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Reviews of GLS - German Language School, Berlin, Germany

Total number of reviews: 25
NOTE: All reviews are authentic. Only students who booked their course through us can publish evaluations here, and only after the end of their programme. These evaluations then are not manipulated in any way, neither by us nor by the school, and can be trusted as honest opinions about personal experiences with the school.

Average Rating

Based on 25 reviews of former students of GLS - German Language School
Overall Rating
GLS - German Language School, Berlin, Germany

Rating: 4.8/5.0

4.8/5.0 
City

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 4.8/5.0

4.8/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Shared Flat

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
other

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 

Individual Reviews

GLS - German Language School
27. Jan. 2020
1. Ertan (32 years) - 
101. Course:  Intensive German Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

4. Nov. 2019
2. Maurice (18 years) - 
102. Course:  Semi-Intensive German Course - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
other

Rating: 5/5.0

19. Oct. 2019
3. Arvid (18 years) - 
103. Course:  Semi-Intensive German Course - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
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Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
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Facilities (library, classrooms)
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Social activities
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Quality of teaching / language progress
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Accommodation
Flat Share with International Students

Rating: 5/5.0

4. Sep. 2019
4. Ekaterina (20 years) - Russia
104. Course:  Intensive German Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

3. Sep. 2019
5. Felicia (25 years) - Sweden
105. Course:  Standard German Course - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

2. Sep. 2019
6. Fabio (35 years) - France
106. Course:  Standard German Course [German] - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 3/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

2. Sep. 2019
7. Svyatoslav (18 years) - Russia
107. Course:  Standard German Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
other

Rating: 4/5.0

29. Aug. 2019
8. Alice  (21 years) - Germany
108. Course:  Standard German Course - 5 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

19. Aug. 2019
9. Claudia (54 years) - France
109. Course:  30+ German Course - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress
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6. Aug. 2019
10. Weronika (20 years) - Poland
110. Course:  Semi-Intensive German Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 2/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 3/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
---
Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

27. Jul. 2019
11. Dubray (13 years) - France
111. Course:  Berlin Young and Fun  - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

16. Jul. 2019
12. Alexander (28 years) - United Kingdom
112. Course:  Standard German Course - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place
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School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities
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Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

16. Jul. 2019
13.  (28 years) - United States
113. Course:  Standard German Course - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Flat Share with International Students

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Great location, good value for money, good accommodation, great effort to organise more events.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Stammtisch needs to be more engaging, people keep staying in small crowds.
Other comments
Was a great choice.
26. Jun. 2019
14. Dos Santos (35 years) - Brazil
114. Course:  Standard German Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

24. Jun. 2019
15.  (33 years) - Netherlands
115. Course:  Intensive German Course - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 3/5.0

School organization

Rating: 3/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
good professors
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
don't miss out - the curry wurst place under the S-bahn near the school
Other comments
good bookstore, if they don't have the book that you are looking for, they will order it free of charge and you will get it in a few days
3. Jun. 2019
16. Thomas (71 years) - United States
116. Course:  30+ German Course [German] - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 3/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 3/5.0

29. Apr. 2019
17. Olga (26 years) - Russia
117. Course:  Intensive German Course - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization
---
Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

11. Feb. 2019
18.  (40 years) - 
118. Course:  Standard German Course - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Accommodation
other

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
People, nice teachers, cool students
Other comments
Very nice school, beautifully located, great housing conditions
28. Jan. 2019
19.  (20 years) - 
119. Course:  Standard German Course [Alemão] - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Lessons with 2 teachers, interaction with people from all over the world and the warmth and receptivity of the school staff and teachers.
21. Jan. 2019
20.  (40 years) - 
120. Course:  Semi-Intensive German Course [German] - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money
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Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The organization and the placement process in the more suited course for my level
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
The lessons are serious and demanding but still pleasant and fun. excellent location, the tram stops right outside the school
Other comments
Just a small note of complaint about one of the teachers who, in my opinion, did not have an excellent teaching method.
30. Oct. 2018
21.  (48 years) - Germany
121. Course:  Standard German Course - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Absolutely the best school in Berlin.
14. Aug. 2018
22.  (18 years) - 
122. Course:  Intensive German Course [Немецкий] - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
other

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Classes, teachers, events
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
A sublevel lasts for 3 weeks, keep that in mind when booking a course. I did not find this information on the website
11. Aug. 2018
23.  (12 years) - 
123. Course:  Berlin Young and Fun (ages 7-14) - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 3/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

18. Jun. 2018
24. Alejandro (41 years) - 
124. Course:  Semi-Intensive German Course [Alemán] - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

28. Mar. 2018
25. Jun  (37 years) - China
125. Course:  Standard German Course - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Home stay is a good idea to immerse ourselves in a German speaking environment especially if the host is really supportive and happy to involve language students in her/his social life. I am lucky to have a fantastic home stay experience.

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