Language is always part of where we come from. We’d like to help you not only to get to know the people who live in Riehen but also to help you feel at home.
Free German courses for newcomers
The canton of Basel-Stadt finances German courses for migrants during the first 12 months of their long-term stay. The courses include 80 lessons. The voucher can be redeemed at any language school certified and recognised by the canton of Basel-Stadt.
Offer in the municipality of Riehen
The «Miteinander vorwärts» association offers German and integration courses. Besides German-language courses, information is given on daily life, for example about subjects such as neighbourship, friendship, school, leisure and culture. German courses for beginners as well as advanced pupils are available.
The courses offered by the «Miteinander vorwärts» association are supported financially by the municipality of Riehen and canton Basel-Stadt. Please register directly with the association.
Advice in 14 languages
The GGG Ausländerberatung (advisory office for foreigners) in Basle is a competence centre for integration that offers advice and information on all queries about daily life in 14 languages.