GAI membership—a great value that supports our mission! Become a GAI member today or renew your membership 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 Christmas in Germany, as well as book readings, lectures, concerts, and much more.

Member Deals


BOGO at Waldmann Brewery
Buy one half-liter of beer and get the other free at Waldmann Brewery and Wurstery, a proud brewer of German-style beers and purveyor of German inspired food. Please present your GAI member card or email at Waldmann. This deal can only be used once. LEARN MORE ABOUT WALDMANN

Note: Offer valid through January 31, 2023. Offer only available once per member.


MN Opera Ordway Series
Get a 35% discount on up to four tickets to the opera The Daughter of the Regiment at the Ordway Theater from February 4 through 12. Donizetti’s romantic comedy mixes hilarious snafus with vocal pyrotechnics in this witty and heartwarming production. Sung in French with English captions projected above the stage. Use promo code: GAI35

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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