Quick access:

Go directly to content (Alt 1) Go directly to first-level navigation (Alt 2)

Contact and Enrollment

Contacts and Enrollment Goethe-Institut Philippinen
Monday - Friday:
9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 3:00pm
(During exam weeks, visits will be possible upon appointment.)
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 below 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. You can register for your placement test here.

For more information, please contact sprache-manila@goethe.de.
General Requirements
Course participants must be at least 16 years of age for an adult course and 12-15 years of age for a youth course upon the start of the class.

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 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   Goethe-Institut Philippinen reserves the right to amend or postpone its courses and change course details such as fees, times, materials, rooms and instructors.    
4.3   The required minimum number of students per class is 12 persons.  Students may move to another course schedule or receive a full refund should the course be cancelled.
5.  Responsibilities of participants
Participants are obliged to comply with the course rules and regulations applicable to the Goethe-Institut Philippinen. This means that they are on time when classes start, concentrate on classes, contribute actively to the learning process and refrain from disturbing the learning process by diverting the attention of other students.  This implies that participants dress in an appropriate way during classes according to the norms which apply to public spaces. This covers also courses which take place in the digital environment and covers both profile pictures and live-pictures of participants.
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 April 19, 2022
Subject to changes
Closing Schedule
Winter Break: December 25, 2023 - January 01, 2024

Holidays 2022
Holiday date
New Year's Day 1 January (Sunday)
Additional Special Non-working Holiday 2 January (Monday)
EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary 25 February (Saturday)
Maundy Thursday 6 April (Thursday)
Good Friday 7 April (Friday)
Black Saturday 8 April (Saturday)
Araw ng Kagitingan 10 April (Monday)
Eid’l Fitr * 22 April (Saturday) - to be confirmed
Labor Day 1 May (Monday) 
Independence Day 12 June (Monday)
Eidul Adha * 29 June (Thursday) - to be confirmed
Ninoy Aquino Day 21 August (Monday)
National Heroes Day 28 August (Last Monday of August)
All Saints Day 1 November (Wednesday)
All Soul's Day 2 November (Thursday)
Bonifacio Day 30 November (Monday)
Feast of the Immaculate Concepcion of Mary 8 December (Friday)
Christmas Day 25 December (Monday)
Rizal Day 30 December (Saturday)
Last Day of the Year 31 December (Sunday)

Course type Fee
Extensive course (168 TU) PhP 21,500
Intensive course (168 TU) PhP 21,500
A1-B1 Super-intensive course (165 TU) PhP 21,500
B2 Super-intensive course (255 TU) PhP 31,500
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
Klasse! A1.1.
(Kursbuch & Arbeitsbuch)
PhP 1,300 A1.1
Klasse! A1.2.
(Kursbuch & Arbeitsbuch)
PhP 1,300 A1.2
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.

Below is the current price list for our courses and exams:
Course and Exams Price List GI Philippinen starting 2023

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.

Health Protocols

We are happy to welcome you to our language courses and/or exams. However, it is vital to follow health protocols when coming to the Goethe-Institut. 

The use of face masks is optional. But everyone is still encouraged to bring their own hand sanitizer or disinfectant spray.
Exam participants must 
  • bring the print-out of their exam schedule sent to them via email 
  • bring any of the following IDs: original passport, NBI Clearance, SSS UMID, National ID, PRC ID or driver's license
  • bring their own ballpens (either black or blue ink). Erasable pens are not allowed.