Programmes, Events and Competitions

Activating pupils is one of the most important – and sometimes most difficult – challenges any teacher faces. The Goethe-Institut Thailand has therefore put together a series of cultural events and competitions designed to help you motivate your pupils and to make learning German more fun.

German Language Olympics Asia-Pacific

The German Language Olympics Asia-Pacific (APDO) took place from August 12th - 20th  2017 in Thailand. The competition was be organized by the Goethe-Institut Thailand, the Thai Association of German language Teachers and the German Centres of Thai Secondary Schools.



The “Deutschmobil” is a mobile unit which promotes the teaching of German as a subject in Thai secondary schools. A Thai-German team of young teachers from the Goethe-Institut, who travel to the schools in a VW van.   

Ausgezeichnet! The 2018 Asia-Pacific German Teacher Award

This year, for the very first time, the Goethe-Instituts of Southeast Asia-Australia-New Zealand will be awarding a regional prize for teachers of German.

“Hidden Corners – Insider tips for Bangkok!”

Video competition for language course participants of the Goethe-Institut Thailand