Language Competitions

We run annual competitions in French, German, and Spanish (detailed below).

French Flash Fiction Competition

The deadline for our annual French flash fiction competition has now passed. The winners will be announced in due course on our blog, Adventures on the Bookshelf.

OGN German Olympiad

The topic for the 2021 Oxford German Olympiad, hosted by the Oxford German Network (OGN), is ‘Die Alpen’, and there is a whole range of opportunities for school pupils from Years 5 and 6 right through to A level to create an entry inspired by the theme. The competition closing date is Thursday 11 March 2021. Please see the OGN website for more details.

OGN German Classic Essay Prize

The German Classic Essay Prize, hosted by the Oxford German Network, celebrates a different ‘German Classic’ each year.

We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2021 edition of ‘A German Classic’ –  Oxford’s essay competition for sixth-form students. This year we would like to invite students to read with us one of the most influential German novellas of all time, Heinrich von Kleist’s Die Verlobung in St. Domingo (1811). Full details about the prize are available on the OGN website.

Spanish Flash Fiction Competition

The deadline for our annual Spanish flash fiction competition has now passed. The winners will be announced in due course on our blog, Adventures on the Bookshelf.

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