Grünes Diplom
Teacher Training at the Goethe-Institut

Grünes Diplom

The Grünes Diplom is the standard qualification for teachers of German as a foreign language at Goethe-Instituts worldwide.  ​

The program includes classroom observation, training in methodology and didactics, team-teaching, homework tuition, a seminar in Germany and a German language course at the C1 level.

Successful candidates are eligible to teach “German as a foreign language” at all Goethe-Instituts worldwide upon completion of the training program.


We are looking for highly motivated individuals who:

  • hold a Bachelor’s/College Degree
  • have German language skills at the B2 level by September 2019, and 
  • are willing to commit to working with the Goethe-Institut Philippinen for a minimum of two years.


Applications must be submitted by May 31, 2019.
Please e-mail a letter of motivation, CV and relevant certificates in German language to:
Katharina Pfeiffer
Head of the Language Department

Training Schedule

  • September to December 2019 training in methodology and didactics, classroom observation at the Goethe-Institut in Ho-Chi-Minh-City, Vietnam
  • Commencing January 2020 classroom observation and training at the Goethe-Institut Philippinen in Makati City. 
Candidates will receive a full scholarship for the teacher training in Southeast Asia and a stipend of at least 16,000 PHP for the entire training period in the Philippines or a competitive honorarium per lesson taught.

Grünes Diplom - Teacher Training Process