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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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Polarisierter US-Präsidentschaftswahlkampf in Zeiten von Corona

Regelmäßige Amerika-Haus-Zuschauer hatten im Herbst 2017 die Gelegenheit, den früheren Gouverneur von Vermont und US-Präsidentschaftsbewerber der Demokratischen Partei Howard Dean live im Düsseldorfer Rathaus zu erleben. Damals ging es um „Globalization in the Era of Trump and Brexit“. Drei Jahre später, am 19. Mai 2020, beehrte uns Dean erneut mit einem – diesen Mal virtuellen – Besuch; und auch dieses Mal war er offener Worte nicht verlegen!

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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