International German Olympics 2022

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Have students take part in the biggest German language competition Рdie Internationale Deutscholympiade! Students from the U.S. participate in two national preliminary rounds and can qualify for the international finals in Hamburg. The top 16 finishers of the first pre-round win prizes and a stipend to travel to the second pre-round (including trip, meals, program and overnight stay) in Chicago. The top two U.S. German Olympians and one accompanying teacher receive a scholarship to travel to Hamburg in the summer of 2022. Find more info and sign up by October 15!

Following the Motto ZEIG DER WELT WAS DU KANNST! Goethe-Institut are looking for two students to represent the USA at the world finals of the IDO in Hamburg. They will show their German language and culture skills in a competition with students from 75 countries.

until 15. October, 2021 Registration deadline for participation in the national pre-round USA
15.- 25. October 2021 Students receive access codes for the learning platform
25.-31. October 2021 National pre-round: Solving the online tasks
until 10. November 2021 Notification to schools about participation in the national finals
03.-04. December 2021 National finals at the Goethe-Institut Chicago (16 students)
25. July – 05. August 2021 International finals in Hamburg, Germany


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