German courses


Keep Learning German – online. To protect your health, we are currently facilitating all German courses in an online format.
All exams have now resumed. Prior exam registrations are still valid and the exam can be booked in our new webshop Our courses continue to run online. For further assistance please contact our language office:

Our courses

Learn German with the international market leader for German tuition. Whether you are in Germany, in South Africa or online – the Goethe-Institut is your qualified partner. Choose from the range of courses we offer to find the focus that suits your objectives the best. Learn German successfully for day-to-day or leisure use, or suitable for professionals or students. You can record your language skills by taking a Goethe-Institut German exam.

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German courses in Germany

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

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Online Learning

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