Learning German

 Resources for Students and Teachers

deutsch-als-fremdsprache-de provides a comprehensive compilation of resources for teachers and students of German as a Foreign Language. (German)

The German Department at the University of Michigan offers an extensive and commented link collection on German lessons online.

The DeutschAkademie offers a free online German course with more than 20,000 grammar and vocabulary exercises structured according to selected textbooks and to the levels of the European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Cool German: The BBC's essential guide to young German people's slang 

Learning German: Language Courses

The Goethe-Institute is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institution operational worldwide and the world’s largest provider of German courses in Germany and abroad.

The Carl Duisberg Centres are one of the leading non-profit service providers in the field of further education and personnel development offering German language courses in Germany.

The Österreich Institut, Austria's cultural institution, does not offer language courses inside Austria, but its web site contains a list of recommended language schools in Austria.

The Internationales Kulturinstitut (IKI), a non-profit organization, offers German courses at all levels in the heart of Vienna.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers a list of Summer Schools at German universities.

Language Course Finder is a large online database of language schools worldwide.

Learning German: Summer Schools in the USA

Middlebury College Summer Language School, Language Courses and Continuing Education at Middlebury College, Vermont

Deutsche Sommerschule am Atlantik, Language Courses and Continuing Education at the University of Rhode Island

Deutsche Sommerschule am Pazifik, Language Courses at Portland State University, Oregon

German Summer School, Language Courses in Taos, New Mexico

Sommer in Sewanee, Language Courses and Continuing Education at the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee 

Teaching German

The Goethe Institute offers a wide variety of resources and training opportunities for German teachers.

The Hueber-Verlag is the leading publishing company for German as a Foreign Language

Langenscheidt is a major publisher of German as a Foreign Language text books.

The German Department at the University of Michigan provides an excellent and comprehensively commented link-collection for German teachers.

Nancy Thuleen's private web site collects teaching materials and essays on German literature.