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.

Join or renew today

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 to GAI events, as well as 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.

Basic Levels

Individual $35
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

Premium Levels

Contributing $100
Supporting $250
Patron $1,000

Become a member online or download a membership form and send it to the GAI office:

Attn: Membership
Germanic-American Institute
301 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102

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.

Questions? Contact our Development Coordinator, Olivia Felland at

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