Apps & Links - Learning German

There are many books and language learning sets that can be borrowed from our library that enable you to learn German on your own or to improve your knowledge and ability to understand and speak German. You will find language learning sets, grammar books, stories in easy German, exercise books etc. in our section "Sprache : Deutsch als Fremdsprache".

Of course there is a wide range of language courses at the Volkshochschule (vhs) Germering for learning German as a foreign language as well as German integration courses. Have a look at their website!

Additionally, we have checked, sorted, and recommended some apps and online language courses. All listed courses are free of charge! If you have any questions or need further assistance or advice, please contact us. We are looking forward to helping you!


Free online German language courses:

Language courses by "Deutsche Welle"
Compilation of language courses for beginners and advanced learners. All courses are available in English, the course "Deutsch Interaktiv" (German Interactive) is also available in Russian. A free registration is recommended or you can register as a "guest."

Mein Weg nach Deutschland (My Way to Germany)
Compilation of online services and courses by the Goethe-Institut, which are suitable for advanced learners. Beside photo stories, exercises, and comprehension training there are different online games to expand your knowledge. This compilation is available in many different languages including Arabic, English, French, Tigrinya, and Kurdish. No registration required.

Willkommen - Deutschlernen für Flüchtlinge (Welcome - Learning German for Refugees)
Collection by the Goethe-Institut: language courses especially created for refugees. All courses are developed for smartphones and tablet computers. Depending on the course selected a registration may be required.

Deutsch am Arbeitsplatz (German at Work)
Language course by the Goethe-Institut to practice communication at work and with German speaking colleagues. This course is suitable for beginners and advanced learners. No registration required.

Ich will Deutsch lernen (I Want to Learn German)
This course was produced by the “Volkshochschule,” an educational institution for adult learners, and is available in many different languages including Arabic, English and French. A free registration is recommended or you can register as a “guest.”

SpraKuKo Deutsch lernen (Language, Culture and Communication - Learning German)
Free online exercises, videos, grammar and word lists. No registration needed. They also offer language courses for a fee.


Free apps for learning German:

The following apps are available at Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

  • Ankommen (Arrive)
  • Phase 6 Hallo Deutsch (Phase 6 Hello German)
  • Die Stadt der Wörter (The City of Words)
  • Deutsch für Flüchtlinge (German for Refugees)
  • Deutschtrainer A1 (Practising German A1)
  • WillkommensABC (WelcomeABC) - Android only!