Diploma For Teaching German As A Foreign Language

The German Center offers to young German language teachers with little or no teaching experience basic qualification for teaching German as a foreign language to young and adult learners.

The aim of the program is to qualify teachers for teaching German at secondary schools, universities and language centers.

The duration of the qualification program is 3 semesters and takes place at the German Center on GUC Campus.

The “German Language Teaching Diploma” is binding for the recruitment of teachers at GUC - German Center, as long as the teachers do not hold an equivalent qualification.

Structure of the program

The teacher training program consists of a practical and a theoretical part and is divided into four clusters. Through the training, the teacher becomes familiar with the methodology of teaching German as a foreign Language.

The Trainees will attend class visits and will plan and conduct teaching units and will be coached by experienced German Center teacher trainers throughout the whole training period. The program is focusing on practical learning experience accompanied by theoretical know- how.

Cluster 1: classroom management. and lesson planning

Cluster 2: The basic language skills and intercultural training.

Cluster 3: new media and teaching technology.

Cluster 4:  model teaching and coaching, which includes demonstration lessons with briefing and debriefing.


  • German Language Proficiency: Level C1
  • University Degree, preferable language studies

 Admission and Registration

You are kindly requested to send your CV and motivation letter to the German Center: german.centre@guc.edu.eg till the 30th of June 2019. You will be invited to a selective interview if you meet the registration requirements.