German, school, education and training

German courses

For an overview of the German courses available, we recommend looking at the flyer “Deutsch lernen” (learn German). It is available on the education department’s website: language promotion and integration

Free German courses for newcomers

The Canton of Basel-Stadt finances a free German course of 80 lessons for newly arrived migrants in the first twelve months of their long-term stay (permit B). A personalised voucher will be given during the welcome talk at the Residents’ Registration Office.

Schools, education and training



Early German promotion 

Information brochure on compulsory duty