Sunday, 16th December 2018

Information – Terms & Conditions

The German-Maltese Circle – A Goethe Institute Examination Centre

A Goethe-Institut Prüfungszentrum operates under licence from the Goethe Institute. It offers the officially recognised Goethe-Institute examinations. Here at the German-Maltese Circle we also offer the full range of German language courses that prepare you for the relevant examinations.

Participants need to attend only ONCE A WEEK for their lessons.

General Information

Aim of courses

To develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills with a systematic study of grammar.


Courses commencing October 2018. Unless otherwise stated courses cover one scholastic year – October 2018 – June 2019.


Messina Palace, 141, Triq San Kristofru, Valletta


Print an Application Form, fill in, sign and mail enclosing the relative payment, or else call at the Circle’s office.  Check office opening hours here.

All applicants are required to state their choice of class upon registration. Please take note of your choice – no individual reminders will be issued. Our staff will be pleased to help you choose your course, though no responsibility is accepted for the final choice which must be made by the individual student.

Enrolment for any class will close once the maximum number of students in that class is reached. Bookings cannot be accepted by telephone.  The German-Maltese Circle reserves the right to cancel any course if it is under-subscribed.

Schoolchildren and persons under 14 years of age cannot be registered for the courses for adults.

Membership subscription 2019

The membership fee of €12.00 is to be paid before registering for any course. Membership to the German-Maltese Circle is obligatory for all applicants. Membership entitles applicants to the free use of the Library facilities and to the free access to most of the Circle’s activities.

Courses Fees

The fee for each course is indicated against each course listed. The course fee is to be paid in advance upon enrolment. All course fees are exclusive of textbook and examination fees. Fees cover all lessons for the course applied to.

Except for the Short Courses and for the Maltese language Course, payment terms by instalment are accepted. Please contact our office for more details.



By cheque payable “German-Maltese Circle” or by cash settlement at the office or by online direct Bank transfer (request details).


Recommended textbooks are available from the German-Maltese Circle’s office.  See list.


No classes will be held during the Christmas and the Easter breaks as well as on Public Holidays. For more detailed information contact the office.

Examinations & Certificates

At the end of each course, applicants will be able to sit for an examination consisting of a written and of an oral session leading to a Goethe Institute Certificate. Goethe Institute examinations are well known throughout the world and the associated certificates are accepted as a qualification by employers and further education institutions in many countries.

For students who do not sit for an examination or for students who fail their examination, a Certificate of Attendance can be issued upon request if the applicant would have attended to at least 75% of the total number of lessons held throughout the year.

Self-assessment test

External applicants can assess their German language competence prior to enrolment to any course above the Grundstufe (A1), by doing an online multiple choice test.  Click here to proceed.


Bursaries or exchange possibilities may be available during the scholastic year.

Check the main menu for information on the individual courses available or Click here to download Course Prospectus for Courses 2018 – 2019

Contact Us

Messina Palace, 141 Triq San Kristofru,
Valletta VLT1465, Malta
(+356) 2124 6967


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