Learn German in Heidelberg


Learn German in Heidelberg

German School

German school in Heidelberg

Heidelberg SchoolThe language school is situated by Bismarckplatz in the centre of the vibrant university city. It is only located 200 metres from the Neckar and 1.5 km away from the castle. Heidelberg is one of the most beautiful cities to learn German in Germany.

The school has 70 multimedia classrooms with the ability to expand to 85 classrooms in the summer months. There are 3 rooms with 50 computers and internet as well as a well equipped library. There is an extensive choice of accommodation options for students, making it one of our most popular schools in Germany.

German Courses

Standard course

This short term course is suitable for students that want a general German course focusing on the four key language skills: speaking, reading, writing and listening. Suitable for students with previous knowledge of German or complete beginners that have a short time to spend learning the language abroad.

Lessons per week 20 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

Intensive course

This course is as the standard course but with 10 extra German lessons per week. Ideal for students that want an intensive short term course.

Lessons per week 30 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

Evening course

This short term course is for students wanting a German course in the evenings. Lessons are held from 18:30hrs to 20:00hrs on Mondays and Thursdays

Lessons per week 16 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

German for Life course

The German for Life Course is a moderately priced long-term group course, identical in content with our Standard German Course, but offered for longer durations. These courses are popular with Gap Year students and students that have several months spare to learn German.

Lessons per week 20 Duration 12-52 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

German Academic Year course

The German Academic Year course is the perfect course for students on a gap year or wanting to spend several months learning German in Heidelberg.

Lessons per week 20 Duration 25 or 40 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

Combined course

Students follow the Intensive German course and have an extra 5 private lessons each week depending on how intensive a course they desire. Perfect for students that want the diversity of a group course but would like a few private lessons to focus on a specific area of the language, topic or exam.

Lessons per week 30 + 5 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 15
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

Private tuition

20, 25 or 30 private lessons per week. Lessons can be tailored to the needs and requirements of the students, to a particular subject or focusing on a specific exam. Students can have private lessons on a 2 to 1 basis providing they are of a similar ability.

Lessons per week 20, 25 or 30 Duration 1-12 weeks
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class 1:1 or 2:1
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16

Accommodation

Host Family

Students can be accommodated in a single or double room within a German host family. They can choose between breakfast or half board accommodation.

The host family accommodation varies in price depending on distance to the school and is therefore divided into two categories:

Category A: journey time 2 - 30 minutes by public transport (some families live in the immediate vicinity of the school).
Category B: max. journey time 50 minutes.

Student Residences & Apartments

The student residences and apartments are located in Heidelberg’s Rohrbach, Südstadt, Handschuhsheim and Old Town districts. They are also located in other neighbourhoods and nearby suburbs in Heidelberg. The school offers over 400 rooms and apartments all year round; in summer, however, these are often completely booked up so we do advise booking early. There are several categories of residence and apartment depending on price facilities and distance to the school. Please ask for our Heidelberg accommodation sheet for details of the specific residences available.

Transfer

There are several transfer options available for Heidelberg:

1) Fly to Frankfurt airport (FRA) and take the school transfer to your accommodation. Please note this is different to Frankfurt-Hahn airport (HNN) which is further from Heidelberg.

2) Fly to Stuggart airport (STA) and take the school transfer to your accommodation.

Transfers are also possible if arriving by train to Heidelberg or Mannheim station.

Leisure

The students are offered a diverse programme of activities accompanied by a teacher. These activities given students the opportunity to get to know Heidelberg, experience it's culture whilst also learning German. Many of the activities are inclusive in the cost of the course with the exception of a few activities such as: entrance fees, food and drink etc.

Example of a weekly activity programme:

Monday: Student’s gathering
Tuesday: Heidelberg orientation tour
Wednesday: Grammar with Barbara
Thursday: Visit of Heidelberg’s castle
Friday: Welcome Party
Saturday: Trip to Holiday Park

2018 Course Prices

GERMAN COURSES

1 lesson = 45 minutes  /  Minimum age = 16                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

ADMINISTRATION FEE: € 50.00

Week (s) STANDARD COURSE 

20 lessons per week / Max. 15 per class

INTENSIVE COURSE 

30 lessons per week/ Max. 15 per class

1 € 140.00 € 180.00
2 € 280.00 € 360.00
3 € 420.00 € 540.00
4 € 500.00 € 640.00
6 € 750.00 € 960.00
8 € 1000.00 € 1280.00
12 € 1260.00 € 1620.00
16 € 1680.00 € 2160.00
20 € 2100.00 € 2700.00
24 € 2520.00 € 3240.00
extra weeks € 105.00 € 135.00
Week (s) ACADEMIC YEAR COURSE

