Additional Events

Chance for an updated German Foreign Policy

Keynote and Discussion with German Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn

German American Conference 2020 | Virtual event

Monday, Nov 23th | 9:00a.m. EST  

Join this exciting virtual keynote of the German Minister of Health Jens Spahn on crisis leadership during the twenty-first century’s first global health crisis. Do the challenges imposed by Covid-19 set an impulse for changes not only concerning digitization but also for international cooperation? What does the crisis imply for an updated German foreign policy? This keynote provides the unique opportunity to get insights from a rising star in German politics. Jens Spahn is the Federal Minister of Health who has dealt with unprecedented challenges when Covid-19 became a global threat. Join Minister Spahn’s keynote and a moderated discussion on the chances for an updated German foreign policy.

Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th Birthday

Goethe Institut Boston | Online

November 13 through December 10th 

The Beethoven Year celebrations have moved online. Starting Friday, November 13th, you can tune in for specially produced virtual recordings from Beethoven’s famous Septet and two commissioned works by composers Heather Stebbins and Diana M. Rodriguez. Follow a day in the life of a composer and get to know our two partnering ensembles, Sound Icon and Winsor Music. 

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2020  Virtual Holiday Celebration

German-American Business Council of Boston, Inc. 

Friday, Dec 4th | 6p.m. | Virtual Event |$20 member, $30 non-member

The GABC closes out 2020 with a virtual holiday celebration with members and friends to look back on this unusual year and to look forward to 2021. This social gathering includes greetings from the GABC president and the German Consul General as well as remarks from TÜV SÜD Americas CEO John Tesoro. The hour+ also features a live comedy segment as well as time at virtual tables for more intimate conversations. Don’t miss this holiday event!

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Virtual Admissions Open House

German International School Boston | Lower Campus Virtual Event

Monday, December 7th |2:00-3:00p.m.

You are invited to join for a virtual Admissions Open House. Enjoy an online tour of the beautiful child-scaled Lower Campus, learn about the German immersion program for families of all backgrounds, and join the Head of School, Head of Lower Campus, Director of Admissions, and some of the excellent faculty for a discussion. Registration closes at 1:00 PM. The zoom link will be sent to all registered families on the day of the event. If you’re curious to learn more about the German approach to education prior to the event, visit


Financing College

German International School Boston | Virtual Event 

Wednesday, February 24th |12:30-1:30p.m.

Whether your children plan to study in the US or abroad, whether they are still in Kindergarten or about to graduate, it is never too early or too late to think about options to finance college. This event will cover the current college cost trends in the US and Europe and outline both short- and long-term financing options and strategies. 

Speaker: Jens Meyer leads the credit risk, portfolio management, and collections group at Cognition Financial, one of the oldest student loan financing companies in the US.

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