Business German courses in Berlin

Business German @ GLS Campus Berlin

The GLS campus in Berlin offers a true business class environment for professionals - with ***** star facilities and on site accommodation (50 apartments & 72 hotel rooms in a Berlin landmark under monument protection). GLS business clients include Deutsche Welle TV, Daimler, Ebay, Lufthansa, Fendi and Rolls Royce.

German for professionals in Germany

How we teach: FAQ

... answered by Iris Otto. Iris has taught executives, politicians and diplomats. She is one of 10 GLS teachers focussing on Business German.

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Business Class - German Courses for Professionals in Berlin:

German for success
Communicating effectively in German (all professions)

Communicating effectively in German (all professions)

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Content: Communicating successfully in German (all professions)

Regardless in which field you work, whether in architecture, design, engineering or management - this course is for you, if you need German in your workplace. This course will help you to communicate professionally in German: on the phone, by mail, in meetings, while presenting, reporting or negotiating. The focus is not on a specific profession and its terminology, but on the German, every professional needs in order to be successful in Germany or with German business partners.

Textbooks: Alltag, Beruf & Co, Dialog Beruf

Three course types:

  1. One-to-one: 20, 30 or 40 lessons à 45 minutes per week | all levels | start every Monday
  2. Private mini-group: Bring up to 5 friends or colleagues on the same level and split the cost
  3. Combination of group plus one-to-one: 30 or 40 lessons per week = 20 group lessons (max. 12 participants) + 10 or 20 individual lessons. The group lessons train General German, the individual lessons Business German. 

 

Timetable

Monday *TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
09.00 - 10.302 lessons (either one-to-one or in a group of max 12**)
Break - enjoy the garden or have a coffee in the cafeteria
11.00 - 12.302 lessons (either one-to-one or in a group of max 12)
Lunch in cafeteria (sample menue) or GLS restaurant
13.15 - 14.452 lessons (one-to-one)
Break
15.302 lessons (one-to-one) 

* On Mondays classes start at 10 am, due to the placement test. 
** Please note: the groups train General German, not Business German. If you opt for a group, you will have a combination of General German (in the group)  and Business German (one-to-one). 

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Legal German
Legal German course for lawyers, law students and legal professionals - Meetings with German lawyers in Berlin can be arranged

Legal German course for lawyers, law students and legal professionals - Meetings with German lawyers in Berlin can be arranged

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Content: Legal German for lawyers & legal professionals

The course German for lawyers, law students & legal professionals focuses on the German that is used in the field of law. You learn how to read, to understand and formulate juridical phrases in German and will gain confidence in their usage. The context of the course will be German and European law. On request meetings with German lawyers in Berlin can be arranged.

 

Three course types:

  1. One-to-one: 20, 30 or 40 lessons à 45 minutes per week | all levels | start every Monday
  2. Private mini-group: Bring up to 5 friends or colleagues on the same level and split the cost
  3. Combination of group plus one-to-one: 30 or 40 lessons per week = 20 group lessons (max. 12 participants) + 10 or 20 individual lessons. The group lessons train General German, the individual lessons Business German. 

 

Timetable

Monday *TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
09.00 - 10.302 lessons (either one-to-one or in a group of max 12**)
Break - enjoy the garden or have a coffee in the cafeteria
11.00 - 12.302 lessons (either one-to-one or in a group of max 12)
Lunch in cafeteria (sample menue) or GLS restaurant
13.15 - 14.452 lessons (one-to-one)
Break
15.302 lessons (one-to-one) 

* On Mondays classes start at 10 am, due to the placement test. 
** Please note: the groups train General German, not Business German. If you opt for a group, you will have a combination of General German (in the group)  and Business German (one-to-one). 

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German for teachers
German courses for teachers - Visits to educational institutions in Berlin can be arranged

German courses for teachers - Visits to educational institutions in Berlin can be arranged

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Content: German for teachers

This course German for teachers reviews and discusses latest developments in teaching German as a foreign language. You can fine-tune your German and update yourself on recently published specialized literature and a variety of materials designed for teaching German. Visits to educational institutions in Berlin can be arranged.

 

Three course types:

  1. One-to-one: 20, 30 or 40 lessons à 45 minutes per week | all levels | start every Monday
  2. Private mini-group: Bring up to 5 friends or colleagues on the same level and split the cost
  3. Combination of group plus one-to-one: 30 or 40 lessons per week = 20 group lessons (max. 12 participants) + 10 or 20 individual lessons. The group lessons train General German, the individual lessons Business German. 

 

Timetable

Monday *TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
09.00 - 10.302 lessons (either one-to-one or in a group of max 12**)
Break - enjoy the garden or have a coffee in the cafeteria
11.00 - 12.302 lessons (either one-to-one or in a group of max 12)
Lunch in cafeteria (sample menue) or GLS restaurant
13.15 - 14.452 lessons (one-to-one)
Break
15.302 lessons (one-to-one) 

* On Mondays classes start at 10 am, due to the placement test. 
** Please note: the groups train General German, not Business German. If you opt for a group, you will have a combination of General German (in the group)  and Business German (one-to-one). 

