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Learn German on TikTok and Instagram

We offer tips, tricks and explanations for German learners. With expert knowledge and humour, we break down difficult topics for you in our short videos.

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Online exercises
German at work

Practice your German for your profession with exercises from level A1 to B2. Through interviews and films you can get insights into everyday working life in Germany.

Das Gesicht einer jungen dunkelhaarigen Frau ist vor dem Brandenburger Tor zu sehen im Sonnenlicht. Foto: © Alina Holtmann / Maridav

Mein Weg nach Deutschland

The web portal for immigrants, with German exercises (levels A1 to B2), videos and information about life in Germany in 30 languages.

Further offers

Goethe A1.1 LOS-Das Bild ist weg! © Goethe-Institut

Goethe A1.1 LOS - Das Bild ist weg!

A picture from the museum has gone missing. Help the police and find the picture together with your friends Anna and Basti. Your score will show you how well you already know German.
An educational game for children aged 7 to 10.

Young woman (Ida) in her kitchen living room Photo: Kandismedia

24h Deutsch
Deutsch lernen mit Ida

The brand new season of "24h Deutsch - Ida explains" is here! From now on, every 14 days there will be a new, explanatory video and new exercises with Ida at A1 and A2 level. Learn German with Ida - let's go!

Das Deutschlandlabor © Goethe-Institut und Deutsche Welle

Das Deutschlandlabor

Deutschlandlabor investigates common prejudices and cliches about Germany and presents a lively picture of the country.

Ticket nach Berlin © Goethe-Institut

Everyday life in Germany
Ticket nach Berlin

Six candidates, two teams, one goal: Berlin. On their journey through Germany six young learners of German face thrilling challenges.

Our Street – German in everyday situations © Goethe-Institut

Learn German in everyday life
Our Street – German in everyday situations

Discover who is living or working here and practise your German.

Deutschland.Kennen.Lernen © Goethe-Institut

Deutschland. Kennen. Lernen

Discover Germany and learn German while you’re at it! Experience some exciting augmented reality (AR) features on our free Deutschland. Kennen. Lernen. (Get to Know Germany) app and our multi-coloured poster of Germany.

Stadtrallye © Goethe-Institut


With the City Rally app you can find out about various Goethe-Institut sites as part of a digital scavenger hunt. Get to know your course venue in German in a fun way, discover German links to your town, and play games.

Deutschtrainer A1 © Goethe-Institut

Deutschtrainer A1

How do you count in German? What are the names of different food products? How do you tell the time in German? With this app, you'll reach level A1 in no time.

City of Words

The app is currently being updated. It will be available again soon.

Our learning app guides you through a fictional "Stadt der Wörter" (City of Words). In interactive exchange with other players, the free app teaches vocabulary at the A1/A2 level.

Lirica – Deutsch lernen mit Musik © Goethe-Institut

Lirica – Deutsch lernen mit Musik

„Mit der App Lirica lernst du Sprachen mit Spaß und Musik. Entdecke bekannte deutschsprachige Musikerinnen und Musiker, höre ihre Lieder und mache tolle Übungen dazu.“

Games and Quizzes

Grafik des Spiels Superhelden Campus © Goethe-Institut


In "Superhelden-Campus" you can train to become a superhero and protect the city from the evil scorpion.

Grafik des Spiels © Goethe-Institut

Undercover-Mission im Krankenhaus

Would you like to get to know the work of a nurse in a hospital? Then help detective Miro Silvia find out who stole the crown jewels in the "Undercover-Mission im Krankenhaus".

Erfindergeist © Pfeffermind

Spirit of Invention

Right or wrong? Even great inventors like Carl Benz, Wilhelm Röntgen and co. have to make decisions on a small and large scale during the course of their lives. Play the game and choose the right direction for them.

Quiz: EITHER - OR: TEST YOUR ECO TYPE © Peffermind Games


What eco type are you?
Our quiz is played against the clock. Repeat the quiz to improve your result.

Game: CO2 calculator: RETHINKING – LEARNING FROM NATURE	© Peffermind Games

CO2 calculator

When it comes to the environment, everyone’s involved. Bike or car? Camping holiday or long-haul flight?

Quiz: AroundTheWorld © Peffermind Games


How well do you know your way around? Do you know what’s what? 

A Tailor family has a young son. His name was Thumbling © Goethe-Institut

Thumbling sets off on his travels

Decide what Thumbling experiences on his journey and get to know the fairy tale from a completely new perspective.

"Carried off": the wicked dragon has carried off the princess.  Dragon: Cross the river! The stones are enchanted and move. © Goethe-Institut

"Carried off": the wicked dragon has carried off the princess.

Or did it all turn out very differently? Switch the roles of the figures and create your own story.