German Language Courses
German Language Courses

People from all over the world learn German at the ISK. To make sure that you have an opportunity to get to know not only the participants in your own course, we organize one Meet & Greet for each course session for all course levels. Typically German, we enjoy coffee and cake while you can also take part in games, conversations and other activities.

Meet & Greet at a Glance
• Every 8th week / 6 times per year
• Free of charge for Standard German Course participants
• In the afternoon after the Intensive Course
• Practising German and get to know your course neighbours
• Includes coffee, soft drinks & cookies

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John (USA): Heute hatten wir ein "Meet and Greet" mit Lise und Sabine, sie haben Spiele und Kaffee und Kekse mitgebracht. Es war eine gute Chance, neue Leute kennenzulernen und macht sehr viel Spaß. Vielen Dank!

Élise (Kanada): Ich hatte gestern viel Spaß im Winter-Zoo! Die Aktivitäten, die von der ISK organisiert werden, sind immer schön. Es ist eine Gelegenheit uns zu treffen, neue Leute kennenzulernen und Hannover zu entdecken. Ich möchte auch sagen, dass die “Meet and Greet” Aktivität auch super war! Jeder hatte Spaß und wir hoffen, dass die Aktivität wiederholt wird.

At our Meet & Greet, participants in the standard courses have the opportunity to get to know each other in a relaxed atmosphere. They can play typical German board games or simply talk together. This is how you can improve your German with coffee & tea in a relaxed atmosphere.

free
Event no. 20K003S2
Date: 15 May 2020 Begin: 12.30 pm

At our Meet & Greet, participants in the standard courses have the opportunity to get to know each other in a relaxed atmosphere. They can play typical German board games or simply talk together. This is how you can improve your German with coffee & tea in a relaxed atmosphere.

free
Event no. 20K004S2
Date: 10 Jul 2020 Begin: 12.30 pm

At our Meet & Greet, participants in the standard courses have the opportunity to get to know each other in a relaxed atmosphere. They can play typical German board games or simply talk together. This is how you can improve your German with coffee & tea in a relaxed atmosphere.

free
Event no. 20K005S2
Date: 11 Sep 2020 Begin: 12.30 pm

At our Meet & Greet, participants in the standard courses have the opportunity to get to know each other in a relaxed atmosphere. They can play typical German board games or simply talk together. This is how you can improve your German with coffee & tea in a relaxed atmosphere.

free
Event no. 20K006S2
Date: 06 Nov 2020 Begin: 12.30 pm

Cultural Program

We offer our participants a colorful, widely varied cultural program. We will show you the many different sides of Hannover to give you a closer look at a piece of German culture. Our program includes a visit to the Herrenhäuser Gardens, the Historical Museum, Marienburg Castle, an alternative guided tour through the district of Linden or a boat ride on Maschsee Lake. Art projects, summer festivals and our large-scale Christmas party with all the participants have become popular traditions at the ISK!

You can download the program here

We would like to take a walk with you to get to know Hannover together and to see some of the city’s sights. Do you know what is special about the dome of City Hall? We will take a ride to the top in an elevator that is unique in all the world and take a look at Hannover over the rooftops. Be prepared for a special treat!

4,00 €
Event no. 20K005N2
Date: 19 May 2020 Begin: 12.30 pm

We visit the LUMIX Festival at the Expo Plaza together. Students and professional photo reporters show their photographs with current political, cultural, social or technological topics. There are approx. 60 photo exhibitions and 20 multimedia exhibitions, but also lectures and competitions. The festival takes place every two years in Hanover and is unique in Germany.

Attention: The ticket to the Expo Plaza is not included in the price.

5,00 €
Event no. 20K013N2
Date: 25 Jun 2020 Begin: 13.30 pm

The ISK organizes a large summer sports festival for everyone to enjoy in June. With the sun shining, there will be all sorts of sporting activities, games and competitions. Good food and drink and good music will also be part of the program.

free
Event no. 20K009N2
Date: 26 Jun 2020 Begin: 12.00 pm

Experience Hannover from a different perspective for a change. On this trip, we will take a tour of the city of Hannover in a canoe. We will paddle along the Leine River to the Maschsee Lake, past the HDI Arena, to the Calenberger Neustadt and on into the heart of Hannover Mitte. You are welcome to take part in this city tour even if you have never been in a canoe before. All participants should be able to swim.

25,00 €
Event no. 20K007N2
Date: 23 Jul 2020 Begin: 12.30 pm

On this day trip, we take the train to Wolfsburg, where we will visit the Autostadt together. The Volkswagen is produced and delivered here. In a large park, we will discover many exciting pavilions with museums and attractions. Join this special trip – even if you are not interested in cars!

25,00 €
Event no. 20K008N2
Date: 07 Aug 2020 Begin: 12.30 pm

The Herrenhäuser Gardens are among the most impressive Baroque gardens in Europe. Together we will walk through the magnificent gardens and learn something about their history. You can explore springs and fountains and a grotto and you are welcome to bring along a small picnic for your stay in the gardens.

Please note: The public transport ticket is not included in the price.
 

12,00 €
Event no. 20K006N2
Date: 17 Sep 2020 Begin: 12.30 pm

Our ISK excursion begins with a short train ride to the village of Nordstemmen. From there, we will take a short hike to the Marienberg, where we will visit the romantic castle of the last Queen of Hannover with a guide.

15,00 €
Event no. 20K010N2
Date: 08 Oct 2020 Begin: 12.30 pm

We want to visit the traditional “Herrenhäuser” Brewery in Hannover. We will find out more about the entire production process and see how the beer gets into the bottle. At the end of the tour, we will also have time to enjoy tasting the final product.

12,00 €
Event no. 20K011N2
Date: 19 Nov 2020 Begin: 16.30 pm

Bowling, an internationally known sport, is now a popular leisure-time activity in Germany as well. The ISK organizes a bowling tournament for the participants in all the courses at “Bowling World” in Hannover. The winners of the tournament can be prepared for a special surprise!

7,00 €
Event no. 20K012N2
Date: 02 Dec 2020 Begin: 16.30 pm