GAI membership—a great value that supports our mission! Become a GAI member today and connect with our community of global citizens. Whether you’re interested in modern German, Austrian, and Swiss culture, food and beverages, heritage and traditions, or learning the German language, a GAI membership has something to offer for all interests and ages.

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Membership Benefits

GAI members receive:

  • A monthly subscription to our e-newsletter, as well as our mid-month Überblick email of upcoming events and opportunities
  • Discounts on German language and culture classes
  • Discounts on tickets and early registration opportunities to select GAI events, as well as invitations to events offered by partner organizations
  • Fun opportunities to participate in or volunteer at events including the GAI’s Deutsche Tage, St. Paul Oktoberfest, and Holiday Open Haus, as well as book readings, lectures, concerts, and much more.

September Member Deal

Get 20% off food (up to $30) at Glücks Bar & Restaurant, a bustling, old-world beer hall in an 1855 warehouse in downtown Minneapolis.

October Member Deal

Get a 35% discount on up to four tickets for MN Opera’s Ordway Series (Edward Tulane, The Daughter of the Regiment, and Don Giovanni). Some restrictions apply.
Promo code: GAI35 Buy tickets

November Member Deal

Buy one beer, get one free at Utepils Brewing. Enjoy traditional European-style beers with a twist brewed by GAI beer partner Utepils Brewing and Taproom in Minneapolis.

Basic Levels

Individual $40
Household $75 (Valid for up to two adults and all children under 18 living at the same address. All household members receive membership benefits.)
Senior $35 (Valid for one or two adults age 60+)
Full-time student: free (Please provide copy of valid student ID to

*For those who would like the extra service of a print newsletter, $5 will be added to the cost of a membership.

Supporting Memberships

Supporting memberships are available for members to support the mission of the GAI at the following levels:

$150   $250   $500   $1,500

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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. Memberships are non-refundable.

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