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BBQ Mitarbeiter Köln | Julia Schumichin

Mrs Julia Schumichin
Niederlassung Köln
Floor 4 / room 22
Graeffstraße 5
50823 Köln
Telephone Number: 0221 - 95 27 98 31
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Mail: koeln[at]

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You are under the age of 27 and have an interest in making an education or finding a proper job in Germany? You are highly motivated and willing to learn but you need the initial help? If so, the BBQ is a perfect choice for you. The integration course for youth in Cologne enables you to learn German in a very short time and gives you an opportunity to find a professional training or a job.

Target group

The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) created the integration course for young immigrants who are under 27 and no longer have an obligatory school attendance. The integration course for youth in Cologne is a excellent solution for you if your German knowledge is not good enough to start a professional training or a job.  According to the Federal Office will, the course should be the norm for the immigrants under the age of 23.

Our goals

The integration course for youth puts a special emphasis not only on language skills but also the general knowledge of the everyday life in Germany.  During the course you are going to acquaint with the German grammar and vocabulary. In addition, you will also learn how to form an opinion, live in the society, spend your free time, handle with conflicts, health and provisions. The professionally oriented contents of our course will clarify you what are the necessary qualifications and how successfully seek employment and behave appropriately.


The integration training course for youth in Cologne consists of a language course as well as an orientation course. During the language course we deal with the important topics from the daily life, for example: media, health, free time and shopping. The topics from the field of education and occupation are the main emphasis of the course. You can learn how to telephone, write e-mails or letters, read newspapers or even deal with electronic data processing, all with the support of our experienced teachers. In order to improve your language skills, the lecturers fall back on a large spectrum of communicative exercises like discussions, role play or dialogue training. Selective study trips and journeys help you to use your new linguistic talents in the field. Furthermore, during the integration course for youth in Cologne the technical terms from the range of geography, economics, society studies, natural sciences, mathematics and foreign languages are introduced.

Duration and funding possibilities

The integration course for youth in Cologne consists 900-hour language course that is made of nine modules and lead to the acquisition of the B1 language level. The whole course consists of: basic language course (300 hours), advanced language course (300 hours), professional orientation (100 hours), operational internship (100 hours) and test preparation (100 hours). The language course contains the 60-hour orientation course where you can get an important knowledge about German culture, history, legal order or values such as freedom of religion and equal rights. We organise the mandatory achievement tests at the end of basic and advanced course, we also regularly organise the language tests for each course in order to the participants can accustom to the regular efficiency checks which occur at school or internships. The eighth part of the course, the internship, gives you an opportunity to get to know potential employers. The course ends with the German Test for Immigrants “Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer“ (DTZ) as well as with the naturalization exam “Leben in Deutschland” (LiD). The integration course for youth in Cologne lasts 48 weeks and you have daily 4 lessons.   Your own contribution to the course is only 1,55 euro per lesson according to the subscription warrant This fee is paid before the beginning of course directly in BBQ. As a recipient of social welfare assistance and unemployment pay (II) you can be able to be released from the costs.

Advantages of BBQ

  • You learn in the small groups (max. 20 people) with the same-aged people and you are treated individually
  • During the lessons we put a main emphasis on the topics important to youth.
  • Team-teaching gives you an opportunity to have a feedback from 2 lecturers.
  • You become acquainted with advisory packages that help you with the planning of your future career.
  • During your practice phase you will be introduced to employers and educational institutions.
  • We can refer to a large network of advisory centres, youth migration service, educational institutions and local companies.
  • Our teachers possess a special technical training and have a long experience

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