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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.


at the historic Schmidt Brewery
882 W 7th Street
Saint Paul, MN

Friday, September 15: 4-10pm
Saturday, September 16: 10am-10pm

We are proud to be producing the 2017 Saint Paul Oktoberfest! Come down to Schmidt Brewery September 15 & 16 to enjoy German music, food, and beer, along with vendors, cultural presentations, carnival rides and games, Dachshund and bed races, a German wedding, and more! Don't miss the opening parade led by an authentic Bierwagen pulled by Percheron draft horses.

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There will also be a special tribute to Bruce Larson, aka "The Kaiser" and founder of the Saint Paul Oktoberfest, at noon on Saturday, September 16. Join us for a round of "Ein Prosit" and cannon firing in his honor. Click below to learn more about this year's activities and entertainment.

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SAMSTAGSSCHULE - SATURDAY SCHOOL FOR KIDS & TEENS

FALL SESSION BEGINS SEPTEMBER 23! 

This fall the GAI is offering Samstagsschule courses for the following age groups:

  • Fun with German - Preschool - Age 4-5 yrs
  • German for Kids - Beginner & Advanced - Age 6-8 yrs
  • German for Preteen - All levels - Age 9-12 yrs
  • German for Teens - Beginner & Intermediate - Age 13+
Saturday morning Classes begin Sept. 23 and run for 10 weeks. See registration page for more information & details. 

FALL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! 

FALL CLASSES FOR ADULTS BEGIN SEPTEMBER 5!

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT $20.00 UNTIL AUGUST 25

 Courses are offered for Beginners, Intermediate and  Advanced German speakers. Daytime and Evening  class options are available. 

 New this Fall - Oberstufe Leistungskurs C++      8-week special topic courses for students who have  completed C-level classes, have lived in a German  speaking country, have studied German extensively.

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