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Goethe Institute scholarship

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Kocherpartie Schwaebisch Hall[1]Each year, the town of Schwäbisch Hall offers a summer scholarship to study German with the Goethe Institute, popular with students from around the world. 

The scholarship lasts four weeks and this year can be selected in the period between July and November 2019. Courses are available between the following dates:

  • July 29 - August 22, 2019
  • August 26 - September 19, 2019
  • September 30 - October 25, 2019
  • October 28 - November 22, 2019

Schwäbisch Hall

The German town, twinned with Loughborough, meets the cost of course fees, board and lodgings, meaning the student only has to meet cost of travel to and from Schwäbisch Hall.

The students have the opportunity to improve the German language in both speaking and writing and also take the opportunity to see Germany.

Schwäbisch Hall is a small town but has a lot to offer young people.

Schwabisch Hall Coat of Arms

The town has a number of museums, an open air pool, two cinemas, great theatre plays and loads of other exciting opportunities.

Schwäbisch Hall is lively and has a large student population. There are many schools, the Goethe Institute and a college.   

Applying for a scholarship

Applicants of the Goethe Institute scholarship should:

  • be aged between 18 and 26 years
  • have studied or be studying German and have a basic understanding of the language
  • be able to gain from the experience; socially, vocationally and academically
  • have been or be a resident of Loughborough, the Borough of Charnwood, or have attended/currently attending an educational establishment in the borough

Applications should include precise details of how the applicant considers they meet the criteria and include the names and addresses of two referees (one being a current tutor/teacher if applicable).

For further enquiries and how to apply, please contact the Mayor of Charnwood's Office on 01509 634602 or email   

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