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at the Institut für Internationale Kommunikation und Auswärtige Kulturarbeit
IIK Bayreuth e.V.

We are your personal contact partner for German language courses, DaF (German as a Foreign Language) teacher training courses and Intercultural Communication in Bayreuth. A wide range of German courses are on offer – intensive courses, courses which can be taken while working full time, courses which can be taken parallel to studying and exam preparation. The language courses are online or in-person and offer the right level for each individual need. Further training for German teachers and intercultural training for different target groups complete our offer.

Teaching at the IIK in Bayreuth is characterised by current and up-to-date teaching methods and the focus on intercultural didactics. Regular evaluation, the further training of teachers and academic support provided by the Department of Intercultural German Studies at the University of Bayreuth guarantee a consistently high quality and level of education.


Intensive Courses

Our intensive courses offer those who are studying,international professional employees and all those interested, the chance to learn the German language in a very short period of time. The lessons are based on clear learning objectives and focus on the specific needs of each individual. One can attend our German courses which range from Level A1 to Level C1.


Exam preparation

You would like to take a language examination and achieve the greatest possible success? We support you professionally with regard to preparation for various examination formats, such as telc Deutsch B2, the Examinations for University Admission telc Deutsch C1 for University, the Test German as a Foreign Language (TestDaF) and the German Language Examination for University Admission (DSH)!



Study German, get to know different foreign cultures and experience opportunities you will never forget! We offer all those interested, a colourful and varied course and cultural programme which you can compile to suit your own individual needs, based on your own interests. In addition to intercultural language courses, we also offer communication or specialised courses on a wide range of subject areas from music to economics to medicine. These courses are “embedded” in an extensive programme of further events.


Corporate courses

Are you looking for a course for your employees which teaches the German required for everyday professional life and industry sector-specifc specialised language?

We are happy to create an offer, individually tailored to meet the needs of your own particular company.


Intercultural training

You would like your employees to move and work in both a professional and culturally sensitive manner in our globally networked world?

If so, our individually tailored intercultural training courses are just the right thing for you.


Train the Trainer

Lifelong learningis also an important fundamental concept for teachers. Develop and build on your teaching skills with our support and broaden your specialised knowledge in workshops on the latest standards in the methodology and didactics of language teaching.

For doctors and medical staff


In the field of medicine, the recruitment and integration of international skilled workers is becoming increasingly important. In addition to specialised knowledge, linguistic skills are of particular importance in day-to-day communication with patients and fellow colleagues. These skills can be learnt and acquired in our special German courses.

Current information

News from the IIK Bayreuth

Courses from October 2022

Our on site courses on the levels A1-C1 are starting October 4th. You can choose between different levels of intesive courses here. You couldn’t find

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Enquiries and contact details

You would like to attend a German language course?

We will create an individual offer for you, tailored to meet your own specific requirements. Simply write to us or call. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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