Online German Courses

In addition to the proven German courses at various course locations, the Humboldt Institute now also offers live online German courses that allow students of different ages to learn German from home.

Here is an overview of the most important facts regarding the online German classes:

  • Lessons are taught live by experienced teachers from the Humboldt-Institut
  • A proven curriculum and course material from the intensive courses
  • All skills – speaking, writing, reading, listening and grammar – are also covered in the online course
  • A powerful learning platform with virtual rooms for lessons and group work
  • Different courses and/or timelines are available to choose from

This flexible range of online courses enables students who cannot travel to Germany to attend a German course, or who would like to continue studying after a German course at the Humboldt-Institut, to access the high-quality Humboldt German courses from the comfort of their home.

The format of the online classes supports a continuous learning process and teachers are available to answer questions from the students.

Under the two tabs “Online German Courses for Adults” and “Online German Courses for Teeangers” you will find all the important information about the available courses. Simply click on the arrow symbol.

The Humboldt Institute offers online German classes for adolescents. With those classes also young learners can learn German from home. Here is an overview of the available courses:

Number of lessons minimum 2 lessons of 45 minutes per week
Language levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
Minimum age 13
Starting dates upon request (Monday – Saturday)
Fee € 500.- per 10 lessons
(following a face-to-face course)

€ 600.- per 10 lessons
(without booking a face-to-face course)

 

Course Information

The online private lessons are suitable, among other things, for the follow-up of a face-to-face course in order to maintain and consolidate the content learned. On request, skills and topics can be dealt with in a targeted manner, for example to prepare for an exam. The schedule and the scope of the courses are flexible. The minimum booking is two consecutive lessons of 45 minutes each per week with a total booking of at least 10 lessons. The packages can be booked in increments of ten (10, 20, 30 or 40 lessons).

For participants without prior knowledge, the use of an intermediary language, usually English, is required.

This offer is only available outside the high season.

Number of lessons from 10 lessons per week
Language levels A1.2 *, A2, B1, B2 + **
* corresponds to approx. 100 German lessons
** for participants with level B2 and higher
Minimum age 13
Starting dates upon request
Fee upon request

 

Course Information

The participants in the group courses must have a similar level of German.

 

Technical Requirements

The learning platform runs in your browser (e.g. Chrome, Firefox). A computer or laptop with headphones, microphone and camera is required. Smartphones and Tabelts are not suitable for participating in the online classes. You can use the following link to check whether your computer is suitable for online courses: System check. The technical review is required to book one of the online German course.

Your German level will be determined by an online placement test. You will receive the link and further information after booking the course.

 

Enrollment

You may use our enrollment form to book one of the online German courses. Please select the entry “Online courses” under point 1 “Your school”. You can then choose between the different courses. After the booking request, you will receive a summary by email and a separate booking confirmation within one working day.

The registration period ends two weeks before the start of the course. Payment of the course fee is due before the start of the course.

In the days before the course starts, online meetings are offered for a technical check of your device and to get to know the learning platform. You will receive a separate message from our booking office. Participation in one of these meetings is mandatory, as no technical problems can be discussed during the courses.

 

Feedback from Students and Parents

„ Thank you so much to everyone at Humboldt for the precious support provided to my son Tommaso in improving his German language skills. Tommaso was definitely happy about the online course and I’m sure he will want to apply again to attend a higher level course in the future.
Roberto, father of Tommaso, age 13
„ Tom really enjoyed the course and felt he greatly benefited from it. Hopefully, he will get the opportunity to attend on of your courses in the future.

Claire, mother of Tom (16)
 

Questions?

Our booking office at info@humboldt-institut.org will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the German courses at the Humboldt-Institut.

The Humboldt-Institut now also offers online German courses that allow you to learn German from the comfort of your home. Here is an overview of the available courses including a short description of each course:

Number of lessons 30 lessons of 45 minutes per week
Language levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1
Schedule Monday – Friday: 9:00 – 13:30 CET
Monday: 14:30 – 15:15 CET
Tuesday & Thursday: 14:30 – 16:00 CET
Starting dates Monday, 07.09.2020
Monday, 14.09.2020
Monday, 28.09.2020
Monday, 12.10.2020
Monday, 19.10.2020
Monday, 02.11.2020
Duration 2 weeks or longer
Fee 305.– € / week

 

Course Information

The online intensive course 30 mirrors the proven classroom-based Intensive Course 30 and enables course participants to make a quick learning progress in German.

