The Odds”/ “Die Chance” in German and English. Moderation by Felicitas von Lovenberg (F.A.Z.)
Venue: Literaturhaus Frankfurt, Schöne Aussicht 2, 60311 Frankfurt 
Tickets: €7/ €4 at 
September 17, 2014, 7.30pm
Transatlantic Wednesday feat. Joshua Cohen
Reading and Discussion about “Four New Messages”/”Vier Neue Nachrichten” in German and English. Moderation by Jan Wilm. 
Venue: Historische Villa Metzler, Schaumainkai 15, 60594 Frankfurt  
Tickets: €5/ €3 at 
September 25, 2014, 4pm
T-TIP: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Europe - USA
Lectures and Discussion in cooperation with the Landeszentrale für politische Bildung Rheinland-Pfalz and the Atlantic Academy Kaiserslautern.
Venue: Landeszentrale für politische Bildung Rheinland-Pfalz, Am Kronberger Hof 6, 55116 Mainz, Gerty-Spies-Saal der LpB, 1. OG
September 29, 2014, 8pm
Wort. Word. Lich. Poetry Slam@The English Theatre Frankfurt
Youth Slam Poetry from the USA and Germany featuring Nina Li Coomes, Eric Gaston, Kush Thompson, as well as Jason Bartsch, Fatima Moumouni, and Marco Damghandi.  Brought to you by Lars Ruppel and Robbie Q. Telfer. Flyer:
Venue: The English Theatre Frankfurt, Gallusanlage 7, 60329 Frankfurt
Tickets: €10,- at


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