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Partners & Affiliations

About Us - Partners & Affiliations


The AGTV enjoys cooperative partnerships with others in supporting the teaching and learning of German and other languages in Victoria and beyond.

German enjoys support throughout Australia from the Goethe-Institut, a German cultural non-profit organisation promoting the language and culture.


AGTV Key Partners for German in Victoria

The AGTV is grateful for the financial and/or in kind support from:

  • Goethe-Institut Australia, with whom we sometimes organise and jointly fund activities for teachers and students in Victoria and beyond, and who fund scholarships for teachers and students to travel to courses in Germany. The Goethe-Institut has a world wide network promoting the language and culture of Germany.
  • Kultur und Sprache section of the Austrian Bundesministerium für Bildung (BMB), which funds a speaker each year to attend our Victorian State Conference, and who fund a scholarship for a teacher to attend a 2-week seminar in Austria
  • Department of Education and Training (DET), which provides grants to the AGTV to support the delivery of services to teachers and students of German
  • Bayerischer Jugendring (BJR), with whom we have facilitated an annual 10-week reciprocal student exchange since 1988

The AGTV is also grateful for the friendly cooperation for events and projects from the teams at:


In Kind Support from Volunteer Interns from Germany

Our grateful thanks goes to the young people from Germany who are completing volunteer internships at the Goethe-Institut in Melbourne, who assist with e.g. the organisation of conferences and opportunities for students.

AGTV Sponsorship

The AGTV sponsors scholarships and awards for German in Victoria:


The AGTV is a founding member of the Network of Australian Teachers of German (NATG), which is endorsed by Goethe-Institut Australia.

  • AusDaF - website of the NATG

The AGTV is also affiliated with:

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Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA)

The AGTV is a registered Student Exchange Organisation (SEO) with the VRQA, enabling Victorian students to participate in our 10-week AGTV-BJR Student Exchange program. The AGTV has coordinated the program since 1988.

Companies and Businesses in Victoria and Beyond

The AGTV is grateful to the companies, businesses and others for sponsoring SAGSE scholarships and other community events related to German.


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