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Herzlich Willkommen beim Germanic-American Institute!

Welcome to the Germanic-American Institute. We are a Minnesota non-profit whose mission is to foster appreciation and understanding of the culture, language, arts, and ongoing history of the German-speaking peoples through public educational and cultural programs.

The GAI is a co-founder and sponsor of the Twin Cities German Immersion School, a public charter located in St.Paul, serving children in kindergarten through 8th grade.

Wiener Kaffeehaus

Sunday, July 23, 2-4pm
2pm: Cultural Presentation
3pm: Kaffee service (mit Torte!)

Enjoy a presentation and authentic cultural experience at our Wiener Kaffeehaus (Viennese Coffee House). Attendees will learn about Vienna's Kaffeehaus Kultur from GAI member and Vienna native, Monika Fulton. Afterward, guests will order coffee from a 'Karte' and experience the ritual of sipping a coffee specialty while enjoying a slice of Torte.

Online registration is now closed. Please contact the GAI Office 651-222-7027 for more information.

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Teens: One week Monday - Friday            August 21-25
9:00am - noon

Program is for students with prior German knowledge who want to maintain & enhance language skills during the summer months. Courses are taught in a classroom setting and will focus on speaking & vocabulary and listening & reading skills.

Click the link for more information & to register SOMMER-SCHULE 2017

Spaces still open in weekly Summer Language Camps for kids


Summer Classes for Adults begin July 11

Conversation & Review classes for Grundstufe (Beginner), Mittelstufe (Intermediate), and Oberstufe (Advanced) 

Literature classes for Grundstufe (Deutsche Märchen & Geschichten), Mittelstufe (Tschick; W. Herrndorf), and Oberstufe (Die Wahrheit und andere Lügen; S. Arango)

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