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German language courses

The service center ‘German as a Foreign Language’ offers intensive German courses that last four weeks. Classes take place daily from Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

For more information on courses, fees and the registration procedure, please visit the website of German as a Foreign Language.

  • Language courses of the Studium Generale

    The service provider Studium Generale of the Service and Marketing GmbH of the University of Mannheim offers a large number of language courses for students including German as a foreign language courses. International doctoral candidates and researchers are also invited to participate. However, we would like to point out that most courses take place during the day.

  • Online courses

    Deutsche Welle DW World
    The free German language courses offered by Deutsche Welle help you to learn German just as you like. The multimedia offer including audios, videos and texts covers all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension to vocabulary and grammar. The contents can also be used for teaching German as a foreign language. You can choose between German language courses for beginners and advanced courses. Whether you are a pupil, student or DaF teacher, the website has something to offer for everyone.

    Deutsche Welle DW-World – Learning German

    Duo Deutsche-Uni Online
    Preparatory online language courses specially tailored to the needs of prospective students and researchers. Gain foreign language skills before your arrival in Germany.

    DUO Deutsch-Uni Online

  • Further language course providers in Mannheim

    You also have the possibility to take part in various German language courses offered by other institutions. For more information on courses and conditions please visit the websites of the respective provider.

    Mannheimer Abendakademie (evening academy) and adult education center
    U 1, 16–19
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: 0621 1076-0

    Goethe Institute Mannheim Heidelberg
    Steubenstrasse 44
    68163 Mannheim
    Phone: 0621 833850

The library of the University of Mannheim has collected useful links for learning German. They comprise both vocabulary learning programs as well as reference books and online dictionaries.

Useful links of the University Library