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

2014 Oktoberfest Sponsors

2013 Oktoberfest Sponsors

2012 Oktoberfest Vendors

2011 Oktoberfest Vendors

2010 Oktoberfest Sponsors

Oktoberfest: 10/10/2015

Oktoberfest is 2 days away! Visit the Oktoberfest page for all information.

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 Coordinator. Please contact if you can help with one of these positions.

Fall General Meeting

Welcome once again to the 2015-16 fall school year. For those of you who may not have been able to attend our annual fall general meeting on Sept 15th, please take a moment to review the attached presentation that offers many interesting details about the program, our mission and our financial commitment to the program. Read more...

Welcome New 1st Graders

More than 50 new students will be entering into our German program at both Sunset and West Lab combined for the 2015/16 school year. Each year, GIPA and the second-grade families host a welcome picnic for the incoming first grade families. Read more....

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 2014-2015 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.