Latest information about Covid-19

The IIK reacts immediately to changes in the situation and the current regulations.

General information

Educational services in extracurricular educational institutions in presence are currently allowed.

Our office is open to visitors. Our hybrid courses allow you to take the same course in face-to-face or online, depending on your current situation.

If you have any questions or would like to consult or register, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Information for participants in the area

German courses for study and career
Intensive courses: online - hybrid - presence

The intensive courses take place from Monday to Friday and comprise 5 teaching units (45 minutes each) per day. Lessons are either from 9 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. or from 3 – 7:15 p.m..

We offer the intensive German courses in different formats. You learn either online from home or in our institutes in the self-study room. In the hybrid course, you take part in the classroom on the PC with your teacher and the group, other participants from all over the world are connected to the class via screen. Classroom groups in Berlin and Düsseldorf are offered whenever possible, but can be continued online if governmental measures require it. It is not possible to book a specific type of lesson.

Integration courses and publicly funded courses

We have established a hygiene concept in accordance with the official guidelines and regulations. Please always enter the building wearing a medical mouth-nose protection and adhere to the known hygiene and distance regulations.

Further important information on the subject of corona protection from the city of Düsseldorf can be found here. Multilingual information on the subject of vaccination can be found on the pages of of the federal government.


Medical German

Our training courses for health care professions and preparation courses for the technical language exams for doctors, dentists, pharmacists, nursing staff have been taking place online since 16.03.

From now on, our online trainings, which you can easily complete from home, can also be booked regularly.

Registration and further information

We would be happy to advise you personally at info-medizin(at)

Further Education for Teachers

The pandemic poses great challenges to schools and all teachers interested in further education and training, and so does our institute. In the interests of the health of our participants and staff, to which we accord the highest priority, and in view of the fact that the pandemic situation will remain uncertain in the coming months, we have decided to postpone all attendance training events until next year 2021.

Important for all Erasmus+ scholarship holders: The European Commission has recommended to all National Agencies to extend the duration of projects by 12 months in order to allow for a smooth postponement of booked training sessions. However, please continue to take note of our on-line training courses on digital teaching DaF/DaZ 2020, which you can book on our website.

You would greatly support our work in the current situation if you were to book your 2021 training course with us now. You do not need to pay a deposit for pre-registration. If you have already received an Erasmus+ scholarship, we would of course be pleased if you could reserve your 2021 training place securely now by transferring the course fees. In the case of fully booked courses, we will allocate places in the order in which the course fees are received. In the case of last-minute changes to your plans, you can cancel your reservation free of charge up to four weeks before the course begins.

We hope for your understanding and your support and look forward to a joint training year 2021. Please continue to note our on-line training offers DaF/DaZ 2020, which you can book on our website just like the attendance training events 2021.

Registration and further information


Further education Train the Trainer

Until further notice, we are conducting our further training online.

Registration and further information

English for study and work

All English courses and trainings currently take place online in a virtual classroom.

Our TOEFL exam trainings are also held online.

Registration and further information

If you have booked a TOEFL through us

If our test center is closed, ETS may offer you rescheduling dates. Please contact ETS if you have any questions about the rescheduling or alternative testing options.

You can find more information about the current situation here:

Test Center (TOEFL, GRE, TOEIC, GMAT, Pearson Vue)

updated April 2nd, 20:00

According to the currently valid hygiene requirements of the Federal Government as well as the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs NRW, tests are permitted in Düsseldorf. Please contact your respective test provider if you have any questions regarding your exam. The official contact addresses as well as current announcements can be found on the websites of ETS and Pearson VUE.

As of April 3rd all protective measures in NRW are voluntary. Wearing a medical mask is no longer required. A valid Corona rapid test, immunization record or proof of recovery is no longer required at this time.

Important: Your identification document may have expired for PearsonVue testing after 01/01/2020 (TOEFL: 90 days) and we will still accept it.

Teacher qualilfication in BAMF classes (ZQ)

Teacher qualilfication in BAMF classes take place  – as far as the current situation allows – partly in presence and partly online. Current information can be found here

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