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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. Saturday adult classes are offered in our Costa Mesa, Northridge, San Diego, Santa Monica, Temple City and Ventura schools, with online Adult classes Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

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

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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Happy Summer!

Join us for Online Classes starting June 14th!


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 loss of a dear friend and teacher who made an impression on everyone she met. Robin will be missed deeply.

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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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Kinderfest 2022

We’re happy to celebrate Kinderfest again this May! Come and join us!

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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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Waldfest – Deutscher Tag 2021

Come join us for fun, community and entertainment, outdoors in the beautiful park! Email to RSVP today!

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Scholarship Opportunity – for the 2021/2022 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 2021 – 2022 school year. This scholarship program is designed to assist children at least 6 years or older in their endeavor to ...

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Youth Debate

On May 20., 2021, the regional final of Youth Debate West and East took place in the USA.

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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.