Becoming a member, obtaining a licence
You are interested in
the membership in "Tandem
Foundation", created for universities and similar
learning institutions which don't offer language courses open
to the general public, but which would like to implement
within the institution itself, or in exchange programs, the
or a 'licence of use of Tandem material',
offer for any institution or school with a justified interest
in the application of tandem method in linguistic and cultural
or you, as a language school for
foreigners, wish to become member of the association 'Tandem
International' which includes a 'licence of use of Tandem
Both membership status or licences offer the
1. Suggestions for "Tandem Partners"
who practice the languages of Albanian, Arabic, Basque, Bulgarian,
Czech, Danish, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian,
Letonian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbocroat, Slovenian, Spanish and
Turkish (photocopied material and/or diskettes).
2. Suggestions for text comprehension by
professional Tandem-partners in Basque, Czech, English, French,
German, Italian, Portuguese, Slovenian and Spanish, (photocopied
material and/or diskettes).
3. Free reception of all recent publications of
Foundation, e.g. books and CDs about multilingual
'Babylonia-Tandem' and cross-border 'Mugaz Gain' and the trial
version of the 'Tandem intermediators manual - self access
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4. Free use of a tandem couple matching program
(based on Filemaker Pro® )
5. Participation in Foundation training
seminars for two thirds of the regular price and the option of
jointly organising said courses.
6. Participation of all employees (including
those who have been contracted on an hourly basis) in the language
courses of the approximately 25 'TANDEM International' schools
throughout the world, with discount, now of a 20%.
7. Collaboration with university students and
doctoral candidates who are working with the subject of Tandem as
well as providing them with access to professional training
Worldwide teacher exchange platform.
9. Professional orientation by means of the
research register and access to our material (library and long
distance photocopying service).
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10. The possibility of organising the
"Tandem International Conference" at one's own school.
11. Free subscription to the
"TANDEM-Neuigkeiten" bulletin, which is published three
times a year in PDF-Format.
12. Rapid information about our research, as
well as other, projects; consultancy and service for making
13. The right to use the TANDEM®
trademark and to declare one's status as "Member/Licence-holder of the
Tandem Foundation" and to show the logo
Inclusion in our website and prospectuses distribution to language
teachers and learners.
Apart from these specific services, the
association offers connection to a network of scientists and practitioners, for the moment in thirteen countries, who have an
extensive range of experience in the area of cultural and language
Rights and duties are described in a more exact
way in the by-laws, the
The financial and organizational
independence of your institution will not be restricted by
membership or licence.
Have you got any more
questions? You can find all the answers in the
In case you cannot find the answer for your question there,
contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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catalogue of materials