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Practise German free of charge

Communities, websites, social media - there are countless ways to learn German online. The Goethe-Institut has developed a range of digital offers, that allow you to learn German online, free of charge. You can also be sure that what you have learned is correct. Whether you want to get a taste of the language in the "Deutschtrainer"or even just receive entertaining tips in-between with "Goetheinstut.Deutsch" on TikTok and Instagram, here you will find the right offer for your language level and learning intentions.

Alexander smiling at you Foto: Goethe-Institut

Social Media

Welcome to our community! Alex from Berlin and guests from all over the world are waiting for you on our TikTok and Instagram channels. Learn all about the German language, gain an insight into everyday life in Germany and other countries. And share your experiences with others.

Apps – iOS and Android

City of Words

The app is currently being updated. It will be available again soon.

Our learning app guides you through a fictional "Stadt der Wörter" (City of Words). In interactive exchange with other players, the free app teaches vocabulary at the A1/A2 level.

Vocabulary trainer app

Vocabulary trainer app

Learn German on the go with the Goethe-Institut’s vocabulary trainer app. The Goethe-Institut’s new mobile vocabulary trainer helps you to practise and improve your German by adding new words to your vocabulary even on the go.

Further offers

Six young people on their way to Berlin. Image: © Goethe-Institut

Everyday life in Germany
Ticket nach Berlin

Six candidates, two teams, one goal: Berlin. On their journey through Germany six young learners of German face thrilling challenges.

Our Street Photo: © Goethe-Institut, Getty Images

Online world
Our Street

Discover Germany and learn German in the comfort of your own home! In this online game, you can click through the streets of a German town and find out more about the people who live and work there.

German Cities and Landscapes © Goethe-Institut

German Cities and Landscapes

High-tech and nature, sports and culture: Germany has many different faces.