Panorama from Palfnerscharte Österreich

Deutsch lernen im Ausland

Some time ago, Susanne Hauser-Braun gave a talk for Cheltenham German Club at Parmoor House about "Deutschland und seine Kolonien".

Having worked as a teacher for an English school in Bavaria and after some work for her charity in Tanzania she has now settled in Stuttgart and has set up her own business called 'Salingua Lernstudio, Deutsch lernen im Ausland, Lern- und Förderangebote für Grundschulkinder im internationalen Raum:


Feb 2022

BGA Podcast Series:
Understanding Germany

As part of their 70th anniversary celebrations this year, the BGA has released a new podcast  series called Understanding Germany. This series supports their aim of providing insights  into, and in-depth discussions about, modern German society. They will be exploring topics  such as Germany's healthcare system, education system, and judiciary. A new episode will be released on a monthly basis until December. The podcasts may be found on the BGA website.


May - Dec 2021

Story time - Real and Imagined

Maggie Conu wrote this article, telling her family's story of the holocaust, for the U3A magazine and has given
permission for it to be reproduced here.   Remembering the Holocaust

Mar 2021

German Welfare Council


The German Welfare council (fomerly also known as German Advice Centre) offers indenpendent help and advice free of charge for people with personal and social problems. This help is provided by a bilingual social worker with a wide experience of statutory and voluntary provisions for social care in both Germany and the UK. They give advice on subjects including:

EU advice (e.g. moving between Germany and UK)

Pension/ Compensation Advice

Long-term support

Applying for grants for people in financial crisis

Life certificates for German pensions

Please see the attached for further information.