Language essentials

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11 Jun 2024

The official language in the Kiel Region is German (Deutsch). However, due to its international community and university, many people in the Kiel Region also speak English, especially in tourist areas, universities and among younger generations. Learning German can be challenging due to its complex grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary. However, with dedication, practice and the right resources, it’s possible to become proficient in German over time. Enroll in German language courses or classes to learn the basics and build a strong foundation. Try the Volkshochschule (VHS - or consider hiring a private language tutor or teacher to provide personalized instruction and support. Websites like Superprof ( or Preply ( can help you find qualified language teachers or tutors in Kiel or online.

Written by Yessica Klein
Main photo by Thomas Grams