German school in

Berlin

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Study German in Berlin

Uncover Berlin's unique essence and its vibrant hub of creativity and diverse culture. The capital is known for its bustling artistic scene, iconic landmarks – including the historic Berlin Wall fragments, the Reichstag's iconic dome, and Checkpoint Charlie – as well as its innovative approach to technology and business. 

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Rich social program
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Success rate 97%
Recommended by 97% of students
  • German language school based in Berlin's Schöneberg District, a well-connected and picturesque area 
  • Alpadia Berlin boasts outstanding learning amenities, including spacious and bright classrooms, a conference room, and a comfortable lounge 
  • Embrace Berlin's lifestyle with our immersive activity schedule and various accommodation choices, all within a 30-minute commute to our language school 
  • Additionally, we host a summer camp for 13–17-year-olds at our Lake Wannsee site! 
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Alpadia Language Schools: Swiss quality education

Alpadia Language Schools by Kaplan International Languages offers year-round French, German and English courses in Switzerland, Germany and France for students 16+ and English, French and German language camps for juniors and teens in Europe and North America. Initially established in 1996, and now larger than ever, our mission is to encourage language development through immersion and to expand the horizons of our students. 

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School Information

About our Berlin school

School facilities

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Outdoor area
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Other information

  • Our teaching methodology

All teachers have an academic background, training and experience in language teaching. Lessons are planned with reference to the course program and the learning and motivational needs of each student and the group. 

  • School holidays

See our annual school closures

  • Examination Dates & Fees

View all our latest exam dates and fees available at this school

  • Beginners' dates

8th January, 5th February, 4th March, 2nd April, 6th May, 3rd June, 1st July, 15th July, 5th August, 2nd September, 30th September, 28th October, 25th November 2024

There is a minimum of two weeks of bookings.

  • Online portal and app 

Easy to manage all your pre-arrival needs, travel information and accommodation details in one convenient place using our online portal and app.

  • Minimum age   

16+  

  • Entry level

From Beginner to Intermediate depending on course  

  • Courses  

General German courses, TELC Exam Preparation, GOETHE Exam Preparation 

  • Class size

Average 12, maximum 15 students   

  • Course length

From 1 to 52 weeks. The longer you study, the more you’ll progress! 

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Accreditation & memberships

This Alpadia languages school is accredited by the following institutions.

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Student accommodation in Berlin

Alpadia Berlin provides a wide range of accommodation options, from host families and shared apartments to student residences and upscale hotels, all conveniently situated within 30-minutes from the school. 

Host family

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  • Choose from half-board or breakfast only
  • Single and double rooms
  • Shared kitchen and bathroom
  • Central location
 
Host family

Our vast network of local families allows us to offer you an enriching experience immersed in the German culture and language.

  • Choose from half-board or breakfast only
  • Single and double rooms
  • Shared kitchen and bathroom
  • Central location

Student Residence David Friedländer

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  • Modern & comfortable single studios
  • With private bathroom
  • Kitchenette with fridge, stove & microwave
  • Great connection to train, tram, metro & bus network
 
Student Residence David Friedländer

Fully-furnished single bedrooms with private bathroom as well as kitchenette with fridge, stove & microwave. Also within walking distance of major tourist attractions. This is a guide price only, the final price will depend on the specific room type you choose. Speak to an advisor to find out more.

  • Modern & comfortable single studios
  • With private bathroom
  • Kitchenette with fridge, stove & microwave
  • Great connection to train, tram, metro & bus network

Pankstrasse Apartment

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  • Single or double rooms available
  • Shared kitchen and communal bathroom with washing machine.
  • Fantastic location close to public transport
  • Choice of apartments with close proximity to the school or city centre
 
Pankstrasse Apartment

Located in a lively suburban neighbourhood near the centre of Berlin, the Pankstraße apartments consist of three to five Alpadia students and offer both single and double bedrooms. Each apartment includes a shared bathroom, kitchen (with fridge and stove) as well as laundry facilities. In the bedrooms, you’ll each be provided with a desk, wardrobe, chair and lamp, in addition to bedsheets and towels.

