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German instruction for youth

Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta is currently not offering group classes for children and youth under the age of 16. 

We encourage parents to consider Individual Instruction with one of our highly skilled and dedicated instructors for a personalized lesson plan and private instruction. In this one-on-one course plan, we welcome children as young as twelve years old. For consultation and to receive our discounted youth pricing for your student, please email our Language Department at or call 404-892-2388, option 1. Our instructors work with language learners as well as heritage speakers. We use age appropriate textbooks and teaching materials with young students. 

Our instructors can prepare your child or teen for certification via our Goethe exams for children and youth:

A1 Fit in Deutsch Exam - motivational exam for children from age 10

A2 Fit in Deutsch Exam - youth exam for ages 12 and up

B1 Zertifikat - Youth version available - for ages 12 and up

B2 Zertifikat - Youth version available - for ages 15 and up 

C1 Zertifikat - adult exam only, minimum age is 16

C2 Zertifikat / GDS (Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom) - adult exam only, minimum age is 18

For more information about exam dates and registration, please visit our central Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta exam webpage


German School of Atlanta

If you would prefer to take classes on Saturdays year-round in the Atlanta area and prepare for the DSD exam(s), we would like to refer you to our friends from the German School Atlanta. They have been providing excellent services for decades and will gladly help support your learning needs continuously throughout the year.

The German Saturday School of Atlanta is an accredited Saturday morning school offering a unique educational experience in a genuine German environment.

Courses are offered for native speakers or German as a second language for students of two years older. At the secondary school level, courses complement German language programs in Atlanta area schools with recognized AATG and DSD tests as well as an AP prep class.

Classes meet for 30 Saturdays from September through May from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm at East Cobb Middle School in Marietta, GA.

For more information about German courses for children and teens, please contact the German Saturday School of Atlanta by phone at (770) 670-2908, via e-mail at, or visit them online.