Quality guarantee 1 Learning success at the Goethe-Institut
The Goethe-Institut is Germany’s best language institute!
That was the result of a representative consumer survey conducted by the ServiceValue market research institute on behalf of the Handelsblatt newspaper. Customers view the Goethe-Institut as by far the best language school provider based on their experiences over the past two years.
Source: Handelsblatt, No. 174, 10.09.19, p. 43.
A user survey conducted by Statista, an independent market research institute, on behalf of stern magazine to establish the best offers for pupils and adults in continuing education, also came to the same conclusion. Our learning quality was given the best and, at the same time, most important assessment in the survey. Course participants also assigned us with the best price-performance ratio.
Source: stern No. 35, 22.08.19, p. 93.
In addition to the quantitative studies, our customers and those of our competitors’ made journal entries as part of a qualitative test that was conducted over four weeks: our course participants are more satisfied than those of other language course providers. They make faster progress, have higher learning success, are more motivated and book additional courses more frequently with us.
We can count on almost 70 years of experience and commitment: we collaborate closely with science and research, are partners on key language projects, rely on proven methods and, at the same time, give important impulses in innovative language teaching. Our systematic, four-year quality management cycle ensures a high level of teaching quality, reliable standards and the continual development of our courses.
In addition, the rate of recommendation is significantly higher than that of our competitors. The reason is that we focus on what is important to our course participants: committed teachers, small courses, a stimulating learning environment, sound methods and content, and strict quality management. We do all these things to help you learn German. Guaranteed.
Quality guarantee 2 Our teachers
Our teachers are highly qualified
Quality guarantee 3 Learning environment
Media resource centres
Improve your language skills effectively and converse with other course participants in our media resource centres. Free Wi-Fi, computers and a broad selection of media are available for all language levels – ranging from dictionaries to fiction, films and daily newspapers.
Every media library has four zones:
Quality guarantee 4 Course model
According to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages
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.
Our proven, modular course model will help you in learning German. Guaranteed.
The Goethe guarantee
Individual grading into the appropriate level (online or at the location)
Homogeneous learning groups and intensive support makes learning fun and gives you a sense of achievement
Friendly and safe atmosphere due to optimal course sizes with max. 16 participants (18 participants in online courses)
Active learning with all the senses: listening, reading, writing and speaking
Communicative exercises and projects will enable you to use the language in a wide variety of everyday, work and study situations
Syllabus in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference