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Become an Instructor at the Volkshochschule!

The Adult Education Centers (Volkshochschulen) are facilities for adult education, which offer courses in various subject areas.

Many course instructors, who are already working at Volkshochschulen, come from other countries. Some of them teach their native languages (for example, Spanish, Polish, Arabic or Chinese). Others teach a musical instrument, dancing, a martial art, painting, cooking, sewing ...

Anyone who has comprehensive skills, knowledge or experience in one area, can apply as a course instructor at the Volkshochschule.

Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with other people?

Can you speak fluent German or English?

Do you have an idea for a new course?

Then talk to the VHS (Volkshochschule) in your area!

Your advantages:

- You can share your knowledge and skills with others and get paid for it.

- You will be supported in the planning and implementation process of the courses offered.

- You can feel free to customize your course.

- You can participate in an educational qualification program (EPQ-migra).


If you want to work in Germany, upskilling is important.

Adult Education Institutes „Volkshochschule“ offer many courses in professional fields such as

  • Courses on how to use computers, office software and touch typing
  • Courses in writing formal letters
  • Presentation techniques
  • Public speaking and voice techniques
  • Time management

and much more.

You can also obtain professional certificates (e.g., Xpert certificate).

Contact your Volkshochschule!


Thüringer Volkshochschulverband e.V.

Saalbahnhofstr. 27
07743 Jena

Tel.: 03641 53423-10
Fax: 03641 53423-23


Montag - Donnerstag:
08:00 - 17:00 Uhr

08:00 - 15:00 Uhr

Hier finden Sie Publikationen und Materialien für Ihre Kursgestaltung sowie Dokumente zum Download.

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