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German in Heidelberg

Programme Summary:

School

Location

Heidelberg is a charming university city located in the Neckar valley, north-west of Baden-Württemberg. Principally known for its internationally reputable university, it has attracted numerous painters, poets and scientists over the years who have all contributed to the growth of this city.

It is now one of the most beautiful cities in Germany and attracts numerous German and foreign visitors to its famous castle and beautiful surroundings. The atmosphere in this student city is particularly lively in summer when people are able to make the most of the sun and sit on one of the many terraces in the historic centre and on the river banks.

School

Our partner school is located in the vibrant centre of the city, in the heart of the university district, 200 metres from the river and around 1.5km from the castle. The school is well connected by public transport. There are shops, restaurants and public services all nearby the school building.

Our school welcomes students all year round from over 50 different nationalities. It has received the ISO 9001 label for the quality of teaching. All of the teachers are university qualified, offering students stimulating and creative activities enabling them to progress in various different areas of the language.

Accreditations: ISO 9001, registered exam centre for the TestDaF

Facilities include:

Activities/Excursions during your stay

Every week the school organises cultural activities that you are very welcome to participate in, though they are not mandatory. These activities may be free or require a fee. The availability and variety of these activities depends on the time of year (up to 10 a week during the summer, 5 during the rest of the year). The school also day and weekend excursions.

Possible activities may include:

Courses

German classes: general information

Programmes

Accommodation

Host family

Single room*, shared bathroom, no meals included

Distance from school:

Families are usually located in the residential areas ranging from 2 to 50 minutes away by public transport.

Reimbursable deposit to be payed on arrival, please see 'Dates & Prices' tab.

Optional extras:

Practical information

*Double rooms are available if 2 students are travelling together

Residences

Our school offers several residence categories, whose prices will slightly differ from one another. Those prices are based on the following criteria: location (closeness to school and town centre) and accommodation facilities. In all cases, it will be a student-dedicated residential accommodation.

*Double rooms are available if 2 students are travelling together

Flats

*Double rooms are available if 2 students are travelling together

Dates & Prices 2019

Dates 2019

Courses for non beginners start every Monday throughout the year. If the Monday is a holiday, lessons will start on the Tuesday.

Start of sessions for beginners: 07.01, 04.02, 04.03, 01.04, 06.05, 03.06, 01.07, 15.07, 05.08, 19.08, 02.09, 07.10, 04.11, 02.12

Holidays: 01.01, 19.04, 22.04, 01.05, 30.05, 10.06, 20.06, 03.10, 01.11, 25.12, 26.12

Lessons can be caught up by attending one of the afternoon evening classes. Students can make a written request at the latest before 14:30 before the bank holiday in question.

TestDaF exam dates : 12.02, 10.04, 23.05, 18.07, 12.09, 05.11.

Prices 2019

Booking prices -

German courses - all levels

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Lessons and (Category II) residence accommodation, individual room, no meals
Duration20 lessons30 lessons
1 week475 €520 €
2 weeks775 €865 €
3 weeks1,060 €1,195 €
4 weeks1,275 €1,435 €
6 weeks1,765 €2,005 €
8 weeks2,315 €2,635 €
12 weeks3,235 €3,355 €
16 weeks3,955 €4,435 €
18 weeks4,255 €4,795 €
20 weeks4,815 €5,415 €
24 weeks5,755 €6,475 €
32 weeks7,635 €8,595 €
36 weeks8,575 €9,655 €
Extra week230 €260 €
Extras (per week)
Category III residence45 €
Category IV residence85 €
Lessons and accommodation in a host family (Zone B), individual room, breakfast included
Duration20 lessons30 lessons
1 week505 €550 €
2 weeks835 €925 €
3 weeks1,150 €1,285 €
4 weeks1,395 €1,555 €
6 weeks1,885 €2,125 €
8 weeks2,475 €2,795 €
12 weeks3,535 €3,655 €
16 weeks4,355 €4,835 €
18 weeks4,705 €5,245 €
20 weeks5,315 €5,915 €
24 weeks6,355 €7,075 €
32 weeks8,435 €9,395 €
36 weeks9,475 €10,555 €
Extra week255 €285 €
Extras (per week)
Half board50 €
Family located in zone A40 €
Particular lessons (45 min)
DurationStandard
Per hour30 €
Transfers (per trip)
Transfer from Heidelberg railway station50 €
Transfer (collective) from Frankfurt airport95 €
Transfer from Mannheim railway station95 €
Extras
Textbook (pay on site)35 €
Host family/residence deposit150 €
UM extra (per trip)100 €

Prices include:

Prices do not include:

Practical Information

Travel

Day of arrival: Sunday (between 10:00 and 00:00)

Day of departure: Saturday (before 12:00)

Arrival airport/train station:

Transfers available on request (fees apply, please see 'Dates & Prices' tab)

Please note: do not book your ticket before we have confirmed your place in the programme (around 4 days after payment has been made).

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