Would you like to learn German quickly online and take your language skills to the next level? Our online intensive German courses will help you achieve your goal – at levels A1 through to C1.

Our intensive course comprises 64 course units per month, delivered by our instructors in a group setting. Additional daily homework is an essential part of our course concept – please assume a further 32 course units of self-study. This is essential if you wish to move up a complete language level in just 2 months.

We look forward to supporting you during this period of intensive learning. Our instructors inject a lot of energy into helping you reach your goal in a relatively short time but they also make sure that lessons are fun.

 Learn German with an online intensive course from IQ

Here’s an overview of what our online German courses offer:

Start for all language levels is every 4th Monday of the month. The courses are offered for the following language levels:

A1.1, A1.2, A2.1, A2.2, B1.1, B1.2, B2.1, B2.2, C1.1, C1.2

The next German intensive courses for all levels begin on 27 September 2021. You'll find all subsequent start dates here.

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All course details

  • Duration: four weeks
  • When: 4 days per week, from Monday to Thursday
  • Course times: from 9am to 12pm (CET)  for A1–B1 courses, from 5.30pm to 8.30pm (CET) for B2–C1 courses
    If you would like to book the German intensive course for a different time, please call 0800202050542 or use our contact form to get in touch with us.
  • Cours units: A course unit (CU) is 3 hours per day, with 4 lessons of 45 minutes each,
    64 CUs in total, plus at least 32 CUS of self-study
  • Class size: 5 to 12
  • Levels: A1.1, A1.2, A2.1, A2.2, B1.1, B1.2, B2.1, B2.2, C1.1, C1.2
    You'll find more information about the different language levels here.
  • Price: €295
    Our exclusive online textbook worth €18.50 is included in the price.

Our top offer: book your German intensive course directly for two or three months and receive a 5% discount on the course price!

 The benefits of IQ's intensive German course

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  • Free placement test
  • Greater flexibility with live online German lessons
  • Rapid results
  • Qualified instructors
  • Interactive learning platform
  • Small groups of between 5 and 12
  • Free, exclusive online course book
  • 14-day right to cancel
  • 5% discount on bookings for 2 or 3 months

 How to find the right course level for you

Our online courses are available for levels A1-C1, based on the language levels defined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. To ensure that you are allocated to an appropriate course, we use a free placement test to determine your language level.

This diagram explains the different language levels:

Image explaining the language levels A1 to C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Language levels A1–C2

Image explaining the language levels A1 to C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

 How our online intensive course works

To make our lessons varied and exciting for every participant, we have developed a unique course concept for our intensive German course, which makes use of a variety of teaching techniques. Our instructors have been thoroughly trained on the software and can configure their lessons to allow the class to learn German online both as a group as well as from within smaller sub-groups.

Watch our video to get a feel for how the lessons are structured.

Video about online intensive courses German from IQ

Technical requirements for our online courses

Going online and taking part in our intensive German courses is quite simple. You'll need:

  • a PC, laptop or smartphone
  • a headset
  • a webcam
  • a stable internet connection.

 Booking your place on an intensive German course couldn't be easier

  1. Fill out the registration form and select the date you'd like to start.
  2. When we receive your form and course requirements, we send you an email with a payment link.
  3. Click on the payment link and pay the amount stated within five days.
  4. As soon as we receive payment, we send you an email inviting you to take our free placement test.
  5. You must complete the placement test at least 7 days before the start of the course to give us time to allocate you to a suitable group.
  6. A few days before the course begins, we send you another email with the link you need to access the online platform.

Please register as soon as possible before the start date of your preferred course so that we can secure your place and organise your placement test.

Do you have any other questions about the course? We've summarised all the important information about the course for you here.

 Book your online intensive German course now

Our top offer: book your German intensive course directly for two or three months and receive a 5% discount on the course price!

You don't even have to do anything else to secure the discount. In the shopping cart simply select two or three months for the duration of your German course and the discount is directly deducted from the total course price.

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