German language courses

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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 Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach.

We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive image of Germany by providing information about cultural, social and political life in our nation. Our cultural and educational programs encourage intercultural dialogue and enable cultural involvement. They strengthen the development of structures in civil society and foster worldwide mobility.

Autumn Trimester


The next superintensive and intensive online courses start from 19th October and from 9th November  2020.* 
You can register and take the placement test at home! From now on.
If you have any questions, please contact us via e-mail sprachkurse-budapest@goethe.de.

*If the Corona situation will worsen, the courses will be held online.

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.

Face to face courses in the institut

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

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.


In our courses Level B2 we will work with a coursebook.
As for the other levels (A1, A2, B1, C1), we will offer new online courses for groups.

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


Blended Learning courses

These courses combine the best of both worlds: intense face-to-face instruction (50%) in live-meetings or in the classrooms of the Goethe-Institut and flexible online German lessons (50%) on the learning plattform of the Goethe-Institut. Since this learning format is especially efficient, you will make major progress within just a short period of time.


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

BLENDED LEARNING ONLINE

Duration: 5/8/10 weeks
Frequency of classes:

Blended Learning Extensiv (A1, A2, B1, C1) in the evening (10 weeks)
on Wendesday 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
Participants: 8-16

Blended Learning Extensiv B2 (whit book) am Abend (10 weeks)
on Monday and on Wendesday or
on Tuesday and Thursday 
je 2 TU in online-classroom + 2 Unterrichtseinheiten selbständiges und tutoriertes Lernen
Teaching Units (TU) (*1 TU = 45 minutes): 60 TU
Level up: 1 level
Participants: 8-16

Blended Learning Intensiv (A1, A2, B1, C1) in the evening (10 weeks)
am Montag, Mittwoch und Freitag
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
Participants: 8-16




 

Courses for young people

These courses target young learners between12 and 14 years old. We use fun-orientated and interactive teaching materials geared towards the interests of young language learners.