Contact and Information

Deutschkurse GI Lagos © Goethe-Institut / Ifeoluwa Nihinlola

Our language course office is open at 7, Anifowoshe Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
You would need to book appointment if you must visit the office.

However, we can also be reached as usual via email: Examination Certificates can be picked up at the language office on Wednesdays and Fridays between 10:00 and 11:00am. You need to book an appointment with language-lagos@goethe.de.

If you want to attend our classes, kindly register through the course finder during registration period.

 

General Enquiries regarding Courses and Exams.


Wed & Fri, 12:00 – 12:45 Uhr
Please book an appointment with: Deborah Akindulureni
onlinecourses-lagos@goethe.de
Link to virtual room

DR. DEUTSCH: German Support

Deborah Akindulureni/Gbenga Akeju
Wed & Fri, 13:00 – 14:00 Uhr

Link to virtual room

DR. MOODLE: Technical Support

Ismaila Oloyede
Wed 14:00 – 15:00 Uhr

Link to virtual room

If you want to attend our classes, kindly register online during registration period.

Registration Requirements:
  1. Valid ID (Government issued or Student/staff ID)
  2. Payment: Accepted Modes Of Payment: 
  • Cash deposit into Citibank
  • Bank transfer in Naira (with description!)
  • Contact us for Euro transactions
In case you have had any previous knowledge of German, you can assess your level of German knowledge by doing a placement test which helps you choose the appropriate course.

How do I register for my course online?
To register, kindly follow the following steps:
  • Go to the Course finder: Dates and Prices - Goethe-Institut Nigeria
  • Choose a format, and then make your booking.
  • Pay the course fee as indicated in the booking confirmation you receive by mail (after successful online registration), and send us an email with the following documents:
(1) a copy of your identity card, and
(2) a copy of your proof of payment.
Your code for the learning platform on mygoethe.de will be sent to you before course commences.

When is the next course registration?
Language Courses begin in January, April and September. The exact dates for the registration period are both on our website as well as our social media platforms:
Facebook: www.fb.com/goethe.nigeria
Instagram & Twitter: @gi_nigeria

How long is a course?
The course duration depends on the course format and the course level. A list of our courses can be found here.

How much are the courses?
The course prices for each level are available here. Kindly note that the prices are subject to change.
 
I want to learn German, but I have no foreknowledge. Which level is right for me?

If you have no previous knowledge of German, you will start with the A1 course. The A1 course is designed for complete beginners in German.
 
A higher institution in Germany asked me to bring a B2 Certificate.  Can I register directly for the B2 class?

If you have not taken any courses at Goethe-Institut previously and you want to register for the B2 class, you will be asked to take placement test to determine whether or not you have sufficient knowledge of German to register for a B2 course. If your knowledge of German is not sufficient for the B2 level, you will be advised on what level to register for.
 
Does Goethe-Institut Nigeria have other branches across the country?

At the moment, Goethe-Institut Nigeria is situated in Lagos and has no branches in other States in Nigeria.
 
Can I get a refund for a course I registered for but cannot attend?

To get a refund, a notice of cancellation must be received by the Goethe-Institut 5-9 business days before the commencement of the course. A cancellation fee of 25% of the full course fee is applicable should you cancel before the course starts. No refunds will be paid from the day that the course starts, whether or not a participant cancels. Where the participant has cancelled the course, the participant acknowledges that the outstanding course fee amounts to a reasonable cancellation penalty.
 
Are your tutors qualified?

Our language instructors are highly qualified in modern teaching methods and language. They also participate in professional development trainings and seminars regularly.
 
I would like to talk to someone. Is there a number I can call?

Yes, you can call the Reception on 234 (1) 4549515 from Mondays to Fridays between 08:00 a.m. and 04:00 p.m.

1. Enrolment requirements
1.1 Minimum age for standard course: 16 years
1.2 A placement test at no cost is required for all learners who have not previously attended a course at Goethe-Institut Nigeria and wish to take a course from A2-C1.
1.3 A valid nationally recognised means of identification is compulsory in order to complete registration. Applications without the required documents will not be processed.
1.4 Registration takes place on a first come, first served basis. 

2. Terms of payment / fees 
2.1 Accepted Modes Of Payment:
  • Cash deposit into Citibank
  • Bank transfer in Naira (with description!)
  • Contact us for Euro transactions
2.2 Course fees
2.2.1 Standard course fee includes course books for the physical course only.
2.3 The course fee is to be paid in full, and at once; no payment in installments allowed.
2.3.1 The standard course fee excludes the Goethe-Institut’s international examination fee. 

3. Cancellation of courses and refunds
3.1 Cancellations must be submitted in writing. The date of cancellation shall be the date of receipt at the Goethe-Institut Nigeria.
3.2 A cancellation fee of 25% of the full course fee is applicable should you cancel before the course starts.
3.3 No refunds after commencement of classes. 

4. Class size
4.1 The group size of a standard course varies from 8-18 course participants.
4.2 Goethe-Institut reserves the right to adjust the course format, regroup classes or cancel the course if need be. 

5. Course format and duration of courses
5.1 Standard courses: two to four times per week 120 TU, 150 TU or 180 TU as applies. (1 teaching unit = 45 Minutes).
5.2 We currently offer the standard and extensive course format.

6. General
6.1 Participants who have attended less than 70% of all classes will not be issued a participation certificate. A participation certificate is issued only after the course has ended.

7. Responsibility of participants
Participants are obliged to comply with the course rules and the house rules applicable to Goethe-Institut.
 
8. Liability of the Goethe-Institut

The liability of the Goethe-Institut and its staff is limited to intentional and gross negligence. The Goethe-Institut accepts no liability for the cancellation of its services due to force majeure (e.g. Natural disasters, fire, floods, war, official orders and all the other circumstances beyond the control of the contractual parties).

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