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Learn German at your own pace and use one of numerous e-learning platforms.

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Whether you already completed a German language course or you are at the beginning: Various online offers will help you to improve your German language skills.

For beginners and highly motivated learners: Online Courses from the German Adult Education Center Association

“Ich will Deutsch lernen“ – learning German online and interactively

The internet portal „Ich will Deutsch lernen“ provides over 11,000 exercises for listening, speaking, reading or writing. The platform includes a German course with digital learning materials, which corresponds to the curricula for integration courses. In addition, you can learn and improve your language skills for the specific industry you are working in. To get an insight into the spoken German language, you can watch the websoap „Schnitzel und Dolmades“ with 45 episodes.

Registration is required, the use is free of charge.


“Einstieg Deutsch“ – an app for Language Learning

This learning programme for beginners is self-explanatory and easy to use. In particular, it is designed for refugees. This is why the focus is on the immediate use of language in typical everyday situations. The app offers full translations in ten languages and can also be used offline.

The download is available for the operating systems iOS or Android.

“Mein Weg nach Deutschland“ – various approaches to learn German priovided by the Goethe-Institut

At the Goethe-Institut, you will find a variety of free courses to expand your knowledge of German.Here is a small selection: Discuss with other German speakers in the blog “Der gute Freund”, make online exercises for communication in business, expand and strenghen your vocabulary with the vocabulary trainer app or get in touch with the working day in Germany on the page “German at work” via videos and interviews.
Get started and go to “Mein Weg nach Deutschland”.

Online courses from the German news agency for foreigners “Deutsche Welle”The “Deutsche Welle” is a state-owned radio and television broadcasting corporation for people abroad. At the Deutsche Welle website, you can find out more about the latest news from Germany and the world. With many, partly interactive contents, you can practice and expand your German skills according to your level of knowledge: The placement test, for which you can register for free, helps you to find out your current language level.

Technical dictionary “Arabterm”

The online dictionary “Arabterm” provides an overview of central technical terms in four languages: German, English, French and Arabic. This allows you to acquire important expressions from various fields - for example electrical engineering, renewable energies or automobile technology.