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

German Christmas Market Nov 28

The Coral Gables Congregational Church is hosting a German Christmas Market Saturday Nov 28.

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...

Miami-Dade Magnet Schools Application Period

The application period for the 2016-2017 school year is open from October 1st, 2015 until January 15th, 2016.

Learn about the application process and apply on line at the Miami-Dade Magnet Applications web site.

Learn more about the magnet schools that have German programs at our magnet schools link.

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.