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Carl Duisberg Centrum, Cologne, Germany

Carl Duisberg Centrum

Students rated Carl Duisberg Centrum, Cologne : 4.2/5.0   (29 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Excellent rating of host family accommodation
Excellent rating of student apartments
Excellent student nationality mix

2. Cologne  

Events which might make your stay even more interesting in Cologne:

Christopher Street Day (05.Jul.2016), Christmas Markets (25.Nov.2016 - 24.Dec.2016)

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3. Carl Duisberg Centrum

General Information

The language school Carl Duisberg Centrum was founded in Cologne, Germany in 1962. The school is housed in a 6-story building with a beautiful view of an ancient Roman fortification and the Cologne Cathedral. It is centrally located on the edge of downtown Cologne, with the Cologne Media Park directly behind. It is just a 10 minutes' walk away from the Rhine and the Cologne Cathedral, the picturesque historic district, and the pedestrian zone for shopping. We are close to public transport (3 min. walk), at a station with excellent metro and regional train connections.

The school address is: Hansaring 49-51, 50670 - Cologne (Germany).


Facilities

Cafeteria, microwave for student use, Snack vending machine, Drink vending machine, computer lab, library, daily press, free after-class access to language learning software, movie room, lounge, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, table soccer / football, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Wheelchair access to classroom, wheelchair access to reception, wheelchair access to cafeteria, adapted for students with learning difficulty


Classroom equipment

Heating in all classrooms.
TV, air conditioning, ample natural light in most classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Cologne-Bonn Airport (CGN).  It takes 20 minutes by suburban train + underground to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 250
Adult courses throughout the year: 100
School Size
XL
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 6
Adult courses throughout the year: 5
Number of classrooms: 16
Number of public workstations: 22
German teacher qualifications: 100 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 23 years
throughout the year: 25 years
Minimum age of students: 16 years
Student nationalities: Brazil 1,49 %
China 3 %
England 2 %
France 5 %
Holland 1 %
Russia 3 %
Iraq 4 %  
Italy 9 %
Japan 3 %
Korea 1,16 %
Switzerland 4 %
Spain 3 %
USA 10 %
Turkey 3 %
 

4. Courses

All prices in € (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.

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1
German Intensive Course 24+6 Popular <German> course
Lessons per week: 24  | Max. group size: 15
238 € per week
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In addition to group language training (24TU), the “Lernstudio” (6TU) is a key component of the Intensive Course 24+6. You may select from the following learning options: • Learning with a tutor • Workshops • Projects HIGH SEASON SURCHARGE APPLIES ONLY FOR SHORT TERM COURSES FROM 01-11 WEEKS
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 04.Oct.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
2
One-to-one Training
Lessons per week: 10  | Max. group size: 1
466 € per week
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Each additional lesson costs €49.
Starting dates Every Day .
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
3
Crash 5 (24 Group + 5 Individual)
Lessons per week: 29  | Max. group size: 15
442 € per week
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German Intensive Course 24+6 & 10 individual lessons/week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 04.Oct.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 30 €
High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
4
Crash 10 (24 group + 10 individual)
Lessons per week: 34  | Max. group size: 15
646 € per week
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German Intensive Course 24+6 & 10 individual lessons/week.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 04.Oct.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:00
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 40 €
High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
5
Preparation Course for TestDaF
Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 20
108 € per week (Based on the price of 4 weeks)
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Carl Duisberg Centrum is a licensed TestDaF Centre and offers professional and comprehensive exam preparation courses. Exam fee not included.
Starting dates 2016: 11.Jan.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 09.May.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 22.Aug.2016, 10.Oct.2016.
Course not available: 20.Jun.2016 - 15.Jul.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Afternoon: 14:30  - 17:45
Required language level Advanced (C1)
Exam dates 10.Feb.2016, 20.Apr.2016, 09.Jun.2016, 19.Jul.2016, 20.Sep.2016, 08.Nov.2016
Exam fee 175 €
6
Test Training for TestDaF or DSH
Lessons per week: 28  | Max. group size: 15
424 € per week
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This course is a combination of the Intensive Group Course 24+6 in the morning and 4 TU of One-to-one Training in the afternoon.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:00
Required language level Advanced (C1)
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
Exam dates 10.Feb.2016, 20.Apr.2016, 09.Jun.2016, 19.Jul.2016, 20.Sep.2016, 08.Nov.2016
Exam fee 175 €
7
Test Training telc Certificates B1-C1 (General Language, Medicine, Healthcare)
Lessons per week: 28  | Max. group size: 15
424 € per week
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Price in € 446
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This course is a combination of the Intensive Group Course 24+6 in the morning and 4 TU of One-to-one Training in the afternoon.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:45  - 13:00
Afternoon: 13:30  - 17:00
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
Exam dates 29.Jan.2016, 26.Feb.2016, 01.Apr.2016, 29.Apr.2016, 27.May.2016, 24.Jun.2016, 29.Jul.2016, 26.Aug.2016, 30.Sep.2016, 28.Oct.2016, 25.Nov.2016
Exam fee 180 €
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Lesson duration (minutes): 45 minutes
Exams offered: DSH, PWD, WiDaF, Telc B1-C1
Language school closed: In 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016, 08.Feb.2016, 25.Mar.2016, 28.Mar.2016, 01.May.2016, 05.May.2016, 16.May.2016, 26.May.2016, 03.Oct.2016, 01.Nov.2016, 24.Dec.2016, 25.Dec.2016, 26.Dec.2016, 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): German, Italian, French, Spanish, English
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5. Accommodation

