Events

Deutsche Weihnachtsmesse in Houston – German-Language Christmas Eve Service

Christ the King Lutheran Church will hold its customary Weihnachtsmesse – German language service at 4:00 p.m. on December 24, 2017.  Enjoy the festively decorated church and the Christmas readings, proclaiming the Savior of the World born to Mary and Joseph.  Traditional German Christmas carols include Stille Nacht by candlelight. […]

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Apply Today for a Scholarship to Study in Germany

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange program: Apply today for a scholarship to study abroad in Germany – it is a life-changing opportunity! Are you aware of the Congress-Bundestag Youth exchange (CBYX) program? Scholarships are provided for eligible high school students to spend an academic year attending a German school while living with […]

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GACC South – Houston New Year’s Reception 2018

GACC South – Houston celebrates its anniversary year GACC South – Houston turns 40 and they will celebrate 10 years Houston office. To start the festivities, they will gather in the elegant atmosphere of the Forest Club to network and mingle, and to welcome in the New Year. Consul General […]

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GACC South – Houston Holiday Toy Drive

Donate a Toy and Network with the German-American Business Community The German-American Chamber of Commerce – South is holding a Holiday Toy Drive to support Cotton Foundation in their efforts to restore children’s lives. The Cotton Foundation is a charitable foundation focused on assisting children impacted by natural disasters and […]

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2-Week Summer Intensive German Program Begins August 7, 2017

As someone once said, English is a Must – German a Plus!  There has never been a better time to learn German than now! Do join us for our 2-Week Intensive German Classes that start tomorrow evening, August 7, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., at the American Red Cross Building, […]

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Intensive Classes Start August 7 – Teachers Wanted in Rosenberg – The Woodlands – Conroe

Just a note to remind you that at our 2-Week Intensive German Classes (Mondays – Fridays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., all levels):  http://germansouthwest.org/adult-language-courses/ start on Monday, August 7, 2017, in Houston. The classes will take place at the American Red Cross, 2700 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX  77098.    We also […]

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Fairy Tale Adventures for Children in German – Maerchenabenteuer fuer Kinder auf Deutsch

Fairy Tale Adventures for Children in German – Märchen Abenteuer auf Deutsch für Kinder in in Sugar Land – Rosenberg – Fulshear – Needville – and all of Fort Bend County Saturday Classes 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. July  15, 22 and 29 and August 6, 4 Classes Classes are […]

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Happy Mothers Day and German Summer Classes

First of all, to all the mothers among you, we wish you a Happy Mothers Day and to all others, a great Sunday! By popular demand we are opening German courses for adults during the summer in Houston and in The Woodlands: 4-Week Summer I classes in Houston at various […]

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Reading and Translating German Texts In 5 Weeks!

The German Institute for the Southwest is offering a unique course for graduate students who must demonstrate proficiency in a second language or in German.  Do send this information to the graduate student in your life or your family or among your friends! Reading and Translating German Texts In 5 […]

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German American Elementary School Needs a New Place to Lease

Dear Members, Students, Teachers, and Friends of the German Institute for the Southwest (GIS), the German school programs in our community are in a state of crisis.  While GIS is going strong (knock on wood) and growing at a reasonable rate, the other two German language programs for children that […]

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