Who can participate?
- New immigrants (non EU) who are required to attend by the German Immigration Office
- Migrants who have lived in Germany for some years
- EU citizens
- German nationals with a migrant background
*under certain conditions, all costs are paid by the German Federal Office
Course times and duration
A complete German integration course consists of 6 modules, 100 hours for every module, plus a preparation module of 100 hours to fulfil the “Living in Germany” test, which is mandatory for the B1 exam.
Module 1 = A1.1
Module 2 = A1.2
Module 3 = A2.1
Module 4 = A2.2
Module 5 = B1.1
Module 6 = B1.2
Last module = Orientation course (“Living in Germany”)
Morning courses (the fastest way for your B1 certificate)
Monday to Friday 8.30-12.45. Including 25 school hours (=45 mins) per week, a complete course takes about 6.5 months.
Evening courses (Work by day – study by night for your B1 certificate)
Monday to Friday, 18.00-21.15. Including 20 school hours (=45 mins) per week, a complete course takes about 8 months.
Evening courses (the part-time way to your B1 certificate)
3 times a week, 18.00-21.15. For example 12 school hours per week, a complete course takes about one year.
Weekend courses (the part-time way to your B1 certificate)
Saturday and Sunday. Including for example 16 school hours (=45 mins) per week, a complete course takes about 11 months.
Talk to us, we will find the best solution for you and your schedule.
Further Information: Federal Office for Migration and Refugees. www.bamf.de