Germany and Austria

Welcome to the National Geographic Learning page for Germany and Austria! Here you'll find details of how you can contact the representative here, as well as details of local events and any downloads you might need to support your courses. We look forward to hearing from you or seeing you at an event soon!

Timothy Phillips
Timothy Phillips
ELT Sales Executive: Germany & Austria
Tel: +49 176 2313 5319

For information on pricing and purchasing, please contact your local distributor:


Helbling Languages
Helbing Verlag GmbH
Martinstr. 42-44
D-73728 Esslingen
Tel.: +49 711 758 701 0
Fax: +49 711 758 701 11


Helbling Languages
Helbling Verlagsges.mbH
Kapalnstrasse 9
6063 Rum bei Innsbruck
Tel.: +43 512 262 3330
Fax: +43 512 262 333 111


If you are interested in attending any of the events please contact the local organiser or mail Tim Phillips directly. We hope to see you there!

English Day
Bayerischer Volkshochschulverband
1st July

At the VHS Augsburg will be exhibiting all our coursebooks which are proving to be popular in Volkshochschulen across Germany, including Outcomes – ideal for conversation courses, Keynote – for those wishing to develop their English skills around inspiring TED Talks, and Life – full of authentic National Geographic content for those wishing to learn English and the world around us.

18th July 2017
Bayersicher Volkshochschulverband,
27. Programmsbereichkonferenz Sprachen Herrsching am Ammersee, Publisher’s Exhibition
30th August 2017
28. Bundesklausurtagung für Fremdsprachenlehrkräfte an Hochschulen im deutschsprachigen Europa (BUTA Conference)
Sozialpädagogischen Fortbildungsinstitut, Berlin Wannsee, Publisher’s Exhibition
15th-16th September 2017
Landesverband der Volkshochschulen Sachsen, Sprachenkongress
Workshop ‘Bringing the English language classroom to life - how learner curiosity naturally leads to language learning’ and Publishers’ Exhibition
13th-14th October 2017
Franfurt Book Fair
Come and see us at Stand C28 in Hall 4.21!
21st October 2017
English Language Teachers Association Stuttgart (ELTAS), ISM, Olgastr. 86, Stuttgart
Workshop: Visual Literacy
10th-12th November 2017
30th IATEFL BESIG Annual Conference, Malta
Presentation: ‘Developing Learners’ 21st Century Skills with TED’ and Publisher’s Exhibition
13th-16th November 2017
Helbling Academy Roadshow,
Workshop: Visual Literacy in the 21st Century English Language Classroom
in Sehnde (13.09.), Bremen (`14.09.), Geestland (15.09.), Hamburg (16.09.)
Always 15:00-18:00. Website pending, please mail me for exact locations.


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Local Downloads

2017 ELT Catalogue

For wordlists for Pass BEC and Success with BEC in German please register here:

Wordlists in English and German for all levels of Life can be found here: