While many people in Tuebingen can speak at least basic English, being able to communicate in German will open new doors for your life in Germany. In Tuebingen there are several options for learning German:
Volkshochschule is a countrywide organization of adult education centers offering classes in a variety of fields at affordable prices, including German courses. Classes start at many times throughout the year. If you are uncertain about your level of German, they can give you advice on the course choice. You can book courses online, via telephone/email (integration[at]vhs-tuebingen.de) or in person during the office hours. Please find further contact information on the vhs's website.
Private language schools
There are two private language schools offering German classes in Tuebingen. If you choose a private language school, you might be able to take private classes or learn German in a smaller group. Links to the schools' homepages can be found below:
University language classes
If you are a researcher at the University of Tübingen, you may be able to join the German classes offered by the department of German as a Foreign Language (Deutsch als Fremdsprache - DaF) of the University of Tübingen. This department offers a range of courses for different levels. They also offer special courses for doctoral students and academic staff. Further information can be found on the department's website.Updated 21/12/2016 3:15pm