Arts + Culture

Come and Learn German with us – Spring Term Begins

On March 14, 2021, we are beginning a new term of 10-week adult classes, and Spring classes for youths are not far behind. In addition we offer several workshops for children and teenagers during the Spring and Summer. Our next round of Goethe exams will be held in May. As […]

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Five Exciting Online Workshops for Children and Teens during the Fall and Holidays

In addition to our popular German classes for children and teens, we have developed a great series of online workshops for the term. Take a look and sign up your children and teens as soon as possible. Workshops are limited to 10 participants.  The cost for each participant per workshop […]

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Five New Classes in July for Adults and Kids

July is sizzling hot for German studies at the German Institute for the Southwest – we are offering five new online classes this month: a conversation/literature class for adults, a fairy tale class for our little beginners of German, a story time class for native and advanced German-speaking kids, and […]

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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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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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GIS – German Institute for the Southwest is HIRING – Apply NOW

German-speaking teachers wanted for a children’s school in Rosenberg and in The Woodlands on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The ideal candidate is either a German native or speaks German fluently, and has a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in German or education.  Great working environment, small classes, curriculum […]

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It’s Time to Register for Classes at GIS – Adults, Teens, and Children

It’s back-to-school for all of us again, and we would like to remind you to sign up for classes for yourself and/or your children, while you still can take advantage of our Early Bird Discounts.  Not all of the classes are up on the website, but I will make sure […]

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