Contact and Enrolment

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Contact and Enrolment

Interested in one of our language courses or need further information? Feel free to drop in to our language course office for some personal advice.

Our Language Course Office will be glad to help you book a course in Dhaka, or in Germany or sign you up for one of our examinations. Furthermore information on the DAAD can be obtained. You will find the Language Course Office in the Goethe-Institut, Dhanmondi behind the gallery on the first floor. 

Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Thursday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

You can reach language course office via e - mail from Sunday to Thursday from 10 am to 5 pm.  We will reply your email within three working days.  
In keeping with the Government directives, the Goethe-Institut Bangladesh is currently closed and operating from home office. Keeping social distancing in mind, with the intention of uninterrupted quality teaching, we are offering an exciting, online-live experience brought for the first time to Bangladesh.

Our next courses will begin in September, 2021. All classes will start as online-live courses due to the COVID-19 conditions. 

Click on the „Registration Instructions & Information” file below for detailed information and registration process. The registration form is available below for all courses!

We wish you well. Stay safe. Stay healthy. Stay home!

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1. General Conditions

All Courses are designed for participants aged 16 years and above.

2. Registration Procedure

2.1 At the time of course enrolment, a copy of your passport or smart card or (NID+birth certificate in English) must be submitted. Additionally, one recent passport size and one stamp size photos are needed.
 
2.2 At the time of exam enrolment, a copy of your passport or smart card must be submitted along with two recent passport size photos. The candidate must carry the original passport or smart card & the examination card issued by Goethe-Institut Bangladesh on the day of examination. Failure to produce these documents leads to the exclusion from exams. Examination fees cannot be reimbursed.

 3. Terms of Payment
 

Fees have to be paid either by cash paid at the institute or via bank transfer. Payment by installment is not possible. We do not accept cheques, credit and debit cards.

*Please note that during the COVID-19 situation, we will not accept any cash payments.
 
4. Course Fees
 

The contractually binding course fee is the fee stated in the price list of the latest course brochure at the time of enrolment. Unless stated otherwise books must be purchased separately.

5. Cancellation and Refunds (Courses)
 

5.1 In case of cancellations, students must apply in writing at least 10 days prior to the start of the course. The course fee will be refunded, deducting an administrative fee of BDT 4,000.
 
5.2 Students are kindly requested to consider their personal commitments and circumstances before enrolment, fees are not refundable once the course has started.
 
5.3 We reserve the right to cancel courses with less than 10 students up to 48 hours before to the commencement of the course. In this case a full refund of the course fee paid will be given. No other costs except the course fee will be refunded.

6. Examination fees
 

6.1 The contractually binding examination fee is the fee stated in the price list of the latest course brochure at the time of enrolment.
 
6.2 Course participants can take the central examination of the corresponding level as an internal candidate for two consecutive examinations after the end of the course.

7. Cancellation and refunds (examinations)
 

7.1 If a candidate cannot take an examination on medical grounds, a copy of medical certificate has to be submitted to the language course office.
 
7.2 In case of cancellations, a candidate must apply at least 10 days prior to the start of the exam, the exam fee will be refunded, deducting an administrative fee of BDT 2,000.
 
7.3 If a candidate has been barred from taking the examination (see section 12 of the exam guidelines of the Goethe-Institut), the examination fee shall not be refunded.

8. Change of Course
 

The choice of class and the chosen time slot are binding. Changes are not allowed.
 
9. Placement test
 

9.1 Candidates seeking admission to A1 Level at Goethe-lnstitut Bangladesh are not required to appear for any placement test.
 
9.2  Students having prior knowledge of German and desiring to join a higher-level course or students with a gap of more than nine months from their last Goethe-Examination have to take the level test prior to the registration. Placement in higher course levels is based on the result of the level test conducted.
 
9.3 Candidates with a gap of more than 9 months from their last Goethe-Examination,  please refer to the table below for regulation on placement test and re-examination:
 
Time lapse since last
Goethe-Institut Examination
 Placement Test Goethe-Institut
International Examinations
0 - 9 Months            ---          ---
10 - 24 Months             √          ---
More than 24 Months            ---           √

9.4 The placement test costs BDT 2,500, the same being non-refundable & non-transferable

10. Responsibilities of the participants
 

10.1 The course participant is obliged to refrain from actions that could hamper the legal interests of third parties (teachers, schoolmates, employees and visitors of the Goethe Institute) or interfere with the proper conduct of teaching. The use of mobile phones during classes is strongly prohibited. During course times, students are allowed to carry their electronic devices such as- mobile phones, laptops, tab, smart watch etc. into the building but they must exercise caution in using these. Audio or video recording of classes is strictly prohibited. Bags and other stuff (other than course materials) must be kept in the lockers before entering into the building. Students are required to keep the keys to the lockers to themselves and must return these to the guards when going outside the Institut’s premises.
 
10.2 Students have to preserve their admit cards to collect certificates. Certificates have to be collected within 6 weeks after the publishing of result.
 
