Language course German in Berlin

BWS Germanlingua

Our partner school in Berlin, BWS, founded in 1984, is located in the center of Berlin on Friedrichstrasse, near the famous "Brandenburger Tor", and is well connected by public transport with the whole city. The school has 9 classes, computers, WIFI Internet and a kitchen for students. This school has an excellent reputation and  highly qualified teachers.

 

Features of the school:

  • Good mix of nationalities
  • Courses for all levels of German
  • Well-equipped classes
  • Internet WIFI
  • Student kitchen with coffee machine, refreshments and snacks

Activity program

The school includes 3 activities per week, such as:

  • A city tour (for example to the wall)
  • Visit to a museum or cultural event
  • Movies at school
  • School parties
  • Excursion to a city (Potsdam) or Lake Wannsee

Intensive

The intensive German course in Berlin consists of 20 or 25 weekly lessons and involves the following aspects:

• Grammar

• Vocabulary

• Listening

• Writing skills

• Conversation

If you would like to do the course consisting of 25 lessons, the 5 extra lessons are dedicated to improving conversation and involve communicative activities. The maximum number of students per class is 10 (12 in the summer).
The minimum course length is 1 week.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
25
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 230 390 550 710 860 1010 1150 1290 1430 1570 1710 1850 1970 2090 2210 2330 2450 2570 2690 2810 2930 3050 3170 3290 3370 3450 3530 3610 3690 3770 3850 3930 4010 4090 4170 4250
Intensive with shared apartment, double room, no meals 430 790 1150 1510 1860 2210 2550 2890 3230 3570 3910 4250 4570 4890 5210 5530 5850 6170 6490 6810 7130 7450 7770 8090 8370 8650 8930 9210 9490 9770 10050 10330 10610 10890 11170 11450
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 490 910 1330 1750 2160 2570 2970 3370 3770 4170 4570 4970 5350 5730 6110 6490 6870 7250 7630 8010 8390 8770 9150 9530 9870 10210 10550 10890 11230 11570 11910 12250 12590 12930 13270 13610
Intensive with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 430 790 1150 1510 1860 2210 2550 2890 3230 3570 3910 4250 4570 4890 5210 5530 5850 6170 6490 6810 7130 7450 7770 8090 8370 8650 8930 9210 9490 9770 10050 10330 10610 10890 11170 11450
Intensive with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 490 910 1330 1750 2160 2570 2970 3370 3770 4170 4570 4970 5350 5730 6110 6490 6870 7250 7630 8010 8390 8770 9150 9530 9870 10210 10550 10890 11230 11570 11910 12250 12590 12930 13270 13610
Intensive with studio apartment, single room, no meals 520 970 1420 1870 2310 2750 3180 3610 4040 4470 4900 5330 5740 6150 6560 6970 7380 7790 8200 8610 9020 9430 9840 10250 10620 10990 11360 11730 12100 12470 12840 13210 13580 13950 14320 14690
Starting dates:  

beginner : 06/01, 03/02, 02/03, 30/03, 27/04, 25/05, 22/06, 06/07, 20/07, 03/08, 31/08, 28/09, 26/10, 23/11
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   29/06/2020 - 28/08/2020 : €30 per week
Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €80 per week
Transfer:  

€90

This price is per person for an airport transfer upon arrival at Munich Airport. The price of an airport transfer upon arrival and departure is € 160,-

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course material
  • internet
  • certificate of attendance

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020 to 05/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 08/05/2020, 21/05/2020, 01/06/2020, 03/10/2020 and from 21/12/2020 to 03/01/2021. There is no re-scheduling for classes missed due to these official holidays.

