Language course German in Berlin

GLS College Juniors

Our partner school in Berlin, GLS-International House, organizes a junior programme for students aged 16-19 in an incredible campus in the heart of city, just 15 minutes away from Alexanderplatz. This location is ideal for young students since they have the language course and their accommodation in the same place. Furthermore, GLS is very high quality school which has a wide range of facilities for all its students.

Key features of our partner German school in Berlín

  • School accredited by EAQUALS and International House
  • A great nationality mix
  • First day level test
  • 40 fully equipped classrooms
  • Student lounge
  • Free Internet Wi-Fi
  • Library and Bookshop
  • Large garden with bar
  • Onsite cafeteria with students menus

Social programme

The junior programme in Berlin includes a wide range of activities and excursions included for the students. Samples of these are as follows:

  • Visits to Museumsinsel, Badeschiff, the Berlin Wall or the German Parliament
  • Disco night with the teachers
  • Minigolf
  • Street markets (Mauerpark)
  • Excursions to Dresden, Postdam, Hamburg, Leipzig, Sachsenhausen

Junior activity programme Berlin 16-19

Lessons are taught in the afternoons so that students can visit the school in the morning with the monitors from the school. There are one or two half day activities per day and a full day excursion per week.

Minimum age is 16 years.

Intensive summer (16-19 years)

  • Ages: 16-19
  • Minimum level: suitable for all levels
  • Lessons: 20 lessons per week from Monday to Friday (15:30h-19:00)* timetable subject to changes. It is also possible to book a course with 30 lessons per week.
  • Accommodation: half board in a host family or School Campus (Berlin College) in a twin room or in Junior Residence in a shared room with 3-4 beds. It is also possible to book an extra meal for a weekly supplement.
  • Curfew: students should be in their rooms before 23.00 (if there is not a late activity scheduled). Please bear in mind that this is not a fully supervised programme and suitable for students who are a little more independent.
  • Supervision: Monitors supervise students during the activities.


German lessons
The German course in Berlin consists of 20 lessons of 45 minutes in groups with a maximum of 12 students per class. Lessons are held in the afternoon (15.30 to 19.00).

Example of the social programme

The junior programme in Berlin includes a wide range of activities and excursions included for the students. Samples of these are as follows:


•    Visits to Museumsinsel, Badeschiff, the Berlin Wall or the German Parliament
•    Disco night with the teachers
•    Minigolf
•    Street markets (Mauerpark)
•    Excursions to Dresden, Postdam, Hamburgo, Leipzig, Sachsenhausen

Junior activity programme Berlin 16-19

Lessons are taught in the afternoons so that students can visit the school in the morning with the monitors from the school. There are one or two half day activities per day and a full day excursion per week.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2017

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 12 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Intensive summer (16-20 years) with junior residence, dormitory, halfboard 1470 2170 2870
Intensive summer (16-20 years) with host family, double room, halfboard 1470 2170 2870
Intensive summer (16-20 years) with berlin college campus, dormitory, halfboard 1630 2410 3190
Starting dates:  

intermediate : 26/06, 03/07, 10/07, 17/07, 24/07, 31/07, 07/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

Arrival and departure is on Sunday

Public transport fees (€ 60 - € 80 per 2-4 weeks approx.) and the entrance fees (€ 30 per week approx.) are not included. This program has no curfew.


Since all accommodation options are based on half board, students may book lunch at the campus for € 56 per week.

Last day of class: 18/08/2017

Transfer:  

€0

Return transfer on Sundays between 08.00 - 22.00 is included in the price. A supplement of € 80 per person and way will be charged for transfers required outside the regular arrival times and on other days.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • course material
  • daily activity programme and one full day excursion per week
  • return transfer on Sundays between 08.00 - 22.00
  • certificate of attendance

Berlin College Campus

The school residence in Berlin consists of 50 studio-apartments located on the campus where the lessons take place. Student will be placed in twin room studio-apartments which are fully equipped and have their own kitchen, bathroom, television and free WLAN(you can bring your own laptop).

Breakfast and lunch is included and so is a buffet served in the cafeteria of the language school. It is also possible to book a extra meals for a weekly supplement.  In the double studios you will share with another student of the same gender and a similar age.

Students should be in their rooms before 23.00 (if there is not a late activity scheduled). Please bear in mind that this is not a fully supervised programme and suitable for students who are a little more independent.

Junior residence

For those looking for a budget option, we recommend the junior school residence. This is a student hostel located just 8 minutes walk from the school and the main campus. Students will be placed in shared rooms (3-5 beds) with and share a bathroom and TV communal area.

Half board is provided (breakfast at the hostel and lunch in the main campus). It is also possible to book an extra meal for a weekly supplement.

Bed linen and towels are provided. Weekly cleaning of the communal areas is included, however students are responsible for keeping their rooms clean and tidy. WLAN is available in the common area.

Students should be in their rooms before 23.00 (if there is not a late activity scheduled).

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Berlin is an attractive destination for many students from all over the world who want to complete a German course in a cosmopolitan metropolis. With around 3.5 million inhabitants, this international city offers many amenities for everyone. Juniors especially enjoy Berlin since they can learn German whilst having fun in a destination full of possibilities. This incredible city with many monuments, parks, green areas and shops is ideal for learning German.

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Weather in Berlin

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May 18 8 7
June 22 11 8
July 23 13 7
Aug 23 12 7
Sept 19 9 6
Oct 13 6 4
Nov 7 2 2
Dec 3 -1 1
Jan 2 -3 2
Feb 3 -3 3
Mar 8 0 4
Apr 13 4 6
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