Currrently the online intensive courses 30 are integrated into the classroom-based intensive courses 30 in so-called hybrid courses. The online participants can see both the teacher and classmates in the classroom in Berlin-Mitte and can thus continue to take part in the lessons from home.

Number of lessons 5 lessons of 45 minutes every Saturday
Language levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1
Schedule Saturday: 9:30 – 14:00 CET
Starting dates Saturday, 05.09.2020
Saturday, 12.09.2020
Saturday, 19.09.2020
Saturday, 26.09.2020
Saturday, 10.10.2020
Saturday, 17.10.2020
Saturday, 24.10.2020
Saturday, 31.10.2020
Duration 4 weeks or longer
Bank holidays
(without lessons)
October 3
Fee 50.– € / week

 

Course Information

The Online Saturday Course mirrors the proven classroom-based Saturday Course and enables course participants to learn German on Saturdays.

As soon as the classroom based Saturday courses in Berlin-Mitte resume, participants can simply switch back from the online course to the face-to-face course.

Number of lessons 6 lessons of 45 minutes per week
Language levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1
Schedule Tuesday und Thursday: 18:00 – 20:30 CET
Starting dates Tuesday, 01.09.2020
Tuesday, 08.09.2020
Tuesday, 15.09.2020
Tuesday, 22.09.2020
Tuesday, 29.09.2020
Tuesday, 06.10.2020
Tuesday, 13.10.2020
Tuesday, 20.10.2020
Tuesday, 27.10.2020
Duration 4 weeks or longer
Fee 60.– € / week

 

Course Information

The Online Evening Course mirrors the proven classroom-based Evening Course and enables course participants to learn German on two evenings every Tuesday and Thursday.

As soon as the classroom based evening courses in Berlin-Mitte resume, participants can simply switch back from the online course to the face-to-face course.

Number of lessons minimum 2 lessons of 45 minutes per week
Language levels A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 (Monday – Saturday)
Starting dates upon request
Fee € 500 per 10 lessons (following a face-to-face course)

€ 600 per 10 lessons (without booking a face-to-face course)

 

Course Information

The online private lessons are suitable, among other things, for the follow-up of a face-to-face course in order to maintain and consolidate the content learned. On request, skills and topics can be dealt with in a targeted manner, for example to prepare for an exam. The schedule and the scope of the courses are flexible. The minimum booking is two consecutive lessons of 45 minutes each per week with a total booking of at least 10 lessons. The packages can be booked in increments of ten (10, 20, 30 or 40 lessons).

For participants without prior knowledge, the use of an intermediary language, usually English, is required.

This offer is only available outside the high season.

Number of lessons from 10 lessons per week
Language levels A1.2 *, A2, B1, B2 + **
* corresponds to approx. 100 German lessons
** for participants with level B2 and higher
Starting dates upon request
Fee upon request

 

Course Information

The participants in the group courses must have a similar level of German.

 

General Information

The online courses comprise the respective number of lessons, the course material and a certificate of participation.

The minimum age to attend the courses is 18 years. The courses take place with a minimum of 4 students per class. The maximum class size is 9 students.

A trial day can be arranged upon request.

 

Technical Requirements

The learning platform runs in your browser  (e.g. Chrome, Firefox). A computer or laptop with headphones, microphone and camera is required. Smartphones are not suitable for participating in the online classes. You can use the following link to check whether your computer is suitable for online courses: System check. The technical review is required to book one of the online German course.

Your German level will be determined by an online placement test. You will receive the link and further information after booking the course.

 

Enrollment

You may use our enrollment form to book one of the online German courses. Please select the entry “Online courses 18+ years” under point 1 “Your school”. You can then choose between “Online Intensive Course 30”, “Online Evening Course” and “Online Saturday Course“. After the booking request, you will receive a summary by email and a separate booking confirmation within one working day.

A technical check is offered for new students before the start of the course to check your device for compatibility and to get to know the learning platform. You will receive a separate message from our booking office. Participation in this check is mandatory as no technical problems can be discussed during lessons.

For all courses, payment of the course fee is due before the start of the course.

 

Questions?

Our booking office at info@humboldt-institut.org will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the German courses of the Humboldt-Institut.

Your contact

For all questions concerning our course offerings or for booking a German course our staff at the booking office will gladly assist you

Humboldt-Institut e.V.
Phone +49 7522 9880
info@humboldt-institut.org

We can be reached Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CET.