German courses in South Africa


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

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Adult 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).

Youth courses

Kids from the age of 10 to 16 can now learn German at the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg. Our special youth courses are particularly designed for young learners and lead up to our official FIT certification.

Specialized Courses

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

Business Clients

We offer our corporate clients a wide range of services – and all from one source:

Our Course Formats

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

Online Group Courses

You'd like to learn German in a group but are unable to visit us at the Goethe-Institut? You travel a lot in your job and prefer not to be bound to a specific place and time? If so, we have a special offer for you!


Dates and prices

All course dates in Johannesburg

Contact and Enrolment

Interested in one of our language courses or need further information? We're here to help.

Our learning concept

Rapid progress guaranteed thanks to highly-qualified teachers, state-of-the-art teaching methods, intensive support and advice, and a system of course levels applied around the world.