Our commitment to German

A young smiling woman stands in front of the Brandenburg Tor in Berlin. © Alina Holtmann / Maridav

Das Webportal: Mein Weg nach Deutschland

richtet sich an Menschen, die aus beruflichen oder privaten Gründen nach Deutschland migrieren. Es bietet hilfreiche Informationen zum Leben und Arbeiten in Deutschland in 27 Sprachen, verweist auf Beratungsstellen und stellt kostenlose Deutschübungen zur Verfügung.

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Those who intend to migrate to Germany on a permanent basis for professional or private reasons will receive qualified support to help them prepare.

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Language and mobility

The language and mobility project develops services for language and intercultural qualifications for immigrants, and provides information and advice on living and working in Germany.

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The Goethe-Institut’s Studienbrücke programme is specifically designed to prepare students from abroad wishing to embark directly on a course of study in Germany.

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SCHULWÄRTS! arranges and provides funding for the placement of student teachers at Goethe-Institut partner schools abroad. Student and (prospective) teachers of any school type and subject combination are eligible for placement. Student teachers receive individualized support before, during and after their placement.

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Europanetzwerk Deutsch

The Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut promote the German language in Europe through this impressive scholarship scheme. Europanetzwerk Deutsch is an exemplary project for the European multilingual policy.

Goethe-Lab Sprache

Goethe-Lab Sprache

The Goethe-Lab Sprache team is devoted to the further development of the online portfolio as a high-quality, tailor-made language program for German learners worldwide. 

German as a foreign language worldwide. 2015 survey

The survey of the number of German learners worldwide is an assessment of trends and developments in interest in the German language worldwide.

Deutschland ist als Studienstandort bei vielen Schulabsolventinnen und -absolventen aus dem Ausland beliebt. © Syda Productions – Adobe Stock

Language biographies of foreign students

Where and how do foreign students acquire their German language skills before embarking on a course of study in Germany? And which entrance exams do foreign students have to take before being admitted to university in Germany? A study conducted in collaboration with CHE Consult has the answers.

“Schulen: Partner der Zukunft (PASCH)” initiative

PASCH is a worldwide network connecting more than 1700 PASCH schools with a particular link to Germany. The Goethe-Institut acts as mentor to around 550 PASCH schools in the national education systems of over 100 countries.

German minorities

The Goethe-Institut supports German minorities in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia on behalf of the German government by implementing cultural strategies and educational policies.

Committee work

The Goethe-Institut is involved in committees and international institutions such as the International Association of Teachers of German.

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Alumniportal Deutschland

Alumniportal Deutschland is a social network to promote networking between alumni of Germany, companies, universities and organisations.