11. Liability
 

11.1 The liability of the Goethe-Institut and its staff shall be limited to intent and gross negligence. The Goethe-Institut will have no liability for cancellation of its services due to force majeure (e.g. unrest, act of war or terrorism, natural calamities, epidemics, pandemics and all other circumstances beyond the control of the contractual parties).
 
11.2 Should such cases of extraordinary circumstances or events occur or should there be a change in the existing circumstances or events, caused by factors that are beyond  the sphere of influence of the Goethe-Institut, the Institut shall reserve the right to make changes in the ongoing course structure (e.g. in terms of time, methodology or format). Should the circumstances not allow  the above-mentioned changes, in that case the Goethe-Institut reserves the right to cancel the course without any alternative offer and financial compensation.
 
12. Conflict Resolution / Suggestions
 

12.1 Our Language Department can advise you about the Goethe Institut's language courses and examinations in Bangladesh and in Germany. Please do not hesitate to contact us: we are here to help. Please use the following email link to address suggestions, complaints, comments, etc. to the Language Department: language2-dhaka@goethe.de
 
12.2 For exam script inspection, the candidate must send an email to the Language Department at: language2-dhaka@goethe.de within 5 days after the results are published. The language department will then set a date for the inspection. If the appointed time is not kept, no further date or time will be given.
 
12.3 Goethe-Institut Bangladesh constantly strives to improve its business processes and customer service and your comments are greatly appreciated. If you prefer to submit your comments in writing, please use the address below:
 
Goethe-Institut Bangladesh
Language Department
House: 10, Road: 09 (new)
Dhamondi R/A, Dhaka – 1205
 

 
We offer courses
  • from February to May (spring quarter)
  • from June to August (summer quarter)
  • from September to November (autumn quarter)
  • from December to February, 2021 (winter quarter)

Spring Quarter 2021

Enrollment for new course participants (A1, A1.1) for Spring quarter 2021:

03.01.2021 -  11.01.2021 (Online)*


Enrollment of old course participants

04.01. - 05.01.2021 (A1.2, A2.2, Online) *
06.01. - 07.01.2021 (A2, A2.1, Online)*
10.01. - 11.01.2021 (B1 and B2, Online)*

Enrollment for the examination

Start Deutsch 1:

Interne Kandidaten: 12.01.2021, 13.01.2020, 14.01.2021 (Online)*
Externe Kandidaten: 17.01.2021 (Online)*

Goethe Zertifikat A2:

Interne Kandidaten: 18.01.2021 (Online)*
Externe Kandidaten: 19.01.2021 (Online)*

Goethe Zertifikat B1:

Internal Candidates: 20.01.2021 (Online)*
External Candidates: 21.01.2021 (Online)*

Goethe Zertifikat B2: 24.01.2021 (Online)*

Examination

03.02.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht, 16 PTN + 16 PTN)
04.02.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht, 16 PTN + 16 PTN)
07.02.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht, 16 PTN + 16 PTN)
 
08.02.2021: Goethe Zertifikat A2 (1 Schicht, 16 PTN)
09.02.2021: Goethe Zertifikat A2 (1 Schicht, 16 PTN)
 
10.02.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 (2 Schicht, 32 LV, 32 HV, 32 SCH)
11.02.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 (1 Tag, 2 Gruppe, 40 PTN für MÜ)
 
14.02.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B2 (1 Schicht, 16 LV, 16 HV, 16 SCH)
15.02.2020: Goethe Zertifikat B2 (16 MÜ)



 
Spring Quarter starts

19.02.2021 –



* As long as seats are available
We offer courses
  • from February to May (spring quarter)
  • from June to August (summer quarter)
  • from September to November (autumn quarter)
  • from December to February, 2022 (winter quarter)


Summer Quartal 2021

Enrollment for new course participants (A1, A1.1) for summer quarter 2021:

21.03.2021 -  31.03.2021 (Online registration)*

Enrollment of old course participants

04.04.2021 (A1.2, A2.2, Online registration)*
06.04.2021 (A2, A2.1, Online registration)*
07.04.2021 (B1 and B2, Online registration)*


Examination in March

14.03.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
18.03.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (1 Schicht: 16 PTN)



Enrollment for the examination (Exam in April)

Goethe Zertifikat A2:

Internal Candidates: 16.03.2021 (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 18.03.2021 (Online registration)*

Goethe Zertifikat B1:

Internal Candidates: 21.03.2021 (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 22.03.2021 (Online registration)*


Examination in April

01.04.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
08.04.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
15.04.2021: Goethe Zertifikat A2 (1 Schicht: 16 PTN)
22.04.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 Writing
29.04.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 Speaking 


 
Enrollment for the examination (Exam in May)


Start Deutsch 1:

Internal Candidates: 15.04.2021 (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 18.04.2021 (Online registration)*
 
Goethe Zertifikat A2:

Internal Candidates: 19.04.2021 (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 20.04.2021 (Online registration)*
 
Goethe Zertifikat B1:

Internal Candidates: 21.04.2021 (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 22.04.2021 (Online registration)*
 
