Deutsch perfekt is the product of a close editorial collaboration between professional journalists and experts in the teaching of German as a foreign language.
Our in-house journalists and correspondents have worked for renowned media, including:
- Die Zeit newspaper,
- Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper,
- Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper,
- Berliner Zeitung newspaper,
- Westdeutscher Rundfunk broadcasting company,
- Norddeutscher Rundfunk broadcasting company,
- Deutschlandradio broadcasting company,
- Deutsche Welle broadcasting company etc.
With their extensive experience, these journalists offer excellent research skills and a lively writing style. The editorial team is supported by a network of correspondents in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne, Leipzig/Erfurt, Vienna and Zurich.
The language editors of Deutsch perfekt have had a lot of experience teaching German as a foreign language in Germany and abroad, and on all levels of fluency, for institutions including:
- Goethe Institutes
- private language schools
- companies offering in-house language training, etc.
Our language editors have worked on well-known textbooks in German as a foreign language and have contributed to multimedia teaching programmes for the Bavarian Broadcasting Service (Bayerischen Rundfunk) and its website BR-Online, among other institutions.
Additional team members supply more than 750 word definitions (in monolingual German glossaries) and, in a special section, provide translations into seven languages. Specialists oversee the production of the accompanying products
Deutsch perfekt Plus (for intensive learners) and
Deutsch perfekt im Unterricht (for teachers and trainers).
Our editorial staff is joined by experienced colleagues at the picture desk, the layout and production departments and the recording studio (for the audio elements), as well as online staff and illustrators.