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.


KinoKneipe (Movie Pub)
Saturday, February 29 | 6:30 PM
Westen (West), 2013, in German with English subtitles
After her boyfriend’s apparent death, Nelly Senff decides to escape from behind the Berlin wall with her son—hoping to leaving her traumatic memories behind—but soon her past comes back to haunt her. More information and tickets

Intro to German with Kaffee und Kuchen
Sunday, March 15 | 2–4:30 PM
Sample our language classes with this two-hour Intro to German class. Included is the beloved German tradition of afternoon cake and coffee. More information and registration



March 21, 2020 | 4–10 PM 
This new festival celebrates the “Father of all Strong Beer”, Paulaner Salvator. Like a mini-Oktoberfest, there will be activities for the whole family, from German Tracht and mustache contests to beer poking (putting a red-hot poker in your beer for a new flavor sensation) and sing-alongs.
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For adults, START your German language learning journey here!
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