Adult education

Adult education is an important topic in Wolfsburg and there is a range of providers.The most significant public agency is the ‘Volkshochschule’ (adult education centre) which offers courses in IT, languages, sport and many more.

At the Volkshochschule (VHS) Wolfsburg, a broad base of educational offers is of primary importance. This non-profit educational institution provides a widely diversified, as well as a customer and market oriented offer in a friendly atmosphere not only conducive to learning but also tailored to individual requirements. As Lower Saxony’s first educational institution VHS underwent, and successfully passed, a test in quality management.

For you, the WOBpatriates, the VHS has many offers which will help you find your way in a new country and make you feel at home!

German as foreign language
The open offer “German as foreign language” at the Wolfsburg Volkshochschule includes crash courses in the mornings as well as evening classes. All courses are in line with the European Framework of Reference of Languages (GER). Courses are offered at all levels from A1 to C2.

Morning crash courses…
…are held Mondays to Thursdays from 8h30 to 12h45. These courses encompass levels A1 to B2. Course cost per level (40 days / 200 teaching hours.): € 420.00

Evening offers…
…are held twice a week from 17h30 to 20h00 (Mondays and Wednesdays or alternatively Tuesdays and Thursdays). These courses encompass levels A1 to B2.  Course cost per level (33 days/100 teaching hours): € 240,00

Special courses to attain level C1 and C2 take place once a week (Tuesdays or Wednesdays) from 17h00 to 18h30. Course cost per level (15 days / 30 teaching hours): € 90,00

You can take grade B1 and B2 GER exams at the Volkshochschule Wolfsburg.

Teaching venues:
VHS 1, Hugo-Junkers-Weg 5, 38440 Wolfsburg
VHS 3, 1-2-3 Schule, Dessauer Straße 1, 38444 Wolfsburg-Westhagen
VHS 4, Grundschule Alt Reislingen, Kantor-Wurm-Straße 2, 38446 Wolfsburg

Classification for individual grades is done individually and depends on your prior knowledge of German.


Information and consultation:
Volkshochschule Wolfsburg (Adult education centre)
Annika Wolter
Tel.: +49 5361 / 8912904