German Intensive Courses (A1-C1)

Our intensive courses on levels A1 to C1 give you a quick and successful introduction to the German language and culture. Our dedicated and qualified German trainers teach you in a lively and communicative way. Through our personal attention and our small learning groups, you will train the four skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing, and of course grammar in particular effectively and intensively.


Our German intensive courses at a glance

  • One level at TANDEM Hamburg takes 8 weeks of study.
  • Our intensive courses have 20 lessons per week
  • Course times are Monday to Friday from 09:30 - 12:45 p.m. (occasionally from 2:00 - 5:15 p.m.)
  • Our courses begin every 4 weeks. You can start at any time after a placement test and a free trial lesson
  • Meet and chat: 2 regulars' table meetings in a pub every month
  • Participation also possible on a hybrid basis
  • Our intensive German courses are recognized for the granting of a language course visa in Germany.
  • Upon request we organize accommodation for the duration of your language course
  • TANDEM level test after each language level reached
  • Courses may be combined with individual tuition at a special reduced price (also possible as educational leave Bildungsurlaub)

Course dates and prices

Course fees

  • 20 lessons of 45 minutes per week
  • 5 to 10 participants (occasionally up to 15)
  • Monday to Friday from 09:30 - 12:45 p.m. (occasionally from 2:00 - 5:15 p.m.)
  • Talk and chat: 2 regulars' table meetings in a pub every month
  • Participation also possible on a hybrid basis
  • Options: telc Deutsch A1, B1, B2, C1 Hochschule exams
Course fees 

One-time service fee (includes 1st course book)*

€ 40.00

Additional course books per half level (A1 to B1)

Additional course books per half level (B2 to C1)

 € 19.99

€ 23.99

1 week

€ 180.00

2 weeks

€ 320.00

3 weeks

€ 440.00

4 weeks

€ 520.00

5th-7th week

€ 140.00 per week

8 weeks

€ 1,040.00

Additional weeks

€ 140.00  per week



Option: telc Deutsch A1 exam

€ 110.00

Option: telc Deutsch B1 exam or telc Deutsch B2 exam

€ 180.00

Option: telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule exam€ 195.00


* The service fee includes the first course book, further materials and the cultural programme (excluding entrance fees and travel costs).


You can find this information here as pdf.


Dates 2023 / 2024

For beginners with no previous knowledge, new courses start on the following dates:




There are no classes on public holidays.

There are no intensive courses at TANDEM on the following days: 18.12.23 – 05.01.24, 29.03. – 01.04.24, 29.04. – 03.5.24, 09.05.24, 20.05.24, 03.10.24, 31.10. 24 and 16.12.24 – 03.01.25


Intensive Plus

  • Individual lessons of your choice in addition to the group course
  • Combine freely from 2 individual lessons of 45 min. each
  • May also be booked as educational leave (Bildungsurlaub)


Everyday language and office communication


45 minutes

€ 44.00

60 minutes

€ 59.00

Go to the registration

Course registration

Go to the placement test

Online-Placement test

Arrange a free trial lesson


Are you looking for accommodation?

We can arrange a single room in a private household for you

Do you need a visa?

Here you will find updated information

Do you require health insurance?

You will find useful information here