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Organizations

Information and links for German-related associations, teacher groups, and institutions worldwide.

Das Goethe-Institut
Learn more about Germany's worldwide Goethe Institute, an indispensable cultural and language resource for anyone learning or teaching German. There may be a Goethe Institute near you, but you can also use the Institute's resources on the Web.

AATG Online
The American Association of Teachers of German offers a lot of good resources – both online and off. If you're a teacher of German in the US, you should be a member!

ACTFL
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages is a national organization concerned with the teaching of German and other world languages.

ATA
The American Translators Association.

CAL
The Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC.

CALICO
The Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium is concerned with the use of technology in the teaching of German and other languages.

CATG
The Canadian Association of Teachers of German was founded in 1997, unifying the former two German associations WCTG and CCTG.

CAUTG/APAUC
The Canadian Association of University Teachers of German.

CSC
The Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

DAAD
The Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst provides information about exchanges and studying in Germany.

German Studies Association
The German Studies Association is the national and international association of scholars in all fields of German Studies. Its interests span the period from early times to the present Federal Republic of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

Goethe Institute
The GI Web site offers information on German language and culture. Also links to local Goethe Institutes all over the world.

Internationaler Deutschlehrerverband
Der IDV verbindet Deutschlehrer und Freunde der deutschen Sprache in 64 Ländern.

Institut für deutsche Sprache
The IDS is based in Mannheim.

JNCL-NCLIS
The Joint National Committe on Languages and NCLIS work at the US state and federal level to influence policies and legislation concerning the teaching of languages.

Max Kade German-American Center
German-Americana site of Eberhard and Ruth Reichmann of Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ., Indianapolis.

SCOLT
The Southern Conference on Language Teaching.

SWCOLT
The Southwest Conference on Language Teaching. Covers U.S. states from Oklahoma to California.

UNESCO World Heritage in Germany
The endangered cultural heritage of Germany's cities - from Aachen to Würzburg. In English, German and other languages.

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