Learning German in Turkey

© DAAD/Fleck

There are many reasons why you should learn German and several options to learn the language. In Turkey you have the opportunity to learn the German language by joining courses offered by language institutes or universities. Here you can find information about learning German in Turkey and about recognized language tests by German higher education institutions.

Students who have a basic knowledge of German can apply for the DAAD Scholarships for Summer courses in German universities. For further details: University Summer Courses for Foreign Students and Graduates.

Goethe-Institut

A course at the Goethe-Institut is a good choice if you want to learn German. The Goethe-Instituts in Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir offer German language courses for all target groups and on all levels. You have also the possibility to take the exams without having attended a Goethe-Institut course.

Atatürk Bulvarı 131
06640 Bakanlıklar – Ankara, Turkey

Tel. +90 312 471 41 41
info-ankara@goethe.de

More Goethe-Institut Ankara

Yeniçarşı Cad. 32
34433 Beyoğlu – Istanbul
Turkey
Tel: +90 212 2492009
Fax: +90 212 2525214
info@istanbul.goethe.org

For language courses and certificates:

Tel.: +90 212 2496929

Language Course Moda

Caferağa Mah., Şevki Bey Sok. No: 29
Moda / Kadıköy / İstanbul
Türkei
dilkurslari@istanbul.goethe.org

More Goethe-Institut Istanbul

Mithatpaşa Cad. No. 907/2
35290 Göztepe / Izmir
Tel. +90 232 4895687
Fax: +90 232 4251414
info@izmir.goethe.org

More Goethe-Institut Izmir

Language Certificates

You don’t need to take these tests if you have passed the Deutsches Sprachdiplom (DSD) or if you have earned an “Abitur” from a German-language secondary school.
However, there are various options to prove your German language level in terms of earning a language certificate usable for your university applications in Germany.

DSH courses and exams can be taken at different institutes. In order to have prove the needed language sufficiency in terms of accessing higher education in Germany, your DSH certificate must show the levels 2 or 3.

Detailed information, exam dates and locations can be found here.

As a central and standardized language test, the Test of German as a Foreign Language (TestDaF) has been designed to proof the German language level for the university entrance. The exam is offered globally by licensed centers. In Turkey, the exam is conducted by the Goethe Instituts, Bursa Uludag University, Marmara University and the Bilkent Erzurum Labarotuvar School. The adequacy for the university entrance is given with a TestDaF result between 4-5.

Detailed information and exam dates can be found here.

The Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (C2) can be obtained through the Goethe-Institutes and qualifies for the language criterion for accessing higher education.

Detailed information and exam dates can be received via the contact details given above for the Goethe-Instituts.

A telc German C1 or C2 certificate, which you can acquire at various institutes in Turkey, also serve as a sufficient proof for your university entrance qualification.

Detailed information, examination dates and locations can be found here.

Advertisements by German Universities

Engineer Your Future for Success!

Fully English-Taught B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (International) in Germany’s Engineering Hub Karlsruhe.

More

Truly international – Study at ESB Business School!

Do you want to study in the heart of Germany, Europe’s strongest and most dynamic economy? Come to ESB Business School at Reutlingen University!

More

Study and Perform!

At the Barenboim‐Said Akademie, students intensively prepare for careers in classical music, enhance and refine their musical talents while building a foundational knowledge in humanities.

More

TU Berlin’s new podcast: Should I stay or should I go?

In the podcast “Should I stay or should I go?”, three alums of TU Berlin speak about their reasons for staying in Germany or returning home after graduation.

More

The Esslingen MBA: Your Key to Success

Join our international master’s programmes for STEM graduates. Hands-on learning, innovative case studies and company visits make our programmes competitive and career-building.

More

Enhance your career opportunities with an MBA from Pforzheim Universit...

Advance your career with an MBA from Pforzheim University! We equip you with distinct advantages for the business of tomorrow at one of the best Business Schools in Germany.

More

Boost your career with the International Master‘s in Project Managemen...

Boost your career. Acquire a German Master’s degree in Data Science & Project Management. Join us at HTW Berlin – On Campus or Online!

More

Technology Management - our English-language university MBA program

NIT Northern Institute of Technology Management, the Business School at the TUHH Hamburg University of Technology. Your chance to make two masters in one year.

More

LL.M. Intern. Finance Program at ILF

Earn an LL.M. International Finance degree at the Institute for Law and Finance (ILF) Scholarships available! Degree conferred by Goethe University Frankfurt. For graduates from Asia holding a first d...

More

Study in Berlin - MBA & International Master’s Programmes

Our internationally recognized MBA & Master’s programmes will provide you with the knowledge and tools to conduct business in the global market.

More
1/10

Contact