German Courses in New York

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Standard German Courses for Adults

These are general language courses for adult learners ranging from level A1 (beginner) to C2 (advanced). The objectives and content of these courses are based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).

Specialized Courses

The content of these courses has a particular focus, is aimed at specific target groups, or is intended to work on certain skills:

German Courses for Young Learners

These courses target young learners between 13 and 16 years old. Students with prior knowledge as well as complete beginners can enroll in these classes. We use fun, interactive materials geared towards the interests of young language learners.

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 Learning

You have the flexibility to learn where you like. With our online, interactive teaching materials, you together with your tutor can set the start of the course and your learning times to suit your individual needs.

Exam Prep Courses

These courses are specifically designed to prepare you for the centrally administrated Goethe-Institut exams and familiarize you with the format of the exam.


Dates and prices

An overview of all the course dates in New York.

Contact and Enrollment

Our team at the Language Course Office would be happy to help you if you would like to enroll in a course in New York.

Our Approach to Learning

Taking a language course at the Goethe-Institut doesn’t just mean learning a language, but learning about another culture. Find out more about the German language courses offered at the Goethe-Institut.

Other offerings

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German courses in Germany

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

Courses in Germany for children and teens

Fun, games, sports and language: learn German while meeting children and teens from all over the world!


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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.