In July/Aug group classes might be scheduled in the afternoon instead of morning (depending on your level)

Intensive & pronunciation

This course combines the general intensive course of 20 lessons per week with 3 or either 6 lessons of pronunciation per week in groups of maximum 2 participants. These extra lessons focus on the correct pronunciation of the German language and help you improve your speaking abilities.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12/2 per class
Number of lessons per week:
23
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Intensive + Pronunciation without accommodation 370 670 970 1270
Intensive + Pronunciation with shared apartment, double room, no meals 570 1070 1570 2070
Intensive + Pronunciation with shared apartment, single room, no meals 630 1190 1750 2310
Intensive + Pronunciation with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 570 1070 1570 2070
Intensive + Pronunciation with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 630 1190 1750 2310
Intensive + Pronunciation with studio apartment, single room, no meals 660 1250 1840 2430
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Intensive + Pronunciation without accommodation 490 910 1330 1750
Intensive + Pronunciation with shared apartment, double room, no meals 690 1310 1930 2550
Intensive + Pronunciation with shared apartment, single room, no meals 750 1430 2110 2790
Intensive + Pronunciation with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 690 1310 1930 2550
Intensive + Pronunciation with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 750 1430 2110 2790
Intensive + Pronunciation with studio apartment, single room, no meals 780 1490 2200 2910
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   29/06/2020 - 28/08/2020 : €30 per week
Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €80 per week
Transfer:  

€90

This price is per person for an airport transfer upon arrival at Munich Airport. The price of an airport transfer upon arrival and departure is € 160,-

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course material
  • internet
  • certificate of attendance

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020 to 05/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 08/05/2020, 21/05/2020, 01/06/2020, 03/10/2020 and from 21/12/2020 to 03/01/2021. There is no re-scheduling for classes missed due to these official holidays.

In July/Aug group classes might be scheduled in the afternoon instead of morning (depending on your level)

Mini Group

The Mini Group course consists of 20 lessons per week in classes with a maximum of 6 students. The course is available from October to June.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Mini-Group without accommodation 460 780 1100 1420 1740 2060 2380 2700
Mini-Group with shared apartment, double room, no meals 660 1180 1700 2220 2740 3260 3780 4300
Mini-Group with shared apartment, single room, no meals 720 1300 1880 2460 3040 3620 4200 4780
Mini-Group with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 660 1180 1700 2220 2740 3260 3780 4300
Mini-Group with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 720 1300 1880 2460 3040 3620 4200 4780
Mini-Group with studio apartment, single room, no meals 750 1360 1970 2580 3190 3800 4410 5020
Starting dates:  

beginner : 07/01, 03/02, 02/03, 30/03, 27/04, 25/05, 22/06, 31/08, 28/09, 26/10, 23/11
from beginner : 06/01, 13/01, 20/01, 27/01, 03/02, 10/02, 17/02, 24/02, 02/03, 09/03, 16/03, 23/03, 30/03, 06/04, 13/04, 20/04, 27/04, 04/05, 11/05, 18/05, 25/05, 01/06, 08/06, 15/06, 22/06, 31/08, 07/09, 14/09, 21/09, 28/09, 05/10, 12/10, 19/10, 26/10, 02/11, 09/11, 16/11, 23/11, 30/11, 07/12, 14/12, 21/12, 28/12

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Course not available in July or August

Surcharge course:   29/06/2020 - 28/08/2020 : €30 per week
Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €80 per week
Transfer:  

€90

This price is per person for an airport transfer upon arrival at Munich Airport. The price of an airport transfer upon arrival and departure is € 160,-

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course material
  • internet
  • certificate of attendance

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020 to 05/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 08/05/2020, 21/05/2020, 01/06/2020, 03/10/2020 and from 21/12/2020 to 03/01/2021. There is no re-scheduling for classes missed due to these official holidays.

In July/Aug group classes might be scheduled in the afternoon instead of morning (depending on your level)

Commercial German

The commercial German course in Berlin is especially designed for those who use this language at work. The aim of the course is to provide the participants with the essential language skills (spoken and written) for communication in German companies.

