Everyone is welcome at the GAI!

Whether you're interested in modern German, Austrian, and Swiss culture, food & beverages, heritage & traditions, or learning the German language, you are welcome to join our community of global citizens.

GAI Membership is valid for one year from the date of joining or renewing. Membership, less the fair market value of offered benefits, is tax-deductible.

Basic Levels:
  • Individual - $35 (Valid for one person)
  • Household - $65 (Valid for up to two adults and all children under 18 living at the same address. All household members receive membership benefits)
  • Senior - $30 (Valid for one or two adults age 60+)
  • Full-time Student - $20 (Valid for one full-time student) 

Premium Levels:

  • Contributing - $100 (Includes two vouchers, $15 each, for a GAI event or language class)
  • Supporting - $250 (Includes two vouchers, $25 each, for a GAI event or language class)
  • Patron - $1,000 (Includes two vouchers, $50 each, for a GAI event or language class)

Legacy Society:

  • Bronze - $5,000
  • Gold - $10,000

Membership Benefits

In addition to being part of the largest community in the Midwest that shares an interest in Germanic culture, history, language, and current events, GAI members receive the following member benefits:
  • A monthly subscription to our newsletter, as well as our mid-month Überblick of upcoming events and opportunities
  • Discounts on German language and culture classes
  • Discounts on tickets to GAI events, as well as events offered by partner organizations
  • Access to our library, which includes free check-out of books, movies, and board games for both adults and children
  • German culture, interest-based groups for people of all ages
  • An opportunity to participate in or volunteer at events including the GAI's Deutsche Tage & St. Paul Oktoberfest, Holiday Open Haus, and Karneval Tanzparty, as well as book readings, lectures, concerts, and much more
The GAI also establishes partnerships with local German businesses and organizations that offer discounts to GAI members. For restaurants and retail shops, members may be asked to present their current membership card.

To become a member, click on the button to complete online membership application form.

Or please download and complete the Membership Application Form and send it to the GAI office:

Germanic-American Institute
301 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Fax: 651-222-6295

Once processed, GAI memberships are non-refundable.
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