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.

The Ultimate Oktoberfest Party Tent Experience!
Sponsors will get the royal treatment in the Kaiser's Festzelt at this year's St. Paul Oktoberfest. Named in honor of Bruce Larson, the Festzelt fees support the GAI and it's work and mission keep German culture alive and thriving in Minnesota. More info

Fall Session Registration is NOW OPEN! 
FOR ADULTS: We offer classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced students. Both daytime and evening options are available. Information and registration

FOR KIDS: Samstagsschule (Saturday School) is a fun way for young kids through pre-teens to begin or continue learning German. Information and registration

FOR TEENS: Beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes are offered for teens ages 13+. Information and registration

Freitag Feierabend (Friday Happy Hour)
Friday, August 23 | 5:30–7 PM
Unwind from your week with a drink at Freitag Feierabend! For anyone who wants to practice their German conversation, vocabulary, and grammar skills in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. All levels of language ability are welcome. $10 fee includes 1 drink. Information and registration

Coming September 13 and 14—Minnesota's most authentic Oktoberfest! More info

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