The Institut für Internationale Kommunikation e.V. located in Berlin (berlinerID) and Düsseldorf (IIK Düsseldorf) works as a not-for-profit organization providing international exchange programmes:

  • attractive locations in Düsseldorf ( and Berlin ( with over 4,000 students annually
  • founded in 1989 by the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
  • exchange programmes for international secondary schools and government agencies
  • awards scholarships and provides gratuitous online services for learning German (e.g.
  • cooperates in numerous EU projects (e.g. and professional associations
  • test center with over 3,000 test candidates annually (TestDaF, telc, TOEFL, TOEIC, GMAT among other)
  • proven recognition through seminars, publications, and vocational training programs
  • foreign language courses, communication and management training courses, and further education training

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