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Homestay
Single room, No meals
170 € per week
Homestay, Carl Duisberg Centrum, CologneHomestay, Carl Duisberg Centrum, Cologne
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Price per person
Homestay accommodation with German hosts (individuals or couples, with or without children) in a fully furnished single room, often including a television and Internet access.
Price extra night: 25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 99
Dates High season dates 03.Jul.2016 - 03.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
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Homestay
Single room, Half board
240 € per week
Homestay, Carl Duisberg Centrum, CologneHomestay, Carl Duisberg Centrum, Cologne
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Price per person
Homestay accommodation with German hosts (individuals or couples, with or without children) in a fully furnished single room, often including a television and Internet access.
Price extra night: 35 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 99
Dates High season dates 03.Jul.2016 - 03.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
3
Homestay
Single room, Breakfast
190 € per week
Homestay, Carl Duisberg Centrum, CologneHomestay, Carl Duisberg Centrum, Cologne
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Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Homestay accommodation with German hosts (individuals or couples, with or without children) in a fully furnished single room, often including a television and Internet access.
Price extra night: 27.5 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 99
Dates High season dates 03.Jul.2016 - 03.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
4
Shared Apartment
Single room, No meals
170 € per week
Shared Apartment, Carl Duisberg Centrum, CologneShared Apartment, Carl Duisberg Centrum, Cologne
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Price in € 170 340 510 680 170
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Single room in a shared apartment with other course participants.
Price extra night: 25 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 99
Dates High season dates 03.Jul.2016 - 03.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
5
Studio Apartment
Single room, No meals
250 € per week
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Price in € 250 500 750 1000 250
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
The apartments include a living room, kitchen and bathroom.
Price extra night: 35 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 16
Maximum age of students: 99
Dates High season dates 03.Jul.2016 - 03.Sep.2016
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: Cologne-Bonn Airport (CGN): for 60 € (one way)
Duesseldorf International (DUS): for 160 € (one way)

6. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Ballet      
Baseball      
Basketball      
Cooking      
Dancing      
Diving      
Field Hockey      
Football (soccer)      
Golf      
Horse riding      
Ice Hockey      
Mountainbiking      
Music      
Squash      
Swimming      
Table Tennis      
Tennis      
Volleyball      
Yoga      
Other leisure options: CDC leisure activities
Examples of social activities
organised by language school:
Center Party, Excursions, etc.

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.2/5.0 
(29 reviews)
City / State 4.5/5.0 
Organisation 4.4/5.0 
Facilities 4.0/5.0 
Social activities 3.6/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.5/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 4.4/5.0 
Other 4.6/5.0 
Students liked about Carl Duisberg Centrum, Cologne
"The small class size, the teaching quality and the general atmosphere of the school are fantastic" - (30 years)
"The organization and the teachers" - (29 years)
"Friendly people." - (55 years)
"Everyone is given the opportunity to actually understand and practise the language." - (23 years)
"Very dynamic classes." - (52 years)
All 29 reviews of Carl Duisberg Centrum

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