Contact and Enrolment

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Contact and Enrolment

Interested in one of our language courses or need further information? Feel free to drop in to our language course office for some personal advice.

You can sign up for our courses in our institute as well as via phone call or email.
 
Registration
Continuously (or by arrangement)
 
Registration via email
Email registration only for beginners and everybody wanting to book a follow-up course after having participated in a Goethe-course previously.
We kindly ask everyone else to complete an assessment test in our language office at the institute.
 

Please send us an email enquiring for an online assessment test which you can do from home. After we get the results of the test, we will contact you by EMail and sometimes by phone for a phone interview and discuss with you your course options.
The test is free of charge and takes about 1 hour
 
Course type Price
Standardcourse
30 TU + 5 TU online-lessons
390 €
    
Medienlandschaft Deutschland 375 €
small group tuition
on request (2-5 learners)
from 75 €/TU
  
Individual tuition Ask for an offer.
Tuition for companies Ask for an offer.












* TU = teaching unit, 45 min

The course book is not included in the price.
 
General Conditions

Our courses are designed for adult learners  unless otherwise stated. Younger learners (16+) may be admitted after prior consultation. 

Terms of Payment

2.1.Fees are payable in full on enrolment on the Goethe-account. Unless stated otherwise books must be purchased separately. Payments in instalments is possible under special circumstances and must be agreed separately.

Fees
3.1

The contractually binding fee is the fee stated in the price list current at the time of application.

4. Cancellation and Refunds
In case of cancellations following fees apply:
4.1. A Cancellation prior to two weekdays (businesdays) before beginning of the course - an administration fee of 40 € will be charged.

4.2. A cancellation later than two weekdays before beginning of the course or later -
100% of course fee will be charged.
The cancellation shall  be done written via EMail saksa-helsinki@goethe.de

4.3. Refunds after the course start can be given only if you show a medical certificate or a certificate of moving in another city for professional reasons. In this case the course fee minus the fee for lessons already taken place  and administration fee will be refunded.

4.4.Goethe-Institut reserves the right to cancel classes.In this case the course fee minus  the fee for lessons already taken place will be refunded.

5. Group size and  placement to the course
5.1.The assesment test of Goethe-Institut offers always the basic for finding the right course-level.
5.2. Our classes have the minimum of 10 participants and maximum of 15 participants. If the minimum limit is not fullfilled by course start, Goethe-Institut reserves the right to cancel or postpone the class. In such a case we offer the participants an opportunity to join another course or the refund of the total fee.

5.3.
A switch to a course other than the one you have already registered for, is possible only in exeptional cases with a special agreement shortly after the first course week.

6. Responsibilities of the participants

Participants are obliged to comply with the course rules and house rules applicable to the Goethe-Instituts


7. Liability of the Goethe-Institut

...and their staff are limited to intent and gross negligence. The Goethe-Institut accepts no liability for the cancellation of its services due to force majeure (e.g. natural disaster, fire, floods, war, official orders and all other circumstances beyond the control of the contractual parties).

8. Privacy protection
GI collects, processes and uses the personal data of the course participant only for the purpose to fullfill the coursecontract.