Prospective students who wish to take a course higher than A1 and have not passed any of the Goethe-Institut examinations within the last six months will have to take the level test, which is conducted at the beginning of trimester & semester.
For level test please write at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The enrolment for the A2-C2 level courses is on first-come-first served basis via WEBSHOP
* on our website. The courses can be booked and the payment can be done online.
*WEBSHOP is an e-commerce link where you select, book and pay for your courses.
Trimester 1 (12 weeks courses)
Intensive courses Nov 2020 - Feb 2021 (Mon-Fri)
The course and registration dates will be published on our website on 05.10.2020
Semester 1 (20 weekend courses)
Extensive courses: Jan-Jul 2021 (Sat & Sun)
The course and registration dates will be published on our website in the begnning of November 2020.
Courses please contact at email@example.com
All courses are designed for adult learners. Participant must be at least 17 years of age and a proof of age should be furnished at the time of registration.
Candidates are requested to register online as per the registration schedule & links mentioned on the website.
- Level A1 online via Lime Suvey on our website
- Level A2-C2 via Webshop on our website
Students having prior knowledge of German and desiring to join a higher-level course or students with a gap of more than six months from their last Goethe-Examination have to take the level test prior to the registration. Placement in higher course levels is based on the result of the level test conducted.
Terms of Payment
The course fee as well the examination fee is payable at the time of online registration. We accept payment with credit/debit card. By making the online payment automatic acceptence of the terms & conditions of the Goethe-Institut is applicable.
- Level A1: The payment link is sent via SMS or E-Mail (Visa or Master, credit/debit card)
- Level A2-C2: The payment can be done on Webshop (Visa or Master, credit/debit card)
If full payment is not received by the due date, the participant loses the right to participate.
The contractually binding fee is the fee stated in the price list at the time of application. Unless stated otherwise the books must be purchased separately.
Cancellation and Refunds (Courses)
In case of cancellations following deductions are applicable:
- Up to 4 weeks before beginning of course 10% of course fee
- Up to 1 week before beginning of course 20% of course fee
- Up to 1 day before beginning of course 30% of course fee
- After course begins 100% of course fee.
Cancellations must be submitted in writing and refunds shall be initiated within 30 days after receipt of the written cancellation request.
Should the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan cancel a course, the full course fee shall be reimbursed.
The contractually binding examination fee is the fee stated in the price list at the time of application. Only those who have paid their examination fee in full are eligible to take the examination.
Course participants up to 6 months after the end of the course take can the central examination of the corresponding level as an internal candidate. However, this is valid only if the language office has been notified in writing prior to the examination date that he/she will not be taking the examination.
Cancellation and Refunds (Examinations)
The fees are based on the regulations that are currently in effect. Only those who have paid their examination fee in full upon registering may take the exam.
Examination fee is non-refundable. If an exam is not taken for reasons of illness, 75% of the examination fee will be credited only once for the next/following examination date, provided a medical certificate has been furnished prior to the commencement of the examination.
Should a participant be excluded from the exam (see Section 12 of the exam guidelines of the Goethe Institute), the exam fee will not be refunded.
Course Participation Certificate
Participants with minimum attendance of 75% are eligible to write the examination or are entitled to an “Attendance Certificate”.
Our courses have minimum 14 and at most 22 participants:
- Level A1 to B2: minimum 18/ maximum 22
- Blended Learning: minimum 14/ maximum 18
- Level C1 & C2: minimum 15/ maximum 20
If enrolments are insufficient on the starting date, the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan reserves the right to cancel or postpone the course. In this case we will offer the participants the opportunity to move to another course or to receive a full refund of the course fee.
The choice of class and the chosen time slot are binding. Changes are not allowed.
It is mandatory after the registration to get the student identity cum library card made which also entitles you to free membership of the library for the course period you have registered for
Liability of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan
The liability of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan and its staff shall be limited to intent and gross negligence. The Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan will have no liability for cancellation of its services due to force majeure (e.g. unrest, act of war or terrorism, natural calamities, epidemics, pandemics and all other circumstances beyond the control of the contractual parties).
Should such cases of extraordinary circumstances or events occur or should there be a change in the existing circumstances or events, caused by factors that are beyond the sphere of influence of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan, the Institute shall reserve the right to make changes in the ongoing course structure (e.g. in terms of time, methodology or format). Should the circumstances not allow the above-mentioned changes, in that case the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan shall cancel the course without any alternative offer and financial compensation.