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German Online Group Course

German Online Group Course
  • Individual mentoring from your teacher
  • Interactive group exercises
  • Speak German in Live Sessions
  • Flexible timing and from any location

Are you interested in learning German online but eager not to miss the support from Goethe’s highly qualified teachers? Do you want the opportunity to learn online alongside classmates from all over the world? Then our German Online Group Course is the perfect fit for you!

Motivation and Structure through Online Live Sessions

Attending regular online live sessions with your teacher and classmates will provide motivation and structure to your learning experience. During our online German course, you will have the opportunity to practice what you have learned and independently work through the online tasks.

So act today to get started at language level A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2 – and give yourself the opportunity to learn German on a flexible and methodical online course. Where ever you might be located.

You will also have access to our online platform, where you will find motivating, varied exercises and summaries of all the important grammar structures and phrases you will learn during the course.
  • Level
    A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2

  • Estimated progress per course
    You will be completing a sub-level that forms part of a full level

  • Duration
    5 weeks

  • Hours per week
    8 – 4 independent learning sessions (supported) and 4 face-to-face sessions

  • Total scope
    40 lessons à 45 min

  • Participants
    max. 16

  • Price
    EUR 439

Choose the right course for you!

Online courses
A1 – C1

  • Online live session A1-B1:
    Tuesday and Thursday,
    6pm-7:30pm (CET)
  • Online live session B2-C1:
    Tuesday and Thursday
    3pm-4:30pm (CET)

Online courses Saturday A1 – C1

  • Online Live Sessions A1-C1:
    9:00 - 10:30 am (CET)
    15 minute break
    10:45 - 12:15 (CET)

Online courses

  • Online Live Sessions C2:
    Tuesday and Thursday
    6pm-7:30pm (CET)

What does the German Online Group Course involve?

Your German Online Group Course is split into various sections, in which you will learn about everyday subjects and contemporary topics as well as gaining relevant vocabulary and grammar knowledge.

Your German learning experience will involve a variety of individual and group online exercises (e.g. videos, pictures, audio clips, reading texts, gap-fills). You will also work on exercises to be submitted to your teacher via email (e.g. longer writing tasks), which will then be checked and sent back to you with detailed feedback. This will enable you to practice your German listening, reading and writing skills, while the online live sessions will give you the opportunity to practice your German speaking skills.

You can also download and print out important quick reference guides to various subjects for future use.

If any questions come to mind, you are welcome to discuss them with the classmates in your German online course on the forum or to email your teacher.

Our German Online Group Course was modelled after the successful German Online Group Courses at the London and New York Goethe-Instituts. If you want to get a sense of how a German online course works, take a look at the German Online Group Course video from the London Goethe-Institut.


Elementary use of language Independent language use Autonomous language ability Group Courses needed per language level 40h 40h 40h A1 3 Group courses 40h 40h 40h A2 3 Group courses 40h 40h 40h 40h B1 4 Group courses 40h 40h 40h 40h B2 4 Group courses 40h 40h 40h 40h C1 4 Group courses 40h 40h 40h C2 3 Group courses One teaching unit (h) = 45 minutes

The number of lessons that are usually required to reach a certain level and take the corresponding Goethe certificate are based on experience. Individual aspects such as language learning experience and native language also play an important role. We will grade you before the start of the course in order to ensure optimal learning success.

© Hafner

The core elements

24 hours

Independently working through online exercises

Independent study with virtual material, which is scheduled individually by yourself (tutored).


Regular online live sessions with the group

Virtual face-to-face sessions at fixed times, which you will coordinate with your teacher and fellow students.


Personal mentoring from your teacher

Our course relies on the use of a modern, digital learning platform as well as personal support from a teacher. The German Online Group Course is therefore ideal for anyone who wants to learn with a teacher from any location.

Vincent Schnelle, Head of Online Language Courses

FAQs – Frequently asked questions

We are happy to advise you +49 89 1222 3 1222 from Mon to Fri, 8am – 6pm: kundenservice-d@goethe.de