Learning German

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Learn German Online

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

Whether or not you have already completed a German language course, various online offers can help you to improve your German language skills.

"Ich will Deutsch lernen" Portal

The internet portal „Ich will Deutsch lernen“ provides over 11000 exercises for listening, speaking, reading and writing. The platform, created by the German Adult Education Association, includes a German course with digital learning materials, which corresponds to integration course curricula. In addition, you can learn and improve your language skills according to your specific line of work. To get an insight into the spoken German language, you can watch the online soap opera “Schnitzel und Dolmades“ with 45 episodes.

Registration is required, use is free of charge.

“Einstieg Deutsch“ App

This learning programme for beginners is self-explanatory and easy to use. Being designed for refugees in particular, the app's focus lies 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.

“Kostenlos Deutsch üben“ Portal

At the Goethe-Institut, you will find a variety of free courses to expand your knowledge of German: From apps with learning material to videos, podcasts and games, as well as social media and community programmes
Get started and go to "Kostenlos Deutsch üben".

Deutsche Welle Courses

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.

Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF)

The language portal of the Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF) is the largest learning platform in the German-speaking world with more than 5,000 exercises, over 500 audio and video files and 100 online exercises for levels Alpha to C1. Over 40 live online courses for learning German take place every week, including in the evenings and at weekends. The ÖIF language portal supports learners in their exam preparation with model tests and online tests, offers German teachers teaching materials, teaching tips, information on course books and further education programmes and parents and teachers language support materials for children from the age of 3. The language portal offers specialised online German courses in a variety of sectors (catering, tourism, food trade, care) for jobseekers and career starters. The ÖIF language portal is free of charge.