German Courses
in Downtown Dortmund

A1-C1 / DSH Immersion Courses from 429€
Preparation telc, TestDaF tests for 189€
B2 / C1 Medical German for 519€
A1-C1 Evening Courses from 399€
Special Courses for 75€
Exams telc / TestDaF

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Successfully learning German in Dortmund

Would you like to learn German in Dortmund and get prepared for your university career, employment, or citizenship test? Then Perfekt Deutsch is the right language school for you. Our language school’s three locations are located right in the middle of Dortmund, only 800 meters from the Dortmund Main Station (Hauptbahnhof). Thanks to our capacity, we can offer German courses at different class times. You decide whether your would like German  in the morning, afternoon, evening, or even on the weekend.

We offer spots in DSH, telc and TestDaF tests within the scope of our courses. By doing this, we cut down the waiting time for taking the upper secondary school entrance test.

Every year, more than 150 doctors from abroad who are preparing for their medical license exams successfully complete our medical language courses.

As an officially licensed telc and TestDaF Testing Center, we offer telc tests for every level each month, and TestDaF every 6 months a year.

You can find over 280 Reviews on our homepage and on the web. Read through the reviews and allow yourself to be convinced of our quality and competence.

We look forward to having you as a student!
Your Perfekt Deutsch Language Institute

Reviews

C1 Kursteilnehmer DSH Vorbereitung Dortmund

Ataul Shahid

(Indien)
DSH-3 ansehen

The Name ” Perfekt Deutsch Institut ” itself is enough to tell anything about this Institute. This was the best Intensivkurs I have ever had in my life. The structure of the course was so innovative and so well planned that It made so much easier to understand the rules of the German language. Just because of this Institute and the efforts of the teachers I have secured 85% marks in DSH and successfully completed the LEVEL DSH 3. I would like to thank the Faculty of this Institute.
I also highly recommend this Institute for those, who are willing to clear the DSH Prüfung in a very short period of time.

C1 Kursteilnehmer DSH Vorbereitung Dortmund 130419

Brice Ngatcha

(Kamerun)
DSH-2 ansehen

Bonjour a tous. J’ai seulement fait deux semaines de crashkurs a l’institut Perfekt mais je me suis senti comme en famille. L’enseignante est vraiment gentille et attentionne je me sentais tres bien encadre surtout.Vraiment merci a Perfekt car grace a eux j’ai reussi le dsh de Aachen et je peux maintenant faire un pas vers l’avant.

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Mohammed

(Ägypten)
DSH-2 ansehen

هذه المدرسة تعد من وجهة نظرى من أفضل مدارس اللغة الألمانية فى جميع أنحاء المانيا
كادر تدريسي ممتاز ومناهج دراسية مدروسة بدقة وغنية بالمعلومات
هى أفضل تجاربى فى تعلم الالمانية مع هؤلاء المدرسين الأكفاء
أنصح الطلاب الجدد بزيارة هذه المدرسة

杨伟光 Weiguang Yang

(China)
DSH-2 ansehen

我在perfekt.deutsch从B1上到DSH准备班,并在Fh Aachen顺利通过了dsh2。在perfekt.deutsch上课这段时间老师们给了我很大的帮助。在这里上课会有大量针对所要参加的dsh的练习和往届的真题。大量的练习让我对我所要参加的dsh考试不再陌生,并在不断的联系中吸取经验,自己总结出许多应试技巧和考试方法。而这些对我最后通过dsh有很大的帮助。除了学习,在这里我还遇到很多外国的同学,大家在一起交流不仅锻炼了口语还可以开阔自己的眼界。
最后,再次感谢perfekt.deutsch在我的留德之路上给予的帮助!

Kursteilnehmerin C1 DSH Vorbereitung

Scharton Angelika

(Estland)
DSH-3 ansehen

Я прошла курсы начиная с уровня В2 и заканчивая С1 с подготовкой к DSH. Языковая школа perfekt.deutsch – это отличное место для того, чтобы подготовиться и успешно сдать экзамен DSH. Мои учителя обладали профессиональными навыками, доступно объясняли материал и всегда были готовы помочь мне в определённых вопросах. Я получила DSH-3. Всем посоветую смело выбирать именно эту школу, так как это превосходное соотношение цены и качества.

Your Advantages with Us:

Central Location

800 meters from the Dortmund Main Station (Hauptbahnhof)

Flexible Class Times

8:15 AM-12:15 PM / 12:45 PM -4:45 PM/
5.00 PM-8.00 PM

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Professional Teachers

With Multiple Years of Teachingand Testing experience.

Courses for All Proficiency Levels

A1, A2, B1, B2, C1

DSH, telc, and TestDaF test spots

For Internal and External Participants

Courses for Every Size of Budget

Standard-, Premium- und VIP-Packages

FAQ

How do enroll in one of the immersion courses?

