The German-American School Association of Southern California, Inc. (GASA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation, founded in 1954. GASA offers classroom-based German language programs to children ages 4 – 17 years in its Saturday Schools, ages 3 – 5 years in its Kinderland School. Parent & Me classes for children 1-3 years old are currently offered in Anaheim Hills. Saturday adult classes are offered in our Costa Mesa, Las Vegas, Northridge, San Diego, Temple City and Ventura schools, with a Monday night Adult Class in Torrance.

Our Saturday Schools offer classes from 9 am to 12 pm at 14 different campuses throughout the Southland and Las Vegas, NV, with our newest campus opening in Temecula this September. The Kinderland School offers its program twice weekly from 9 am to 12 pm. Our school year coincides with the public school calendar.

GASA also offers online courses for different age groups during the school year and summer months,
and after-school classes at various locations throughout the school year.

Remember, always start at to support the German-American School Association Of Southern California (GASA)


It's not too late to enroll!

Call our office or contact a school director today!


Adult German Language Classes in Torrance

Now 2 classes are available! The Monday night class will start their next session on November 12th, and our brand new Wednesday night class will start on November 7th. Read more for additional information!

Read More

October 7th at Alpine Village


Read More

German School Temecula

German School Temecula now open! Come join us!

Read More

Congratulations to our 2018 DSD I and DSD II Sprachdiplom Recipients

This exceptional group of GASA students, out of the twenty three that passed the DSD I and DSD II language exams, accepted their certificates during a ceremony at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim on Sept. 15th, 2018.

Read More

German American Heritage Day at Alpine Village

  Hector Mireles and Christina Lindhardt with GASA Kids performing “An der Nordseeküste” at the German-American Heritage Day at Alpine Village on September 9, 2018.

Read More

Scholarship Opportunity – for the 2018/2019 School Year

The German American School Association is pleased to announce that again this year, the Los Angeles Turners, Inc. Scholarship Fund is awarding 2 Scholarships, based on merit and financial need, for the 2018 – 2019 school year. This scholarship program is designed to assist children at least 6 years or older in their endeavor to ...

Read More

2018 GABA International Summer Mixer & Business Showcase

GASA School Directors Silvia Doelker (Temple City) and Zoi Gatzaki (Costa Mesa) connect with businesses at GABA’s International Summer Mixer in Irvine. New connections, new people, new students, fun event!

Read More

Los Angeles bids farewell to General Consul Neumann

Read More

German Immersion Camp 2018

Summer Camp 2018 by camper Kai Levato, 14 years old For the past five years, Orange, CA, has marked the home of the GASA Sommer Camp, a camp allowing young children to broaden their knowledge of the German language. The GASA Sommer Camp of 2018 followed suit, attracting youth from ages 7-16 from all around the ...

Read More

Thomas Mann House Inaugurated

On June 18th, 2018, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier officially inaugurated the Thomas Mann House in Pacific Palisades.

Read More




About Us

Multilingualism is the norm in most of the world and we believe that children who speak and write more than one language will be better prepared for life in the 21st century with its growing global economy. The best way to master another language is to start learning at an early age.

Contact Us