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PLTCE

Partner Language Training Center Europe (PLTCE)

Due to COVID-19 and the travel restrictions implemented around the world, upcoming PLTCE courses may not be held in Garmisch. However, our staff at PLTCE is researching and creating possible ways to provide online instruction. We do not know how long the travel restrictions will remain in place so we will keep you informed on class schedules as we can safely make those calls. We have not canceled all resident courses throughout the year. At this time, Language Enhancement Courses (LEC) will be online through November and there will be no English Language Courses through September 2020. We will continue to update our website events and course pages as we have more information. 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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