The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR) have opened submissions for the seventh German Language Competition.

This year’s theme is Das Wort der Zukunft – The word of the future, and entrants are asked to invent a German word that could be important for the future. The competition is open to anyone in the following categories:

  • Students of German Studies or other courses at university level containing German modules
  • German language students at universities’ language centres
  • School and sixth-form College students from years 10 to 13
  • German native speakers (please note: if you are a German or bilingual German native speaker, you must enter in this category!)
  • Other: anyone who feels up for the challenge and does not fit the above categories

For full details see the competition website. Entries can be submitted until 8 January 2021.

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