German language - Goethe-Institut USA

German language

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German courses A1–C2

Learn German in a Goethe-Institut German course – in the USA, in Germany or online.

German exams

Certify your language proficiency by taking a Goethe-Institut German exam.

Teaching German

The Goethe-Institut is the world's leading provider of professional development for German teachers. 

Practice German free of charge

You can benefit from our diverse online opportunities covering language levels A1–C2.

Our commitment to German

The Goethe-Institut is committed to the German language all over the world.

Current projects

Online Language Course for German Teachers @Goethe-Institut

Methodology and Didactics for Experts

Improve your teaching and instructional design skills in our methodology and didactics based courses from the "Deutsch Lehren Lehren" series. The next courses begin on September 17th and the registration deadline is August 31st.

Career Days at the Goethe-Institut

In 2018 the Goethe-Instituts are once again organizing Career Days for high school and college students in multiple cities throughout the USA. Find out when the Career Day takes place in your area.

German for Hire

If you cannot go to Germany, let Germany come to you: ‘German for Hire’ gives middle and high school teachers the opportunity to invite German university students into their classrooms.