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Contact and information

Enrolment at the Goethe-Institut Kenya Photo: Bernhard Ludewig

Contact and Enrolment

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

Monday-Friday: 08:00 a.m.-01:00 p.m., 02:00 p.m.-05:00 p.m.
During the registration: 09:00 a.m.-05:00 p.m. 
 
You can register by telephone or by e-mail.

Course Overview 2021 (Nairobi)

1st Trimester:
Registration: 05. – 16.01.2021
Lessons: 11.01. – 09.04.2021
A1 Superintensive Courses: 11.01. – 19.02.2021
A2 Superintensive Courses: 01.03. – 09.04.2021

Central Examinations A1: Examination information

Central Examinations A2 – C2: 19.04 – 23.04.2021


2nd Trimester:
Registration: 26.04. – 12.05.2021
Lessons:17.05. – 06.08.2021
A1 Superintensive Courses: 17.05 – 25.06.2021
A2 Superintensive Courses: 17.05 – 25.06.2021
Central Examinations A2 – C2: 02. – 06.08.2021


3rd Trimester:
Registration: 30.08. – 03.09.2021
Lessons: 06.09. – 03.12.2021
A1 Superintensive Courses: 06.09. – 26.11.2021
A2 Superintensive Courses: 25.10. – 26.11.2021
Central Examinations A2 – C2: 29.11 – 03.12.2021
 

Course Overview 2021 (Mombasa)


Term 1
Registration: 05. – 16.01.2021
Lessons: 18.01. – 16.04.2021
Central Examinations A2 – C2: 19.04 – 23.04.2021

Term 2
Registration: 26.04. – 12.05.2021
Lessons:17.05. – 06.08.2021
Central Examinations: 7th - 11th June 2021 

A1: Monday, June 7 and Tuesday, June 8
A2: Tuesday, June 8 (afternoon)
B1: Wednesday, June 9 & Thursday, June 10 (morning)
B2: Wednesday, the 9th & Thursday, the 10th of June (afternoon)

Term 3
Registration: 30.08. – 03.09.2021
Lessons: 06.09. – 26.11.2021
Central Examinations: 6th to 10th December 2021

Please note: Limited spaces are available. There might be changes in the course offer subject to demand. 
Through placement exams and interviews, we can determine your level, create learning goals with you, and choose the best course.
Our placement exam (written with an oral interview) is free for our clients and registration is not required. Exam times other than normal registration hours by appointment only.

Date: Monday - Fridays, 12.00 pm - 04.00 pm
Duration: approx. 2 hours

Test your German

Please contact Mr. Jason Njiraini for a placement test: jason.njiraini@goethe.de.
 
1. General Requirements
  • Course participants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Prior to the course an enrolment form has to be completed.
  • A placement test is required for all courses except A1.
2. Terms of Payment

The full course fee is due at the time of enrolment.

Electronic transfers, MPESA payment and direct cash deposits into our accounts are the only acceptable means of payment. Please make your payments into our accounts in Kenya or Germany as indicated below:

Commercial Bank of Africa
Mama Ngina Street Branch
Account Name: GOETHE-INSTITUT
Account Number: 6462050012
Swift Code: CBAFKENX
 
Commerzbank München
Account Number: 227608700
Name: Goethe-Institut e.V. - Nairobi
BIC: COBA DE FF 700
IBAN: DE 14 7004 0041 0227 6087 00
 
Please send an email with a copy of the bank transfer slip to Janet.Wanyi@goethe.de. Indicate the narrative, e.g: Language course and books for XY, A1 Examination preparation course for XY, B1 Examination fees for XY

PAYMENTS VIA MPESA

HOW TO PAY VIA M-PESA FOR LANGUAGE COURSES AND BOOKS
•    Go to the M-Pesa menu
•    Select “Lipa Na MPesa”
•    Select “Pay Bill”
•    Enter “Business Number : 925702”
•    Enter “Account Number i.e. Course level & time-,your surname, initial of your first name” and press OK, e.g. “A1,0900-XXX, XX.”
•    Enter the exact amount for tuition fees or books (Make sure that you have sufficient funds in your M-Pesa account to perform the transaction!) and press OK
•    Enter PIN and press OK
•    Confirm details then press OK
•    A confirmation message will be received confirming that you have sent money to GOETHE-INSTITUT KENYA COURSE FEES along with a transaction number.
 