  • Single or double rooms available
  • Shared kitchen and communal bathroom with washing machine.
  • Fantastic location close to public transport
  • Choice of apartments with close proximity to the school or city centre

Student Residence Staytoo

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  • Fully-furnished single bedrooms
  • Private bathroom
  • Kitchenette with fridge, stove & microwave
  • Within walking distance of major tourist attractions
 
Student Residence Staytoo

Our residence features fully-furnished single rooms equipped with ample storage space, a wardrobe, a desk, a kitchenette and private bathroom. The central location provides you with a fantastic base from which to discover the city and its numerous cultural attractions nearby.

  • Fully-furnished single bedrooms
  • Private bathroom
  • Kitchenette with fridge, stove & microwave
  • Within walking distance of major tourist attractions

Student Apartment Silberstein

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  • Single or double rooms available
  • Shared kitchen and communal bathroom with washing machine.
  • Fantastic location close to public transport
  • Choice of apartments with close proximity to the school or city centre
 
Student Apartment Silberstein

Sharing an apartment with fellow Alpadia students is ideal if you are looking to be more independent. All apartments are located within walking distance to the school. Single and double bedrooms available, with shared bathroom. This is a guide price only, the final price will depend on the specific room type you choose. Speak to an advisor to find out more.

  • Single or double rooms available
  • Shared kitchen and communal bathroom with washing machine.
  • Fantastic location close to public transport
  • Choice of apartments with close proximity to the school or city centre

Creon Co-Living Apartments

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  • Located in the city center
  • Lively neighbourhood
  • Fantastic location close to public transport
  • Only 5 Alpadia students per apartment
 
Creon Co-Living Apartments

Sharing an apartment with fellow Alpadia students is ideal if you are looking to be more independent. All apartments are located within walking distance to the school. Single and double bedrooms available, with shared bathroom. This is a guide price only, the final price will depend on the specific room type you choose. Speak to an advisor to find out more.

  • Located in the city center
  • Lively neighbourhood
  • Fantastic location close to public transport
  • Only 5 Alpadia students per apartment
Social Activities

Social Activities

Unearth Berlin's rich history, culture, and innovation while mastering German at Alpadia. Delight in museum tours, Biergarten gatherings, and open-air cinema nights, or venture into Berlin's lush landscapes and embark on excursions to Dresden and Potsdam. Our diverse and thrilling activity program has something for everyone!

 
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Frequently asked questions about learning German in Berlin

Are the Alpadia German courses in Berlin accredited?

Yes – they are! Our German language courses in Berlin are accredited by multiple institutions including Eaquals, TELC, and ALT. Please see our full list of accreditations below: 

  • Eaquals 
  • CSN 
  • FaDaf 
  • TELC languages 
  • Association of Language Travel Organisation 

Why should you learn German in Berlin with Alpadia?

Choosing to study German in Berlin with Alpadia promises Swiss-quality education within a culturally rich environment. Embrace an immersive language experience, where daily interactions and classes integrate seamlessly, fostering rapid language acquisition. Additionally, our excellent social program ensures that learning extends beyond the classroom, providing ample opportunities for you to engage with the local culture and community. With a commitment to personalized guidance and small class sizes, Alpadia offers a nurturing environment for you to thrive, ensuring you get the most of your learning experience. 

What is the cost of attending a German course in Berlin?

The cost of a German course in Berlin depends on the course you choose. Alpadia offers a range of courses from our Standard 20 to our Intensive 25 and our private lessons, so the more lessons you take, the more expensive the overall cost will be. However, we believe that investing in your language skills will improve employability and upgrade your life in a way that cannot be measured by money. 

What is the language proficiency level required to attend a German course?

Alpadia’s German courses in Berlin features classes that suit all language abilities from beginner to intermediate! Check out our courses for yourself today: German Courses in Berlin Germany | Alpadia Language Schools 

Why learn German in Berlin?

Studying German in Berlin promises a language immersion unlike any other! Discover the capitals most iconic landmarks, including renowned sites such as the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Wall, all while fostering a deeper understanding of German through organic interactions. Merge language learning with the exploration of Berlin’s rich history and contemporary allure and give yourself an extraordinary educational adventure.

What’s a normal day like attending a German course at our school in Berlin?

During your stay, you can expect a balanced schedule that blends language lessons with ample opportunities for exploration. Lessons range from 20 to 30 per week depending on your course, with mornings dedicated to classroom activities while afternoons provide free time for you to delve into the cultural riches of the city. You can wander through historical landmarks, immerse yourself in local cuisine, or participate in organized cultural activities and excursions.

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