20 lessons per week / Max. 15 per class

INTENSIVE ACADEMIC YEAR COURSE 

30 lessons per week/ Max. 15 per class

25 € 2500.00 € 3250.00
40 € 3800.00 € 5000.00
Week (s) COMBINED COURSE

30 group + 5 private lessons per week / Max. 15 per class

EVENING COURSE

16 lessons per week / Max. 15 per class

1 € 330.00 € 125
2 € 660.00 € 250
3 € 990.00 € 375
4 € 1200.00 € 500
extra weeks € 300.00 € 125
PRIVATE TUITION 
20 lessons 25 lessons 30 lessons
€ 520.00 € 650.00 € 780.00
ENROLMENT FEE € 35.00 per person
TEXT BOOKS € 35.00 per course level

2018 Accommodation Prices

ACCOMMODATION

Sunday to Saturday

HOST FAMILY / SINGLE ROOM / WITHOUT BOARD
Week (s) Type A Type B
1 € 180.00 € 150.00
2 € 360.00 € 300.00
3 € 540.00 € 450.00
4 € 720.00 € 600.00
6 € 990.00 € 840.00
8 € 1320.00 € 1120.00
12 € 1860.00 € 1560.00
16 € 2480.00 € 2080.00
20 € 3100.00 € 2600.00
24 € 3720.00 € 3120.00
extra weeks € 155.00 € 130.00
Type A: 2-30 minutes by public transport to the school /Type B: Maximum 50 minutes by public transport to the school
HOST FAMILY / SINGLE ROOM / BREAKFAST
Week (s) Type A Type B
1 € 210.00 € 170.00
2 € 420.00 € 340.00
3 € 630.00 € 510.00
4 € 740.00 € 620.00
6 € 1110.00 € 930.00
8 € 1480.00 € 1240.00
12 € 2100.00 € 1740.00
16 € 2800.00 € 2320.00
20 € 3500.00 € 2900.00
24 € 4200.00 € 3480.00
extra weeks € 175.00 € 145.00
Type A: 2-30 minutes by public transport to the school /Type B: Maximum 50 minutes by public transport to the school
HOST FAMILY / SINGLE ROOM / HALF BOARD
Week (s) Type A Type B
1 € 260.00 € 200.00
2 € 520.00 € 400.00
3 € 780.00 € 600.00
4 € 840.00 € 740.00
6 € 1260.00 € 1110.00
8 € 1680.00 € 1480.00
12 € 2400.00 € 2100.00
16 € 3200.00 € 2800.00
20 € 4000.00 € 3700.00
24 € 4800.00 € 4200.00
extra weeks € 200.00 € 175.00
Type A: 2-30 minutes by public transport to the school* /Type B: Maximum 50 minutes by public transport to the school*

*The distance to the bus/tram stop is not included, this is normally only a 5-10 minutes walk from the accommodation.

STUDENT RESIDENCE Please contact the office for prices.
APARTMENTS
ACCOMMODATION BOOKING FEE € 80.00
TRANSFER SERVICE     ARRIVAL AND/OR DEPARTURE  ONE WAY TWO WAY
 FRANKFURT MAIN (FRA) AIRPORT* € 95.00  € 170.00
 STUGGART (STA) AIRPORT € 175.00  € 310.00
 HEIDELBERG CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION € 50.00  € 90.00
 MANNHEIM CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION € 95.00  € 170.00
* Please note this is different to Frankfurt-Hahn airport (HNN) which is further from Heidelberg.

2018 Dates

STANDARD, INTENSIVE, COMBINED, EVENING & ACADEMIC YEAR COURSES: Non-beginners can start on any Monday through out the year. Beginners must start on the dates shown in RED.
 JANUARY 2 8 15 22 29
FEBRUARY 5 12 19 26
 MARCH 5 12 19 26
APRIL 3 9 16 23 30
MAY 7 14 21 28
JUNE 4 11 18 25
JULY 2 9 16 23 30
AUGUST 6 13 20 27
SEPTEMBER 3 10 17 24
OCTOBER 1 8 15 22 29
NOVEMBER 5 12 19 26
DECEMBER 3 10 17 26
PRIVATE TUITION ANY MONDAY
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 1st January, 30th March, 2nd April, 1st, 10th, 21st & 31st May, 3rd  October, 1 November and 25 & 26 December. Lessons missed on public holidays can be made up by participation in the evening course.

Summary

School size Large
Minimum age 16
Levels Beginner to Advanced
Accommodation
  • Host family
  • Student Residence
  • Apartments
download Free WiFi