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The Goethe-Institut brings the German language into the world: we offer German courses and exams in more than 90 countries. You can practise German free of charge with our diverse selection of online exercises and in the Community. Find out about opportunities for professional development and materials for German teachers (DaF/DaZ).

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Learn German with the international market leader for German courses. Whether you are in Germany, in your home country or online – the Goethe-Institut is your qualified partner.

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The Goethe-Institut is the world's leading provider of professional development for German teachers. We offer you a comprehensive programme – in your home country, in Germany or via distance learning.

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Digitale Kompetenz der Lehrerkraft © adobe.stock The Magazin Sprache is a source for up-to-date information on learning and teaching German as a foreign language: Practical tips and specialist articles for teachers and teacher trainers, supplemented by dossiers on key issues.

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The Advent Calendar of the Goethe-Institut is back!

The Goethe Advent Calendar is back! This year we accompany the Goethe family in 24 stories to a colourful Christmas. Will Christmas be a success despite the ups and downs? Find out for yourself and take part in the competition! With a little luck, you could win great surprise packages and discount codes for our language courses.

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