Summer Schools USA

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Summer Schools in the U.S.

The following summer schools in the U.S. are offering professional development courses for German teachers in 2018:

Deutsche Woche in Bar Harbour
Germany in the New Millennium: 
Teaching Cultural Change Through Popular Culture and Media
Sun., July 22  - Sat. July 28, 2017
College of the Atlantic: Bar Harbor, ME
Deutsche Sommerschule am Pazifik
DSaP Teacher Training Lehrerfortbildungsseminar:
A Teacher Training Seminar
Wed., July 25 – Thu., Aug. 2, 2018
Portland State University: Portland, OR
Deutsche Sommerschule von New Mexiko
Teacher Training: Wechselwirkungen: Umwelt, Technologie und Kultur
Tuesday, June 5 - Fri., July 6, 2018 – You may attend only the second half of the session.
The University of New Mexiko: Taos, NM

Middlebury Language School
The German School
7-week language school
Fri., June 29 – Fri., Aug. 17, 2018
Middlebury College: Middlebury, VT

Scholarships for Summer Schools in the USA

You are a German Teacher and are interested in a professional development course in the USA this summer? The Goethe-Institut would like to support you and cover $500 of the cost!

Teachers of German at school or college level who have signed up for a summer teachers' professional development programms at one of the German summer schools in the USA.
  • Sign up for a teacher’s professional development program at one of the summer schools in the USA. 
  • Apply for the Goethe-Institut’s $500 scholarship by May 15 of each year. You will need the confirmation of registration from the summer school for the application. 
    Application form
  • If awarded the scholarschip, the Goethe-Institut will inform you by June 15
  • After you’ve finished the summer programm, please send the Goethe-Institut in Washington DC ( the certificate of participation. 
  • Upon receiving the certificate, the Goethe-Institut will send you the check of $500 within the next 3 weeks.
Applications have closed for 2018.

Please submit your application for 2019 by May 15th, 2019.

Application form
For all questions regarding the summer schools scholarships, please contact:

Eileen Sellman
Goethe-Institut Washington DC