German language courses

Deutschkurse in Ungarn Foto: Getty Images © Goethe-Institut

Taking a language course at the Goethe-Institut doesn’t just mean learning a language, but learning about another culture. Find out more about the German language courses offered at the Goethe-Institut Budapest.
 


The summer term starts on the 21th June 2021. Free placement tests for new students with previous knowledge can be requested at any time. info-budapest@goethe.de
You can register and take the placement test at home online!
If you have any questions, please contact us via e-mail sprachkurse-budapest@goethe.de Dates and Prises

  1. You send us an e-mail to info-budapest@goethe.de and ask us for an online placement test.
  2. You receive an e-mail with a link for the test and a code.
  3. You solve the test and write a text about the topic which is provided in our e-mail.
  4. Your answers will be automatically forwarded and you only have to send us your text in an e-mail to sprachkurse-budapest@goethe.de
  5. We get in touch with you by e-mail or phone and offer you a course based on your test results.
  6. You send us your data and we register you for our language course.
  7. Course fees shall be transferred within 24 hours after you received the e-mail about the registration.

Blended Learning online courses

The balanced combination of virtual live sessions (50%) and of corresponding online learning alone and in a group (50%) leads to optimal learning results. Read, write, listen and speak German! Since this learning format is especially efficient, you will make major progress within just a short period of time.


Online based Blended Leraning courses

Extensiv

Duration: 10 Weeks
Blended Learning Extensiv
on Tuesday or
on Thursday 
3 TU in online-classroom + 3 TU online on the learn plattform of the Goethe-Institut with tutor 
Teaching Units (TU) (*1 TU = 45 minutes): 60 TU
Level up: 1 level (B1.1 - B1.2)
Participants: 8-14

Intensive courses

Duration: 5 Weeks 
Blended Learning Intensiv
on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
2 TU in online-classroom + 2 TU online on the learn plattform of the Goethe-Institut with tutor 
Teaching Units (TU) (*1 TU = 45 minutes): 60 TU
Level up: 1 level (A2.1-A2.2)
Participants: 8-14

Super-intensive courses

Duration: 3 Weeks 
Blended Learning super-intensive
Monday - Friday
2 TU in online-classroom + 2 TU individual online on the learn plattform of the Goethe-Institut 
Teaching Units (TU) (*1 TU = 45 minutes): 60 TU
Level up: 1 level (A2.1-A2.2)
Participants: 8-14
 
Because of the Pandemie the face to face (präsenz) Blended Learning course at the Goethe-Institut Budapest are not avaliable.

BLENDED LEARNING Präsenz 

Blended Learning Präsenz on Monday or on Tuesday

Duration: 10 weeks
Frequency of classes: 6 TU/week
3 TU at the Goethe-Institute + 3 TU online on the learn plattform of the Goethe-Institut with tutor 
on Monday or on Tuesday evening
Teaching Units (TU) (*1 TU = 45 minutes): 60 TU
Level up: 1 level
Participants: 8-16


Blended Learning Präsenz on Friday or Saturday

Duration: 8 weeks
Frequency of classes: 8 TU/week
4 TU at the Goethe-Institute + 4 TU online on the learn plattform of the Goethe-Institut with tutor 
Friday evening
Saturday morning, afternoon und evening
Teaching Units (TU) (*1 TU = 45 minutes): 60 TU
Level up: 1 level
Participants: 8-16



 

For an optimal learning experience, you need a Windows or Mac desktop computer or laptop. We do not recommend tablets, iPads, smartphones or other mobile equipment for this course.
 
You need a headset with microphone. If you use the built-in speakers and microphone on your laptop, it might cause an echo for the other participants in the online classrooms.
 
Computer Windows®-PC oder Apple® MAC 
processor 700 MHz-Prozessor or faster 
main memory Min. 192 MB RAM
operating system Microsoft Windows® 7 or higher;
Mac OSX 10.6 or higher
software Adobe Flash Player 11.2 or higher
 graphic card  graphic card with  1024 x 768 pixel or more and 16 Mio. colours
browser Internet Explorer® in the latest version (32-bit-Version)
Firefox® in the latest version 
Chrome®
Apple® Safari
each in the latest version 
internet connection  min. 400 kbits/s
Please check here if your internet connection is sufficient:
speed-test für Deutsch online
other Headset

Courses for young people

Summerterm
All courses of the summer 2021 are available for learners above 14 years. The face-to-face super-intensive courses in the morning are first and foremost for young people.

