Contact and Enrollment

Contacts and Enrollment Goethe-Institut Philippinen

Contact and Enrollment

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.

Monday - Thursday:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(The Language Course Office is closed on days the certification examinations are held.)
You can register online
Kindly fill the online registration form. Later, you will receive an email from the course office. If slots are available, you will be asked to submit a scanned copy of your passport or NBI clearance. Also you will be requested to pay the fee.

In Person
You may register in person in the Language Course Office.  Fill-up the course registration form completely, submit a copy of your passport or NBI clearance, pay the corresponding fees and/or purchase the course books.  

You are officially enrolled in a course only upon full payment of the course fee.

By Fax or Email
You may enroll by fax or e-mail.  Send the completed course registration form together with a copy of your passport or NBI clearance and proof of payment to:

Goethe-Institut Manila
Attention: the Registrar
Fax no.: +63 2 8170979

Please be informed that courses have limited slots. Once classes are full, registration will be closed.


A placement test helps us determine your current language level. Based on the results, together we can plan your study and choose the most suitable course for you.

The placement test costs PHP 1000 that will be deducted from your course fee once you book with us.

The placement test is conducted by appointment.

For more information, please contact

General Requirements
Course participants must be at least 18 years of age upon the start of the class. Exception: Special requirements apply to participants of courses for children and teens, which requires parental consent.

1.  Terms of Payment
1.1   Course fees are paid in full upon registration.
1.2   Registration is on a first paid, first served basis. Reservations are strictly not accepted.
2.  Course fees
2.1   The contractually binding fee is the fee stated in the price list current at the time of application.
2.2   Should a participant wish to change his or her booking, then each booking change is subject to a fee equal to 10% the course fee.
2.3   Booking changes are only allowed up to five (5) working days before the start of the course.
3.  Cancellation and refunds         
The following conditions apply if the course participant is unable to take part in the course:
3.1   In case of cancellation at least five (5) working days before the start of the course, Goethe-Institut Philippinen will withhold 50% of the course fee that will be refunded to the student. Textbooks are 100% non-refundable.
3.2   In case of late cancellation, non-appearance or leaving the course once it is underway, the participants are not entitled to any refund.  
3.3   Cancellations must be submitted in writing with reason and must be accompanied by the original receipt. The date of cancellation shall be the date of receipt at the Goethe-Institut Philippinen office.
4.  Course level assignment/
class size
4.1   Placement in course levels is based on the placement test conducted at the Goethe-Institut Philippinen. A schedule for a placement test will be arranged by the Language Course Office at a fee of PHP 1000.
4.2   We reserve the right to amend or postpone our courses and change course details such as fees, times, materials, rooms, instructors.
4.3   We regret that we can only conduct courses that have the required minimum number of participants. We advise students in their own interest to register early.
4.4   We will offer the participants the opportunity to move to another course or to receive a full refund of the course fee should we cancel a course.
5.  Responsibilities of participants
Participants are obliged to comply with the course rules and regulations applicable to the Goethe-Institut Philippinen.
6. Liability of the Goethe-Institut
The liability of Goethe-Institut Philippinen and its staff is limited to intent and gross negligence. Goethe-Institut Philippinen also accepts no liability for the cancellation of its services due to force majeure, e.g. natural disasters, fire, floods, war, official orders and all other circumstances beyond the control of the contracting parties.

As of September 09, 2019
Subject to changes
Closing Schedule
Winter Break: December 24, 2020 - January 01, 2021

Holidays 2020
Holiday date
New Year's Day 1 January (Wednesday)
Chinese New Year 25 January (Saturday)
EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary 25 February (Tuesday)
Araw ng Kagitingan 9 April (Thursday)
Maundy Thursday 9 April (Thursday)
Good Friday 10 April (Friday)
Black Saturday 11 April (Saturday)
Labor Day 1 May (Friday)
Eid’l Fitr * 24 May (Sunday) - to be confirmed
Independence Day 12 June (Friday)
Eidul Adha * 31 July (Friday) - to be confirmed
Ninoy Aquino Day 21 August (Friday)
National Heroes Day 31 August (Last Monday of August)
All Saints Day 1 November (Sunday)
Additional Special non-working day 2 November (Monday)
Bonifacio Day 30 November (Monday)
Feast of the Immaculate Concepcion of Mary 8 December (Tuesday)
Additional Special non-working day 24 December (Thursday)
Christmas Day 25 December (Friday)
Rizal Day 30 December (Wednesday)
Last Day of the Year 31 December (Thursday)

Course type Fee
Extensive course (55 TU) PhP 20,000
Intensive course (165 TU) PhP 20,000
A1-B1 Super-intensive course (165 TU) PhP 20,000
B2 Super-intensive course (255 TU) PhP 30,500
Exam Preparation Courses*  
*Course schedules and fees are assigned by special arrangement. Please contact our Language Course Office for more information.

Price of Books
Books Price Required for
Schritte International Neu 1
(Kursbuch & Arbeitsbuch)
PhP 500 A1
Schritte International Neu 2
(Kursbuch & Arbeitsbuch)
PhP 500 A1
Schritte International 3
(Kursbuch & Arbeitsbuch)
PhP 500 A2
Schritte International 4
(Kursbuch & Arbeitsbuch)
PhP 500 A2
Schritte International 5
(Kursbuch & Arbeitsbuch)
PhP 500 B1
Schritte International 6
(Kursbuch & Arbeitsbuch)
PhP 500 B1
Aspekte Neu Lehrbuch PhP 1,500 B2
Aspekte Neu Arbeitsbuch  PhP 1,500 B2
Sicher B1+ Kursbuch & Arbeitsbuch PhP 1,500 B1+/ B2
The following modes of payment are accepted at the Goethe-Institut:
  • cash
  • cheque, payable to Goethe-Institut Manila
  • money transfer
Credit card payments are not accepted at this time.

Payments by money transfer

Please indicate the name, course and schedule as purpose of payment.
Please address local door-to-door delivered (LBC or 2Go) money transfers to:

Jocelyn Chua or Anna Cruz
Goethe-Institut Philippinen
4/F Adamson Centre
121 L.P. Leviste Street
1227 Salcedo Village, Makati City

Bank Deposit in Peso

Deutsche Bank
Account Name: Goethe-Institut Manila
Account number: 1001916 00 0

Bank Deposit in Euro
Please check our fees from the link below for payments to be made in Euro.

We have a new price list for all courses effective at the beginning of 2020:
Price list GI Philippinen starting 15.10.2019

Goethe-Institut e.V. - Manila
Kontonummer: 227549300
Bankleitzahl: 700 400 41
IBAN : DE16 7004 0041 0227 5493 00

All other costs are shouldered by the Sender.

Bank transfers may take 2-3 working days to be processed. We advise enrollees to pay in advance to make sure we receive the payment before the deadline.
We can only guarantee a slot once we receive the payment.

Announcement on Class Suspensions

In light of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic, The Goethe – Institut Manila will continue to suspend all physical classes and examinations until further notice.

The Institute will be closed for personal inquiries and walk-in enrollments until further notice. All concerns may be made through our designated communication channels. 

We understand that this may be inconvenient to most of you but we kindly ask for your continued patience as we hold your safety and well-being with utmost importance.

Rest assured, we will make the necessary adjustments for the missed course dates and inform you once we resume classes again.

For further concerns and inquiries, please feel free to contact us under

Read our full advisory here.