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 will offer nine-week standard courses as well as 3-week intensive courses (September) in 2014. Our standard and intensive courses which include 36 units of instruction will cost $455 (Mo - Th) and $475 (Saturdays) in 2014; special courses which include 27 units of instruction will cost $345 (Mo - Th) and $365 (Saturdays) in 2014.

*New students pay a one-time registration fee of $20. Payment of registration and/or course fees assumes acceptance of our Terms and Conditions. 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.

 Spring 2014
 3/17 - 5/17/2014
 Summer 2014 6/2 - 8/2/2014
 September Intensive Session
 9/8 - 9/25/2014
 Fall 2014
 10/6 - 12/13/2014
    For further information, please contact the Language Department:
    sprache@washington.goethe.org
    Tel: +1 (202) 289-1200
    Fax: +1 (202) 289-3535

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