Our offer to you

Would you like to learn German or brush up on your language skills?

We help you reach that goal with the appropriate language course.

We provide examination preparation and examinations as well as consultation services, classification and integration courses.

Integration courses are offered at our locations in Esslingen and Plochingen.

Language consultation services German and integration courses:

every Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
every Thursday from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

There are no language consultation services during the summer holidays.

You can come by without an appointment for language consultation services during these office hours. Please understand that you must expect to have to wait if you do not have an appointment.
If you would like to make an appointment for language consultation services, please do so. Simply call: 0711 55021-0.
The consultation service is in the vhs building, Mettinger Str. 125.

You can also stop by without an appointment during our language consultation service office
hours. Please expect an appropriate waiting time.

Questions? We look forward to receiving your call!

If you would like to sign up for a German course (except Integration) but are not sure which level is right for you, you can test yourself. At www.sprachtest.de you can find out what your language level is online.
However, a personal assessment at the vhs is required to sign up for an integration course.

Information regarding work-related development of proficiency in the German language in accordance with Section 45a of the Residence Act

As of June 2017, the VHS Esslingen offers the basic modules B1-B2 and B2-C1. These modules each consist of 300 45-minute lessons.

Our offer - Your benefits

You can easily track your own learning progress. Every level contains descriptions, which provide detailed information on what you could achieve at the end of a specific level if you actively participate on a regular basis.

Certificates to obtain German citizenship

The following certificates are normally required for naturalisation, which you can obtain at the vhs

Naturalisation test

The naturalisation test required for naturalisation takes place regularly at the vhs. This test can only be taken at a vhs.

Language examinations German

We are an examination centre for the Goethe-Zertifikat German (B1 and B2), the TestDaF (B2 – C1) and the DTZ examination (B1).