Language course German in Freiburg

Akademie Zeitgeist Juniors

Our partner school in Freiburg, Akademie Zeitgeist Juniors, offers German language camps for juniors aged 10-17 during the summer. The programme includes German classes, activities, meals, and accommodation (either in a host family or a residence). The main school building is located in the center of Freiburg.  The international atmosphere, highly motivated teachers and the beautiful city of Freiburg will surely make your stay unforgettable!

School Characteristics:

  • accredited by IH (International House)
  • 16 very bright classrooms
  • Small kitchen for students
  • Terrace
  • Free WIFI internet and computer room
  • International classes
  • Previous level test

Actvity programme

The programme for juniors includes a good number of fun activities supervised by expert monitors. Here is an example of the weekly program:

  •     Excursions to discover the Freiburg region
  •     Sports: swimming, volleyball, soccer, climbing, etc.
  •     Leisure activities: bowling, camping, going to the cinema
  •     Visitis to amusement parks, concerts, the zoo, etc.

Intensive (10-17 years)

  • Ages: 10-17
  • Minimum level: A1 (not suitable for complete beginners)
  • Lessons: 20 lessons per week from Monday to Friday (9:00-12:30)* schedule subject to changes.
  • Accommodation: host family (single room) or youth residence (in a shared room) with full board (breakfast, packed lunch and dinner)
  • Supervision: 24/7* (students aged 16+ are allowed to leave the accommodation until 22:00 in the evening)
  • Transfer: not included: see for prices under the price table. Students can arrive at different airports (costs vary): Basel, Zurich or Frankfurt.
  • Activities: included
  • Local transportation card: included

German Classes

German classes in Freiburg are taught by expert teachers specialized in teaching German as a foreign language to juniors and teenagers. The practical communicative teaching method ensures that, along with a lot of fun, the young students make optimal progress. The classes are divided in 3 course levels:

  •     Beginners with prior knowledge (1-2 years of German in school)
  •     Medium knowledge (3 – 5 years of German in school)
  •     Advanced Students ( 6 – 8 years of German in school)

Actvity programme

The summer camp also includes a good number of fun activities supervised by expert monitors. Here is an example of the weekly program:

  •     Excursions to discover the Freiburg region
  •     Sports: swimming, volleyball, soccer, climbing, etc.
  •     Leisure activities: bowling, camping, going to the cinema
  •     Visitis to amusement parks, concerts, the zoo, etc.

Minimum age is 10 years .

Prices 2019

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 15 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks  
Intensive (10-17 years) with student residence, dormitory, fullboard 850 1600 2380 3100
Intensive (10-17 years) with host family, single room, fullboard 890 1680 2500 3250
Starting dates:  

elementary : 01/07, 08/07, 15/07, 22/07, 29/07, 05/08

Note:  

1 lesson = 45 minutes

last possible class day: 09/08/2019

Info host family:  

Students need to be at least 14 years old to stay with a host family.

Info student residence:  

Residential accommodation takes place in 2 different locations according to the dates of your stay:

  • FT Hotel: 30.06.-21.07.2019
  • Youth Hostel: 21.07.-10.08.2019

Due to the dates, it may be necessary to change residence during the stay.

Transfer:  

€150

This price is for a 2-way transfer on arrival from Basel Airport. In case you arrive on another airport, the following prices apply:

  • Frankfurt:€ 245 (2-way)
  • Zurich: € 210 (2-way)
Please state on the booking form which transfer you would like to book.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • course materials
  • activity programme (including day trip at weekends)
  • bus pass for local public transportation

Arrival on: Sundays
Departure on: Saturdays

Host family

Staying in a German host family offers you even more opportunities to practice the language. You will stay in a single room with full board (breakfast and dinner in the family + lunch package). Families live about 25-30 minutes approx. in public transport of the school. Double rooms (shared with another student) are available on request.

Residence

Students will stay at a Residence (Youth Hostel) located about 30 minutes by public transport from the school. The supervisors are also housed in the same residence and will accompany the students to and from school. The accommodation is based on full board (breakfast and dinner in residence + a daily lunch package). You will stay in a shared room with capacity for 4 students. The residence has common areas, sports courts and WIFI Internet.

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