German

Berlin

On November 9, 1989, the border between East and West Berlin opened. The German Democratic Republic (GDR) and the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) reunited under a modified FRG...

German Opportunity

There’s never been a better time to immerse in the language of Goethe, engineering, and economic endeavor The German language has a centuries-long tradition of pumping out the Western world’s...
Deutsch Map of Germany with the decoration of the national flag.

Going Deutsch

Kate Sommers-Dawes explores destinations in which to learn the language of Goethe Spreading from Germany throughout Austria, Switzerland, and beyond to become the most widely spoken language in Europe and...

Call for More German in Europe

German chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative coalition is calling for an increase in the use of German in Europe in its campaign program. If the conservative members are re-elected in...

Lagos Introduces German and Mandarin to Schools

The government in the Nigerian state of Lagos has announced that the teaching of German and Mandarin is to commence in six schools across the region. The state commissioner for...
Historic town of Berchtesgaden with Watzmann mountain, Bavaria, Germany

STUDY ABROAD: Germany

John le Carré is not the only proponent of learning German. Harald Braun and Kurt Gamerschlag share...

Free German Classes in Mosques

Germany has continuously been in the news for their practices of welcoming Syrian refugees and offering various programs to teach refugees German. The country has added another method of...

Study German at Goethe Institute

  The Goethe Institute is the culture institute of the Federal Republic of Germany. As such, it promotes the study of the German language as well as the cultural understanding...
home of hitler

Hitler’s Birthplace to Become Immigrant Language Center

In an interesting turn of events, the Austrian guesthouse where Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 is likely to become a language center for immigrants it has been reported. The...

How to Become German

Since 2005, special courses have been helping German immigrants become familiar with the language and culture. Britt Beyer, a Berlin filmmaker, asks if they really work in her new...