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The importance of German language skills for your career in Germany

You want to find a good job in Germany after graduation? As a foreigner it is particularly helpful for your career to have a sufficiently good knowledge of German. Hochschule Bremen offers corresponding courses to improve your German.

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Without good German skills you have disadvantages at the German job market. For sure there are exceptions, some international companies also employ alumni without German knowledge if you have very good English skills instead. But your chances for a good job are way much higher if you learn the German language and continuously work on expanding your skills.

German language courses at Hochschule Bremen

During your studies at IGC Hochschule Bremen offers you the opportunity to learn and improve your German language skills. IGC will reimburse you for half of the costs with 80 Euros (costs for one course: 160 Euros) if you attend the course regularly and pass the exam at the end.


The German language courses start in March and October every year. Different levels are offered from A1 to C1. All courses comprise 60 teaching hours and usually take place in the evening at 6 - 7.30 pm or at 7.45 - 9.15 pm. Click here for further information and registration.


You are not sure which course level is suitable for you? No worries! Here you can take an online placement test to check your skills.


More possibilities to learn German in Bremen you can find here.


We wish you good luck and above all have fun learning!