German Language

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

German courses A1–C2

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

German Exams

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

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The Goethe-Institut is the world's leading provider of professional development for German teachers. We offer you a comprehensive programme – in Canada, 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

Current projects

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IDT 2017 in Fribourg

The series of articles relating to this year’s International Conference of German Teachers in the Swiss town of Fribourg reflects current trends in German as a foreign language and invites participants to share ideas and experiences.

Stilleben © Goethe-Institut / Herlinde Koelbl

Magazin Sprache

Our new magazine Sprache presents a collection of writings on languages, and learning and teaching them.