1st Step: Sign up online

At Perfekt Deutsch you can enroll in a language course in the following ways:

  • Online Directly
  • In person in our office: Thomasstraße 18-20, 44135 Dortmund
    Office Hours: Mon-Thu, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM

After the online registration you will receive an automated e-mail with Perfekt Deutsch’s bank information and your personal bank transfer information. (Be sure to check your Spam-Folder!) You must include the information that is specific to you when you make your bank transfer.

2nd Step: Payment

You transfer the complete Course Fee for your course level to our bank account.

Bank Details:
Recipient:  Perfekt Deutsch
Bank:  Deutsche Bank
IBAN:  DE16 4407 0024 0131 5761 00
SWIFT:  DEUTDEDB440
Reference: full last name and first name, date of birth, course level, the dates of the course

After we have received full payment for the course will you receive a registration confirmation via email. You can present this document at the German embassy or German consulate in your home country to request your visa. Please consider in your scheduling that receiving the registration confirmation e-mail after transferring the course fee can take up to 3 days.

3rd Step: Level Test

Option 1:  Acceptance Test
You partake in the acceptance test at Perfekt Deutsch. On the next day you can retrieve your results online. (In the case that you have not yet paid, you can register after the test, however only if there are still free spots in the course.)

Option 2: Present Your Most Recent Language Certificate
In the case that you have your language certificate from a language school in Germany and wish to forgo verification of your knowledge of the German language, you can register for the respective selected level and upload your current language certificate online. 

Perfekt Deutsch would like to make you aware of the fact that you can receive a competent assessment of your level of knowledge by taking one of our acceptance tests. Please take into account that the appropriate level assessment test is crucial for successful participation in a language course.

How much do the language courses at Perfekt Deutsch cost?

How can I pay the course fee?
You can pay the course fee either in the office or by way of bank transfer.

You have the following payment options:


Is a deferred/installment payment of the course fee possible?
No. Unfortunately, it is not possible to pay in installments.

How many courses do I have to pay for in advance?
You can pay only for one course or for multiple courses in advance. If you are still located in your home country and require the registration confirmation from Perfekt Deutsch, you should inquire directly at the German Embassy/Consulate in your home country as to how many courses you need to pay for in advance in order to get a visa.

When do the immersion courses begin and how long do they last?
The immersion courses begin every 2 months and every course lasts eight weeks.

What happens if I do not have a visa for Germany?
In this case, please send us the following documents via e-mail in good quality:

  • The Registration Confirmation from Perfekt Deutsch (PDF format)
  • The rejection letter from the German Embassy/Consulate (PDF format)
  • Your bank information (IBAN, BIC/SWIFT address, name of the bank, name of the account holder)

You will get your course fee refunded. The processing fee in the amount of €50.00 however, will be withheld. It can take up to 10 business days for the course fee to be refunded back to your account.

What happens if I realize that I will not be able to receive my visa in time and will either arrive in Germany too late for the beginning of the course, or possibly not be able to come at all?

You must fill out the form here to confirm the beginning of your course: bestaetigung-der-kursaufnahme  before the beginning of the course (up until the 15th of the calendar month in which your course starts).

On this page you will be presented with three options. You can only choose one option:

  1. Option: I confirm that I have received my visa and will attend the language course timely.
  2. Option: I confirm that I have NOT received my visa yet. I want to postpone my language course to the next possible date at no extra charge. If I receive a letter of rejection within the next 7 weeks, Perfekt Deutsch will refund the course fees minus a 50,00 € administrative fee after submission of the letter of rejection.
  3. Option: I confirm that I have NOT received my visa yet. I want to wait for my visa. My spot in class will be reserved for the entire duration of the course. I am allowed to attend the course later on. In this case, however, I henceforth forgo my right to have my course fee refunded.

Should you not fill out the form, the start of your course will be automatically rescheduled to the beginning of the next course phase.

How do I find out which level I start on at Perfekt Deutsch?

Perfekt Deutsch offers 5 levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1). You can start at any level. The prerequisite is that you have successfully pass the acceptance test for that level.

Is the entrance test obligatory?

Ja, der Aufnahmetest ist für die Stufen A2, B1, B2 und C1&DSH/telc/TestDaF-Vorbereitung obligatorisch, sofern Sie kein aktuelles Zertifikat vorlegen können.

The test is not necessary for the A1 level, the crash courses (DSH, telc) and the Special Courses (Communication Courses, Grammar Courses, etc.).

In order to participate in a crash course you need to produce one of the following documents:

  • For the DSH Crash Course: C1 Certificate or DSH-1 Certificate
  • For the telc Crash Course C1 Hochschule: C1 Certificate or DSH-1 Certificate
  • For the telc B2 Crash Course: B2 Certificate

When does the entrance test take place, and what should I bring to the test?
You can find the current test dates here.  You can register for the entrance test here.

