In a world that constantly evolves, driven by technological advancements and cultural exchange, the ability to learn new skills has become more essential than ever. Among the multitude of options available, learning a new language stands as one of the most rewarding and intellectually stimulating pursuits. Among the array of languages to choose from, German emerges as a compelling choice, offering a blend of rich history, vibrant culture, and practical benefits.
German, spoken by over 90 million people across the globe, opens the door to the rich cultural tapestry of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and beyond.
In an increasingly globalized world, multilingualism has also become a sought-after skill in the job market. German is the most spoken language in the European Union (EU) and is an economic powerhouse, with Germany being the largest economy in the EU. Many global corporations and institutions have strong ties to German-speaking countries, making proficiency in the language a valuable asset in fields such as business, science, engineering, and diplomacy.
The diplomas that can be obtained at the German language schools in our district also open the door to studying in Germany, which is not only free but also ranks among the best in the world! For successfully passing A2, B1 and B2/C1 level exams, students receive 4 external high school credits each, and with the DSD 1/DSD 2 diploma, students gain admission to German, Austrian and Swiss universities.
Classes at the language schools start again now, take the chance to enroll!
German Language School of Edmonton
The German Language School of Edmonton offers German classes for both children and adults. The adult courses take place during the week, in the evening and online. The new teaching year starts on September 09. Classes for children and teenagers are held on 28 Saturdays during the school year from 9:30 am to 12:45 pm.
Calgary German Language School
The Calgary German Language School offers a variety of different courses for students (Preschool-12) as well as adults.
Vancouver Westside German School
Classes are held on Tuesdays from 4:15-6:30 pm for junior classes (K-4) and Wednesdays from 4:30-6:45 pm for senior classes (5th-12th grade). Classes are also offered in North Vancouver upon request. If there are enough registrations, the school also offers courses for adults.
Surrey German Language School
The Surrey German Language School provides internationally recognized German language education for students from kindergarten to graduation, in addition to two adult classes (Beginners and Advanced).
The school operates every Saturday from 9 am to noon - September until May. It is open to students with or without prior knowledge of German.
Victoria German School
The Victoria German School offers courses for children and teenagers as well as for adults. The adult courses run 3 times a year, in autumn, winter and spring. Classes are held on two days: Saturdays from 9:30 am - 12:30pm and Tuesdays from 4:00 pm -6:15 pm.
Comox Valley German Language School
Classes at the Comox Valley German Language School in Courtenay, BC, will start mid-October 2023. The program is geared to school-aged children with and without prior knowledge of German.
The Comox Valley German School is also looking for educators interested in teaching German on a part-time (once a week) basis. The Comox Valley German Language School is a non-profit organization and has been offering German language classes since 2015.
German Language School Saskatoon
The German Language School Saskatoon offers a variety of different courses for students (K-12) as well as for adults, depending on sufficient enrollment and availability of teachers.
Das Schulhaus in Regina offers courses for children and teenagers as well as adults from September to May. There are courses both for students with prior knowledge of German and for those without. All of the adult classes are in a virtual classroom setting. Youth classes meet in person on Saturday mornings.