Associate Organizations

German Consulat (Miami)
Swiss Consulat (Miami)
German American Business Chamber (GABC)
German American Social Club (GASC)


Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs

2015 Oktoberfest Supporters

2014 Oktoberfest Sponsors

2013 Oktoberfest Sponsors

2012 Oktoberfest Vendors

2011 Oktoberfest Vendors

2010 Oktoberfest Sponsors

Deutsch-Land Global

International Book Fair

GIPA T-shirt design contest

Celebrating 30 years of GIPA

Many heartfelt thanks to all of you who celebrated and supported this year's GIPA Gala! This year's Gala was sparkling with champagne, good mood and joyful scenes! We can all be proud of what GIPA has achieved over the years. Read More...

Kreativwettbewerb 2015

Sunset Elementary 5th grade German students participated in a creativity contest: "Kreativwettbewerb 2015"organized by the Center of the German Language Abroad of Germany.


A Letter from GIPA President Ballard

Dear Parents,

Hard to believe but yet another school year is more than halfway done. With that said, there is still much to do and much to accomplish. The same holds true for our mission at GIPA. Read more....

German Language Advisor visits

GIPA welcomed our new German Language advisor to town during the week of Nov 30th - Dec 4th. Mr. Michael Göttert will now serve as the chief educational liaison between our school teachers and administrations and the German Government. Read more...

Teacher Appreciation Night

On the evening of December 2nd, teachers in our German Language programs at each of our 4 member schools gathered with GIPA board members for our 3rd annual teacher appreciation dinner at the Sports Grill in Miami. Read more...

Carver Field Trip To Reef

Last Friday, 8th grade students in the German program at Carver participated in our 3rd annual trip to visit The Reef. Read more...

2015 Oktoberfest - Thanks to all!

Thanks to all who attended and took part in this year's 24th annual Oktoberfest celebration. We would at this time like to specifically thank many of the individuals and corporate supporters who made the event possible. In particular, thank you to all of our volunteers, parents, students, teachers, school administrators, German Government officials, and the German American Social Club. Read more...

Coral Reef High School in the News

In case you missed it, Coral Reef Senior High School was on the news this week for its academic excellence.

German Diploma and Honor Society Celebration

On September 11, 2015, students in various levels of the German program were given certificates to represent the successful completion of the two highest standardized exams administered by the German government as measures of proficiency. These certificates commemorated their passing grades on the DSDI and DSD II exams. Read more...

Seeking Help for 2015-2016

We have two open board positions that need filling: the Volunteer Coordinator and the GIPA Book assistant editor. Please contact if you can help with one of these positions.

New features at has had a refresh! Many small details have been improved, but two main additions will be the most-noticed by regular visitors:

  1. The GIPA calendar page now uses Google calendar, so readers can scroll back and forth in time more easily and can even link directly to the GIPA calendar on their own computer or phone.
  2. On line payments via PayPal have been integrated to the site. For example, you can now renew your GIPA membership for 2015-2016 on line.

All of the old highlights of the gipa web site are still available. Explore the reorganized navigation menus on the left of the screen to find GIPA News, Hausaufgaben for Sunset classes and more! Enjoy the new look of the site.