On the day of the acceptance test you need:

  • The €10.00 fee for the acceptance test
  • Your passport/personal identification card with a photo.

How long does the acceptance test last?
The acceptance test lasts about 3-4 hours.

Which parts make up the test?
Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Listening Comprehension, and Writing. You can find additional information here.

When and how do I find out the results of my acceptance test?
On the next day you can retrieve your results online.

What happens if I do not pass the acceptance test?
If you received a registration confirmation, a certificate of attendance or otherwise document from Perfekt Deutsch, you will be put into a lower level course in the case that you did not pass. A refund of the course fee is not possible at this point.

How can I use the public transport system in Dortmund or respectively NRW cost-effectively?

You can buy the young ticket or Semesterticket as a Language Course Student.

How and where can I buy the young ticket?

  1.  Simply fill out an order form in the “Kunden Center” (Dortmund Main Station/Hauptbahnhof)
  2.  Submit a valid certificate of participation from Perfekt Deutsch.

Can I always get the Semsterticket from the TU Dortmund?
As a general rule, yes.
It is really only worth it to get the Semesterticket in October (at the beginning of the Winter Semester) and in April (at the beginning of the Summer Semester).  If you would like to get the Semesterticket in December, January, in June, etc., you still would have to pay the complete semester fee.

How much does the Semesterticket cost and where do I pay for it?
The semester fee is about €299,00. You must transfer the money over to the account of the Technical University (Technische Universität) Dortmund.

Can I really use this ticket in all busses, trains and trams in all of NRW?
Yes, as long as it is not an ICE or IC. There can be additional fees, however (for example, on some night busses in NRW or Line 444 in Dortmund).

Who can enroll as a language student at the Technical University of Dortmund?
All participants in courses at Perfekt Deutsch can enroll as language students at the Technical University of Dortmund as long as certain formal requirements are met.

Which other advantages do I have by being enrolled as a language student?

  • Free travel with busses, trains and trams in NRW
  • Big discounts on health insurance
  • The possibility of renting a cheaper room in a dormitory
  • Discounts on phone contracts
  • Free use of the University Library
  • Lower prices at the campus cafeteria (Mensa)
  • Wi-Fi on the entire campus
  • Discounts on movie/cinema tickets and museum tickets

What documents are required for enrollment as a language student at the university?
The TU Dortmund has information on the Semesterticket here. You will receive additional information about it on the first day of class.

What is the schedule for the immersion courses like?
  • A1, B1, C1 courses are in the morning (8:15 AM-12:15 PM)
  • A2, B2 courses are in the afternoon (12:45 PM–4:45 PM)

Which additional costs should I expect?

  • School Supplies
  • Fee for the Semesterticket (if desired)
  • Travel costs to school (if desired)

Is a lesson hour at Perfekt Deutsch identical to a school hour?
Yes, a lesson hour at Perfekt Deutsch lasts 45 minutes, as is the case in school.

Where do the language courses take place?
In one of the three Perfekt Deutsch facilities in Downtown Dortmund.

Which books do I need for the language course?
You will find this out when you register in the office. On the first day your teacher will tell you the names of the books again.

When do I find out my schedule and the address at which my course takes place?
This information will be made avialable to you online. You will receive an e-mail with the password one day before the beginning of the course. (Please check your spam folder!)

Where do I find the Perfekt Deutsch Sprachinstitut?

Perfekt Deutsch has three locations in Dortmund.

Can I see photos and reviews?
Here you can find our photos and more then 200 reviews about the Perfekt Deutsch Sprachinstitut.

What countries do most of the course participants come from?
Our students come from all over the world. (Asia, Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe, the USA, etc.)

How old are the courses participants?
Between 18 and 30 years old

Do I get a certificate at the end of the course?
At the end of the course there is a final exam. If you pass the final exam, you get a certificate. Should that not be the case, you will receive a certificate stating that you participated in the course.

How do i find housing in Dortmund?

The Perfekt Deutsch Sprachinstitut does not rent out any housing. Our partner company Student.service  offers a room hunting service and other services for students. Since there is a certain amount of work in advance that is necessary for all the organization, or more specifically the housing search, we recommend sending your request to info@studservice.de 3 months before you plan to arrive. Last-minute requests can only be processed if there is idle capacity.

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ADDRESS:
Thomasstraße 18-20, 44135 Dortmund

CONTACT ON-SITE:
Monday - Thursday: 12:00 PM -  3:00 PM

CONTACT BY PHONE:
Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

CONTACT BY E-MAIL:
info@perfekt-deutsch.de (24/7)

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