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.

Are you interested in learning German, but you are not sure what to expect? 
Join us for SCHNUPPERKURS - Introduction to German
January 26, 2019 at 10:00am; Registration includes Kaffeestube Breakfast

Adults: Sign up early before the holiday rush and have something to look forward to in the new year! More information

Young kids and preteens: Classes are built around natural acquisition of language in an interactive, fun, environment.More information
Teens: Courses are designed for beginner, intermediate and advanced level German speaking teens in middle school and high school. More information

  REGISTER NOW for kids workshops on   
  Solar Power and Wind Power
 Sessions are scheduled on school release days;         MLK and President's Day. Kids will learn about   renewable energy through hands-on experiments.   Sessions are offered for graded K-1 and 2-4 and 
 extended care options are available

Series: Das Moderne Deutschland (Modern Germany) |  January–July 2019
A series of Kaffeestube talks, workshops, and field trips. Topics include modern German culture and society, Climate Smart cities, sustainable building practices, and earth friendly initiatives. Kicking off Saturday, January 12 with a Kaffeestube talk by Dr. Heino Beckmann, former Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, speaking on community and individualism in Germany. More information

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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

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