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.

Adults: Expand your language and cultural horizons in 2019! Adult winter classes begin in February and offer options for all levels and interests. More information

Young kids and preteens: Classes are built around natural acquisition of language in an interactive, fun, environment. More information

Teens: Courses are designed for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level German speaking teens in middle school and high school. More information

Saturday, January 19, 4–8 PM
Play Bingo for fun prizes and to support the GAI. Held at Summit Brewing’s newly remodeled Ratskeller. More information

Series: Das Moderne Deutschland (Modern Germany) |  January–July 2019
A series of Kaffeestube talks, workshops, and field trips. Topics include modern German culture and society, Climate Smart cities, sustainable building practices, and earth friendly initiatives. Continuing Saturday, February 9 with a preview of the GAI trip to Germany. Tour organizer Michael Kenney, of Defined Destinations Travel, will give an overview of the trip and answer questions. More information

Release Day Workshops for Kids Grades K–4
Solarenergie (Solar Power): Monday, January 21 (MLK Day)
Windenergie (Wind Energy): Monday, February 18  (Presidents' Day)
More information and registration

January 26, 2019 at 10 AM–12 PM
Are you interested in learning German, but you are not sure what to expect? Join us for Schnupperkurs—Introduction to German. Registration includes Kaffeestube Breakfast Buffet.
More information and registration

Upcoming Events

2019 Annual Events

FEB 16: Karneval Tanzparty

MAR 23: Pork & Kraut Dinner

JUN 8-9: Deutsche Tage

SEP 13-14: St. Paul Oktoberfest

DEC 7-8: Holiday Open Haus

DEC 14: Christmas Dinner

Join us on an unforgettable trip to Germany and the Rhineland! More information

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