Summer Schools USA

Goethe Spracharbeit Goethe-Institut/Fran Seco

Scholarships for Summer Schools in the USA

German teachers at american schools and universities participating in a DaF professional development program offered by a US summer school may apply for a 500.00 USD stipend from the Goethe-Institut. These stipendends are awarded independently of the costs of the summer school; proof of attendance in the form of a registration confirmation and participation certificate is required.

The application deadline is May 15th 2020. You will be informed of the decision (accept/regret) by June 15th 2020.

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 ( your certificate of participation. 
  • Upon receiving the certificate, the Goethe-Institut will send you the check of $500 within the next 3 weeks.
Application Deadline: May 15th 2020

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

Teacher Service
Goethe-Institut Washington DC

Summer Schools in the U.S.

The following summer schools in the U.S. are offering professional development courses for German teachers in 2020:

Deutsche Woche in Bar Harbour
College of the Atlantic: Bar Harbor, ME
Sun., July 26 - Sat., August 01, 2020

Technologie im Deutschunterricht: New Technology Tools for Effective German Instruction
Application Form Bar Harbour
Deutsche Sommerschule am Pazifik
Portland State University: Portland, OR

5-week total immersion program (12 credits):
Wed., June 24 – Thu., July 30, 2020

One-week Teacher Training:
Wed., July 22 - Thu., July 30, 2020

Teacher Training: A German only intensive immersion experience for German language instructors on all levels.

Deutsche Sommerschule von New Mexiko
The University of New Mexiko: Taos, NM
Tue., June 02 - Fri., July 03, 2020

Please note that you may attend only the second half of the session ("Teacher Seminar" 06/17-07/03, 2020)

The 2020 lectures center on "Traum und Wirklichkeit in der deutschsprachigen Kultur". 
Middlebury German Summer Language School
Middlebury College: Middlebury, VT
Fri., June 26 – Fri., August 14, 2020

Graduate Program (6-weeks)
Tue., June 30 - Fri., August 14, 2020
Summer German Graduate Program
Millersville University: Millersville, VT

GERM 512 Phonetics (3 credits) 
Online Course
Mon., June 29 - Fri., July 24, 2020