TANDEM Köln, Cologne, Germany

TANDEM Köln

Students rated TANDEM Köln, Cologne : 4.1/5.0   (43 reviews)

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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, library, daily press, movie rental, free after-class access to language learning software, movie room, 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





Airport transfer

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


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 120
Adult courses throughout the year: 85
Average no. 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
Student nationalities: Brazil 5 %
China 1 %
England 5 %
France 5 %
Holland 4 %
Russia 4 %
Sweden 1 %
Saudi Arabia 1 %
 
Italy 12 %
Japan 5 %
Korea 5 %
Switzerland 9 %
Spain 18 %
USA 3 %
Turkey 5 %
Thailand 1 %
Israel 1 %
Chile 1 %  

3. Courses

All prices in € (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 475 930 1365 1780 2175 2600 3025 3450 4280 5110 415
The course consists of 20 group lessons + 10 mini group lessons. The mini group lessons can be held before or after the course (schedule to be agreed on). In case there is no other student booked on a super-intensive course at your level, we will offer you 5 one-to-one lessons instead.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 06.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 04.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 05.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 27.Oct.2014, 24.Nov.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 8:15  - 13:30
Afternoon: 10:00  - 15:45
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
High season dates 30.Jun.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 24 36 48 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 150 280 390 480 650 850 1030 2290 3370 4450 90
Includes an interesting leisure programme (1 event per week, 3 or 4 events in summer - July and August).
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 06.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 04.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 05.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 27.Oct.2014, 24.Nov.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 10:00  - 13:30
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
High season dates 30.Jun.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € 175 330 465 580 675 800 925 1050 1165 -- --
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: 30.Jun.2014, 04.Aug.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 10:00  - 13:30
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 [+]Price for additional week
Price in € 325 630 915 1180 1425 1700 1975 2250 2780 3310 265
The private lessons can be held before or after the course (schedule to be agreed on).
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 06.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 04.Mar.2014, 31.Mar.2014, 05.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 29.Sep.2014, 27.Oct.2014, 24.Nov.2014
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 min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- 949 -- -- -- -- --
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 2014: 20.Jan.2014, 17.Mar.2014, 26.May.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 03.Nov.2014.
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 min. language level Lower intermediate (B1)
High season High season supplement per week: 25 €
High season dates 30.Jun.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
Exam dates 28.Feb.2014, 02.May.2014, 27.Jun.2014, 29.Aug.2014, 24.Oct.2014, 12.Dec.2014
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Lesson duration (minutes): 45 minutes
School's administrative fee: 75.00  €
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 48 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
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 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014 - 03.Jan.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 18.Apr.2014, 20.Apr.2014, 21.Apr.2014, 01.May.2014, 29.May.2014, 09.Jun.2014, 19.Jun.2014, 03.Oct.2014, 01.Nov.2014, 20.Dec.2014 - 31.Dec.2014
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Dutch, German, Italian, French, Spanish, English

4. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 130 240 330 400 100 100
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: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: Towels, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi (wireless LAN) in building, Heating, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 17
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 30.Jun.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 250 470 690 880 220 100
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 (wireless LAN) in building, Heating, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 17
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 30.Jun.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 180 340 480 600 150 100
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 (wireless LAN) in building, Heating, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 17
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 30.Jun.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week Deposit (refundable)*
Price in € 300 560 780 960 240 200
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 (wireless LAN) in building, Heating, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 30.Jun.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
High season
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Comment All our accommodations are in or nearby the city centre. The prices are maximum prices and may be lower. You are kindly asked to pay the rent directly to your host.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
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      
Tennis     3 km
Volleyball     1 km
Yoga      

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.1/5.0 
(43 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 4.1/5.0 
Value for money 4.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 3.9/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.0/5.0 
Other 3.7/5.0 
Students liked about TANDEM Köln, Cologne
"Nice people" - (36 years)
"Teachers,people at the reception desk, extra lessons on Wednesday afternoon, computers facilities." - (45 years)
"The school was great, and the people. The teachers and all were very nice!!!" - (39 years)
"Location not far away from the centre, lots of computers at your disposal" - (27 years)
"The international atmosphere, helpful staff." - (31 years)
All 43 reviews of TANDEM Köln

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Prices include:
  • Organized activities
  • Internet access and use of school computers
  • Wireless LAN zone at school
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  • Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • Language level placement test before arrival
  • For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
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