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Our Commitment to German

Two institutes in the UK in London and Glasgow are committed to working together with local and national partners to ensure high quality standards in the teaching and learning of German. Our educational programmes for German learners cover the entire range of a learner`s biography: From primary to secondary school.

Our national programmes

Summer Boot Camp Jugendliche ©freepik.com


PASCH (Partnerschulen für die Zukunft) is a network of excellence of over 2000 schools globally. 12 PASCH-schools are supported by the Goethe-Institut in the UK. 

DVD Case @Goethe-Institut London

The Smart Choice: German

Promotional material that shows why German is the Smart Choice for British Primary and Secondary schools.

Karriere Roadshow UK © Gèza Schenk

Karriere-Roadshow UK 2022

Our career days in autumn offer pupils and students an excellent environment to learn more about career opportunities with German.

Goethe Logo with students © Goethe-Institut London

Young Goethe Scheme

Invite university and A-Level students of German into your primary or secondary classrooms to inspire and motivate younger students to continue with German at GCSE and beyond!

Young People on Zoom Call Lorna Price © Goethe-Institut London

Friends of the Goethe-Institut London

Social mobility projects providing young people from the UK with a first-hand experience of Germany.

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Film Screenings for School Classes

For the full cinema experience bring your class to a screening of specially selected films at the Goethe-Institut. Available at the Goethe-Institut London.

Netagents – Find the Hacker © Goethe-Institut London

Netzagenten - Die Suche nach dem Hacker

This escape room game will encourage pupils to use their German while boosting detective and teamwork skills. Availalable at the Goethe-Institut London. 

Museum Quizzes for School Classes @Canva

Museum Quizzes for School Classes

German lessons in London's museums instead of the classroom

Students sat in a circle discussing © Goethe-Institut London

Debating Competition

This year's competition asks secondary school students to engage with questions surrounding the themes of health and wellbeing.

London and Hamburg © Goethe-Institut London

Internationale Deutsch Olympiade 2022

The Internationale Deutscholympiade (IDO), the world’s biggest German language contest, is back! In 2022, the final will take place in the Hanseatic city of Hamburg from 25 July to 5 August 2022.

Sprachassistenten © Mat Wright

Host a German Language Assistant

German Language assistants are native speakers of German who have just arrived from a native-speaking context.

Alumniportal Deutschland Photo: Alumniportal Deutschland

Alumniportal Germany

Have you studied in Germany? Stay in touch and network with thousand of alumni students around the globe. 

B1 test © Goethe-Institut / Bettina Siegwart

German exams in the UK

Do you need to certify your knowledge of German? Find a test site in the UK. where you can take our globally recognized exams accredited by the German government. 

German for your classroom

Advertising Kits © Goethe-Institut / Bettina Siegwart

Advertising Kits

Order standardized advertising kits: infomational brochures, printed material to help grow your German program, fun items to decorate your classroom or small prizes to motivate your students. 

The Lives of Others © Wiedemann & Berg Filmproduktion (München)

German cinema for your classroom

We have a number of great German movies available to rent from us in your German classroom. All movies are in German with English subtitles.

Plakatausstellung teaser © Goethe-Institut

Poster exhibitions

Do you want to bring topics to life in your German classroom? Then borrow a poster exhibition free of charge from your nearest Goethe-Institut! 

Glassblaeser BKD Kalender © ZB-FUNKREGIO OST; Fotograf: Matthias Bein (Ausschnitt)

German Classroom Calendar

Do you know about our annual BKD-(Bildungskooperation Deutsch) Kalender? In 2022 the theme is 'Blick in die Zukunft - Trends und Forschung aus Deutschland'. It comes with accompanying worksheets and teaching material and can be downloaded free of charge!