Highlights: Projects and Events

Projects and events

Luther statue in Wittenberg

DAAD/IMLR Competition "Chatting with Luther"

For the fourth year running, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR) are joining forces to launch a writing competition for all learners and lovers of German.

Joseph Fay, Faust und Mephisto im Kerker, 1848

Oxford German Network Essay Competition on Goethe's Faust

The Oxford German Network has launched a new essay prize competition for Sixth Formers: ‘A German Classic’. The classic celebrated this year is Goethe’s Faust, Part I, with a closing date at noon on Wednesday, 13 September 2017.

German Teacher Award

German Teacher Award 2017

On Monday, 12 June, Ambassador Peter Ammon welcomed John le Carré to his Residence for the annual ‘Sommerfest der deutschen Sprache’, where they presented the 14th German Teacher Awards to outstanding teachers of German in the UK.

Midlands German Network Essay Competition 2017

Midlands German Network Announces 2017 Essay Competition Winners

The Midlands German Network (MGN) has announced the winners of its 2017 undergraduate essay competition. Undergraduate students across the Midlands were invited to write short essays under the heading: “Why (I) learn German”.

Ulrike Ulrich and Anja Tuckermann

Prize giving ceremony for DAAD and IMLR Writing Competition 2016/17

The third annual writing competition for German language learners, jointly organised by the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), has come to an end. Two award-winning German authors – Anja Tuckermann and Ulrike Ulrich – provided text beginnings on the topic of migration and students and young German language learners, continued writing the story in German, up to 250 words.

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