German American Relations

Volunteer for Houstonfest on February 3, 2018!

Following is a message from Rustin Buck, Director of Houstonfest: Dear speakers and friends of the German language, I would like to invite you to help promote the study of the German language in the Houston area by serving as a “judge” at the Houstonfest German contest.  Some of you […]

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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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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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Happy Thanksgiving – Our Teachers at the ACTFL Convention in Boston

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone, and may you be together with your family and friends in harmony and gratitude! Last weekend Ute Hoefel and Barbara Olbricht of the German Institute for the Southwest had a chance to travel to Boston to attend the Annual Convention & World Language Expo 2016 of […]

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International Parliamentary Scholarship Program in Germany

Our friends at the AATG (American Association of Teachers of German) have informed us of an incredible opportunity for college graduates: “In collaboration with Berlin’s three major universities, the German Bundestag offers the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) to politically active and dedicated young college graduates who wish to play an […]

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