Goethe-Institut / AATG Certifcate of Merit

The Goethe-Institut / AATG Certificate of Merit honors AATG members who have demonstrated achievement in furthering the teaching of German in the US.

German teachers may be recognized for

  • Outstanding teaching
  • Creative and successful activities promoting German
  • Innovative curriculum and successful course design
  • Successful interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Significant contributions to the profession

The dossier should include: 

  • nominating cover letter
  • curriculum vita
  • letters of support
  • other relevant materials

The nominee may be consulted in creating the award dossier. An individual may be nominated for only one award. 
Maximum dossier length is 20 pages. 
Upload the nomination dossier as one document (PDF or Word document) here
Nominations must be submitted by July 15, 2023.