German Courses in Berlin

A German course in Berlin offers countless possibilities. Berlin is the capital and with 3.5 million inhabitants also the largest city in Germany. International students choose Berlin because the city is perfect for learning the German language and discovering the culture.

Our German language school, which is an ST Star Award winner, is located in a modern building in the central district of Berlin-Mitte. The language school is well equipped with digital smartboards and offers ideal learning conditions for your German course. It is only a few minutes from our language school in Berlin-Mitte to the city center and in just 15 minutes you can reach the Brandenburg Gate.

1990

Founding of
the institute

250

max. number
of students

10

modern
classrooms

2000

international
participants per year

General German Courses

Lessons per week: 20, 24, 28
Course duration: 1 - 52 weeks
Course lveles: A1 - C2
Class size: max. 15
Minimum age: 17

University Pathway Germany

Lessons per week: 20, 24, 28
Course duration: 1 - 52 weeks
Course lveles: A1 - C2
Class size: max. 15
Minimum age: 17

Exam Preparation Courses

Lessons per week: 20, 26, 30
Course duration: 4 weeks
Course levels: B1 - C2
Class size: max. 15
Minimum age: 17

Online German Courses

Lessons per week: 20, 24, 28
Course duration: from 1 week
Course lveles: A1 - C2
Class size: max. 15
Minimum age: 17

German for Professionals

Lessons per week: at least 20
Course duration: at least 1 week
Course levels: A2 - C2
Class size: 1 - 15
Minimum age: 18

Special German Courses

Lessons per week: from 20
Course duration: 2 - 6 weeks
Course levels: A2 - C2
Class size: max. 15
Minimum Age: 18

Who are the German teachers in Berlin?
German Teachers

Who are the German teachers in Berlin?

With us you can expect well-trained German teachers (university degree or training in DaF - German as a foreign language, German studies or linguistics). Our teachers regularly take part in further training (including Erasmus+) and learn the newest teaching methods.

The teachers are well prepared and offer excellent German courses in Berlin. In small groups, your teachers will take care of your personal needs and help you make rapid progress and learn German while having fun.

Where can I take a telc or TestDaF exam?
Exam center

Where can I take a telc or TestDaF exam?

did deutsch-institut Berlin is a certified and recognized examination center for telc in Berlin, telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule and TestDaF in Berlin. You can prepare for the German exams and take the exam at our language school.

You will of course also receive a German certificate as proof of the German course you have taken at our language school in Berlin. You can present this to your employer or university as proof of course participation.

Who can advise me on the German course in Berlin?
free advice

Who can advise me on the German course in Berlin?

We will be happy to advise you free of charge about our wide range of German courses in Berlin. Give us a call, write us an e-mail or drop by our language school and book your language course in Berlin.

We would also be happy to help you book accommodation for your German course. Our offer includes host families in Berlin, student residences and youth hotels. Our Intensive courses and university pathway programsare suitable for applying for a language and study visa in Berlin.

Accommodations

Host Family
Private Accommodations

Host Family

Experience the local culture when you choose to live with a host family. You will share a bathroom with the host and can add meals, if desired.

Student Residence
Comfortable Student Living

Student Residence

Our student residence offers temporarily comfortable living. All rooms are fully furnished with private bath, kitchenette and free wifi.

Youth Hotel
Affordable Hotels

Youth Hotel

Our Berlin institute can be reached in less than 20 minutes by bus. All rooms have private baths. Full breakfast and free wifi are included.

Culture and Leisure Program
Discover Berlin

Culture and Leisure Program

In and around Berlin there are so many sights to see. With our culture and leisure offerings you will have the opportunity, together with other did participants, to get to know the country. Free city walking tours, museum visits and full-day excursions are only a few of the many options offered.

German Language School in Berlin

"My time in Berlin at did was really great and I would recommend it to anyone!" - Read Ugurcan's comments and other reviews about did deutsch-institut Berlin.

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did deutsch-institut Berlin
Novalisstr. 12
10115 Berlin

Facilities

  • bright, roomy classrooms
  • free wifi
  • Internet café with computers
  • cable connection for laptops
  • Study center with state of the art learning materials
  • Cafeteria with snack and drink vending machines
  • large roof terrace
  • central location in Berlin Mitte

Nationality Mix

1. Italy 10 %6. France 6 %
2. Brazil 9 %7. Russia 5 %
3. Switzerland 7 %8. Spain 5 %
4. Turkey 7 %9. Mexico 5 %
5. USA 7 %Other: 34 %

Prices and Dates

General German Courses

Prices 2022 are valid for bookings from 01/01/2022 to 31/12/2022, prices 2023 are valid for bookings from 01/01/2023. Bookings beginning in 2022 and ending in 2023 will be billed pro rata.

