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Learn German

Metzingen offers many language courses for adults.

In addition, you can also use many offers to learn by yourself: With videos, mobile apps and worksheets.

We would like to present a selection of these offers to you on this page. You will also find general information on language and integration courses and the German school system. All children in Germany go to school and learn German there.

Adult Education Centre Metzingen

In Metzingen, most language courses and integration courses are offered by the VHS (Adult Education Centre). Open integration course counselling is available every Tuesday from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12.00 in the afternoon.

Address: Innere Heerstr. 6


Getting started German

In "Portal Deutsch" you will find free language course offers of the Adult Education Association. The site is available in 21 languages, including German, English, Polish, Turkish, Persian, Arabic and Tigrinya.

The free language learning "Einstieg Deutsch" app offers a variety of exercises for initial language training.

The app is available in ten languages (Arabic, Dari, English, Farsi, French, Kurmanji, Pashto, Tigrinya, Turkish and Urdu)


Go to the app in Apple AppStore and at GooglePlay

BAMF - Integration courses

Information portal of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees. This page provides information on who has the right to attend an integration course, where to apply and the factors that have to be considered in the course of this.

Here you will also find information about the contents and costs of integration courses, what types of courses on offer and where you can attend such a course.

Available in German, English, Russian, Turkish.

I want to learn German

With the free  learning portal of the Adult Education Association, you can learn and practice German according to your individual needs at the levels A1 to B1.

The offer is available in 16 languages, among others in GermanEnglish, Turkish, Arabic, Russian, French and Greek.

Visit the site

The German school system

The best place for children and teenagers to learn a new language is at school. As a general principle, all children in Germany must attend a school. This means that you also have to register your children in a school. General information on the German school system (compulsory schooling, duration, types of school and much more) can be found on the Goethe-Institut website. The site is available in a total of 24 different languages, among others:  German, Spanish, Persian, Portuguese, French, Russian, Tigrinya, Turkish, Arabic and Serbian.

This page also provides answers to frequently asked questions about attending school and kindergarten.

Further Links:

Learning with apps:

1) Goethe-Institut: Learn German

-> Learn German interactively and playfully. Available in German, English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian.

2) Germanforrefugees: Learning the language for refugees

-> free language courses and picture dictionaries for quick language acquisition. Available in German, English and Arabic.

3) JICKI: German for persons who speak Arabic

-> App for people who speak Arabic and would like to learn German.


Learning with audio or video:

1) Goethe-Institut: Radio D

-> Audio language course for beginners. In 26 episodes, structures and turns of the German language are taught at A1 and A2 level. Available in German and English.

2) Deutsche Welle: German courses

-> Learn German via e-learning on the computer, with videos, audios and podcasts - or in the classic way with worksheets that can be printed out. From level A1 to C. Available in 30 languages, e.g. in English, Arabic, Bosnian, Bulgarian, French, Greek, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Turkish.

3) Say hello: Learning videos with daily situations

-> 500 lessons in learning videos that have the purpose of simplifying daily life. Available in German.

4) Deiaa Abdullah: Youtube German course

-> Deiaa helps to learn the language in Arabic-German videos.

Learning with worksheets:

1) Crafts magazine: Vocabulary that is relevant for crafts

-> 56-page vocabulary book with the most important craft-related terms Available in English, French, Polish, Arabic and Farsi.

2) Asylum RT

-> Helpful links and worksheets for people who would like to learn German on their own. Available in German, English and Arabic.

3) Welcome – ABC

-> Learning the alphabet with the help of pictures. Available in  German and English.

4)  At home all over the world

-> Games and exercises from A1 to B1. Available in German.