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Learn German in Germany

Why Study German in Germany?

  • Germany boasts the largest economy in Europe and German is spoken by approximately 120 million native speakers and 80 million non-native speakers.
  • Germany is a world leader in the environmental movement.
  • Germany lies in the heart of Europe and is an excellent starting point to discover other famous European destinations.
  • University application procedures are straightforward for foreign students and degrees are internationally recognized. It is therefore no surprise that each year, over 230,000 international students come to study in Germany or choose to conduct research in a German university.

Study German in Germany with EF

We have been helping students study in Germany for over 25 years at our EAQUALS-accredited German language school. Our German school offers flexible German language courses to suit each student's learning goals and help them maximize how they learn German in Germany.

Study Abroad in Germany

Our study abroad courses begin every Monday, and you can stay for as long as you want -- whether it's 2 weeks or a full academic year. You get to choose when and for how long you study abroad in Germany.  You can customize your course of study in Germany to fit your needs, including whether you live in a residence or with a host family.

Below we provide a short description of what it would be like to study German in Germany with EF. For more information, please request a brochure or just call us at 1 800-992-1892.

German Courses in Germany

(Students and adults age 16 and older)

Our German language school is in central Munich, known to Germans as a laid-back city with a high quality of life. The EF Munich school:

  • offers general and intensive courses so that to students of all levels can learn German in Germany.
  • offers, in addition to general German courses, history and politics classes, a tandem language exchange with the University of Munich, and internships at German companies.
  • is close to the city's major universities, trendy shops and restaurants and a large park.
  • is a mere 6 minutes from Munich's historic city center with its famous landmarks and churches.
  • has teachers who have years of experience helping students prepare for the TestDaF and other German exams.
  • offers College Credit for 4+ week language courses.

No minimum GPA required to apply!

Here is a sneak peak of a typical day at our EF Munich school:

A Day in the Life at EF Munich

7:00 a.m.

 Guten Morgen! Wake up in Munich

7:30 a.m.

 Enjoy a traditional Bavarian breakfast with your host family: dark bread, cheese and coffee 

8:15 a.m.

 Take the U-Bahn (subway) to school

9:00 a.m.

 German lessons

10:00 a.m.

 Conversation lab 

12:30 p.m.

 Get lunch near the school and enjoy it in the Englischer Garten

1:30 p.m.

Exam preparation class

3:00 p.m.

 Shopping and coffee at Marienplatz

6:00 p.m.

 Return to host family for traditional dinner such as goulash soup and bratwurst

8:00 p.m.

 Meet some friends to check out a local beer hall. Prost!


For more information on our German language courses and how you can study abroad in Germany, please call us at 1 800-992-1892 or order a brochure by email or post.

Other EF courses

We also offer a variety of other programs:

Business German Courses in Germany with a special focus on Business German and the work environment.

For more information on our courses in Germany, please call us on 1 800-992-1892 or order a brochure by email or post.