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Amerika Haus e. V. NRW is financed by public and private funds. It unites convinced transatlantic leaders, among them leading personalities from politics, culture, business and education. With its program the the non-profit organization addresses the general public in North Rhine-Westphalia.


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Exclusive guided tours and lectures

Seat reservations and priority sign-ups

Special events such as Thanksgiving-Dinner

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TEDx Ruhr University Bochum am 4. Mai 2019

TEDx Ruhr University Bochum wurde 2016 von ein paar enthusiastischen Studenten ins Leben gerufen, die das TEDx-Format ins Ruhrgebiet bringen wollten. Im April 2017 haben sie das erste TEDx-Event in Bochum mit 100 Besuchern organisiert. Bei der zweiten Konferenz im Mai 2018 nahmen bereits mehr als 250 Besucher teil.Dieses Jahr geht TEDx Ruhr University Bochum den nächsten Schritt und veranstaltet ein Event für rund 1.000 Besucher im Audimax der Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Es wird das größte TEDx-Event in ganz Europa!

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The AmerikaHaus@School project brings transatlantic topics and speakers into schools, informs students about current issues in politics and economy, and spreads interest and joy in culture. By meeting experts on an equal level, AmerikaHaus@School allows young people to confront relevant societal issues critically, and it also fosters their interest in a transatlantic exchange.


North Rhine-Westphalia is home to by far the largest number of US companies in Germany. NRW is evolving behind Berlin, but ahead of Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg, into the home of numerous start-up companies, especially in the field of digitalization. The successful establishment of the digital hubs in Aachen, Bonn, Düsseldorf and Cologne, supported by the State of North Rhine-Westphalia is proof of this


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US companies in NRW


Americans in NRW