Courses during the schoolyear
These courses target young learners between 12 and 14 years old. We use fun-orientated and interactive teaching materials geared towards the interests of young language learners.
This course is now only online avaliable.


Online Courses

With our online course you can learn German anywhere flexibly, with lessons customized to your schedule. However, you will not be learning alone but in a small group of between six and 16 participants. The course will introduce you to the German language through various exercises presented within everyday situations.


We offer 2 types of ONLINE courses:

1. full level (A1, A2, B1, C1), each sublevel with 60 TU, 8 online live-meeting (by arrangement in the group), 16 weeks.

2. sublevel (A1.1, A1.2,...), 60 TU, 3 online live-meeting (by arrangement in the group), 8 weeks.

DEUTSCH ONLINE is the new online course format of the Goethe Institute and it enables you to learn German whenever it is convenient for you, even at your home.

Still, you are not alone because you study in a small group of eight to fifteen participants. Furthermore, the online sessions will give you the opportunity to talk to your teacher and fellow participants. This way you can develop your speaking skills and practice conversation.

For these new courses, we have transformed our entire interactive learning platform and these courses are optimized for smartphones and tablets. Check out this fascinating new course format here: Try it now!

All online courses will consist of several phases as follows:
  • You solve exercises and tasks or work on a text on your own at home - your teacher will offer you guidance and help.
  • You complete a written assignment and your teacher gives you feedback.
  • You meet your teacher and fellow participants in several live-online phases in which you can communicate with each other in a virtual classroom or via a live-chat/video app.

We hope very much that you will find a suitable German course in our current offer and you will decide to join us at the Goethe Institute even under the current extraordinary circumstances. If you have any questions, please send us an e-mail! For any further information please follow our website and social media channels.

Standard Online-courses
More about dates and prises
Intensive Online Courses
  • Intensiv Online Course 1. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Intensiv Online Course 2. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Intensiv Online Course 3. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Intensiv Online Course 4. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Intensiv Online Course 5. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Intensiv Online Course 6. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Intensiv Online Course 7. ©Goethe-Institut

Superintensive Online Courses
  • Superintensiv Online Course 1. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Superintensiv Online Course 2. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Superintensiv Online Course 3. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Superintensiv Online Course 4. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Superintensiv Online Course 5. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Superintensiv Online Course 6. ©Goethe-Institut

  • Superintensiv Online Course 7. ©Goethe-Institut


For an optimal learning experience, you need a Windows or Mac desktop computer or laptop. We do not recommend tablets, iPads, smartphones or other mobile equipment for this course.
 
You need a headset with microphone. If you use the built-in speakers and microphone on your laptop, it might cause an echo for the other participants in the online classrooms.
 
Computer Windows®-PC oder Apple® MAC 
processor 700 MHz-Prozessor or faster 
main memory Min. 192 MB RAM
operating system Microsoft Windows® 7 or higher;
Mac OSX 10.6 or higher
software Adobe Flash Player 11.2 or higher
 graphic card  graphic card with  1024 x 768 pixel or more and 16 Mio. colours
browser Internet Explorer® in the latest version (32-bit-Version)
Firefox® in the latest version 
Chrome®
Apple® Safari
each in the latest version 
internet connection  min. 400 kbits/s
Please check here if your internet connection is sufficient:
speed-test für Deutsch online
other Headset

Face to face courses in the institut

In the summerterm we only offer face-to-face super-intensive courses for in the morning.

Learn German from the pros: The Goethe-Institut Budapest offers Standard, Intensive and Superintensiv courses. After taking an individual placement test, you will start taking lessons at your appropriate course level.


Intensiv

Course duration: 5 weeks
Frequency of classes: 3 times per week (4 TU per day)
Teaching Units (TU) (*1 TU = 45 minutes): 60 TU
Participants: max. 8-16
Level up: 1 level

Superintensiv

Course duration: 3 weeks
Frequency of classes: 5 times per week (4 TU per day)
Teaching Units (TU) (*1 TU = 45 minutes): 60 TU
Participants: max. 8-16
Level up: 1 level

Exam prep Courses

Our one-on-one instruction prepares you for the internationally recognized Goethe-Zertifikat. You will use practice exercises to get to know the various sections and formats of the exam.

Course duration: 3 weeks
Frequency of classes: 2 times per week (2 TU per day)
Teaching Units (TU) (*1 TU = 45 minutes): 24 TU
Participants: max. 8-16

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