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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 – 18 years in its Saturday Schools, ages 3 – 5 years in its Kinderland School. Weekday and Adult classes are available online.

Our Saturday Schools offer classes from 9 am to 12 pm at 10 different campuses throughout the Southland. 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.

For up-to-date information on our new campus in Santa Barbara click here!


Join us at Camp this July!

Our popular week-long overnight German Immersion Camp begins July 21st, 2024.

Also Day Camps in Glendale and Ventura are available. 

Student Health and Safety Guidelines                     GASA Covid Prevention Program

As a non-profit 501(c)(3), GASA relies heavily on and very much appreciates all donations, which allow us to provide more educational opportunities for our students.
Your gift is tax-deductible.

Please check the box to share your mailing address so that we may acknowledge your donation.

Wishing everyone a wonderful summer!

The new school year begins September 14th!


The Benefits of Bilingualism: Why Learn German?

Summer is the perfect time to consider the many benefits of bilingualism for your children. At GASA, we’re passionate about how learning German can open doors to new opportunities.

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Answer the Global Call to Action

February 21, International Mother Language Day, marks the launch of the Global Call to Action.

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Santa Barbara school opening

We have exciting news! GASA is pleased to announce the opening of a new school in Santa Barbara on January 20, 2024

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Congratulations to our DSD I and DSD II Sprachdiplom Recipients for 2023

This year, an exceptional group of 50 students passed the DSD I and DSD II German language exams.

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Waldfest 2023

Come join us for fun, community and entertainment, outdoors in a beautiful park! We hope to see you there!

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Jugend Debattiert

This year GASA, for the first time, had a class participating in Jugend Debattiert, the German International Debate Program.

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Kinderfest 2023

Come and join us at Old World in Huntington Beach to celebrate!

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We wish our students, families and friends a Christmas full of love, peace and reflection and for the New Year much happiness and contentment, good health and lots of kindness!

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Robin Doelker

With much sorrow, we have to announce the untimely death of Robin Doelker, 28 year old daughter of Wolfram and Silvia Doelker, on June 15, 2022. We are mourning the ...

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Congratulations to all our hardworking students.

Testing, for all of our tests (AATG, C1, B1, A2, A1) is over

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Austrian American Club
Austrian American Council West
The Phoenix Club
The Tyrolean & Bavarian Zither Club
Los Angeles Schwaben Verein

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.

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    Student Policy

    GASA admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.