Partner Cities Relations

Office of International Affairs

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The Office of International Affairs manages and coordinates Frankfurt’s international activities. In this context it acts as a central liaison point for the consular corps in Hesse, promotes international co-operation and organizes programmes on international themes. Another important function is the organization of programmes for foreign delegations visiting Frankfurt as well as planning and organizing trips abroad for delegates from the city of Frankfurt.

The Office also coordinates Frankfurt’s involvement in European and international city networks. It supports interested institutions and organizations in the educational, scientific and cultural sectors in developing international co-operation – mainly within the framework of town-twinning relations. In addition, it coordinates municipal development activities and Fair Trade projects.

Its main functions are to

  • Coordinate the international and European activities of the city of Frankfurt
  • Manage and develop town-twinning projects
  • Promote adultand youth exchanges with the twin towns
  • Support the Consular Corps in Hesse at Frankfurt am Main
  • Coordinate the City Marketing Committee (involving Wirtschaftsförderung Frankfurt GmbH, FrankfurtRheinMain GmbH, Tourismus- und Congress GmbH, Messe Frankfurt GmbH, the Press and Information Office, and the Office of International Affairs)
  • Steer internationalisation endeavours
  • Give guidance to internationally oriented associations and institutions
  • Coordinate and prepare the Lord Mayor's appointments
  • Attend to communal cooperation in the field of development
  • Service the Fair Trade campaign of the City of Frankfurt
  • Inform the offices of the municipality of Frankfurt about EU aid programmes, advise them on applying for EU funds in cooperation with the European Office of the Metropolitan
  • Region of Frankfurt Rhein Main
  • Promote the concept of Europe
  • Organize trips for delegations
  • Organize programmes of events for official international guests of the City of Frankfurt
  • Special events
  • Trips for Frankfurt residents to twin towns in cooperation with tour operators

City of Frankfurt am Main Mayor's Office - International Affairs
Sandgasse 6
60311 Frankfurt am Main

Telefon: +49 (0)69 212 31888
Telefax: +49 (0)69 212 32968
E-Mail: Link-IconInfo.international [At] stadt-frankfurt [Punkt] de
Internet: Link-Iconhttp://www.internationalesreferat.frankfurt.de