Learning German in Tübingen

The department "Deutsch als Fremdsprache" of the University of Tuebingen

This department "Deutsch als Fremdsprache" (German as a foreign language) offers a range of courses for different levels. If you like, you can focus on different topics or skills such as grammar, conversation, academic writing, German literature or German cultural studies. They also offer special courses for PhD students and academic staff.This department generally offers German courses on an advanced level. However, there are courses designed for academic staff and PhD students start at a beginners' level.

 

For information concerning registration for these courses, please follow this link and scroll downwards to the english description.

 

If you are interested in finding a conversation partner in order to improve your German, they will help you find a language partner ("Tandem"). Your language partner will generally be a native speaker of German wishing to learn your mother tongue.

Courses of the "Volkshochschule"

The "Volkshochschule" (adult education center of Tuebingen) offers German courses to adults who want to learn or improve their German. There are courses for all different levels (A1-C2 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages) and courses are offered at a fairly low price.

 

Students enrolled at the University of Tuebingen may receive a discount on tution fees.

 

German courses start at many times throughout the year. The first courses begin in January. If you are uncertain about your level of German, they can give you advice on the best course choice for you level.


You can enroll for these courses online, via telephone/email or in person during office hours.

InFö is an official Immigration Information Center for adults

You can find here German courses for adults and a free of charge morning course for women, which aims to improve one’s language skills. Moreover, there is an opportunity to look for a language exchange partner for practicing German in daily life. To learn more about the courses, follow this link.


For further information contact:
Margarete Lanig-Herold
infoe(at)infoe-tuebingen.de
07071-33005

Private language schools

There are a couple of private language schools in Tuebingen. If you choose a private language school, you might be able to take private classes or learn German in a smaller group.

 

Please note the list of private language schools in the right column.

More information

 

The department "German as a Foreign Language":

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The Adult Education Center (VHS):

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InFö:

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Private language schools:

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Goethe Institut: