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Partner Language Training Center Europe (PLTCE)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic upcoming PLTCE courses may not be held in Garmisch, Germany. However, our staff at PLTCE is creating possible ways to provide online instruction. We do not know how long the restrictions will remain in place so we will keep you informed on class schedules as we can safely make those calls. At this time, Language Enhancement Courses (LEC) will be online only through September 2021 and there will be no English Language Courses through June 2021. We will continue to update our events and course pages with any information we have. If you have questions, please send an email. Emails can be found on the course pages in our website.

The Partner Language Training Center Europe, a NATO Partner Training and Education Centre, offers advanced and specialized classroom instruction in Arabic, English, French, Persian-Farsi, and Russian to more than 400 US military and NATO/Partner attendees each year.

Included in this are faculty professional development courses in language testing and classroom instruction and assessment.

Mission

"...provide flexible language training for US personnel while offering English and strategic language instruction and expertise for NATO Allies and worldwide partners."

* Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England's 1 June 2007 memo, Subject: Functional Transfer of Foreign Language Training Center Europe

Vision

The "Go To" center for defense-sector advanced language training practices and expertise for NATO Allies and worldwide partners.

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