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TANDEM Köln, Cologne, Germany

TANDEM Köln

Students rated TANDEM Köln, Cologne : 4.1/5.0   (49 reviews)

1. Cologne  

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2. TANDEM Köln

General Information

The language school TANDEM Köln was founded in Cologne, Germany in 2003. The school is situated in the Suedstadt district, which is well-known and very lively. Lots of shops, bars and restaurants are around the corner. The closest metro station is at 3 min. walking distance, as well as one of the university canteens and a beautiful park for barbecue parties with the students.

The school address is: Rolandstraße 57, 50677 - Cologne (Germany).


Facilities

Cafeteria, kitchen for student use, microwave for student use, fridge for student use, Snack vending machine, Drink vending machine, library, daily press, free after-class access to language learning software, movie room, lounge, garden, balcony / terrace, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Classroom equipment

Heating, ample natural light in all classrooms.
TV in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals




TANDEM International


Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Koeln-Bonn (CGN).  It takes 40 minutes by public transport to school.


Average number of students: Adult courses in summer: 130
Adult courses throughout the year: 110
School Size
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Average number of levels: Adult courses in summer: 12
Adult courses throughout the year: 10
Number of classrooms: 12
Number of public workstations: 14
German teacher qualifications: 90 % hold a university degree
10 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 23 years
throughout the year: 26 years
Minimum age of students: 17 years
Top student nationalities: Brazil 5 %
China 1 %
England 5 %
France 6 %
Holland 4 %
Russia 4 %
Sweden 1 %
 
Italy 12 %
Japan 5 %
Korea 5 %
Switzerland 9 %
Spain 18 %
USA 3 %
Turkey 5 %
Thailand 1 %
Israel 1 %
Venezuela 1 %
Chile 1 %  

3. Courses

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

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1
Summer courses Most Popular <German> course
Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 22  | Max. group size: 12
171 € per week
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Includes 2 extra lessons per week (training Deutsch), a wide leisure programme with at least 3 activities per week, like a BBQ party, a cycling tour along the river Rhine, guided tours, and sports.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 10:00  - 13:30
Required language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
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Super-intensive course (20 group+10 mini group) Recommended <German> course
Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 30  | Max. group size: 12
499 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 04.Oct.2016, 31.Oct.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:15  - 13:30
Afternoon: 10:00  - 16:00
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
3
Intensive course Popular <German> course
Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 12
143 € per week
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 24 36 48 [+]Price for additional week
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Includes an interesting leisure programme (1 event per week, 3 events in summer - July and August).
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 04.Oct.2016, 31.Oct.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 10:00  - 13:30
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
Combined Course (20 group + 5 individual)
Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 25  | Max. group size: 12
328 € per week
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Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 29.Feb.2016, 29.Mar.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 04.Oct.2016, 31.Oct.2016, 28.Nov.2016
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:00  - 13:30
Afternoon: 10:00  - 15:00
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
5
Exam Preparation Course (20 group + 6 exam prep.)
Free cancellation up to 30 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 26  | Max. group size: 12
158 € per week (Based on the price of 6 weeks)
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Preparation for the telc-exams B1, B2 or C1 and for the TestDaf exam, consisting of the standard intensive course in the mornings plus 40 lessons exam preparation in the afternoon (2x 3 lessons per week and 4 lessons exam simulation). Attention: TestDaf-exam takes place at different dates!
Starting dates 2016: 18.Jan.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 17.May.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 12.Sep.2016, 07.Nov.2016.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 10:00  - 13:30
Afternoon: 14:30  - 16:30
Required language level Lower intermediate (B1)
High season High season supplement per week: 30 €
High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
Exam dates 26.Feb.2016, 29.Apr.2016, 01.Jul.2016, 02.Sep.2016, 28.Oct.2016, 16.Dec.2016
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Lesson duration: 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 50.00  €
Exams offered: Zertifikat Deutsch (ZD) ,  TestDaF ,  DSH, telc A1 to C1
Average examination results: 90 at Zertifikat Deutsch (ZD)
85 at TestDaF
90% at DSH, telc A1 to 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, 23.Dec.2016 - 31.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): German, Italian, French, Spanish, English
Comments about courses: Course material included the first month. After this the cost is about 20€ per month.

4. Accommodation

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Shared flat
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Single room, No meals
130 € per week
Example image of this accommodation category provided by TANDEM Köln
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 130 240 330 400 100 100 75
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Parking and TV on request.
Price extra night: 20 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 22 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season
2
Homestay
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Single room, Half board
250 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 250 480 690 880 220 100 75
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
Parking and TV on request.
Price extra night: 40 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 17
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season
3
Homestay
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Single room, Breakfast
180 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 180 340 480 600 180 100 75
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
TV and parking can be arranged on request.
Price extra night: 30 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 17
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season
4
Apartment
Free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival

Double room (only for 2 people travelling together), No meals
200 € per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)* One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in € 200 350 480 640 160 200 75
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per room
Fully furnished for one or two persons travelling together. Prices may vary depending on availability and quality of the apartment. Final cleaning: 40,- €.
Price extra night: 40 € (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season
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Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? yes
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: Koeln-Bonn CGD: for 75 € (one way)
Taxi costs about 40 € to the city center
Düsseldorf International (DUS): for 125 € (one way)
Taxi costs about 100 € to the city center

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Basketball     1 km
Dancing     1 km
Football (soccer)     1 km
Golf     5 km
Horse riding     15 km
Mountainbiking     5 km
Music     3 km
Squash     3 km
Swimming     2 km
Table Tennis     1 km
Tennis     3 km
Volleyball     1 km
Yoga     1 km

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.1/5.0 
(49 reviews)
City 4.5/5.0 
Organisation 4.2/5.0 
Facilities 3.9/5.0 
Social activities 3.8/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.2/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.8/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 3.9/5.0 
Other 3.7/5.0 
Students liked about TANDEM Köln, Cologne
"The people,students and teachers :)" - (20 years)
"The motivation of the Teachers" - (28 years)
"Nice people" - (36 years)
"I could make a lot of friends." - (25 years)
"It's like a big family. Quiet and relaxed atmosphere." - (40 years)
All 49 reviews of TANDEM Köln

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  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
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