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for journalists
German courses for journalists - Visits to editorial offices in Berlin can be arranged

German courses for journalists - Visits to editorial offices in Berlin can be arranged

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Content: German for journalists

Germany’s print media, the most important radio and TV stations as well as multimedia groups will be introduced. The course German for journalists backs up German skills like telephoning, information gathering, skim-reading, drafting short exposes and manuscripts as well as interviewing. If requested visits to editorial offices in Berlin can be arranged.

 

Three course types:

  1. One-to-one: 20, 30 or 40 lessons à 45 minutes per week | all levels | start every Monday
  2. Private mini-group: Bring up to 5 friends or colleagues on the same level and split the cost
  3. Combination of group plus one-to-one: 30 or 40 lessons per week = 20 group lessons (max. 12 participants) + 10 or 20 individual lessons. The group lessons train General German, the individual lessons Business German. 

 

Timetable

Monday *TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
09.00 - 10.302 lessons (either one-to-one or in a group of max 12**)
Break - enjoy the garden or have a coffee in the cafeteria
11.00 - 12.302 lessons (either one-to-one or in a group of max 12)
Lunch in cafeteria (sample menue) or GLS restaurant
13.15 - 14.452 lessons (one-to-one)
Break
15.302 lessons (one-to-one) 

* On Mondays classes start at 10 am, due to the placement test. 
** Please note: the groups train General German, not Business German. If you opt for a group, you will have a combination of General German (in the group)  and Business German (one-to-one). 

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Medical German
Medical German courses for doctors, nurses and hospital staff. GLS is testing center for the exam "telc Deutsch B2/C1 Medizin"

Medical German courses for doctors, nurses and hospital staff. GLS is testing center for the exam "telc Deutsch B2/C1 Medizin"

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1. Content: Medical German courses for doctors in Berlin

The minimum requirement for this course is level B1+. The German course for doctors Deutsch für Mediziner is aimed at foreign doctors, who already practise or who would like to practise their profession in Germany. It prepares medical doctors for everyday situations in the hospital and improves their ability to communicate in German, so that they can communicate better with their patients and colleagues in their everyday work. Upon request, the course prepares doctors for the examination "telc Deutsch B2-C1 Medizin" (GLS is a testing center for the exam). The main focus of the German course for doctors is on communication with patients. Other topics are:  

  • The human anatomy and psyche 
  • Diseases and therapies 
  • Medical history, diagnosis and physical examinations 
  • Discussions with patients and verbal communication 
  • Case presentations 
  • Medical equipment in the operating theatre and on the ward 
  • Consultations with patients 
  • Medical documentation 
  • Medical reports and letters 
  • Health care and hopital care 
  • Intercultural training 
  • Preparation for the examination “telc Deutsch B2-C1 Medizin“ 

When you register for the course please indicate if you would also like to take the examination “telc Deutsch B2-C1 Medizin“ (170 € exam fee). Please note: this is a language course, it does not prepare you for the licence to practice medicine.   

 

2. Content: Medical German courses for nurses & hospital staff

The minimum requirement for the course is level A2. This German course for nurses and medical staff enables international healthcare professionals to communicate in German, which is essential for working in Germany. The course trains the medical German that is used in hospitals, clinics and nursing homes. Upon request the course includes preparation for the exam "telc Deutsch B1 - B2 Pflege" (GLS is an official testing center for the exam). The main focus of the German course for nursing staff is on communication with patients and colleagues. Other topics are:  

  • Anatomy and psyche 
  • Nutrition
  • Personal hygiene
  • Drug administration 
  • Medical documentation
  • Intercultural training
  • Communication with patients and their families 
  • Communication with doctors and colleagues

When you register for the course please indicate if you would also like to take the examination "telc Deutsch B1 - B2 Pflege" (170 € exam fee). 

Three course types:

  1. One-to-one: 20, 30 or 40 lessons à 45 minutes per week | all levels | start every Monday
  2. Private mini-group: Bring up to 5 friends or colleagues on the same level and split the cost
  3. Combination of group plus one-to-one: 30 or 40 lessons per week = 20 group lessons (max. 12 participants) + 10 or 20 individual lessons. The group lessons train General German, the individual lessons Business German. 

 

Timetable

Monday *TuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
09.00 - 10.302 lessons (either one-to-one or in a group of max 12**)
Break - enjoy the garden or have a coffee in the cafeteria
11.00 - 12.302 lessons (either one-to-one or in a group of max 12)
Lunch in cafeteria (sample menue) or GLS restaurant
13.15 - 14.452 lessons (one-to-one)
Break
15.302 lessons (one-to-one) 

* On Mondays classes start at 10 am, due to the placement test. 
** Please note: the groups train General German, not Business German. If you opt for a group, you will have a combination of General German (in the group)  and Business German (one-to-one). 

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Business German Courses in Berlin - GLS clients