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German Courses in Australia

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Our German Courses - Tailor-Made for everyone.

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Online Courses

  • Weekly live sessions via Zoom with a teacher
  • Flexible and independent learning with our learning platform
  • Learn in a group
  • Ongoing support by your teacher
  • Various course formats

Face-to-Face Courses

  • Weekly group sessions at our locations in Melbourne and Sydney
  • Supplemented by flexible and individual learning with our learning platform
  • Great learning environment in our well equipped classrooms
  • Ongoing monitoring of learning progress by your teacher
  • Various course formats

Courses for children

  • For learners between 4 and 11 years of age
  • Active learning: speaking, listening, reading, writing
  • Learn in a group
  • Playful elements
  • Online or face to face

Teen Courses

  • For learners between 12 and 17 years of age
  • Active learning: speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Learn in a group
  • Online or face to face

Specialised Courses

  • Conversation, grammar and other key learning areas
  • Courses on various levels
  • Effective supplement to other courses
  • Broadening of your language skills

Individual and
Small Group Courses

  • For your own personal requirements
  • Face to face or online
  • Individual topics and focus
  • A1-C2
  • Flexible times

Course Brochure
Dowload our course brochure with up-coming courses in term one 2024 here:

Course Brochure Term 2

Did you know?
Our German language courses start at $19 per hour.

Business Courses
Are you looking for an attractive professional development opportunity for your staff? We collaborate with you to design the ideal course for individuals or teams. Content, intensity and duration can be tailored to cater to your needs and requirements.

Business Courses

Why the Goethe-Institut
As the official cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Goethe-Institut is a hub of German language and culture in Australia. Learn more about everything the Goethe-Institut has to offer here.

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Further Information

Course Levels A1-C2

Complete Beginner? A1.1 is your class!
Our German courses are based on the levels defined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR).

Online Placement Test

Already know some German? Make sure to start by booking our placement test. 

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Trial Chapter A1 Start Hallo, wie geht's?

In this chapter you will learn the different times of the day, as well as how to greet someone and introduce yourself in German.

Fruits, vegetables and berries © marilyn barbone / Adobe Stock

Trial Chapter A1 Beginners Eating and drinking

In this chapter you will learn vocabulary that will help you to go grocery shopping and correctly express quantities.

A waiter directs a young couple to their table in the restaurant.

Trial Chapter A2 At the restaurant

In this chapter you will learn how to order at restaurants, how to ask for the bill and how to leave a tip.

Course location for our face to face courses

Goethe-Instituts Sydney © Goethe-Institut

Goethe-Institut Sydney

90 Ocean Street
Woollahra, NSW 2025

Goethe-Institut Melbourne © Goethe-Institut

Goethe-Institut Melbourne

Level 1, 448 St. Kilda Road
Melbourne, VIC 3004

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Learn German successfully in Germany. Experience culture, leisure, country and people!

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Community to improve your German Deutsch für dich

In the “Deutsch für dich” community you will find plenty of exercises to help you learn German free of charge, and you can share experiences with other members.

Unser Lernkonzept © Goethe-Institut Melbourne


Rapid progress guaranteed thanks to highly-qualified teachers, state-of-the-art teaching methods, intensive support and advice, and a system of course levels applied around the world.

Any questions? +61 3 9864 8917 Our language course office in Melbourne learngerman-australia@goethe.de
Any questions? +61 2 8356 8343 Our language course office in Sydney learngerman-australia@goethe.de