Get ready for next year by joining us online over the summer, or at one of our Camps.

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

Our Saturday Schools offer classes from 9 am to 12 pm at 11 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.

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.

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We wish all of our GASA families a wonderful summer

and look forward to seeing you in September!


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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Congratulations to our DSD I and DSD II Sprachdiplom Recipients for 2022

This exceptional group of students who passed the DSD I and DSD II language exams, accepted their certificates during a ceremony at the Los Angeles Turner’s Museum in Torrance, CA ...

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Waldfest – Deutscher Tag 2022

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

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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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Solidarity with Ukraine

May this war end soon and peace return. 

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New Music

We want to share a very special Music Video from the German Band “Kupfer”, the song Motor unsrer Seele.

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Newport Beach Film Festival


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A Farewell to Two Longtime Teachers

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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.