Why learn at the Goethe-Institut?

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Our Methods

Immersion Daniel Albanese

Immersion done right

With our courses, you will speak German from day one, allowing you to learn faster and more intuitively.

Tutorierung Daniel Albanese

Comprehensive support

Our teachers are ready to assist you in person, via e-mail, chat or in your online classroom.

Interaction Daniel Albanese

Speaking, Speaking, Speaking

Practice new concepts in realistic and relevant situations. Through interaction, you will create unique texts, blogs or podcasts. 

Intercultural Sonja Tobias

Authentic Content

In each course, you will learn more about German-speaking countries and increase your intercultural awareness.

Additional offers

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Cultural Events

We present a range of programs in the arts and humanities, including lectures, artist talks, film screenings, performances, installations, exhibitions, readings or public discussions.

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With our free eLibrary you can download and borrow a wide range of digital media such as eBooks, ePapers, eMusic, eAudios and eVideos.

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Deutsch für dich

Deutsch für dich offers resources for independent learning for levels A1-C1 and a worldwide community of fellow learners. Learn with authentic videos, audios, texts and grammar tasks.

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Step into German

Learn German at home or on the road with this collection of authentic materials, including films and music, with learning activities included.

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Be able to prove your German skills with our globally recognized examinations. The Goethe-zertifikat is available for everyone from beginners to native speakers, A1-C2.

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Placement Test

Not sure which course level is right for you? Keine Panik! A placement test comes free with every booking. Not ready to take a course just yet? You can also take the placement test for $20 without booking a course.


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Deutschlandjahr USA

Until the end of 2019, Germany and its deep ties to the U.S. will be on display all across the United States. The campaign Wunderbar Together will travel across the entire U.S., bringing with it a collection of events and exhibits revolving around business and industry, politics, education, culture, and science, to highlight the unique importance of transatlantic relations.

And Much More!

We are one part of the worldwide network of the Goethe-Institut, consisting of a total of 159 institutes in 98 different countries. If you move to another city or country, or want to take a course in Germany, you will easily be able to transfer between our various locations.
As a cultural institute focused on German and Germany, our students and visitors come here for similar reasons. Through our courses and our many events, you will have many opportunities to make new friends with similar interests.
When you are one of our students, you become part of our community and have many chances to win prizes. In our courses and during our events, we regularly hold contests for our students. Previous prizes have included, among other things, free language courses or a trip to Germany!
Every June and December, we hold a party for our students and visitors. Join us for snacks and drinks, make new friends, and have fun!

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