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Teaching German

A leading German non-profit organization with 159 locations worldwide, the Goethe-Institut’s mission is to promote German culture and advance the teaching and learning of German as a foreign language. Six institutes in the U.S. in Boston, New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are committed to providing high-quality professional development trainings for German educators. Whether you need free-of-charge instructional materials, individual support in advancing your teaching skills, scholarships to attend training programs in the US or Germany, or are simply looking for interactive programs for your students: We`ve got you covered. 

Goethe-Institut USA Commitment to German

What is the Goethe-Institut and how does it promote German in the USA? Get to know our work and our national programs. 

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Professional Development for German Educators

Interested in state-of-the art professional development opportunities on German instruction? Self-paced, in-person and/or online? 

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Materials for German Instruction and Study

Looking for easily accessible, free-of-charge materials to incorporate into your daily instruction? Study materials to recommend to your students? 

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Find out about the latest in-person or online events for German educators and students in the US.