Contact and Enrolment

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.

You can enrol for courses by visiting us in person, telephoning us or sending us an e-mail. An application is still possible even if the course has already started.
We gauge your current knowledge of German by conducting a placement test and having a chat with you. We then decide with you on an appropriate learning target and select a suitable course.
Our placement test (conducted in writing and followed by a chat) is free of charge and can be taken with prior appointment.
The fee for the agreed course must be paid in cash at the start of the course.
It is only possible to withdraw from the course (up to the third day of teaching) in exceptional and justifiable cases (illness with doctor’s certificate).
Course fees will be reimbursed less the costs of any lessons already attended and an administrative charge of US 10.000 Ks Test fees will be reimbursed less an administrative charge of 10.000 Ks if the person due to take the test provides at least one week’s advance written notification that he or she will not be taking the test.
Payment

The fee for the agreed course must be paid in cash in Kyat at the start of the course.
The text book is not included in the course fee and has to be paid for separately.

Cancellation

If the course participant is unable to attend the course, the following cancellation policy shall apply: reimbursement of the course fee (less the costs of any lessons already attended and an administrative charge of 10.000 Ks) is only possible if the course participant provides a written declaration that he or she is no longer able to attend the course. This declaration must be submitted by the third day of teaching at the latest.
Test fees will be reimbursed less an administrative charge of 10.000 Ks if the person due to take the test provides at least one week’s advance written notification that he or she will not be taking the test.

Assignment to courses/class size

The Goethe-Institut in Yangon reserves the right to cancel courses with an insufficient number of participants. In addition, we reserve the right to make changes to the course system. A lesson lasts for 45 minutes.

Obligations of course participants

Course participants are obliged to comply with the course and house rules in place at the Goethe-Institut.

Liability of the Goethe-Institut/force majeure

The liability of the GI and its employees shall be limited to cases of wilful intent and gross negligence. GI shall also not be liable for any inability to provide its services due to force majeure (e.g. natural disasters, fire, flooding, war, official decrees and any other circumstances that lie beyond the control of the contractual parties).