Where to Learn German
Why German - Where to Learn German
You can learn German too!
Young people and adults are learning German throughout the world for personal, social, economic and career opportunities.
German is taught throughout Australia at schools, universities, adult education centres and commercial enterprises.
German is an Easy Language to Learn
Greater levels of proficiency can be reached in a shorter time than some languages. German is in the same language family as English.
You know more than you think! Try these quizzes:
- You don't speak German - are you absolutely sure?
- Matching Game - match audio and text to the audio and picture
- Playgroup Victoria: Alle Munchkins - in Williamstown
- Bayswater South Primary School - also offer a bilingual playgroup
- Kimmba Bilingual Learning
- Deutsche in Melbourne - search for 'playgroup'
Learn German at School in Victoria
Schools offering German can access high quality resources and professional development in Australia and beyond.
German is widely across Victoria in all systems. Some students learn German at school by Distance Education.
- Victorian Government Schools - DEECD information for parents about choosing a school in Victoria
- List of Government Schools teaching German in 2010 - scroll down to download separate PDF file under LOTE Report 2010
- Independent School Victoria - An umbrella organisation representing independent member schools in Victoria
- Lutheran Education Australia - There are schools throughout Australia
- Catholic schools - Catholic Education Office in Melbourne
- Distance Education through the VSL - Primary, Secondary and Adult courses
- Deutsche Schule Melbourne - Bilingual school in North Fitzroy
- Spatzenschule - A unique program at Toorak Primary School
- University of Melbourne Extension Program - for high-achieving students of VCE German
German is taught in schools throughout Australia - click on each state and territory on
Learn German Out of Regular School Hours
School age student options:
- VSL Centres - Classes out of regular school hours for secondary students
- GECKOS German Community School Melbourne Inc. - Saturday morning in East Preston
- German Saturday School - Saturday morning in Clifton Hill
- Bayswater/Boronia and Bentleigh/Moorabbin Templer Schools
- Goethe-Institut Australia - Courses for Years 10 to 12 students in Melbourne
- Goethe-Institut - Courses for children and teens in Germany
Learn German (Beginners or Continuing) as an Adult
Options for adults:
- Monash University - Tertiary qualifications
- University of Melbourne - Tertiary qualifications
- RMIT - Higher education elective
- Goethe-Institut Australia language courses in Melbourne - Individual and group courses for a range of purposes with the option sit internationally recognised language exams
- Goethe-Institut Australia Summer School - Combine language tuition with special interest groups and cultural program through this immersion program for all levels aged 18+
- Language Assistant for English in Germany - For students of German at University and teachers of German under 29
- Council of Adult Education - Various language programs offered on demand
Community centres, commercial enterprises and other continuing education centres also offer German language classes.
You are never too old to start learning a language!
Scholarships for Teachers of German
- Scholarships for Teachers and Training Teachers - Goethe-Institut
- Endeavour Language Fellowships - Australian Government scholarships for teacher and training teachers
Diplomas in Interpreting
Courses for bilingual speakers of English and German
Learn German Around the World
- DAAD Scholarships to Study in Germany - All fields of study
- Austrian Academic Exchange Service - Scholarships available
- Kultur und Sprache - Seminars in Austria for teachers of German
- Swiss Government Academic Scholarships - University, Fine Arts and Music
- Goethe-Institut Courses in Germany - A language learning holiday
- Goethe-Institut Netzwerk - Learn German in countries throughout the world
- Learn German in Austria - in Klagenfurt
Student Life in Germany