This course consists of 23 or 26 lessons per week (20 lessons of General German + 3 or 6 lessons per week respectively devoted to commercial German). Commercial lessons are taught in the afternoon and the group consists of 2 students per class.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12/2 per class
Number of lessons per week:
23
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Commercial German without accommodation 370 670 970 1270
Commercial German with shared apartment, double room, no meals 570 1070 1570 2070
Commercial German with shared apartment, single room, no meals 630 1190 1750 2310
Commercial German with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 570 1070 1570 2070
Commercial German with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 630 1190 1750 2310
Commercial German with studio apartment, single room, no meals 660 1250 1840 2430
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Commercial German without accommodation 490 910 1330 1750
Commercial German with shared apartment, double room, no meals 690 1310 1930 2550
Commercial German with shared apartment, single room, no meals 750 1430 2110 2790
Commercial German with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 690 1310 1930 2550
Commercial German with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 750 1430 2110 2790
Commercial German with studio apartment, single room, no meals 780 1490 2200 2910
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharge course:   29/06/2020 - 28/08/2020 : €30 per week
Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €80 per week
Transfer:  

€90

This price is per person for an airport transfer upon arrival at Munich Airport. The price of an airport transfer upon arrival and departure is € 160,-

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course material
  • internet
  • certificate of attendance

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020 to 05/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 08/05/2020, 21/05/2020, 01/06/2020, 03/10/2020 and from 21/12/2020 to 03/01/2021. There is no re-scheduling for classes missed due to these official holidays.

In July/Aug group classes might be scheduled in the afternoon instead of morning (depending on your level)

German & exam preparation
20 lessons of German + 3/6 lessons exam prep.

If you want to complete an official exam at the end of your course, then you can book the Exam Preparation course.

The course consists of 23 or 26 lessons per week (20 lessons of General German + 3 or 6 lessons respectively devoted to exam preparation)

During the specific lessons, you will prepare for one of the following exams: B1, Zertifikat B2, Zertifikat C1, ZOP, DSH, TestDaF or TELC. Please, contact us for further details. The exam preparation will be developed in a group of 2 people max.

To read more about the DAF examination course please click here.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12/2 per class
Number of lessons per week:
23
26
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
German & exam preparation without accommodation 380 690 1000 1310
German & exam preparation with shared apartment, double room, no meals 580 1090 1600 2110
German & exam preparation with shared apartment, single room, no meals 640 1210 1780 2350
German & exam preparation with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 580 1090 1600 2110
German & exam preparation with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 640 1210 1780 2350
German & exam preparation with studio apartment, single room, no meals 670 1270 1870 2470
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
German & exam preparation without accommodation 500 930 1360 1790
German & exam preparation with shared apartment, double room, no meals 700 1330 1960 2590
German & exam preparation with shared apartment, single room, no meals 760 1450 2140 2830
German & exam preparation with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 700 1330 1960 2590
German & exam preparation with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 760 1450 2140 2830
German & exam preparation with studio apartment, single room, no meals 790 1510 2230 2950
Starting dates:  

elementary : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Exam fees:  

ca. €295, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharge course:   29/06/2020 - 28/08/2020 : €30 per week
Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €80 per week
Transfer:  

€90

This price is per person for an airport transfer upon arrival at Munich Airport. The price of an airport transfer upon arrival and departure is € 160,-

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course material
  • internet
  • certificate of attendance

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020 to 05/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 08/05/2020, 21/05/2020, 01/06/2020, 03/10/2020 and from 21/12/2020 to 03/01/2021. There is no re-scheduling for classes missed due to these official holidays.

In July/Aug group classes might be scheduled in the afternoon instead of morning (depending on your level)

Exam Preparation
20 lessons exam preparation (TELC/Goethe)

This exam preparation course of 20 lessons per week is held in the afternoon (2:30pm - 6pm), and consists of 4 weeks of specific exam preparation, with specific starting dates during the year. This way you can prepare for the TELC or Goethe exams at B1, B2 or C1 level. At least B1 level is required before starting this course.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Transfer:  

€90

This price is per person for an airport transfer upon arrival at Munich Airport. The price of an airport transfer upon arrival and departure is € 160,-

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course material
  • internet
  • certificate of attendance

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020 to 05/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 08/05/2020, 21/05/2020, 01/06/2020, 03/10/2020 and from 21/12/2020 to 03/01/2021. There is no re-scheduling for classes missed due to these official holidays.

