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.

DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT. Every dollar donated between now and December 31 will be matched by the Germanic-American Institute Board of Directors, up to $20,000.

Make your donation today!

Plan ahead for language learning in 2020!
START - Beginner German classes begin January 7, 2020
Registration now open

Samstagsschule - Saturday School for kids & teens begins January 11, 2020
Registration now open

Spring Session - Classes for adults begin February 3, 2020
Registration now open

Check out the Hier & There podcast for interesting current topics, insights into the German language, info about GAI events, and interviews with members of the Germanic community.

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

2020 Annual Events

FEB 8: Karneval Tanzparty

MAR 21: Salvator Fest

APR 25: Spargelfest

JUN 13-14: Deutsche Tage

SEP 11-12: St. Paul Oktoberfest

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Phone: 651-222-7027 • Fax: 651-222-6295 • Contact Us
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