German Language Instructors

German Language Instructors

Shorena Lauris has a Bachelor’s degree in German Language and Literature from the Chavchavadze University for Languages and Culture in Tiflis, Georgia, as well as a Master’s from the University of Augsburg in European Ethnology, Pedagogics and German as a Foreign Language/DaF.
Before moving to Doha she lived and worked in Germany for many years and taught German as a foreign language to immigrants and refugees of various nationalities, backgrounds and proficiency levels. In Doha, she has worked for the German Language Center teaching adults and teenagers of all levels.  Shorena speaks Georgian (native), German, Russian and Spanish. 

Carmen Kohlfürst has many years of experience teaching German. When she moved to Qatar in 2010 she earned the “Grünes Diplom” of the German Goethe-Institut, which qualified her to teach German as a foreign language to adults, teenagers and children. She has taught at the German International School of Doha and the German Language Center where she was head of the Language Department and oversaw all language courses and exams. Carmen is a passionate language professional and is also involved in facilitating teacher training and professional development workshops for German language instructors. She also is a certified examiner for levels A1 - B2 for the exams offered by the Goethe-Institut.
Carmen Kohlfürst has a M.A. in English Literature and Language as well as Media from Karl-Franzens-University in her native city of Graz, Austria. Apart from German (her mother-language), she is fluent in English, has a good command of Italian, and speaks basic Arabic.

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