German school in

Freiburg

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Study German in Freiburg

Unlock the multicultural gem of the Black Forest: Freiburg! This medieval city enjoys breathtaking mountain views and an abundance of verdant countryside while also benefiting from a quaint city center full of historical buildings, a cathedral, and shops. Freiburg also shines as a European green leader, pioneering solar energy and eco-friendly architecture – it doesn’t get greener than this!

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Success rate 97%
Recommended by 97% of students
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  • Conveniently situated near Freiburg's historic center and its stunning Gothic cathedral, our Freiburg language school has a great central location  
  • Established in 1972, Alpadia Freiburg resides within a graceful neoclassical building, featuring cozy classrooms, a cafeteria, an expansive terrace, and a charming garden 
  • Immerse yourself in a warm, family-like atmosphere to learn German, while indulging in the vibrant medieval ambiance of this university city through our amazing activity program 
  • We host summer courses for 13-17-year-olds at our Freiburg summer camp! 
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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 Freiburg school

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  • 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

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  • Examination Dates & Fees

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  • Beginners' dates

15th January, 19th February, 18th March, 15th April, 21st May, 17th June, 15th July, 12th August, 16th September, 14th October, 18th 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.

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Accreditation & memberships

This Alpadia languages school is accredited by the following institutions.

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Student accommodation in Freiburg

Whether you seek an immersive experience with a host family or desire more independence in a student apartment, we offer a range of suitable choices for you. 

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

Living with a host family is the right accommodation choice for you if you seek an intense immersion experience living with a German family.

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

Student Residence Wirthstrasse

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  • Single and twin rooms
  • In-house laundry facilities, shared bathroom and fully equipped kitchen
  • 3 Alpadia apartments available, all within walking distance from the school
  • Close to public transport, restaurants, supermarkets and shops
 
Student Residence Wirthstrasse

Conveniently located only 20 minutes from the school and 15 minutes to the main train station by public transport, our residence provides you with a single room and private bathroom. The use of the fully equipped kitchen and communal lounge area is shared with up to 13 other guests. 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 and twin rooms
  • In-house laundry facilities, shared bathroom and fully equipped kitchen
  • 3 Alpadia apartments available, all within walking distance from the school
  • Close to public transport, restaurants, supermarkets and shops

Student Apartment Erwinstrasse

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  • Single and twin rooms
  • In-house laundry facilities, shared bathroom and fully equipped kitchen
  • 3 Alpadia apartments available, all within walking distance from the school
  • Close to public transport, restaurants, supermarkets and shops
 
Student Apartment Erwinstrasse

Sharing an apartment with fellow Alpadia students is ideal if you are looking to be more independent. It takes approximately 15-30 minutes by tram to get to the school and to the town centre from each flat. One of the apartments is only a 10-minute walk from the school. 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 and twin rooms
  • In-house laundry facilities, shared bathroom and fully equipped kitchen
  • 3 Alpadia apartments available, all within walking distance from the school
  • Close to public transport, restaurants, supermarkets and shops

Student Apartment Kronenstrasse

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  • Single and twin rooms
  • In-house laundry facilities, shared bathroom and fully equipped kitchen
  • 3 Alpadia apartments available, all within walking distance from the school
  • Close to public transport, restaurants, supermarkets and shops
 
Student Apartment Kronenstrasse

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 and twin rooms
  • In-house laundry facilities, shared bathroom and fully equipped kitchen
  • 3 Alpadia apartments available, all within walking distance from the school
  • Close to public transport, restaurants, supermarkets and shops

Student Apartment Laimacker

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  • Single and twin rooms
  • In-house laundry facilities, shared bathroom and fully equipped kitchen
  • 3 Alpadia apartments available, all within walking distance from the school
  • Close to public transport, restaurants, supermarkets and shops
 
Student Apartment Laimacker

In this student apartment, you will be sharing an apartment with only one fellow Alpadia student and is an ideal accommodation option if you are looking to be more independent. All apartments are located conveniently 15 minute bike ride from/to school and are close to public transport. Single bedrooms available, with shared bathroom and kitchen. Speak to an advisor to find out more.

  • Single and twin rooms
  • In-house laundry facilities, shared bathroom and fully equipped kitchen
  • 3 Alpadia apartments available, all within walking distance from the school
  • Close to public transport, restaurants, supermarkets and shops
Social Activities

Social Activities

Discover the allure of this vibrant university city, with inviting cafes, lively restaurants, bustling markets, and a renowned historic center. Freiburg presents a delightful blend of relaxation and excitement, including bars and parks exude a lively energy that contribute to its vibrant and dynamic ambiance.

 
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Frequently asked questions about learning German in Freiburg

Are the Alpadia German courses in Freiburg accredited?

Yes – they are! Our German language courses in Freiburg are accredited by multiple institutions including Eaquals, TELC, and ALT. For a full list of all accreditations that testify to our excellent teaching, please visit the website.

Why should you learn German in Freiburg with Alpadia?

Choosing to study German in Freiburg 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 a rewarding learning journey in the picturesque city of Freiburg.

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

The cost of a German course in Freiburg 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 Freiburg has classes to suit all language abilities from beginner to intermediate! Check out our courses for yourself today:German Courses in Freiburg | Alpadia Language Schools 

What are the benefits of learning German in Freiburg?

Learning German in Freiburg offers a uniquely immersive experience, surpassing any others you may encounter. Amidst the city's rich cultural tapestry, students can absorb the language organically through natural interactions with locals, fostering a deeper appreciation for German customs and traditions. With its array of engaging activities and proximity to the picturesque Black Forest, students can also seamlessly integrate language learning with outdoor exploration, creating an enriching educational journey that’s unique to the city.

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

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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