In July/Aug group classes might be scheduled in the afternoon instead of morning (depending on your level)

One-to-One

The individual German course in Berlin involves private classes with a teacher designed to suit the student’s needs and wants, and they can choose what they want to study. The classes are adapted to the student’s language level. The course consists of 20 weekly lessons, but you can increase the number of hours by contacting the school.

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2020

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Private Lessons without accommodation 1020 2040 3060 4080
Private Lessons with shared apartment, double room, no meals 1220 2440 3660 4880
Private Lessons with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1280 2560 3840 5120
Private Lessons with host family, double room, bed & breakfast 1220 2440 3660 4880
Private Lessons with host family, single room, bed & breakfast 1280 2560 3840 5120
Private Lessons with studio apartment, single room, no meals 1310 2620 3930 5240
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Surcharges shared apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges studio apartment:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
Surcharges host family:   single room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
double room : 28/06/2020 - 29/08/2020 : €40 per week
bed & breakfast → half board : €80 per week
Transfer:  

€90

This price is per person for an airport transfer upon arrival at Munich Airport. The price of an airport transfer upon arrival and departure is € 160,-

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course material
  • internet
  • certificate of attendance

In 2020 the school is closed on: 01/01/2020 to 05/01/2020, 10/04/2020, 13/04/2020, 01/05/2020, 08/05/2020, 21/05/2020, 01/06/2020, 03/10/2020 and from 21/12/2020 to 03/01/2021. There is no re-scheduling for classes missed due to these official holidays.

In July/Aug group classes might be scheduled in the afternoon instead of morning (depending on your level)

Host Family

Living with a German family is the best way to learn the German language and know their lifestyle and customs. A family can consist of a couple (with or without children) or a single person (young or old). The bathroom and the kitchen are shared with the rest of the family members and towels and bedding are provided.

With regard to the accommodation regime, you can contract only with breakfast or half board (breakfast and dinner). If you book the option of breakfast only, you can make use of the kitchen.

Please keep in mind that Berlin is a big city and families do not live in the center. The distance between the school and the family is about 20-40 minutes by public transport (metro or bus).

Shared Apartment

These apartments are simple, but very comfortable. They are located about 15 minutes by subway from the school and have the following facilities.

•Individual rooms

• Shared kitchen and bathroom, both fully equipped

• Common TV

On average, the apartments have 3 rooms (some single rooms and others double), so you will share this accommodation with about 5 or 6 roommates.

They do not have WIFI internet or telephone. If you need WIFI, you can use the school one. This apartment does not have a washing machine (there is a laundry near the accommodation where you can wash your clothes). Bed linen is provided, but towels are not provided. A weekly cleaning of the common areas is included.

The minimum age to stay in an apartment is 20 years old.

Shared Apartment Plus

Premium apartments offer some extras that the standard apartments do not offer. In the apartments plus, you will have a washing machine and a dish washer. The apartments are located about 15 minutes by subway from the school and have the following facilities.

•Individual rooms

• Shared kitchen and bathroom, both fully equipped

• Common TV

On average, the apartments have 3 rooms (some single rooms and others double), so you will share this accommodation with about 5 or 6 roommates.

Bed linen is provided, but towels are not provided. A weekly cleaning of the common areas is included.

The minimum age to stay in an apartment is 20 years old.

Studio Apartment

For those who seek total independence, the school has private studios located 15 minutes by subway from the school.

These small private apartments have a fully equipped small kitchen, private bathroom and television. Bed linen is provided, but towels are not provided. They do not have a washing machine, but there is a room with coin washers in the building.

There are studios apartments also for two people. Please, get in touch with us to ask for the price.

The minimum age to stay in a private apartment is 18 years old.

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25 Apr 2019

You are thinking about doing a German language course in Germany? Victoria tells about her experiences during her language courses in Germany, in Munich and Berlin and explains the fact why she keeps coming back over and over again.

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