Meet the Teachers of the Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta

Tim Jansa

Tim Jansa

At the GZ Atlanta since: 1998

Hometown: Nürnberg (Nuremberg), Germany

Professional Experience: Has taught proficiency levels A1-C2; Grammar (beginner and advanced); Culture and Society; Techniques of Translation; Conversation; Corporate Courses (Porsche Cars North America; Siemens Energy & Automation; BMW; Alston & Bird, LLP, among others); Adult foreign language education; secondary level German instruction (High School); various universities; Interpreter (simultaneous/consecutive) and translator for clients such as CNN, Coca Cola, Delta Airlines; Certified examiner for Goethe-Certificates A1 through C2

Education: M.A. in German Literature (University of Wyoming, 1998); currently working on an doctorate in Educational Leadership (Georgia State University, 2019 [expected]) Teaching Assistant for German as a Foreign Language (1996-1998)

Miscellaneous: Dual citizenship (Germany/USA)

Hobbies: cooking, yard work, audiobooks, travelling; being a husband, his dog "Gilbert"; internationally renowned composer of classical instrumental music