German Language

Language programm Berlin Latin America Photo: Goethe-Institut/Sonja Tobias
The Goethe-Institut brings the German language into the world: we offer German courses and exams in more than 90 countries. You can practice German free of charge with our diverse selection of online exercises and in the Community. Find out about opportunities for professional development and materials for German teachers (DaF/DaZ).

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.

Teaching German

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.

Current projects

Wincent Weiss © Kristin Ludwig Photography

Wincent Weiss

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the PASCH-initiative, the Goethe-Institut invites a rising star of the German music scene to North American schools in December.

Stilleben © Goethe-Institut / Herlinde Koelbl

Magazin Sprache

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

Deutsch für dich Foto: Shutterstock.com, Rawpixel.com

Practise your German free of charge

We offer many opportunities to practise German for free and to exchange with other members.

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