HOW TO PAY VIA M-PESA FOR EXAMINATIONS
•    Go to the M-Pesa menu
•    Select “Lipa Na MPesa”
•    Select “Pay Bill”
•    Enter “Business Number : 925703”
•    Enter “Account Number i.e. Exam & Date, candidate’s surname, initial of his or her first name” and press OK, e.g. “SD1,16_9_,XXXX, X.”
•    Enter the exact amount for the examination (Make sure that you have sufficient funds in your M-Pesa account to perform the transaction!) and press OK
•    Enter PIN and press OK
•    Confirm details then press OK
•    A confirmation message will be received confirming that you have sent money to GOETHE-INSTITUT KENYA EXAMINATION FEES along with a transaction number.

HOW TO PAY VIA M-PESA FOR CONFIRMATION LETTERS
•    Go to the M-Pesa menu
•    Select “Lipa Na MPesa”
•    Select “Pay Bill”
•    Enter “Business Number : 925701”
•    Enter “Account Number i.e. CL, your surname, initial of your first name” and press OK, e.g. “CL, XXXX, X.”
•    Enter the exact amount (Make sure that you have sufficient funds in your M-Pesa account to perform the transaction!) and press OK
•    Enter PIN and press OK
•    Confirm details then press OK
•    A confirmation message will be received confirming that you have sent money to GOETHE-INSTITUT KENYA CONFIRMATION LETTERS along with a transaction number.


3. Fees

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

Should a participant wish to change his or her bookings /change course dates), then the first such change is free of charge. Each additional booking change is subject to a fee to 10% of the course fee.

Rebates
There is a special offer of tuition fees less 14% for intermediate and advanced level courses in succession.

4. Cancellation and refunds

No refunds will be paid once the course has started.

Cancellation must be submitted in writing. The date of cancellation shall be the date of receipt at the Goethe-Institut. A cancellation fee of 20% is applicable.

5. Changes in our course offer

The maximum and minimum number of course participants per class is stipulated as 18 and 12 respectively.  Classes with less than 12 course participants will be merged with others on the same level taking place at a different time. If a class is cancelled and no alternative is available, the course fee of the concerned students will be carried forward to the next term. 

6. International Students

Immigration authorities require international students to submit police clearance certificates from their country of origin as well as certified translated copies of their academic certificates prior to admission.

7. Liability of the Goethe-Institut

The liability of the GI and its staff members is limited to intent and gross negligence. GI also accepts no liability for the cancellation of its service due to force majeur (e.g. natural disasters, fire, floods, war, official orders and all other circumstances beyond the control of the contractual parties).
 

Price tables 2021

* Course prices will increase from May 2021
Course type Fees/ trimester (incl books)
in KES
Extensive courses - Saturday (A1.1) 20,000
Extensive courses - Saturday (A1.2) 15,000
Extensive courses - Saturday (A2.1) 20,000
Extensive courses - Saturday (A2.2) 15,000
Extensive courses - Saturday (B1.1) 16,000
Extensive courses - Saturday (B1.2) 15,000
Intensive courses - only in Mombasa (A1) 32,000
Intensive courses - only in Mombasa (A2) 29,000
Intensive courses - only in Mombasa (B1) 27,000
Intensive courses (A1) 37,000
Intensive courses (A2) 32,000
Intensive courses (B1) 30,000
Intensive courses (B2) 27,000 
Intensive courses (C1) 27,000
Intensive courses (C2) 21,000
Superintensive courses (A1) 37,000
Superintensive courses (A2) 32,000
Exam Preparation Courses (A1, intern) 4,000 
Exam Preparation Courses (A1, extern) 6,000 
Exam Preparation Courses (B1) 8,000 
Young Learners' Courses *(Secondary School) 10,000
Children's Courses 10,000 
Deutsch online (A1) 37,000
Deutsch online (A2) 32,000
Deutsch online (B1.1) 30,000
Deutsch online (B1.2) 30,000
* Fees will increase from May 2021
Exam Fees (internal) in KES Fees (external) in KES
Fit in Deutsch 1 7,000 9,000
Fit in Deutsch 2 8,000 10,000
Start Deutsch 1 8,500 12,000
Goethe-Zertifikat A2 9,500 13,500
Goethe-Zertifikat B1 9,500 / 2,375 (per Module) 16,000 / 4,000 (per Module)
Repetition (B1)  2,250 (per Module)  4,000 (per Module)
Goethe-Zertifikat B2 10,000 / 2,500 (per Module) 13,000 / 3,250 (per Module)
Goethe-Zertifikat C1 10,000 14,000
Goethe-Zertifikat C2: GDS  5,000 (per Module)  7,000 (per Module)
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