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People interested in our organization and events may also be interested in German language, culture, food and more.  You will find links to these, and other topics on this page.  

Please note that the lists below are not exhaustive and are not endorsed or recommended by FGAS.  They are provided as a courtesy.

German-Style Clothing and Merchandise

Clothing from Germany with shipping to the U.S.

German clothing supplier from Pennsylvania

German items from California

German clothing and gifts from Montana

Exclusively selling German women's clothing

All things German from Minnesota

German Food

A staple for German food in the City of Rochester

German food, German beer.  What could be better?!

Just a short drive from Rochester in beautiful Canandaigua

Authentic German sausage for your next event!

Nestled in lovely Naples NY.  Sure to satisfy your palate.

A truly immersive German experience.  

Food truck from Williamsville, NY.  

A German/Swiss pub in nearby Ameherst

German bierhaus AND soccer bar(!)

German Bands

Featured at the FGAS German Fest each year!  A favorite!!

Local, authentic German band.

Local, talented and INCREDIBLY busy!  Book her early!!

Trombone quartet based out of Clinton NY

Local, German band out of Farmington

Rochester's original Oktoberfest band.

Buffalo's BIG German Band!

The one, the only Hofbräuhaus Buffalo house band

The "Best of the Wurst" out of Buffalo

Authentic German band out of Syracuse


Deutsche Schule offers classes for children and adults both beginner and advanced.

Classes for language and culture

Available to students as a minor concentration offering both language and cultural options.

Courses in German language and culture.

Major and minor programs available as well as a German cluster with specific cultural foci.

Online, free beginner through advanced.

Free resources to learn German regardless of current level.

Popular online language learning.

Free, online progressive learning tool.

Study/Research Abroad and Scholarships

Association for Teen-Age Diplomats

Youth for Understanding intercultural exchange programs

Variety of programs available from high school through graduate students.

Gilman Scholarships are available for study abroad in many countries including, Austria, Germany and Switzerland. 

The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange provides opportunities for high school and post-high school students.

Post-secondary study, research and teaching opportunities.

National scholarship directory.

Genealogy and Family History

Popular, self guided family history tool.

Several DNA mapping services available.

List of German Genealogical Societies.

Guide to German Genealogy Groups.

Global and individual database searches.

Author and genealogist specializing in German ancestry.

Historical & Cultural Institutions

German-American Heritage Foundation.  Includes the GAH Museum in Washington, D.C.

German American National Congress.

Dedicated to preserving and perpetuating the cultural heritage of Bavaria and Tyrol.

Federation of German American Societies of Buffalo and vicinity. 

Promoting German heritage and culture in the Central New York area.

Promoting German and American choral singing.

German Media in the US

Magazine written mostly in English, but with some German articles too.

Newspaper published in Buffalo

Written in German and English.

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