Teaching German

Bild Unterricht © Peter Sorel Online Exhibit
For the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall the Goethe-Institut Chicago provides various didactical analyses for teaching German as a foreign language. Based on the selected artworks incorporating the Berlin Wall, different political, social and economic aspects of German history from the year 1949 till this present day can be taught in class. More...

Bild Unterricht Are you employed as a teacher of German? The pedagogical service for educators at the Goethe-Institut Chicago works together with teachers, schools and other institutions of higher education in order to strengthen the German teaching profession in the Chicago region and in all states covered by our Trainer Network Midwest.

In addition, we support German programs in the USA through specialized promotional materials and cultural events.

Services for German teachers in the USA: Services from our Headquarters

You’re interested in further training opportunities at a Goethe-Institut in Germany?
Scholarships in Germany

Should you have any questions regarding our scholarship program or the application process, please contact:
Pedagogical service for educators
Goethe-Institut Chicago
Katja Fullard
Mail Symbolfullard@chicago.goethe.org
Tel.: +1 312 263 0472
Fax: +1 312 263 0476

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