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Reading and Writing Courses

Reading and Writing Courses

Do you want to not only speak German, but be able to read and write German as well?This is exactly what our literacy courses will teach you to do. The course focuses on the Latin alphabet, pronunciation and first writing exercises.

Literacy Courses (Reading and Writing)

The reading and writing course takes 1000 hours. It consists of a language course with 900 hours and an orientation course with 100 hours. An application can be made to extend the course by 300 extra hours. The reading and writing course ends with two final examinations – the DTZ – German Test for Immigrants (A2/B1 level) and the “Living in Germany” test.

2024

Monday - Friday | 9:00 am - 12:15 am | 20 hours per week | 5 weeks per module

Monday - Friday | 1:30 pm - 4:45 pm | 20 hours per week | 5 weeks per module

Reading and Writing Courses at a Glance

  • New courses from A1-B1 every month
  • Cooperation with the migration info centers
  • Reading area and internet café
  • DTZ final exam as proof of language proficiency
  • LiD final exam for naturalization

2024

The courses are sponsored by the German Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). They are free of charge for participants who receive unemployment benefits (Bürgergeld) or welfare payments.

Course 24I554S3
5 Weeks
24 Jun 2024 - 16 Aug 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm

The courses are sponsored by the German Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). They are free of charge for participants who receive unemployment benefits (Bürgergeld) or welfare payments.

Course 24I554S4
5 Weeks
19 Aug 2024 - 20 Sep 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm

The courses are sponsored by the German Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). They are free of charge for participants who receive unemployment benefits (Bürgergeld) or welfare payments.

Course 24I553N5
5 Weeks
19 Aug 2024 - 20 Sep 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm
Course 24I554S5
5 Weeks
23 Sep 2024 - 08 Nov 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm

The courses are sponsored by the German Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). They are free of charge for participants who receive unemployment benefits (Bürgergeld) or welfare payments.

Course 24I552S6
5 Weeks
24 Jun 2024 - 16 Aug 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm
Course 24I553N6
5 Weeks
23 Sep 2024 - 08 Nov 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm
Course 24I554S6
5 Weeks
11 Nov 2024 - 13 Dec 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm

The courses are sponsored by the German Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). They are free of charge for participants who receive unemployment benefits (Bürgergeld) or welfare payments.

Course 24I551S7
5 Weeks
24 Jun 2024 - 16 Aug 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm
Course 24I950S7
24 Jun 2024 - 16 Aug 2024
Monday to Friday, 09.15 am - 12.30 pm
Course 24I552S7
5 Weeks
19 Aug 2024 - 20 Sep 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm
Course 24I553N7
5 Weeks
11 Nov 2024 - 13 Dec 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm
Course 24I554S7
5 Weeks
16 Dec 2024 - 31 Jan 2025
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm

The courses are sponsored by the German Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). They are free of charge for participants who receive unemployment benefits (Bürgergeld) or welfare payments.

Course 24I551S8
5 Weeks
19 Aug 2024 - 20 Sep 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm
Course 24I950S8
19 Aug 2024 - 20 Sep 2024
Monday to Friday, 09.15 am - 12.30 pm
Course 24I552S8
5 Weeks
23 Sep 2024 - 08 Nov 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm
Course 24I553N8
5 Weeks
16 Dec 2024 - 31 Jan 2025
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm

The courses are sponsored by the German Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). They are free of charge for participants who receive unemployment benefits (Bürgergeld) or welfare payments.

Course 24I551S9
5 Weeks
23 Sep 2024 - 08 Nov 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm
Course 24I950S9
23 Sep 2024 - 08 Nov 2024
Monday to Friday, 09.15 am - 12.30 pm
Course 24I552S9
5 Weeks
11 Nov 2024 - 13 Dec 2024
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm

Course holidays

Sommerferien 01.07.2024 - 19.07.2024
Herbstferien 04.10.2024 - 14.10.2024
Weihnachtsferien 23.12.2024 - 03.01.2025
1. Weihnachtsfeiertag 25.12.2024 - 26.12.2024

2025

The courses are sponsored by the German Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). They are free of charge for participants who receive unemployment benefits (Bürgergeld) or welfare payments.

Course 25I554S8
5 Weeks
03 Feb 2025 - 07 Mar 2025
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm

The courses are sponsored by the German Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). They are free of charge for participants who receive unemployment benefits (Bürgergeld) or welfare payments.

Course 25I553N9
5 Weeks
03 Feb 2025 - 07 Mar 2025
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm
Course 25I554S9
5 Weeks
10 Mar 2025 - 11 Apr 2025
Monday to Friday, 01.30 pm - 04.45 pm

Course holidays

Osterferien 14.04.2025 - 17.04.2025
Sommerferien 14.07.2025 - 01.08.2025
Herbstferien 20.10.2025 - 24.10.2025
Weihnachtsferien 22.12.2025 - 04.01.2026