German course

German and Literacy

Course start date:
see Schedule.

The course is intended for people who are unable to read and write our alphabet.

12 months
200–300 hours for alphabetisation
+ 1,000 hours for German course, slow progression
+ orientation course up to level A2/B1.

Mon–Fri: 8:30–12:00 h

Introduction to reading and writing German
Acquisition of basic oral communication skills


The course costs € 2,29 per hour (with qualification certification from the Federal Office). It is free of charge for low-income participants.

What you might be interested in:


Level A1 – B1

Basic and Foundation Level with Orientation Course
(day and evening course)


Level B2 – C1

Intermediate Level / Professional Courses
(day and evening course)



German plus Secondary General School Certificate (students residing in Stuttgart only)

Free level placement, consultation and registration 

every Monday & Thursday from
14:00 to 17:00 h right here at our premises

During these hours, you also have the opportunity to apply to the Federal Office for subsidised or free course participation. Level placement, consultation and registration take place at our premises at Fritz-Elsas-Straße 38 in Stuttgart.

henke schulungen Stuttgart

henke schulungen gGmbH

henke schulungen gGmbH
Fritz-Elsas-Straße 38
70174 Stuttgart
Phone: +49 711 3000 385
Fax: +49 711 3000 386

Opening hours:
Mon: 08:00–18:30 h*
Tue: 08:00–18:30 h
Wed: 08:00–17:15 h
Thu: 08:00–18:30 h*
Fri: 08:00–17:15 h

* Free level placement, consultation and registration every Monday and Thursday
from 14:00–17:00 h (by appointment)

henke schulungen is certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 for “supporting the integration of immigrants and refugees through a wide range of educational opportunities such as language courses, educational qualifications and tutoring.”

henke schulungen is officially certified to administer all exams offered by telc language tests.

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