We help expats and new arrivals get settled in Germany, and provide top-notch German classes in Berlin

German Classes in Berlin

Small Groups - Great Teachers - Quick Progress

Get Settled in Germany

Cut through the paperwork with your personal coach

Services for Startups

Get your team registered, housed and ready for work

Learn German effectively

Learn German in a small group in one of our two central Berlin schools - or in your company. Start speaking right away and progress quickly - without paying a fortune.

My husband and I took the complete beginner German class with Expath (2 weekends, 6 hours/day). It was exactly the sort of boot camp we needed to get started with our language learning. Our teacher was fantastic - I'd highly recommend this class to anyone looking to get started with speaking German.

Audrey Scott - Uncornered Market

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Classes for Absolute Beginners

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Settle in Germany without stress

Cut through the bureaucracy and get individualized help with your relocation to Germany. Our friendly team of coaches is standing by to help you.

I had heard about Expath before coming to Berlin and made an appointment for my first day here. They provided me with all the information I needed to register at the Bürgeramt, find work as an English teacher, open a bank account, and everything else I needed to do! It's now almost 2 years later, and I've gone back to Expath for German classes, and for more bureaucratic advice on getting my visa renewed next month.

Daniela P. - Berlin

Find a Flat in Germany

Register Your Address

Find an English-Speaking Job

Apply for a Visa or Work Permit

Visit us in Neukölln or Mitte

Stop on by and have a look around, Mondays through Thursdays between 10am-5pm

I have been to a lot of language schools in Berlin this year but Expath is by far my favorite! All the teachers are so nice and patient with me. Everyone bonds really well and no one makes you feel dumb when you struggle practicing Deutsch. I would highly recommend it!

- SnapSquad Admin

Thanks to Expath, I was approved for my visa application! I could not have done it without them - there are just things not explained on the visa websites. I can't thank [them] enough for their expert coaching, and [their] translation services during my appointment. Very friendly with very reasonable rates. I'm deeply grateful and indebted to them.

Karin C. - Berlin

Can't wait to get started?

If you want as much info as possible right this minute, check out our informative streaming online seminars right now.

Got questions about moving to Germany?

My first days in Berlin were a little bit terrifying (even though I had lived in another German city already), so the "Getting started in Berlin" workshop was definitely a great way to start getting things done. It's only been 4 days since the workshop and most of my legal obligations have been accomplished already. Thanks to super-friendly Tia I can now say I feel confident to start my life in Berlin. Thank you!!!!!

Julia S. - Berlin

Planning a move to Germany or just arrived? Work permits, bank accounts, apartments, health insurance and more? We've got it covered to get you set up right! Full video workshop length: 2 hours and 21 minutes.

NEW: Need an artist visa for Berlin?

Planning to work as a freelance artist in Berlin and need a visa? Find out everything you need about the requirements and processes involved! Full workshop length: 1 hour and 11 minutes.

Confused by German grammar?

I'd like to say that I have spent so much money on books, courses, time etc. and these /your explanations I finally understand!!! I think I'll finally be able to pass B1!!! I knew in my integration/immersion class I missed so much of the basics because it wasn't explained in English. I can not thank you enough!!! 

Lori D. - Munich 

Struggling with cases, gender, and word order in German? We've got everything you need to know, in clear English. Full workshop length: 2 hours and 56 minutes.

Want to work as a freelancer in Germany?

I would strongly advise anyone starting up in Berlin or starting a creative career in Berlin to sign up for this workshop as for such a small price the information you will get along with the contacts you make is worth every penny to get your career started on the right foot. Many thanks to Tia for coming up with such an indispensable and useful service.

Cally L. - Berlin

Planning to work as a freelancer, self-employed or in a trade in Germany (and not sure about the difference)? Find out everything you need about taxes, invoices, budgets, insurances, the laws governing your website and marketing, and more! Full workshop length: 1 hour and 19 minutes.

Interested in finding a job in Germany?

I found [the workshop] extremely helpful and realised that even after living in Berlin for almost two years, i could never have known all these things on my own. It highlighted all important aspects like how to make a German style CV, where exactly shall one look for a job, how to manage without German language, freelancing, tax and work permit issues and the importance of networking.

Fatima S. - Berlin

Struggling or don't know where to look? Don't speak German yet? Here are the best strategies, resources and tools you need to start working in Germany as an expat! Full workshop length: 3 hours and 14 minutes.

NEW: Want a freelance work permit for Berlin?

Planning to work as a freelancer in Berlin but don't have a work permit? This workshop is for all non-EU citizens who need clear and detailed information about the requirements and processes involved with getting a work permit. Full workshop length: 1 hour and 2 minutes.

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