Grünes Diplom

Grünes Diplom © Goethe-Institut

The “Grünes Diplom” is the standard basic qualification for teachers of German as a Foreign language at Goethe-Instituts worldwide. On completion of this programme you are eligible to teach “German as a foreign language” from the level A1 to B1 at the Goethe-Instituts outside Germany. The programme is made up of four phases:

Phase 1: A practicum with seminars, classroom observation and microteaching
Phase 2: A consolidation on the basis of the programme Deutsch Lehren Lernen
Phase 3: A cultural seminar (for non-native speakers)
Phase 4: Specific contents for the Goethe-Institut (Prüferzertifikat, Module „Digitale Medien im DaF-Unterricht“).

During the programme the trainee teachers have to conduct two evaluated demonstration lessons of 90 minutes each.

The duration of the training depends upon the individual pre-qualification.

For detailed information you can join our info-sessions on the following dates:

11.12.2023 | Monday | 14:00 - 15:30 hrs | Room 7, 3rd floor, GI Bangalore

- 15.12.2023 | Friday | 16:00 - 17:30 hrs | Zoom meeting 

Zoom Meeting

Meeting-ID: 896 7228 7929
Password: GD24@giblr


  • Bachelor’s degree (in any field)
  • German Language Proficiency C1-level

  • The training Programme fee is INR 90,000 and can be paid in installments.
  • You are not entitled to any refund of the fee in case you are not able to continue with the programme.

If you are interested in teaching at the Goethe-Institut Bangalore, please write to with your résumé in German and your certificates.