Learning German

© Goethe-Institut USA
© Goethe-Institut USA
The Goethe-Institut offers a variety of ways to learn German. On this page, you'll find:
  • detailed information on our German courses
  • everything there is to know about our examinations
  • information about the common worldwide standards of Goethe-Institut examination and language course levels
  • materials for practice

    International German Olympics   deutschenglish

    The Goethe-Institut invites US high school students to participate in the qualifying rounds for the International German Olympics. Two winners will represent the USA in Berlin in July 2016, competing with students from 50 different nations!
    Kinder- und Jugendkurse in Deutschland © Goethe-Institute in Deutschland

    Courses for children and teens in Germany   deutschenglishespañolfrançaisitalianotürkçeрусский

    Gorgeous places for young people to learn German and to have fun
    Learning German in Germany

    German courses in Germany   deutschenglishespañolfrançaisitalianotürkçeрусский中文(简体)日本語한국어portuguêsعربي

    In Germany you can learn German at 13 Goethe-Instituts.
    German courses via distance learning

    German courses via distance learning   deutschenglishespañolfrançaisрусский日本語

    If you cannot come to a Goethe-Institut, then your best option is to book a distance learning course with the Goethe-Institut.

    Sports and German   deutsch

    Get to know German sport stars like Magdalena Neuner and Sebastian Vettel – or tell us about your favorite sport yourself. Or get familiar with the most important German sport terms so you can get involved!

    Step into German   english

    Learn German the fun way – through music, soccer and film!