The Humboldt-Institut offers German courses for kids, teenagers, adults and executives. An intensive German course at the Humboldt-Institut is the ideal solution for everyone who is looking to improve his or her German quickly. Small classes and intensive lessons facilitate quicker learning success. Whether you are looking for a course for a total beginner or an advanced learner, you want an intensive or a part-time German course, or you need German for high school, university or your job: The Humboldt-Institut has the perfect course for you!

What is special about the German language courses at the Humboldt-Institut?

Small classes, active use of the language, transparent performance checks, a carefully coordinated system of classes, homework and exams, as well as the environment of consistently German-speaking, German-learning and German-living — these all, combined with a varied program of cultural and leisure activities, are the cornerstones for our successful language training!

As opposed to other language schools, the Humboldt-Institut works with its own curriculum and can draw on more than 40 years of experience. This offers many advantages:

  • Fast and effective learning success
  • Appropriate learning content for each age group
  • Holistic training in all areas of the German language
  • Above-average success rates at standardized exams like the TestDaF
  • High degree of student satisfaction

The Humboldt-Institut offers German courses for all age groups and language levels. Our students include individuals, families, groups and executives.

Memberships & cooperations

The Humboldt-Institut is a member of the FaDaF (Fachverband für Deutsch als Fremd- und Zweitsprache), the umbrella organization for German as a foreign or second language. In Berlin and Constance we have recognized test centers for the TestDaF (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache), which serves as a linguistic requirement for foreign applicants who wish to study at a German University.

In Berlin we also offer the TestAS (Test für ausländische Studierende, i.e. the standardized scholastic aptitude test for foreign university students).

In our course centers in Berlin, Constance and Bad Schussenried the German language exams of telc (The European Language Certificates) on different levels from telc Deutsch A1 Junior to telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule are offered. The Berlin and Constance schools are both certified as competence centers for the telc exam.

The Humboldt Institute is a member of the FDSV (Association of German Language-Tour Operators), a consortium of the leading German language-tour operators and language schools who commit themselves to the strict quality guidelines of the FDSV – based on the European Language Travel Standard DIN EN 14804. The German courses and course locations of the Humboldt-Institut have been examined according to detailed criteria and fulfill all the requirements and guidelines of the FDSV.