Heidelberg, home to one of Europe’s oldest universities, is a great place in which to learn German! The large student community gives the city a truly international atmosphere, and Heidelberg’s bars and restaurants are some of the best in Germany!
Our German school in Heidelberg is right in the heart of the city’s historic centre (the Altstadt), which is full of narrow streets, interesting shops and great cafes!
Whatever time of year you plan your German course in Heidelberg, you can be sure you’ll find plenty to see and do. Heidelberg’s annual events include the Heidelberg Castle Festival, the Autumn Festival, the Heidelberg Film Festival, plus a regatta on the River Neckar and the Christmas Market! If you’re planning a German course during the summer months (June, July & September), don’t miss the castle illuminations, when visitors from across Germany come to see fireworks over the castle!
Our German school in Heidelberg is located in a beautiful detached villa, with 10 spacious classrooms and private grounds. Our school is conveniently located, just 2 minutes’ walk from Heidelberg’s main bus and tram stop. As a student at our school in Heidelberg, you’ll receive a student ID card, giving you discounts on theatre and concert tickets, and entrance to the swimming pool and sports centres around Heidelberg.
You can choose from a range of quality German courses in Heidelberg, including our popular Intensive (25 lessons/week) and Super-Intensive (30 lessons/week) courses. The average class size at our school is just 8 students (max 14), so you’ll get lots of individual help and attention. If you want to concentrate on one particular area of German, why not consider our flexible one-to-one courses? You’ll have one-to-one tuition on grammar, conversation or specialist vocabulary such as legal or medical German, or German for tourism, as suits your requirements.
Exam Preparation Course
You can prepare for most major German language exams at our school in Heidelberg, including the TELC and Zertifikat Deutsch exams. Please contact us for further information and exam dates.
If you want to improve your German as much as possible during your course in Heidelberg, we’d recommend staying with one of our carefully selected host families. Staying in a host family can be one of the most enjoyable aspects of your course, and is a great way to experience German traditions, food and culture!
Alternatively, stay in our student residence, where you’ll share with other students from our school and international university students.
Like our other schools in Germany, our school in Heidelberg offers a comprehensive cultural activities program. Activities include an orientation tour, visit to Heidelberg Castle, and optional excursions to locations such as Frankfurt, Baden-Baden, Worms, Speyer and Stuttgart.
Fly to Frankfurt Airport, or Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. Alternatively, take the train to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof (Heidelberg’s main train station).