German courses and German exams

Learn German with the international market leader for German tuition. Whether you are in Germany, in your home country or online – the Goethe-Institut is your qualified partner. Learn German successfully for day-to-day or leisure use, or suitable for professionals or students. You can record your language skills by taking a Goethe-Institut German exam.

German courses A1 – C2

Opportunities to learn German through the Goethe-Institut are diverse. We offer courses in your home country, in Germany and within the structure of online courses for levels A1 to C2.

German exams

The German exams offered by the Goethe-Institut are internationally recognised and cater for all levels: from A1 for beginners to C2 for the highest language level.

Our learning concept

Tuition at the Goethe-Institut does not just mean learning a language, but also getting to know a culture. Find out more about German tuition at the Goethe-Institut.

Business clients

We offer our corporate clients a wide range of services – and all from one source: B2B German courses, the Goethe-Test PRO and INTERCULTURAL TRAINING

What we offer

Gruppe von Personen sitzt vor einem Laptop © Goethe-Institut, Getty Images

Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer

Modellsätze, Hörbeispiele und Aufgaben zur Übung für den Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer und für den Jugendintegrationskurs.

Teaserbild Goethe-Test PRO Photo (detail): © iStock / Cecilie_Arcurs

Goethe-Test PRO: German for Professionals

Evaluate your listening and reading competence in the workplace with the computer-based Goethe-Test PRO.
Have a look at the animated video and find out more about the test.

The face of a young dark-haired woman can be seen in the sunlight in front of the Brandenburg Gate. © Alina Holtmann / Maridav

Mein Weg nach Deutschland

Are you planning to move to Germany? Then you've come to the right place. Find important information about living and working in Germany – in German (levels A1 to B2) or in a language of your choice – with texts, videos and maps.

Deutsch für dich Foto:,

Deutsch für dich

In the “Deutsch für dich” community you will find a wide range of exercises to help you learn German free of charge, and you will be able to take part in discussions with other members.