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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.

Kästner Stellt Sich Vor: An evening of Stories with Prof. Emeritus Gerhard Weiss

Friday, September 29
6pm - Dinner available
7pm - Storytelling begins

Conducted IN GERMAN

Come to the GAI for an evening of storytelling in German with University of Minnesota Prof. Emeritus Gerhard Weiss. Professor Weiss will share stories and anecdotes of Erich Kästner, the Nobel-Prize-nominated satirist and children's literature author, and read from his works.

While the event is free, an authentic Brotzeit dinner will be available for purchase prior to the storytelling for $10.

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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!

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

NEW THIS FALLOBERSTUFE CLASS on Saturday Morning for Advanced Speakers           8-week special topic courses; Current Events- Election in Germany & Literature - Short stories 

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