Hello Friends of the German Language!

We are the GERMAN SCHOOL UPSTATE, SC - a parent run non-profit Saturday and afternoon school. We have a clear mission for our Greenville and Spartanburg communities:

"The German School Upstate, SC teaches cultural perspectives which lead to multicultural competence and an understanding of our global community.
Our mission is to ensure that each student develops skills in the German language. We strive to broaden their knowledge in culture and traditions of the German speaking countries.
"

German Language and Culture


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Most frequently asked questions:

  • Who can sign up?
    Our school mainly offers German lessons for children ages 4 and up, as well as teens and high school students. But there are also some parallel classes for parents who are interested in the language.

  • Where and when do classes take place?
    We have two locations, one in Spartanburg on Saturday morning 9:30AM-12:00Non (Spartanburg Day School) and the another one in Greenville on Wedneday afternoon 4:00PM-6:15PM (Holland Park Church). 

  • How long is the course?
    Our classes follow the Greenville County and the Spartanburg County school calendar. A normal course has roughly 30 sessions which start in August/September and end in May/June
    the following year. Each session has 2 1/2 or 3 lesson hours.

  • How much does it cost?
    The cost for the classes is based on age. The total price for students under 18yrs. is at $830 for 30 sessions and adults pay $1,040 for 30 session (includes books and registration fees). A session consists of 3 lesson hours of each 45min. More details can be found at our Tuition & Fee Page ...

A Christmas Eve church service in German will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church, 415 South Pine Street, SpartanburgService will begin at 4:00 pm on December 24.

Before the service there is a Kaffee / social hour beginning at 3:00. Attendees are asked to bring some cookies for sharing. Coffee and soft drinks will be provided by the German American Club. 

There is a nursery available for young children.

Frohe Weihnachten!

The GSU Board would like to welcome everyone to German School for the 2018-19 school year.

Current Statistics
Greenville = 50 Students
Spartanburg = 22 Students
Total # of Classes = 12

A Christmas Eve church service in German will be held at St. John's Lutheran Church, 415 South Pine Street, SpartanburgService will begin at 4:00 pm on December 24.

Before the service there is a Kaffee / social hour beginning at 3:00. Attendees are asked to bring some cookies for sharing. Coffee and soft drinks will be provided by the German American Club. 

There is a nursery available for young children.

Frohe Weihnachten!

The GSU Board would like to welcome everyone to German School for the 2018-19 school year.

Current Statistics
Greenville = 50 Students
Spartanburg = 22 Students
Total # of Classes = 12