Language-learning trips to Germany

Learn German on the spot and meet people from all over the world.

The best place to learn a language is where it is spoken! So why not travel to Germany with the renowned Goethe-Institut? Take this chance to make German a part of your day-to-day routine, whether you are out and about visiting a bakery, a museum or a cinema. “Practice makes perfect” is particularly true when it comes to language learning.

  • Learn German and use it the very same day
  • Discover Germany’s rich culture and history
  • Enjoy new experiences abroad
  • Meet people from all around the world

Get to know the language, people and country

We are offering you the chance to spend two to three weeks here in Germany completing one of our outstanding intensive language courses. You have the choice of whether to improve your German skills in the trendy German capital of Berlin, the charming, medium-sized cities of Bonn, Dresden or Freiburg, or in more laid-back surroundings in Schwäbisch Hall. We can assist you with finding suitable accommodation if necessary, whether with a host family, at a hotel or in a guesthouse.

And whichever location you choose, we will help you to feel at ease and learn German successfully.

Language-learning trips for adults

All information from registration to arrival


Simply book your flight and away you go! We have the course and accommodation for you. If you have any questions about finding us, getting a visa or obtaining insurance, our staff will be happy to help.

The offer to get to know the country in addition to the German course is broad.

Culture and leisure

By taking part in our extensive cultural and leisure programme, you can put your German skills straight to real-world use while discovering the rich variety of experiences on offer in Germany.

Depending on your preferences and location, you can choose different types of accommodation.


We have the right accommodation for you. Whether you opt to stay in a guesthouse, at partner hotels or with a host family, the Goethe-Institut will ensure you soon feel right at home – there is something for everyone.

Our German courses for your language-learning trip

  • Course duration: 2 weeks (10 course days) or 3 weeks (15 course days)
  • Timetable: 50 or 75 lessons in total (each lasting 45 minutes)
  • Procedure: Monday to Friday, 5 lessons a day on-site at your Goethe-Institut
  • Maximum number of participants: 16
  • Levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 (in each case, you will be completing a sub-level that forms part of a full level).
  • Free placement test before the start of the course
  • All teaching materials are included
  • Individual learning in the media library
  • Comprehensive culture and leisure programme
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Option of examinations (25% discount)

Locations for your language-learning trip to Germany

  • Travel to Berlin and learn German in-country.


    The Goethe-Institut is located in the Mitte district, a central area that is one of the coolest in the former East Berlin. This makes the perfect base for discovering the huge and varied array of different parts of the extraordinary capital city.

  • The Frauenkirche in Dresden is one of the city's many landmarks.


    The Goethe-Institut Dresden is located in a young and lively part of town, with the River Elbe and the baroque city centre within walking distance. Dresden has an abundant range of sights to see, including the Semperoper opera house, the Zwinger palace, the Frauenkirche church and a whole host of other worthwhile destinations.

  • Travel to reiburg and learn German in-country.


    Our institute in Freiburg, Germany’s greenest city, is located inside a park not far from the historic city centre. Although the city is on the smaller side, Freiburg still enjoys a lively atmosphere thanks to the large number of students living in town.

  • Travel to Schwäbisch Hall and learn German in-country.

    Schwäbisch Hall

    Our institute in Schwäbisch Hall is located right in the centre of the small, picturesque city. This makes a useful staging post for diving back into the city’s history through to the Middle Ages. Schwäbisch Hall has a rich history and a plethora of traditional events to enjoy.

Booking your language-learning trip to Germany

1. Go to the shop.
2. Decide on one of the locations.
3. Select a course for your desired period.
4. Decide on an accommodation: guesthouse or host family (depending on the location).
5. Pay conveniently by credit card or on account.
6. Now all you need to do is book a flight and away you go!

We are already looking forward to seeing you at the Goethe-Institut in Germany!

Our language camps for children and young people have deep roots. Every year, our youth camps offer hundreds of young people from around the world the opportunity to improve their German skills and explore the country. And a wide selection of leisure activities caps off a great experience.                         Click here to find out more

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