Learn German and open doors!

German courses for 16-27 year-old immigrants

The program

The program begins with a German course in 9 modules (100 lessons each). Anyone who already speaks German can begin in a higher module. The prerequisite is a written and oral placement test.

Many grants are available

You can obtain information from:

  • The Foreigners' Office (Ausländerbehörde)
  • The job center, welfare agency
  • The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF)
  • The Federal Refugee Office (for ethnic German resettlers)
  • Immigration counseling

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We'll help you with your application.

Who are the courses for?

  • Immigrants between 16 and 27 years of age, no longer of compulsory school age
  • Ethnic German resettlers
  • Germans with a migration background
  • EU citizens
  • Asylum seekers in asylum procedures and tolerated persons

Your Benefits from a Youth Integration Course

  • Learn to communicate in all major areas of daily life.
  • Instruction takes place in small groups with 10 to 15 peers.
  • Current and interesting subjects make lessons fun and increase motivation.
  • A practice phase in the 8th section of the course gives you the opportunity to apply previously acquired knowledge in authentic situations.
  • Learn about counseling services that will help you to plan your way forward.
  • Benefit from continuous social and educational support.
  • Travel costs to the course location can be reimbursed.

Final certificate

  • DTZ German Test for Immigrants (TELC)
  • Test "Living in Germany" (BAMF)