Goethe Zertifikat B2: 25.04.2021 (Online registration)*


Examination in May

24.05.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
25.05.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
26.05.2021: Goethe Zertifikat A2 (1 Schicht: 16 PTN)
27.05.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 Writing (2 Schicht: 32 PTN, Module exam)
01.06.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 Speaking
02.06.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B2 Writing (2 Schicht: 32 PTN, Module exam)
03.06.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B2 Speaking






Summer Quarter Starts

11.06.2021 


*Forms will be accepted between 9 am until 5 pm on a first come first serve basis. (as long as seats are available)
 
All information given is subject to change
 
 
We offer courses
  • from February to May (spring quarter)
  • from June to August (summer quarter)
  • from September to November (autumn quarter)
  • from December to February, 2022 (winter quarter)

 



Autumn Quarter 2021 

Enrollment for new course participants (A1, A1.1) for autumn quarter 2021

22.06.2021 - 07.07.2021 (Online registration)*

Enrollment of old course participants

12.07.2021 (A1.2, A2.2, Online registration)*
13.07.2021 (A2, A2.1, Online registration)*
14.07.2021 (B1 and B2, Online registration)*

Enrollment for the examination (Exam in July)

20.06.2021: Internal Goethe Zertifikat B1 or Goethe Zertifikat A2 or Start Deutsch 1 (according to the necessity)
21.06.2021: External Goethe Zertifikat B1 or Goethe Zertifikat A2 or Start Deutsch 1 (according to the necessity)
 
Exam in July
Note: Due to Covid 19 situation, all exams has been postponded.




Enrollment for the examination (Exam in September)
 
Examination in September
 
05.09.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
06.09.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
07.09.2021: Start Deutsch (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
08.09.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 Writing (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
09.09.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 Speaking (2 Schicht: 40 PTN)
15.09.2021: Start Deutsch (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)




Enrollment for the examination (Exam in Oktober)
 
Start Deutsch 1:
Internal Candidates: 19.09.2021 (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 20.09.2021 (Online registration)*
 
Examination in Oktober
 
07.10.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
14.10.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
21.10.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
28.10.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
 



Enrollment for the examination (Exam in November)
 
Start Deutsch 1:
Internal Candidates: 10.10.2021 (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 11.10.2021 (Online registration)*
 
Goethe Zertifikat A2:
Internal Candidates: 12.10.2021  (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 13.10.2021 (Online registration)*
 
Goethe Zertifikat B1:
Internal Candidates: 17.10.2021 (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 18.10.2021 (Online registration)*
 
Goethe Zertifikat B2:
Internal Candidates: 19.10.2021 (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 19.10.2021 (Online registration)*
 
Examination in November
 
14.11.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
15.11.2021: Start Deutsch 1 (2 Schicht: 32 PTN)
16.11.2021: Goethe Zertifikat A2 (1 Schicht: 16 PTN)
17.11.2021: Goethe Zertifikat A2 (1 Schicht: 16 PTN)
18.11.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 Writing  (2 Schicht: 32 PTN, Module exam)
21.11.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 Speaking
22.11.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B2 Writing  (1 Schicht: 16 PTN, Module exam)
23.11.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B2 Speaking (16 PTN)


 
Autumn Quarter starts
17.09.2021 –



* Forms will be accepted between 9 am until 5 pm on a first come first serve basis. (as long as seats are available)

**The above mentioned tentative exam dates are planned, subject to the overall pandemic situation in Bangladesh. At the moment, all exams are being postponed until after 31. August 2021. We will announce registration procedures for above mentioned exams only if the pandemic situation in the country allows exams to be carried out.



 
We offer courses
  • from February to May (spring quarter)
  • from June to August (summer quarter)
  • from September to November (autumn quarter)
  • from December to February, 2022 (winter quarter)

Winter Quarter 2021

Enrollment for new course participants (A1, A1.1)  Winter Quarter 2021:

11.10.2021 to 25.10.2021 (9.00 am - 5.00 pm)*


Enrollment of old course participants

A1.2 & A2.2 & 26.10.2021 (9.00 am - 5.00 pm)*
A2 & A2.1 & 27.10.2021 (9.00 am -  5.00 pm)*
B1 & B2 & 28.10.2021 (9.00 am -  5.00 pm)*




Enrollment for the examination (Exam in December, 2021)

Start Deutsch 1:

Internal Candidates: 07.11.2021  (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 08.11.2021  (Online registration)*
 
Fit in Deutsch 1 

01.11.2021 (Online registration)*

Goethe Zertifikat A2 Fit in Deutsch 

01.11.2021 (Online registration)*

Goethe Zertifikat B1: 

Internal Candidates: 09.11.2021 (Online registration)*
External Candidates: 10.11.2021 (Online registration)*

Goethe Zertifikat B2:

Internal Candidates:  (Online registration)*
External Candidates:  (Online registration)*



Examination in December

23.12.2021: Start Deutsch 1
30.12.2021: Start Deutsch 1
19.12.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 Writing 
20.12.2021: Goethe Zertifikat B1 Speaking
09.12.2021: Fit in Deutsch 1
09.12.2021: Goethe Zertifikat A2 Fit in Deutsch




Winter Quarter starts

03.12.2021–
 
* As long as seats are available