Language course German in Berlin


Learn German in Berlin at our partner German school, GLS. Found in the centre of Berlin, just 15 minutes from the Alexanderplazt and the popular Prenzlauer Berg district GLS is housed in 5 large buildings which have excellent facilities for German language students. Furthermore, GLS has excellent accommodation facilities with more than 50 stylish apartments available for it's students. 

Important features of our partner German school in Berlin:

  • Accredited by EAQUALS (European Association for Quality Language Services)
  • Courses start every Monday from intermediate level, and specific start dates for beginners
  • Large mix of student nationalities
  • 60 classrooms
  • Study and computer room
  • Library 
  • Lounge room with a cinema screen
  • Large garden 
  • Café/restaurant with student menus.
  • Minimum age: 18 years.

Social Programme

Our partner language institute offers a varied program of extra-curricular activities alongside the German language courses on offer. These include:

  • Guided tours of the historical centre.
  • German film nights
  • A visit to the remains of the Berlin Wall
  • Excursions to Dresden and Potsdam
  • Visits to museums and art galleries

Alternatively many students enjoy exploring the city on their own or in the company of friends or housemates as the city has so many attractions on offer.


The intensive German course in Berlin consists of 20 weekly language lessons in classes with a maximum of 14 people.
There is also an intensive course consisting of 30 lessons per week, this is the intensive course with 20 lessons + 10 extra hours of class. During these 10 extra lessons, the maximum amount of students per class is 8, meaning a better student-teacher relationship will be formed.

Minimum age is 18 years.


The combined German course in Berlin consists of 20 lessons per week with 10 individual lessons in which you can decide what you want to study with your private teacher. This is a perfect course for those who want to improve as quickly as possible or who want to study a specific language or culture theme.

Minimum age is 18 years.

Test DaF

This exam preparation course takes 4 weeks and finishes with the TestDaF exam in week 5. The course consists of 30 lessones per week. 20 intensive lessons for general German, with a maximum of 12 students and 10 lessons per week for exam preparation in a minigroup of max. 6 students.

The preparation course takes place at the school and the exam at the Carl Duisber Centrum Berlin. Student can enrol for the exam once at the school, but during the first days of classes due to the exam enrolment deadline. 

TestDaF is accepted by German universities (Level C1) and has the same status as DSH. It has several advantages, however: unlike DSH you can try TestDaF more than once and on 4 to 5 dates every year.

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

Minimum age is 16 years.