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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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Deutsch lernen – Learn German – for Kids and Youths

German classes in the Woodlands – Deutsch lernen in den Woodlands – it’s time to register your children and youths for our Spring Camp from April 22 to May 27 – you and your children will love it: German Classes for Children and Teenagers in The Woodlands – 6 Week […]

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Register your Child now for German Language Classes in the Woodlands

We just finished a great winter semester.  The children wrote and presented in German a great show of the Rattenfaenger of Hameln, a children’s fairy tale.  Everybody had a part, and our Rattenfaenger played a great flute! Come and join us for an even better spring session from April 22 […]

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Murder, Mayhem and a Great Meal – Join Paul Hopper on the “Goetterdaemmerung – The Twilight of Houston Grand Opera’s Ring Cycle”

Murder, Mayhem, and a great Meal – the curse of the Ring continues as potions lead to betrayals, deception, and murder. The Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association cordially invites you to a social gathering and talk with the inimitable Paul Hopper, dramaturg at the Houston Grand Opera on Götterdämmerung – The Twilight […]

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HOWDY RODEO FANS AT THE GERMAN INSTITUTE!!!

I am a volunteer for the Carnival Ticket Sales Committee representing the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.  Through the sales of HALF PRICE carnival packs, admission tickets and the solicitation of donations, our dedicated volunteers raised $7.8 million last year alone to help support the Show’s mission and Texas youth […]

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The German American Chamber Presents: Getting Trade Policy Right – A German Perspective

Boris Ruge, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington, D.C. will present and discuss Germany’s perspective on international trade relations. Mr. Boris Ruge has been the Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission of the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. since […]

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The German American Chamber Presents: Houston’s First “Schlagerparty”

Come together and celebrate Houston’s first German Disco Party Join us for an evening of fun and great music – you’ll have a great time! Dress up as the Schlager-Queen or Disco-King of the night and enter our costume contest for a chance to win a special prize. Complimentary appetizers […]

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Save the Date: “Career Made in Germany” – Career Day for Students of German in Houston

The German Institute for the Southwest will organize a Career Day for high school and college students on April 21, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Auditorium – First Floor, 1330 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX  77056.  We will have representatives from the Goethe-Institut, the Zentralstelle fuer […]

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