Rat für deutsche Rechtschreibung (Council for German Orthography)
March 10, 2013
Skill Level Advanced
The Council for German Orthography is based in Mannheim, Germany.
It consists of 39 members who weigh in periodically on spelling issues affecting the German language in the wake of the major German spelling reforms of 1996 and the subsequent compromise rulings of 2006.
The website is entirely in German, but in the upper-right corner of the site, you can see the encroachment of English on German in the form of “Download” and “Links” tabs!