Learn German in Canada
German language instruction in Canada is offered through various educational institutions.
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The Goethe-Institut, Germany's cultural institutional flagship, offers German language courses for all levels and purposes, and support the teaching of German at high schools and universities.
Several high schools in Canada also offer German language instruction.
Also, there are two officially recognized German schools in Canada: the German International School Toronto and the Alexander von Humboldt School in Montreal.
And throughout the provinces, many German language schools offer classes in the evenings or on Saturdays. They are partly supported by the German government and are either part of the heritage programs of their provinces or run as private schools.
The Goethe-Institut is a worldwide network of German cultural centres which promote the German language and culture abroad. The Goethe-Instituts in Canada offer German language courses for all levels and purposes, and support the teaching of German at high schools and universities.
Goethe-Institut in Canada
German International School Toronto is the city's only full-time German-speaking school and offers a truly international learning experience for both German- and English-speaking children. With a focus on languages, the school provides a unique learning environment, academic excellence and a curriculum compatible with both the Ontario and European systems.
German International School Toronto
Most German language schools in Canada are partly supported by the German government and are either part of the heritage programs of their provinces or run as private schools.
German Language Schools in Canada
AvH is a trilingual (German, English, French) independent private school governed by the "Alexander von Humboldt Ecole internationale allemande inc." school association. It was founded in 1980 with the goal of providing a multilingual learning environment while satisfying both German as well as Quebec education requirements.
German International School Montreal
Founded in 1971 by the German-speaking community, the German Language School Ottawa aims to help children and teens acquire a solid foundation in the German language. All classes are taught by experienced instructors who are dedicated to creating a vibrant learning community for their students. Cultural programs running throughout the year offer students an opportunity to enhance and practice their language skills.
German Language School Ottawa
Each year, the German government provides funding for the promotion of German Language and of German studies in Canada. Projects which aim at improving the quality of teaching German as a Foreign Language in Canada, proposals which provide teachers of German as a Foreign Language with new didactics and methodalogy as well as projects in the field of social studies and German studies will be considered for funding.
Promotion of the German language and of German studies in Canada