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Qualication as a teacher of German as a foreign language

The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive image of Germany by providing information about cultural, social and political life in our nation. Our cultural and educational programmes encourage intercultural dialogue and enable cultural involvement. They strengthen the development of structures in civil society and foster worldwide mobility.

In order to expand its offer of language courses the Goethe-Institut Myanmar is currently looking for university graduates who are interested in qualifying as teachers of German as a foreign language.
To this end, the Goethe-Institut is offering a qualification program that starts in June: The Green Diploma (das Grüne Diplom) is the worldwide standardized qualification for teachers of German as a foreign language at Goethe-Instituts abroad.

The aim of the qualification program

The aim is to obtain a teaching qualification at the Goethe-Institut.
The required German Language Skills (up to level C2) as well as the appropriate competencies are acquired during the qualification program.

Program costs

The Goethe-Institut will bear the costs if you agree to work as a teacher at the Goethe-Institut Myanmar for at least two years after obtaining the Green Diploma.

Start and duration of the program

The program starts in June 2022 and lasts approximately 2.5 years. After about 18 months of participating in the program, you can start giving German classes by yourself for which you will be paid.


• German language skills at level B2
• Academic degree
• Interest and willingness to work as a teacher at the Goethe-Institut Myanmar in the long term after completing the qualification program
• Willingness to work at the weekends or in the evenings
• Competent handling of digital media and mobile devices

Application process

Please send your application (digital form only) including your CV, copies of certificates/transcript of records, a letter of recommendation and a letter of motivation (in German) by email to Ms. May Pyae Sone Khin, the head of the language department at Goethe-Institut:

Application deadline is Sunday, June 12, 2022