German Language

Language programm Berlin Latin America Photo: Goethe-Institut/Sonja Tobias

German courses A1–C2

Learn German in a Goethe-Institut German course – in Australia, in Germany or online.

German Exams

Document your language proficiency by taking a Goethe-Institut German exam.

Teaching German

The Goethe-Institut is the world's leading provider of professional development for German teachers. We offer you a comprehensive programme – in Australia, in Germany or via distance learning.

Practise German free of charge

You can benefit from our diverse online opportunities covering language levels A1–C2.

Our commitment to German

The Goethe-Institut is committed to the German language all over the world


Student Scholarships

The annual scholarships offer students of German in Year 10 a fantastic opportunity to participate in a 4-week study tour, or a 3-week Goethe-Institut holiday course for young people.

Language Course Scholarships

Fancy a trip to Germany this year?
The Goethe-Institut offers language course scholarships in Sydney and Melbourne. The Scholarship includes a 4-week intensive language course with cultural program.

Teacher Scholarships

The Goethe-Institut offers a range of scholarships for a stay in Germany. They are intended for current and future teachers of German, as well as persons in key position in the education sector. 


University advice service

The Sydney branch of the DAAD can answer your questions in Australia. Their main job is to allocate scholarships to university members from Australia.