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.

Our Language Course Office will be glad to help you enroll for a course in Bangalore or in Germany, or sign up for one of our examinations.

eBrochure - January to December 2023

The next Super Intensive courses for Online Live and Classroom sessions are starting in March 2023.

A1, A2, B1, B2.1 & B2.2 course information
Registration Process

Intensive Weekday and Intensive Weekend course information

All the very best.
Through our Level Tests, we can determine your level, create learning goals with you, and choose the best course.
All candidates applying for a course higher than the A1 level are required to have an Examination Certificate or a course Participation Certificate of the previous level from any Goethe-Institute, and the certificate should be less than 6 months old from the date of new course registration.
Candidates are required to take the online Level Test in case of the following:
- Possession of a Goethe-Institut Examination Certificate and/or Participation Certificate that is more than 6 months old, or
- Possession of an exam or course participation certificate from any other institute (not recognised by Goethe-Institut)

The Level Test is an online test consisting of 70 multiple-choice questions.
The registration for the online Level Test for A2 and higher levels is open from 1st February for all courses starting from March 2023.

You may register accordingly by clicking below. 

​Please make sure you attach your latest  Exam certificate OR Course participation certificate. 

Level Test registration

Payments to be made via NEFT online banking transfer only.
We are currently available for in-person counseling from Monday to Friday, between 10am and 5pm.
We are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and on public holidays.

You may reach us by mail at:

To reach us by phone:
8861004090, 8861004095
Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 5.00pm only

14.01.2023 - Saturday - Makara Sankranthi

26.01.2023 - Thursday - Republic Day

08.03.2023 - Wednesday - Holi

22.03.2023 - Wednesday - Ugadi (New Year Kannada)

07.04.2023 - Friday - Good Friday

22.04.2023 - Saturday - Idu'l Fitr (Ramzan)

01.05.2023 - Monday - Labour Day

15.08.2023 - Tuesday - Independence Day

19.09.2023 - Tuesday - Ganesha Chathurthi

02.10.2023 - Monday - Gandhi Jayanti

03.10.2023 - Tuesday - German Unification Day

24.10.2023 - Tuesday - Dussehra

01.11.2023 - Wednesday - Kannada Rajyotsava

13.11.2023 - Monday - Diwali

General Terms and Conditions (PDF)

General Terms and Conditions

1. General Requirements
All courses are designed for adult learners. Participant must be at least 16 years of age. Document proving date of birth would have to be provided upon request.

2. Registration Procedure
Candidates are requested to register by email as per the registration process and schedule mentioned on the website. Thereafter the confirmation mail shall be sent to the candidates as per the specified dates, along with the fee payment details.
Level Test
Students having prior knowledge of German and desiring to join a higher-level course with a gap of more than six months from their last Goethe Examination or Course 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.

3. Terms of Payment
The course fee is payable via bank transfer on the specified date. The beneficiary details and other payment related information will be mentioned in the confirmation mail. Part payments are not accepted. If full payment is not received by the due date, the participant loses the right to participate.

4. Course Fee
The contractually binding fee is the fee stated in the price list and the website at the time of application. The cost of the course material, such as books / CDs and exam fees, is not included in the course fee unless otherwise stated.
Cancellation and Refunds (Courses)
In case of cancellation prior to the commencement of the course, the course fee shall be refunded after deducting an administrative charge equivalent to 10% of the course fee. No refunds shall be made after the commencement of the course.
Cancellations must be submitted in writing via email, and refunds shall be made in 20 working days.
Should the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan cancel a course, the full course fee shall be reimbursed.

5. Examination Fee

The contractually binding examination fee is the fee stated in the price list at the time of application. Examination dates and fee payment details will be shared after the commencement of the course.
Cancellation and Refunds - Examinations
If an exam is not taken for reasons of illness, the participant may take the exam in the next/following examination date, provided a medical certificate has been furnished prior to the commencement of the examination originally registered for. A fee of INR 1500 will be charged.
The exam fee will not be refunded if the candidate has not taken the exam for reasons other than illness.

Cancellation and Refunds - Courses
Change of batch fees of INR 1500 will be levied if a student wants to change from one batch to another (but not in a parallel timing)  Change of Semester is not allowed. 
6. Course Participation Certificate
Participants with a minimum attendance of 70% and with a satisfactory performance in the class tests are entitled to a “Course Participation Certificate”.

7. Class Size
Our courses have a minimum of 12 and maximum of upto 24 participants. 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. Once the course has started, changes are allowed only in exceptional cases for a fee of INR 1500, and the
Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan reserves the right  to make the exception based on the availability of seats or otherwise.

After the class registration, a library card is issued to the student entitling him / her to a free membership for the duration of the course.

8. 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.

The Goethe-Institut especially reserves the right to move language courses from offline to online based on current government directives in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. This right is also applied if a participant tests positive during the course period.

9. Complaint Management
Complaints, if any, should be first discussed with your teacher. Should a satisfactory solution not be reached in the discussion with the teacher, then the complaint should be addressed in writing to Ms. Anna Kuhnt, Head - Language Department and Deputy Director at: 

Copyright: All rights reserved.
It’s not allowed to reproduce the course materials, in any form (printing, photocopy, microfilm or another procedure) or to use electronic systems to duplicate or manipulate it, without the explicit permission. Use of the same (in the form of screenshots, photos, recordings, storage, distribution etc.) by the course participant or any other party beyond the scope of this course is prohibited and an infringement of existing copyright laws.