You want to learn German and later study in Germany?

Then you´ve come to the right place!

In our intensive German courses, we prepare you ideally and effectively for the language requirements at German universities.

With us, you can prepare for your personal goal from A1-C1 and we will be happy to accompany you on your individual path.


Since April 2022, most courses take place as hybrid courses:

Experience the colourful student life in the beautiful university city of Göttingen or take part via live stream!*

Our language courses offer you everything you need to successfully prepare for studying at a German university:

daily and intensive lessons.

quick learning progress in 6-week courses

experienced and motivated teachers

interactive and communicative teaching methods

focused exam preparation

study-relevant skills/ competence training

international learning groups

Intensive language course: What does that mean?

Lesson hours: Monday - Thursday, 5-6 lessons daily

daily homework and independent study projects

Attendance of optional events from the supporting programme

Workload: about 5-7 hours per day

In addition, you can choose your personal agenda from our free supporting programme:

Individual language advice sessions

Open tutorials


Events on campus


Find your suitable language course programme
and all information about our prices, dates and course offers here >>>


*If less than 7 people register for a course or significantly more online participants are registered, we reserve the right to change the course to an online course.

Depending on the progress of the pandemic, there may be a spontaneous switch to online-only classes. We always inform about changes on a daily basis!

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Institut für Interkulturelle Kommunikation
IIK Göttingen e.V.

Heinrich-Düker-Weg 12
37073 Göttingen

Intensive German Courses

in cooperation with the
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen


Preparatory German Courses
Preparatory German Courses online
DSH / TestDaF Crash Courses

Max Bittenbinder & Upul de Silva
room 0.112

→ e-mail
→ website

phone: +49 - (0)551 - 39 - 211 97
fax: +49 - (0)551 - 39 - 211 96

Office hours:

Monday - Friday: 10 - 12 a.m.
Tuesday: 15-17 p.m.

On Friday, 10.03.23, office hours are cancelled.

--> By arrangement also online  → Online Meetingroom

Telephone h0urs:

Monday - Friday:  10-12 a.m.

On Friday, 10.03.23, office hours are cancelled.

-->We would be happy to arrange a telephone appointment at other times by e-mail.


Courses for International Students & Employees
Occupation-related Language Course
International Summer Course
Managing Director IIK e.V.

Katharina Cherubim & Carsten Manns
room 0.113

→ e-mail
→ website

phone: +49 - (0)551 - 39 - 211 99
fax: +49 - (0)551 - 39 - 211 96

office hours:

by agreement


Chairwoman of the board IIK e.V.

Dr. Melanie Brinkschulte
room 0.140

→ e-mail
→ website

phone: +49 - (0)551 - 39 - 211 93
fax: +49 - (0)551 - 39 - 211 96

office hours:

by agreement


see also our team page
→ about us