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Learn German at the Goethe-Institut this Fall

Register online now for September intensive courses and 9-week courses at all levels starting in October. More...

Thursday, September 17, 11:30 am - 1:15 pm

Deutsch am Mittag: The Refugee Situation in Germany

Germany is faced with a growing number of asylum seekers and refugees. What are the problems and opportunities that stem from this challenge? Discussion (in German) with Jürgen Konrad, volunteer German teacher for refugees. More...

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    German Courses & Examinations

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    Current Projects

    Future Perfect   deutschenglish

    The Goethe-Institut and the foundation FUTURZWEI collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.
    Borofsky sculpture known as Man/Woman as its centerpiece Photo (c) Theresa Keil

    Baltimore – What can the arts do?   deutschenglish

    Since the violent death of Freddie Gray, the people of the city of Baltimore want justice: a challenge for the judicial system, but also for the arts.

    Everywhere You Look: A Virtual Tour of German-American Sites in Washington, DC   deutschenglish

    Learn the history of our buildings and the people associated with them.

    Transatlantic Outreach Program   deutschenglish

    Resources on Modern Germany for K-12 Social Studies Educators in the US and Canada.


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    German Courses and Exams: Fall 2015

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    Download our full schedule of fall German courses and exams here (PDF, 224 KB).

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