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Immerse-U exchange platform webinars
GAVE is offering participating schools a free access to a virtual platform ImmerseU that is specifically designed for cross-cultural exchanges and complies with all U.S. and E.U. privacy protection laws. All GAVE exchange activities are integrated into the platform and we are constantly adding new exchange topics there. If you would like to find out more about the advantages and capabilities of the ImmerseU platform and how you can conduct your GAVE exchange using it, join us for a webinar on one of the following dates:
Become a GAPP coordinator and take your students on an exciting trip to Germany, where they will get to know the language, culture, and everyday life of the partner country! We offer information workshops and scholarships and support you from start to finish. To find out more about how to lead an in-persontransatlantic exchange, register for one of our upcoming webinars.
GAPP would like to hear about the experiences, places, and people from the time of your stay abroad that made a lasting impression on you. We want to know how your exchange influenced you on a personal and professional level.
If you are a GAPP alum and would like to share your story, please contact Sandra Niggemann (Sandra.Niggemann.firstname.lastname@example.org). We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Take a German language course!
Teachers of subjects other than German as well as administrators wishing to learn German can apply to participate in one of the upcoming online courses offered by the Goethe-Institut.
To apply for a full scholarship for the course from the German American Partnership Program, fill out this form and indicate that you are seeking a GAPP scholarship.
German-American Virtual Exchange (GAVE)
GAVE is a virtual exchange program that offers teachers the support in the form of guidelines, lesson plans, and worksheets that allow them to offer a virtual cultural exchange to their students. Click here to learn more.
How does a virtual exchange with GAVE work? Watch a short video to find out!
Virtual exchanges open to all schools!
Whether your school has a German program or not, you are eligible to participate in a virtual exchange with your students at no cost to you. Technology grants and logistical support are available. Sign up to attend any one of our upcoming webinars!.
We are committed to helping teachers and schools throughout the exchange process. GAPP offers training and workshops on coordinating successful exchanges, as well as free teaching resources and professional development opportunities. Workshops, training, resources
GAPP, Inc.Since 1972 the German American Partnership Program (GAPP) facilitates enriching cultural exchanges between schools in the U.S. and Germany. Our Program inspires intercultural understanding, promotes German language instruction, and fosters new and lasting friendships in the U.S. and Germany.
GAPP facilitates enriching cultural exchanges between schools in the U.S. and Germany. Our program inspires intercultural understanding, promotes German language instruction, and fosters new and lasting friendships. Please support our GAPP Scholarship Fund with a donation, which allows students from financially struggling families to take part in their school's GAPP exchange.