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German for business clients and educational institutions

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As the global market leader for German courses, the Goethe-Institut is your competent partner when it comes to language qualifications for your students and employees. Regardless of whether engineers, architects, nursing staff or doctors – you will be in the best hands with us – be it during an onboarding process or as part of professional development measures!

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  • Online or on-site at your Goethe-Institut
  • Ideal for a wide range of professions
  • Designed for professional success

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German course collaborations

Are you looking for a long-term business partnership to provide German courses for your employees? Benefit from our attractive offers for business clients and educational institutions and feel free to contact us!

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German courses for individual employees

As a business client, would you like to register individual employees for a German course? Please use our interactive booking form to do this and send the completed form back to us.

  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

    It is our priority to guarantee our sponsorship recipients a successful stay in Germany in every respect. The Goethe-Institut's German courses have been providing an important foundation for many years.

    Dr. Mehlich, Head of „Sponsorship and Network“, AvH.

  • Volkswagen

    German language and culture. For employees of Volkswagen de México a component for success, which is why the professional German courses at the Goethe-Institut are a valuable contribution.

    Christian Korz, Sprachleitung Deutsch, VW Mexiko


    The Goethe-Institut has proven to be a competent partner for our international team. Our employees can improve their German language skills in small groups alongside their job.

    Romy Wermke, Director HR, CTF SOLAR GmbH

  • StartMed e.K.

    “The Goethe-Institut helps our employees to express themselves proficiently in German in a wide variety of situations, so they can integrate as quickly as possible in Germany.”

    StartMed Germany

Our German courses for your employees

Your employees will be taught by our highly qualified Goethe teachers and will learn German efficiently and in a targeted manner. This will help them to get by quickly and easily in Germany, both in the workplace and in everyday life.

Learn German at your level
The Goethe-Institut locations across Germany offer you German courses at all levels: from A1 to C2. Up to level B2, we recommend your employees take our general German language courses before continuing from level C1 with learning their work-related, specialised language.

Anytime and anywhere
Depending on when and where your employees are available, you can choose between online and face-to-face courses as well as blended learning courses that combine face-to-face and online phases. That means the right course format for everyone is available and we ensure that learning German can be optimally integrated into their everyday working life.

Success in black and white
In order for your employees to soon be able to proudly hang up their Goethe certificate above their desk, we regularly offer the opportunity to take a German exam at the levels A1 to C2. Our internationally recognised German exams offer you reliable proof of the quality of the German knowledge your employees have acquired and are a practical way of rounding off their qualifications.

Ready for Work - On-the-job training

Die Begrüßung stellt häufig die erste Hürde da beim Umgang mit neuen Sprachen und Kulturen.

By taking the Ready for Work German course, your employees will improve more than just their language skills. In particular, we focus on professional vocabulary, widespread language barriers in the world of work and cultural aspects of German communication.More information here


German Online group course

  • Interactive group excersices
  • 50 lessons in total
  • Flexible start every 5 weeks
  • Offered at level A1 - C1

German Online Training

  • Anywhere, anytime (24/7)
  • Developed by Goethe experts
  • Hundreds of multimedia exercises
  • Offered at level A1 - C1

German Online Individual

  • Course start possible at any time
  • 70-100 hours (depending on level)
  • Individual mentoring and support from your teacher
  • Offered at level A1 - C1

Language test for medical staff: Goethe-Test PRO Pflege

With the Goethe Test PRO Pflege, your medical staff can demonstrate general language and subject-specific German skills at level B2. You can book the test directly or let us prepare your staff step by step.

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Face-to-face courses

German in the evening, morning or at the weekend

  • 2 - 3 lessons per week
  • 72 lessons in total
  • Optimal compatibility with work and study
  • Offered at level A1 - C2

German Blended Learning

  • Optimal combination of in-person and online learning
  • 40 lessons in total
  • Individual support and encouragement from your teacher
  • Offered at level A1 - C1

German Private and Small Group Lessons

  • Maximum flexibility in scheduling
  • 10, 20 or 30 lessons total, extendable as desired
  • Topics and learning material according to your wishes
  • Offered at level A1 - C2

Do you have any other questions about our offers for business clients? We are there for you personally:

Uta Beckmann © Goethe-Institut

“Do you need any support in your onboarding process? I would be delighted to support you along the way in making your employees fit for the long-term in their everyday professional and personal life in Germany.”

Uta Beckmann, Sales Officer, Goethe-Institute in Germany

Our quality guarantee

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Our quality guarantee

The Goethe-Institut stands for competent and efficient German language teaching. That’s what our Goethe guarantee stands for.

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Learn German at your level

Learn German at the highest level at the Goethe-Institut: starting at A1 level through to C2 – we offer the right course for you.

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Understanding skilled workers mobility

Information as a download: A recent study on the current mobility of skilled workers, conducted by the Goethe-Institut together with GfK with more than 3,000 professionals in five countries.

Information for specific professions

Would you like to work in Germany, but don’t speak German yet or not so fluently? With our decades of experience in teaching the language, the Goethe-Institut is the right place for professional people from all sectors to learn German and successfully establish themselves on the German labour market.
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    German for architects

    Are you an architect working in Germany or could you imagine working here in the future? We recommend acquiring your German knowledge with us.

  • Whether evening course, intensive course or online course, there's certainly the right German course for you as a lawyer.

    German for Legal Professionals

    Do you already work in a German law firm or would you like to work as a lawyer in Germany? Then learn about German legal terminology with our German courses.

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