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German Language Courses


Quick Facts:teaser-quickfacts

  • Two hundred million people around the globe speak German as their first or second language. Speaking German will increase both your personal and professional options.
  • Numerous institutions in Munich offer German language courses, therefore you have a variety of courses to choose from.
  • Depending on your individual needs, time and budget, you can select between private lessons, group courses, intensive courses, exam preparation courses, specialised language courses, etc.
  • Sufficient German language skills are not only very helpful in everyday life but are often a requirement for finding employment.

Choosing a German Language Course

Reasons to learn German:

  • German is the second most used language in science. Germany is the third largest contributor to research and development.
  • Germany is ranked number 5 in terms of annual publication of new books. Knowledge of German therefore offers you extended access to information.
  • Make the most of your travels not only in German-speaking countries, but in many other European countries where German is widely spoken, especially in Eastern Europe.

Test your German:

In order to evaluate your German skills, whether you are experienced or just starting to learn the language, you might want to test your skills before enrolling in a course. The following test will evaluate your knowledge of German grammar and vocabulary.

What is your language goal?

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is a guideline used to describe achievements of learners of foreign languages. According to this, there are six levels of language proficiency.

Language school checklist:

Consider the following aspects before enrolling:

  • Objectives and time frame
  • Costs
  • Quality of advice
  • Qualification of teachers
  • Possibility of changing a teacher
  • Class sizes
  • Teaching methods


Information for Familiesteaser-families

The city of Munich offers German summer courses for children (7-13 years) and teenagers (14-17 years). Advantages for children:

  • Finding friends from all over the world.
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions are a fun way to practice German.
  • Placement tests and certification of participation are included in the fees.

For more details on German courses for your children please contact LMU Gateway.


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LMU Gateway is here to support you with any questions you might have concerning German language courses. This is how we can support you:

  • Help you with your choice of language school according to your individual needs.
  • Offer guidance concerning the German language courses offered at LMU Munich.
  • Offer information concerning language courses for your children.

Please contact us at LMU Gateway for more information or refer to the official website of the City of Munich for a list of further options.


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