German Educare

Where to learn the German language in Malaysia?

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Last updated: Jan 2023

TL;DR: Want to learn German for study or work purpose? The following three institutions offer German classes for various levels:

– German Educare, PJ

– Goethe Institut Malaysia, KL

– Malaysian-German Society, Penang

Are you interested to learn the German language? Perhaps you are a student who wants to study in Germany, a job-seeker who plans to work in Germany, or a professional who needs to travel to Germany for business. 

While it is best to learn German in Germany as students have ample opportunities to practice the language outside of their classroom, there are German courses available in Malaysia. The following are a few German courses in Malaysia that follow the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) standard. 

German Educare

German Educare offers only superintensive or full-time German language classes. “We offer German courses for level A1 up to level B2 in Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya. Then, our students will further to level C1 classes in Aachen, Germany.” 

There are 2 intakes per year. January intake aims to prepare students for the summer intake at the university, whereas the July intake is designed for students to enter the winter intake at the university. 

German Educare is located in Kelana Jaya, Petaling Jaya. Our centre is about 5 minutes walk from Paradigm Mall. There are 2 LRT stations nearby, naming Lembah Subang LRT station and Kelana Jaya LRT station.

German Educare
5-1, Block A, Zenith Corporate Park,
Jalan SS7/26, Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya

Goethe Institut Malaysia

Goethe Institut Malaysia offers standard as well as superintensive German language classes in Kuala Lumpur from level A1 up to level C2. Their classes are taught at their office at Menara See Hoy Chan as well as at German School Kuala Lumpur. The Goethe-Institut is located on Jalan Tun Razak. Nearby landmarks include the U.S. Embassy and Menara Tan & Tan. The nearest LRT station to Goethe Institut Malaysia is the Ampang Park LRT station while the nearest LRT station to the German School Kuala Lumpur is the Asia Jaya LRT station.

Goethe-Institut Malaysia
Menara See Hoy Chan
Suite 06-07, 6th Floor 374,
Jalan Tun Razak
50400 Kuala Lumpur

German School Kuala Lumpur
Lot 5, Lorong Utara,
Off Jalan Utara
46200 Petaling Jaya

Malaysian-German Society

The Malaysian-German Society is based in Penang and offers German courses from level A1 up to level B1. Students can choose between standard once or twice a week courses or the more intensive daily classes. The Malaysian-German Society is located on Jalan Air Itam. It is right next to the iconic Suffolk House.

Malaysian-German Society
250 B, Jalan Air Itam
10460 Penang

While there are not many options available, the above German courses are comprehensive and can prepare you well to converse in German language up to your required level. Students or job-seekers who plan to study or work in Germany can also check out the consultation services provided by German Educare and German Academic Exchange Services (DAAD).