2nd Asia-Pacific German Language Olympics

2nd Deutscholympiade Asien Pazifik

Scholarship Application for German Language Learners

This year, the second Asia-Pacific-German Olympics will take place in Bogor, Indonesia! The Asian-Pacific German Olympics (APDO) is a competition intended to promote international exchange between German learners in the Asia- Pacific region. Its aim is to unite German learners from the entire Asian-Pacific region and to show them that they can build friendships across country borders, cultures and religions through the German language. 


What: 2nd Asian-Pacific German Language Olympics (APDO)
When: August 10-16, 2019
Where: Bogor, Indonesia
Language level: A1-A2


  1. You should be a German language student enrolled in school year 2019/20 at one of the following SPFL German schools in the Philippines:
  • Bangkal High School
  • German European School Manila (International Section)
  • Jose Abad Santos High School
  • Liceo de Cagayan University
  • New Era High School (HS)
  • Novaliches HS
  • Paranaque National HS
  • Pasay City West HS
  • Rizal HS-Main
  • San Francisco HS
  • San Juan National HS
  1. You must be at least 14 years old on June 1 , 2019.
  2. You must not be in your last year of German by the time of application.
  3. You hold a valid passport.


  1. Shoot a 1-minute video in German with the following content:
  • Who are you? What do you love to do?
  • Which role does German play in your life?
  • Why should you represent the Philippines in the APDO 2019?
  1. Upload the video on YouTube or Vimeo. 
  2. Fill-out the application form below: 
  1. Ask your parents consent and let them sign in the waiver which is located at the end of the application form.
  2. Send the link of your video, your filled-out application form, and signed waiver to to our project coordinator, Ms. Grace Torres, at grace.torres@goethe.de in the format below:
  • Email Subject: APDO Application
  • Name:
  • School:
  • Grade level:
  • School:
  • Video Link:



  • ​Your uploaded video must be in German language.
  • You need to show us that you are not afraid to use the language, we don’t mind grammar mistakes! Be creative! Show us your motivation!
  • Your must send the complete requirements for application via email before the deadline.
  • Your email must have the video link ONLY and not an attachment of the video.

If you have further questions, please send an email to grace.torres@goethe.de.