Deutscher Sprachrat, German Language Council

Purpose/Activities

The Deutscher Sprachrat is an association dedicated to the promotion of lan-guage expression and culture in Germany and the teaching/learning of German in foreign countries.

The Council promotes the German language by

  • co-ordinating the competence and services of its member institutions
  • offering a platform for expert observation and discussion of the situation and development of the German language
  • contributing to identifying and evaluating language usage and changes of us-age as well as meaning with a view to influencing language-political opinions and intentions
  • co-operating with comparable institutions, university professors of German, specialist organisations and publishers
  • co-operating with institutions and organisations for the promotion of the Ger-man language in other countries and regions

President of the German Language Council is Professor Dr. Jutta Limbach.

Contact

Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache
Spiegelgasse 13
65183 Wiesbaden
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)611 999 55 0
Fax: +49 (0)611 999 55 30
www.gfds.de
(website in German)
sekr(at)gfds.de

Goethe-Institut
Rolf C. Peter
Dachauer Straße 122
80637 München
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)89 159 21 532
Fax : +49 (0)89 159 21 265
www.goethe.de/en/index.html
sekretariat(at)deutscher-sprachrat.de

Institut für Deutsche Sprache
Arbeitsstelle für Öffentlichkeitsarbeit und Dokumentation
Dr. Annette Trabold
R5, 6 - 13
68161 Mannheim
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)621 1581 0
Fax: +49 (0)621 1581 200
www.ids-mannheim.de
(website in German)
trabold(at)ids-mannheim.de

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
Dr. Annette Julius
Leiterin der Programmabteilung Nord
Kennedyallee 50
53175 Bonn
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)228 882 346
Fax: +49 (0)228 882 9346
www.daad.de/en/
julius(at)daad.de