German courses

  • Based on practical, everyday situations
  • Active German learning: speaking, reading, writing and listening
  • Learning as part of a group

High quality of teaching, great fun and success. You decide how intensively you wish to learn German. Our standard and intensive courses provide everyday language knowledge thanks to highly professional teaching and efficient methods.  Obtain German reading, writing, listening and oral skills!

Assessment test

Online assessment test
Do you have some previous knowledge of German but have never taken a German course at the Goethe-Institut before? Then you’ll need to do an assessment test before enrolling. Register by clicking on ‘Online assessment test’ .  

Did you know that we also offer payment in instalments and that you can apply for educational leave as an employee of a Brussels company? All information: Frequently asked questions

Students with a valid student card receive a 10% discount on the course price. We will be happy to send you the discount code by email on request. Mail us at

Face-to-face German courses

As of February 2024!

German Course face-to-face

  • Group courses at the Goethe-Institut Brussels
  • 2 or 14 weeks
  • 100% face-to-face teaching at the Goethe-Institut
From 19 February

German course with online component

  • Group courses 14 weeks
  • 50% or 75% (from B1.1) Classroom course at the Goethe-Institut
  • 50% or 25% (from B1.1) online on the learning platform
  • Flexible timing of the online learning units

Specialised German courses

  • Broaden your language knowledge
  • Tailored courses
  • Learn as part of a group

German courses for children and adolescents

  • Group courses at the IDSB or at the Goethe-Institut Brussels
  • Active learning with age-appropriate forms of learning
  • A1.2

Our trial courses

Our trial courses offer you an impression of content on our learning platform that is used in some of our course formats. 
A young man and a young woman greet each other. © puhhha/Shutterstock

Trail Chapter A1 – First Steps Hallo, wie geht's?

Here you will learn  the times of the day, how to greet someone in German and how to introduce yourself.

Fruits, vegetables and berries © marilyn barbone / Adobe Stock

Trial Chapter A1 Eating and drinking

Here you will learn words about food and drink and how to express quantities when out shopping.

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

Trail Chapter A2 At the restaurant

Here you will learn how to order in the restaurant, how to ask for the bill and how to tip.

Would you like to learn German more flexibly?

  • Individual German course

    You set the start date of your individual German course yourself and can adapt your individual learning rhythm to your personal schedule.

  • German Course Online Individual

    In our German Course Online Individual, you learn to read, listen, speak and write independently with the assistance of a teacher. 

  • German Online Live

    Learn German online. Any time, anywhere and interactively! 

  • German courses for companies

    In addition to our courses at the Goethe-Institut in Brussels, we can also offer courses that are tailored to you, a small group or your company.

If you have any questions, simply email