German Courses

German courses Photo: Goethe-Institut/Sonja Tobias


Online registration is currently ongoing for three-week German language courses for adults beginning the week of 3 December 2018. Type in the promo code !Dezember2018! at check out to receive a 10% early bird discount. (The rebate is valid through 18 November. This code may not be combined with any other discount.)

Our courses in Washington

Standard German Courses

These are general language courses at A1 – C2 level for adult learners. The objectives and contents of these courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

German for Teenagers

These courses target young learners between 13 and 17 years old. Students with prior knowledge, as well as complete beginners can enroll in these courses.

Exam prep courses

These courses specifically prepare participants for the central exams of the Goethe-Institut and familiarize them with the exam format.

Specialized Courses

Courses with specialized content for specific target groups or to develop specific skills:

Further Information

Our course formats

Want to learn German and believe it is important to tailor the course to your individual needs? Learn in a way that suits you and achieve your goal!

Blended Learning

Blended learning combines face-to-face learning and online learning by taking the benefits of both teaching methods to enhance your learning experience.

Online German Courses

Would you like to learn German but are unable to take classes at the Goethe-Institut? Do you travel a lot for your job and need flexible class times?  If so, our online courses are the perfect option for you!


Dates and prices

All course dates in Washington

Contact and Enrollment

Interested in one of our language courses or need further information? We are happy to help.

Our Approach to Learning

Taking a language course at the Goethe-Institut is much more than learnig how to carry a conversation. With us, you will build a strong foundation for reading, writing, and understanding German culture.

Other offerings

German courses in Germany

Learn German successfully in Germany. Experience the culture, leisure, country and people!

Online learning Photo: Goethe-Institut/Sonja Tobias

Online learning

With a Goethe-Institut distance learning course, you can decide for yourself when and where you would like to learn.

Deutsch für dich

In the “Deutsch für Dich” community you will find plenty of exercises to help you learn German free of charge, and you can share experiences with other members.