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Sprache. Kontakte. Kultur.
Europanetzwerk Deutsch

The Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut promote the German language as a working and procedural language in the European institutions with the exclusive scholarship program Europanetzwerk Deutsch. Various language course programs as well as events with sociopolitical and cultural topics offer the opportunity to deepen existing German skills and to become part of a dedicated alumni network in Europe. The offers of the Europanetzwerk Deutsch take place face-to-face and online.

You want to be part of our network? Then find out more about the admission requirements for our language course grants here (A2 - C1).

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30 Years Europanetzwerk Deutsch

The motto of our anniversary year is "The Future of Europe". In addition to our popular formats, we will make 2024 to an outstanding year with special events.

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EU-courses in Germany

EU-courses are intensive language courses that take place at various locations in Germany (e.g. in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt, Dresden) and include both, expert discussions with representatives of ministries and professionally relevant specialists as well as an accompanying cultural programme.

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Programme in Brussels and Luxemburg

The Europanetzwerk Deutsch offers in Brussels and Luxembourg a variety of courses and events so that you can improve your knowledge of the German language on site and continue to apply it in practice.

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Europanetzwerk Digital

The Europanetzwerk Digital programme turns your desk into an individual study desk: Digital courses, lectures, readings or discussion groups on European topics are offered in a special environment.

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Podcast kurz & bündig

In our podcast kurz & bündig host Linda Achtermann talks about current topics in exclusive interviews with experts, scientists and politicians from Germany. The episodes are supplemented with worksheets and text scripts.

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Creating networks in Europe

Exclusive network meetings, current special programmes and lively exchange between European colleagues: by participating in our programme, you’ll become part of an active pan-European alumni network.

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The Europanetzwerk Deutsch programme has been in operation since 1994. Here you will find a selection of interesting events from the past and have the opportunity to learn more about our work.

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Language. Contacts. Culture.
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Europanetzwerk Deutsch
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