For the month of April, we have highlighted some of the 225+ genealogy and research courses offered at The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. There are a variety of themes and topics to choose from. Hopefully, we will feature some courses that you were not aware of and pique your interest to explore further.
G is for GERMAN
Continuing with another specific European focus, The National Institute offers German Records courses, packages, and certificates. Be sure to check out the certificate options with three combination certificates using German Records courses. If you have German roots, you will want to utilize these online education resources to build your German Research Toolbox.
Looking for an overview? A good starting point to begin your German research is with this course:
Research: German Ancestors
German Records Courses
German: Church Records
German: Introduction to German Research
German: Locating Places in Germany
German: The Language
German: Chronological Considerations
German: Civil Registration Records
German: Emigration Records
German: Reading the Records
German: Record Repositories
German: Compiled Sources
German: Germans Outside of Germany
German: Naming Practices
German Records Certificates
The German Records Certificate courses can be viewed here.
German Certificate – Basic Level – 9 Courses
German Certificate – Intermediate Level – 9 Courses
German Certificate – Advanced Level – 9 Courses
German Certificate in Genealogical Studies – 40 Courses
Additional Course Packages
Lastly, you can customize your own package of courses. This is especially helpful if you have already completed some of the German Record courses. Register for the balance of the courses needed to complete your desired certificate.
By focusing our research to one specific location, we begin to understand the records created and where to find them. Languages can be challenging, but tools are provided to recognize genealogical terms and use online tools. Naming patterns and practices unique to each region become easier to identify as we familiarize ourselves with all aspects of the research involved to accomplish our projects goals. Enjoy your German research journey!
The National Institute for Genealogical Studies offers quality online education with over 225+ courses to choose from. Some of our courses are topic/country-specific, or provide insight into research methodology, while others are skill-building courses to maximize your research time. The first Monday of a new month means another rotation of courses will start. Most courses feature 6 modules over an 8-week period, easily adapted to most busy schedules. Many courses have been bundled into packages to provide discount options. Take a look at our course calendar and see which courses will accomplish your genealogical education goals. Register today!
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