Contact and Enrolment
Monday–Thursday: 09:00–12:00 und 13.00–18.00 in person, via phone or email
Friday: via phone: 10.00–16.00 or via email
136 Neil Road
Tel. +65 6735 4555
Fri 10:00–16:00 (only via phone and email)
136 Neil Road
Tel. +65 6735 4555
Placement test periods:
10 Nov to 08 Dec 2021
03 Feb to 02 March 2022
13 Apr to 11 May 2022
22 June to 20 July 2022
31 Aug to 28 Sep 2022
No classes on Public Holidays
Replacement classes will be offered.
Terms and registration periods 2022
16 Mar to 24 May 2022
Start of registration for beginners: 27.01.2022
Start of registration for all levels: 22.02.2022
End of registration: 09.03.2022
Good Friday: 15.04.2022
Labour Day: 01.05., 02.05.2022
Hari Raya Puasa: 03.05.2022
Vesak Day: 15.05., 16.05.2022
25 May to 02 Aug 2022
Start of registration for beginners: 07.04.2022
Start of registration for all levels: 04.05.2022
End of registration: 18.05.2022
Hari Raya Haji: 10.07., 11.07.2022
03 Aug to 11 Oct 2022
Start of registration for beginners: 16.06.2022
Start of registration for all levels: 12.07.2022
End of registration: 27.07.2022
National Day: 09.08.2022
12 Oct to 20 Dec 2022
Start of registration for beginners: 25.08.2022
Start of registration for all levels: 20.09.2022
End of registration: 05.10.2022
- Course participants automatically become members of the Goethe-Association. Therefore a membership fee is due on enrolment:
- S$ 42.80 for adults (18 years old and above)
- S$ 21.40 for junior members (under 18 years old)
- The membership is valid for 12 months and compulsory for all students at Goethe-Institut Singapore. Membership fee is non-transferable.
- Your membership privileges:
- Free access to our digital library
- Concession for German Film Festival movie tickets and other cultural events
- Discounts with partners: -15% in the LOKAL
- All prices are inclusive of GST.
Real-time lessons are either conducted as physical lessons at the institute or virtual lessons via Zoom, as offered. Any change to the mode of instruction will be at the sole discretion of the institute in line with the Singapore government directives.
TERMS OF PAYMENT
Fees are payable in full on enrolment and before commencement of the course, no later than the specified payment deadline. At the moment, we accept payment via bank transfer only.
Failure to make timely payment will result in loss of place in the course without further notice.
Unless stated otherwise, books must be purchased separately. Blended Learning Courses include the teaching material on our learning platform.
The contractually binding fee is the fee stated on the website of Goethe-Institut Singapore.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
Cancellations up to ten working days (Mon-Fri) before the start of a course are free of charge. Thereafter, no refund of course fees can be given on intensive courses, and a refund of course fees less an administrative fee of S$ 70 will be given on extensive courses up until five working days (Mon-Fri) before the start of a course. Students should please consider their personal commitments and circumstances before enrolment.
Cancellations must be submitted in writing. The date of cancellation shall be the date of receipt at the Goethe-Institut Singapore.
Course fees cannot be transferred to another term or another person, be it in full or in part.
In order to achieve active engagement amongst course participants, all our courses require a minimum of 8 students for our standard group courses and a minimum of 6 students for our intensive group courses. In the event that these minimum numbers are not fulfilled, the Goethe-institute reserves the right to cancel affected courses and a full refund will be granted for payment made.
CHANGE OF COURSE
Transfers to another course level can be considered after the first course day, one time only and after consultation with your teacher and the Language Office.
Our courses are designed for adult learners (age 16+).
The maximum number of participants for standard and intensive courses is 12.
Please note that special conditions apply for young learners’ courses, one-to-one and small group tuition, corporate courses and examinations.
There will be replacement sessions for public holidays as per in-class arrangement.
Due to safety and organisational concerns, make up for missed real-time lessons (physical or virtual) in other classes is not possible.
GOETHE-INSTITUT LIABILITY / FORCE MAJEURE
The liability of the Goethe-Institut and its employees is limited to intent and gross negligence. The Goethe-Institut is also not liable for disruption to its services due to force majeure (e.g. natural disaster, fire, flood, war, official orders and all other circumstances beyond the control of the contract parties).
When an extraordinary event or circumstance beyond the control of Goethe Institut such as a war, strike, riot, crime, epidemic or an event described by the legal term act of God (hurricane, flood, earthquake, volcanic eruption, etc.), we are subjected to offer course adjustments (e.g. room or schedule adjustments).