A1 Online Courses for MAC/PC start on 14 November 2015  

You want to learn German in a top-quality course, but have no time to attend lessons in the classroom? With a Goethe-Institut online learning course, you decide for yourself when and where you wish to learn. Throughout the duration of the course, you are supported by a personal tutor.

Examinations on 16 December 2015  

Do you need certification or a diploma for work, study or a visa? Would you like to know the level of your knowledge of German? There are numerous internationally recognized proficiency exams available through our institute.

Term 1: 1 February - 11 April 2016  

Activate your German skills and sign up for one of our many languages courses held at the Goethe Institut in Woollahra, at the German International School Sydney in Terrey Hills or simply learn online.

Summer Program 2016

A1.1 Super-Intensive Courses  

Fulfill your New Year's resolution and learn the essentials of German in only two weeks. A1.1 Super-Intensive Courses run from 11 January until 22 January 2016 and are offered in the mornings (9:15am-1:30pm) or in the evenings (5:15pm-9:30pm).

Grammar Refresher Courses (A2/B1; B2/C1)  

Start the year fresh and take part in our 5-day Grammar Refresher Course in January. Revise and improve your grammar skills, ask questions you’ve always wanted to ask and disover how fascinating German grammar can be.

Holiday Courses for High School Students  

Between 18 January and 21 January 2016 Year 11 and Year 12 students can enrich their knowledge of German in their school holidays. The courses are based on the HSC curriculum and reinforce and improve oral communication skills, comprehension, grammar and will prepare your for your final high school exams.

Individual Tuition  

If you cannot attend at course schedules but still wouldn't like to miss out learning German, you can arrange individual classes on any day and at your choice of time during the week. Those classes are tailored to your individual language needs and learning pace.

Learn German in the Northern Part of the City at the GISS  

If you live in the northern suburbs of Sydney and are discouraged by the long drive to the Goethe-Institut you now have the option to enrol in a beginners or in an advanced beginners course at the German International School Sydney in Terrey Hills.


To an excellent teacher

Bob Carr, former Premier of New South Wales and former Senator, serving as Minister of Foreign Affairs is happy to see Marina Shine, Deputy Director and Head of the Language Department at the Goethe-Institut in Sydney, at the book launch of Bob Carr - Diary of a Foreign Minister. Over many years, Bob took German lesson from Marina at the Goethe-Institut. More ...