Are you a new customer with us and have already learned German? Or would you like to find out the optimum language level for your course? Take part in our free placement test.

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Ideal for beginners. Learn the basics of the German language.


You can understand and use familiar, everyday expressions and very simple phrases aimed at satisfying your concrete needs. You can introduce yourself and ask other people questions about themselves – e.g., where they live, what their hobbies are – and give answers to questions of this kind. You can communicate in a simple way.

ÖSD exams: Prove your skills

Do you need proof of your language skills? Our course instructors will prepare you optimally for your ÖSD A1 exam, which you can take at any of our locations: All Austria Institutes are examination centres for the Austrian Language Diploma in German (ÖSD).

WHAT DO THE LEVELS A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2 mean?

A1, B1 & Co. are the language levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). This framework can be applied to all EU languages and makes language competences comparable across the EU.