Welcome to


Our Courses and Exams

Our German language courses open up new worlds and opportunities in all areas of life.

Our range of language courses is based on the competence spectrums of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). No matter your ultimate goals in university, your career, or any other area you are about to explore, in a braod variety of course formats for every individual time budget, we support you on your way to the desired level (A1-C2).

Our exams are your language passport to the German-speaking world.

Our in-house examination center offers all Goethe certificates for adults, from A1 to C2, at regular intervals. These language certificates are internationally recognized and useful, e.g. when applying at a university in Germany and with your employer as well as with German authorities.

Our Goethe-Jinchuang Language Learning Centre Shanghai

The Goethe-Jinchuang Language Centre was founded with the assistance of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Shanghai. Technical assistance and quality control lie with the Goethe Institute, which gave its advice and expertise in developing the course and exam structure, and continually provides advanced teacher’s training. Learn German with the international market leader in German language teaching! Profit from the Goethe Institutes’ extensive experience in teaching methods, teacher training on current topics, exam structures, and cross-cultural exchange. Whether for leisure, work, study, or everyday life, the Goethe-Jinchuang Language Centre is your qualified language partner.

What Our Students Say about Us

Our Facilities

Goethe-Jinchuang operates in 3 locations in the center of Shanghai (Jingan District): in Hengfeng Lu with the headquarters of the administration and the language course office as well as 3 classrooms. In the Jing'an's community college in Jiaozhou Lu we are using 6 additional classrooms. And we have also been running our third facility in Changde Lu (also in Jing'an district) with a total of 4 additional classrooms since February 2018. All three facilities are now located in a single district.

The Goethe-Institut

Established in partnership with and licensed by the official cultural institution of the Federal Republic of Germany


Accredited and approved by the Goethe-Institut, the international market leader for German tuition

Exam Center

Officially licensed partner for all the Goethe-Institut’s language certificate exams

In the heart of the city

Our locations in downtown Shanghai are conveniently located in Jingan District.

German Information Library

More than 7700 books, media plus many print subscriptions in cooperation between Shanghai Library and the Goethe-Institut China.

750 square meters of classroom space

A total of 13 classrooms with excellent technical and functional equipment provide a conducive and pleasant learning environment

About us

The Goethe-Jinchuang Language Center in Shanghai was founded in late 2007 as a cooperation project between the Goethe-Institut China and the Jing'an district education department. The joint objective is and was to facilitate German language learning according to the quality standards for partner institutions of the Goethe-Institut


Year of Foundation


Students Since Year of Foundation


Exam Participants Since Year of Foundation


Teaching Units Completed for German as a Foreign Language Since Year of Foundation

Terms & Conditions

Privacy Statement


Registration successful

You registration was successful, please wait a few seconds while we redirect you to your exam page.

Registration successful

You registration was successful, please wait a few seconds while we redirect you to your course page.

Reset your password with SMS

Get a security code via SMS

Enter your security code

We sent a security code to this number xxxxxxxxxxxxx (60 seconds)

Didn’t receive your security code?

Resend SMS

Create new password

Confirm password
successful icon

Your password has been reset

Registration successful

You registration was successful, please wait a few seconds while we redirect you to your dashboard.