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Welcome to Egypt's leading German language institute and first official accredited Goethe-Institut Partner. (ÄDK)- Egyptian-German Cultural Centre was established in 1998. With various branches in Cairo, ÄDK offers German language courses for adults from A1 to C1 and for children from A1 to B1.
2019 the ÄDK achieved the third accreditation in a row by the Goethe-Institute. Since its establishment in 1998 the ÄDK is a close partner of the Goethe Institute. In 2000 the ÄDK became an officially contract partner and in 2010 the first accredited partner of the Goethe Institute in the Egypt and the MENA Region.
By the end of 2020 ÄDK turns 23 years of spreading German culture and language in Egypt and the MENA Region. Take a trip down memory lane with us.
Fostering childrens potential is a priority for us in ÄDK. That is a belief that shapes how we handle our courses and workshops for children.
Our slogan ‘Language as culture. Culture as language’ represents clearly our mission and what we stand for. Through cultural and educational services we aim to create a platform for communication between Arab and German cultures, in order to facilitate cultural exchange and transfer of knowledge from both sides in various branches. By doing that we believe, we can create, develop and empower quality calibers for the job market.
It is our pleasure to announce that ÄDK was reaccredited. This was the result of a very detailed inspection from Goethe-institut representatives from all over the world. It is our great pride that we have scored an incredibly high score of quality points during this year’s accreditation. Only 14 Instituts worldwide are accredited from the Goethe-Institut,We are proud of our success story and proud of our Huge team that help us reach, where we are today .Our partnerships and cooperation with the Goethe-Institut help us spread knowledge and culture throughout the region.
As part of our mission to connect Egyptian youth and talents to the job market, ÄDK designed over the years its career portal. Along the years thousands of students have graduated from ÄDK to find jobs in Germany, Austria and other countries in Europe. With the demand in the job market ÄDK is connecting young people to various organizations and companies in different fields. Our career program takes you through a journey of language learning, certification and outstanding jobs in your respective field.
Karim Badawy Scholarship
In ÄDK we believe that we have social responsibility for our community. We believe in developing and empowering youth and all society members. That's why we offer the Karim Badawy scholarship for disabled people and individuals. ÄDK offers 10 people annually a full scholarship to learn German in the institute, including resources and materials.
Earlier this year, we launched our philosophy cafe with conjunction with the ÖKF. Philosophy cafe is a place, where lovers of free thinking and discourse, discuss daily problems of our lives and ask questions about life and our existence in it. Our philosophy cafe has been a true joy, where participants from various backgrounds and cultures came together to discuss interesting topics.
The art of teaching is something we have mastered throughout the long years of working in this field. We do believe that for someone to teach German, he needs more than a good command of the German language.A knowledge into the techniques and art of teaching and its methodologies, are what makes unique teachers distinct.
We see ourselves as mediators between east and west. Through facilitating cultural projects that allow dialogue between artists and thinkers, clearing misconceptions and misunderstandings often presented by the media.
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