Learning German: German Courses & Examinations

©Goethe-Institut/Sonja Tobias
©Goethe-Institut/Sonja Tobias

Would you like to learn German, improve your German skills, or test your mastery of German?

The Goethe-Institut in Washington offers general language courses, an examination preparation course and special language courses which deal with a specific topic or address a specific need of a group of learners. We offer courses at all levels throughout the year in multi-media classrooms. Come by the Language Department Monday through Friday to find out which course is right for you.

All classes are conducted in German. Instruction follows the communicative approach. The Goethe-Institut offers progressively structured courses and presents them in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Native speakers trained in teaching German as a foreign language provide instruction on a professional level. Along with learning the German language, students learn about social and cultural developments in Germany.

We offer nine-week standard courses as well as 3-week intensive courses (September 2015). Our standard and intensive courses which include 36 units of instruction cost $465 (Mo - Th) and $485 (Saturdays), special courses which include 27 units of instruction (Saturdays) cost $375.
Complete course descriptions/schedules are posted to this web page approximately eight weeks prior to the beginning of classes. All details are subject to change without notice.

Winter 201501/05 - 03/07/2015
Spring 2015
03/16 - 05/16/2015
Summer 2015
06/01 - 08/08/2015
September Intensive 2015
09/07 - 09/24/2015
Fall 2015
10/05 - 12/12/2015
    For further information, please contact the Language Department:
    Tel: +1 (202) 289-1200
    Fax: +1 (202) 289-3535

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