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German at Work

Practise your German for your profession with exercises from level A1 to B2. Through interviews and films you can get insights into everyday working life in Germany.

Mein Weg nach Deutschland Foto (Ausschnitt): © Flo Karr / Unsplash

Mein Weg nach Deutschland

The web portal for immigrants, with German exercises (levels A1 to B2), videos and information about life in Germany in 27 languages.

Further offers

24h Deutsch – Deutsch lernen mit Ida Photo: Kandismedia

Deutsch lernen mit Ida

Learn German with 24h Deutsch, winner of the Goethe-Institut competition Deutsch lernen auf YouTube – Zeig uns wie das geht.

Das Deutschlandlabor © Goethe-Institut und Deutsche Welle

Das Deutschlandlabor

Deutschlandlabor investigates common prejudices and cliches about Germany and presents a lively picture of the country.

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

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

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.

Apps – iOS and Android

First Paths in Germany © Bokowsky & Laymann

First Paths in Germany

Nevin is new in Germany and needs to master a lot of new challenges in her daily life: Getting a bus, starting a new job, signing the right mobile-phone contract, and finding new friends. Help her and learn German playfully.

Stadtrallye © Goethe-Institut


With the City Rally app you can find out about various Goethe-Institut sites as part of a digital scavenger hunt. Get to know your course venue in German in a fun way, discover German links to your town, and play games.

Deutschtrainer A1 © Goethe-Institut

Deutschtrainer A1

How do you count in German? What are fruits and vegetables called? How do you plan a trip with your friends? 10 chapters guide you through vocabulary and structures on topics of German daily life.

Lern Deutsch - Stadt der Wörter

City of Words

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.

Games and Quizzes

Spirit of Invention © Pfeffermind

Spirit of Invention

Right or wrong? Even great inventors like Carl Benz, Wilhelm Röntgen and co. have to make decisions on a small and large scale during the course of their lives. Play the game and choose the right direction for them.

Either - or: Test your Eco Type! © Pfeffermind Games

Either - Or: Test Your Eco Type

What eco type are you?
Our quiz is played against the clock. Repeat the quiz to improve your result.

CO2 Calculator © Pfeffermind Games

CO2 Calculator

When it comes to the environment, everyone’s involved. Bike or car? Camping holiday or long-haul flight?

Quiz: AroundTheWorld © Pfeffermind Games

Quiz: AroundTheWorld

How well do you know your way around? Do you know what’s what?

Thumbling sets off on his travels © Goethe-Institut

Thumbling sets off on his travels

Decide what Thumbling experiences on his journey and get to know the fairy tale from a completely new perspective.

"Carried Off": The wicked dragon has carried off the princess © Goethe-Institut

"Carried Off": The wicked dragon has carried off the princess

Or did it all turn out very differently? Switch the roles of the figures and create your own story.