In the Persian-Arab cultural space, the word divan is associated with productivity and creativity (Persian دیوان, dīwān: gathering place; collected works of a poet; government office; a traditional string instrument), and in the international context, with relaxed communication and inspiring
Both of these images are combined at DER DIVAN Deutschwerkstatt (“German Workshop”) – as a real meeting place where linguistic and cultural competencies are developed and practiced in a fun, protected atmosphere. Our central location in the 9th district of Vienna,
DIVAN customers are offered lessons that are tailor-made to their needs, determined by a detailed initial consultation that will consider their life backgrounds, social dimensions, and interests, as well as the current status of their language abilities.
A collaborative practice – an essential feature at DER DIVAN – also demonstrates our methodical didactic approach: German at all levels, in accordance with GER (the foreign language guidelines of the Council of Europe, A1 to C2), is taught in
Test preparation for respective formats (ÖIF, ÖSD, admission exams) is offered as part of the course program, and we also offer one-on-one coaching for entrance exams to tertiary education institutions. DER DIVAN offers its services in both the B2B and