'Together Across Cultures' German Language Competition Now Open

Monday 10 January 2022

Together Across Cultures LogoThe eighth German-Language Competition, organised by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the IMLR, is now open.

This year’s theme, ‘Zusammen  ̶  Together Across Cultures’, celebrates friendship across borders and cultures within the German-speaking countries. Competitors can write a story, poem or song, make a video or podcast, draw a comic or cartoon. The entry must be written or spoken in German. Entries are invited from learners and lovers of German at all levels.

Prizes include the opportunity to attend a German language course at the Goethe Institute (face to face or online) for free. Winners will be invited to present their entries at a celebratory event at the German Embassy in May.

For further information visit the competition webpage; the closing date for submissions is 6 March 2022.

The competition is supported by the DAAD, the Keith Spalding Trust (Institute of Modern Languages Research), the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, London, the Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom, the Goethe Institute, and the Austrian Cultural Forum, London.