 

Course Prices1week 2weeks 4weeks --weeks
Standard Course (2022)--
Intensive Course (2022)--
Premium Course (2022)--
Standard Course (2023)--
Intensive Course 2023--
Premium Course (2023)--

Additional Costs:

  • High season supplement (03.07. - 18.08.2023): 35 € per week (applies to less than 9 week bookings only)
  • Teaching materials: ca. 25 € per month
  • Culture and Leisure Program: approx. 10 € - 15 € per week for transportation costs and entry fees
  • Liability, accident and health insurance: 12 € per week (not obligatory)

Starting Dates

Participants with prior German language experience may begin their courses on Mondays.
Start Dates for Beginners 2022:
03.01., 07.02., 07.03., 04.04., 02.05., 07.06., 04.07., 01.08., 05.09., 04.10., 07.11.
Start Dates for Beginners 2023:
02.01., 06.02., 06.03., 03.04., 02.05., 05.06., 03.07., 07.08., 04.09., 02.10., 06.11., 04.12

Additional Courses and Programs

telc Preparation Courses and Exams

Course (4 weeks/20 lessons)375 €
Combination Course Standard1175 €
Combination Course Intensiv1375 €
Teaching Materials25 €
telc Exam A1 or A2110 €
telc Exam B1 or B2 *150 €
telc Exam C1, C1 Hochschule or C2 *190 €
* Discount for course participants-25 €
Course and Exam Dates telc

TestDaF Preparation Courses and Exams

Course (4 weeks/40 lessons)500 €
TestDaF Exam fees195 €
Course and Exam DatesTestDaF

  • Course price in combination with at least 2-week Standard, Intensive or Premium course: 400 €
  • Course price if booking and paying individually at the Institute (also without booking an additional group course): 400 €
  • Course booking does not include exam registration and does not guarantee an exam spot

Goethe Certificate B2 / C1 Preparation Courses and Exams

Course (3 weeks/18 lessons)375 €
Combination Course Standard1175 €
Combination Course Intensiv1375 €
Teaching Materials25 €
Course and Exam Dates Goethe

 

University Placement

Only in combination with the booking of a Standard, Intensive or Premium course of at least 8 weeks:

8 - 15 weeks850 €
16 - 23 weeks750 €
more than 23 weeks650 €

 

Individual Tuition

1 lesson x 45 minutes65 €
10 lessons x 45 minutes650 €
20 lessons x 45 minutes1300 €

 

German for Professionals

Business German 20 lessons1200 €
Business German +5 lessons+ 300 €
Business German Plus 90 lessons (9 days)4950 €
Business German Plus 108 lessons (9 days)5940 €
Teacher Training* (2 weeks)750 €
* High season supplement (03.07. - 18.08.2023)70 €

 

Internship Program

Only in combination with the booking of a Standard, Intensive or Premium course of at least 6 weeks: 700 €

 

Accommodation Options

Prices per week per person (from Sunday through Saturday)

Family Accommodations1week 2weeks 3weeks 4weeks --weeks
Single room with breakfast--
Single room with half board--
Double room with breakfast--
Double room with half board--
Single room (no meals)--

  • Double room Come2gether: Only for two participants traveling together
  • High season supplement (03.07. - 20.08.2022): 30 € per week
  • Winter break supplement (25.12. - 31.12.2022): 100 € (one time)
  • Additional night surcharge: 35 € - 55 €
  • One-way transfer to/from airport Berlin (BER): 110 €
  • One-way transfer to/from Berlin main train station: 80 €
Student Residence1week 2weeks 3weeks 4weeks --weeks
Single room--

  • Service fee (once only) 150 €
  • Security Deposit(refundable): 200 €
  • High season supplement (03.07. - 20.08.2022): 30 € per week
  • Additional nights upon request only
  • One-way transfer to/from airport Berlin (BER): 110 €
  • One-way transfer to/from Berlin main train station: 80 €
Youth Hotel1week 2weeks 3weeks 4weeks --weeks
Single room with breakfast--
Double room with breakfast--

  • Double room Come2gether: Only for two participants traveling together
  • Double room for individual traveler: only 03.07. - 20.08.2022
  • Additional night single room: 55 €
  • Additional night double room: 45 € (per person)
  • One-way transfer to/from airport Berlin (BER): 110 €
  • One-way transfer to/from Berlin main train station: 80 €

Accommodation Options 2023

Prices per week per person (from Sunday through Saturday)

Family Accommodations1week 2weeks 3weeks 4weeks --weeks
Single room with breakfast--
Single room with half board--
Double room with breakfast--
Double room with half board--
Single room (no meals)--

  • Double room Come2gether: Only for two participants traveling together
  • High season supplement (02.07. - 19.08.2023): 30 € per week
  • Winter break supplement (24.12.2023 - 06.01.2024): 100 € (one time)
  • Additional night surcharge: 40 € - 60 €
  • One-way transfer to/from airport Berlin (BER): 125 €
  • One-way transfer to/from Berlin main train station: 90 €

 

Student Residence1week 2weeks 3weeks 4weeks --weeks
Single room--

  • Service fee (once only) 150 €
  • Security Deposit(refundable): 200 €
  • High season supplement (02.07. - 19.08.2023): 30 € per week
  • Additional nights upon request only
  • One-way transfer to/from airport Berlin (BER): 125 €
  • One-way transfer to/from Berlin main train station: 90 €
Youth Hotel1week 2weeks 3weeks 4weeks --weeks
Single room with breakfast--
Double room with breakfast--

  • Double room Come2gether: Only for two participants traveling together
  • Double room for individual traveler: only 02.07. - 19.08.2023
  • Additional night single room: 60 €
  • Additional night double room: 50 € (per person)
  • One-way transfer to/from airport Berlin (BER): 125 €
  • One-way transfer to/from Berlin main train station: 90 €

Enroll in a German course now!

Placement test when course begins

Choice of courses

Certificate upon completion

Choice of accommodation

Activities during the week

Weekend excursions

Free wifi

Student ID Card

Starting at200 €

for 1 week

Our team

Marcel Kimmich - School Director

Marcel Kimmich is responsible for organization and administration at did deutsch-institut Berlin.

Bettina Zillmann - Student Secretary

Bettina Zillmann takes care of questions and concerns related to your stay in Berlin.

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