At our location in Essen/Ruhrgebiet we have offered language courses for practically every language and intercultural seminars since 2005.

We have been partners of companies, universities, high schools, hospitals and social facilities for many years and provided tailor-made language courses and training concepts.

Our trainers have fundamental professional and didactic qualifications at their command. We provide mother tongue or bilingual speakers for the courses and select them based on your demands and needs.

For your employees' further qualifications you want to look for a reliable partner with experience and expertise - a partner who offers effective training solutions tailored around your company's needs.

The FOKUS location in Essen is part of the FOKUS group and we plan and organise trainings for almost every language for our customers.

In over 30 years of existence we established a brand that stands for practical relevance, innovation and success.
A common language means to us understanding each other and connecting people and cultures.

The name says it all - we put our FOKUS on you.

What we offer:

  • Needs & type of learner analysis
  • CEF-based online tests and oral
  • Suggestion, choice and briefing of appropriate trainers: native speakers/bilingual speakers, good German skills, qualifications, multidisciplinary expertise, experience with corporate customers, references
  • Planning tailor-made training concepts
    for face-to-face individual trainings, group trainings or
    so-called blended learning programmes
    for virtual classroom solutions
    for flexible webinar trainings
  • Organisation and implementation of the trainings
  • Tracking and feedback loops
  • Reporting and documentation for clients
  • FOKUS certificate for course participants

Please note:
At our location in Essen, where we plan and organise our courses from, we don't have classrooms - for your convenience we train in-house at your company.


Find out more about our courses here.

Company Courses


Private Courses

Englischtraining für Firmen & Privatkunden

English courses for corporate & private customers

Bildungsscheck Land NRW

'Education vouchers' - Federal State NRW

Andere Berufliche Weiterbildungen

Further job-related education

Seminarangebote für Fach- & Führungskräfte

Seminars for specialists & executives



Keep up-to-date with the latest news from our school in Essen.

February 2019

Open Company Courses

Open group courses in English (various levels) in various companies in the City of Essen (and vicinity) - ample parking and easy to reach by public transport.
Planned course start from February to April 2019. We still have places available for you!

Open group courses in English (various levels) in three companies in Mülheim/Ruhr, Duisburg and HagenPlanned course start between February and April 2019 depending on the company.

Everyone with educational vouchers by the federal state NRW (Bildungsscheck-Förderung des Landes NRW)- also if one works at other companies - is welcome.

For further details please contact info.essen@fokussprachen.com or
Tel. 0201 / 177 88 80.

For further information on the Ministry for Labour, Health and Social Affairs Northrine Westphalia please click on the graphic on the left.

February 2019

For hospitals and care facilities

German as a foreign language for medical staff (doctors and nursing staff) from abroad: 

Goal: improving German skills

Communication problems with medical staff from abroad have been an issue in German hospitals, but understanding the German language and being understood when speaking it is - next to the medical expertise - the key to a successful treatment and can minimize liability.

B2/C1 - Course German as a foreign language

Individual face-to-face/group training German as a foreign language (3 modules according to status of precognition)
Test your knowledge with our free placement test German.

FOKUS is licensed partner of telc and can administer exams.

telc German B2/C1 for medical science

If you have further questions, please give us a call.
We will assist you until the exam is passed.

Please note:
At our location in Essen, where we plan and organise our courses from, we don't have classrooms - for your convenience we train in-house at your company. We don't conduct TELC exams at our locations in Essen and Dortmund but we offer TELC test if required at our customers.

February 2019

Basic Portuguese Course in Witten

Portuguese language basics and intercultural communication.

Small group course. Starts February/March 2019


info.essen@fokussprachen.com or

Tel. 0201 / 177 88 80.

Here's our placement test

Do your placement test now - free and without obligation. You will receive the results straight away, based on the CEF (Common European Framework of Reference)
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Our experienced and competent team is looking forward to working with you!
Karl-heinz kröger 0201 7 177 88 80

Karl-Heinz Kröger



We are looking forward to hearing from you!

FOKUS Sprachen & Seminare Essen/Ruhrgebiet

Girardetstraße 6
45131 Essen-Rüttenscheid

Tel. +49 (0)201 177 88 80
Fax +49 (0)201 177 88 89


Please note:

There are no courses/seminars taking place at this location.

At our location in Essen, where we plan and organise our courses from, we don't have classrooms - for your convenience we train in-house at your company.

There are no TELC exams taking place at FOKUS Essen/Dortmund!

Exams can be organised after courses organised by FOKUS Essen/Dortmund are finished.

Exams take place on location at our customers.