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F+U Academy of Languages, Heidelberg, Germany


Rating: 4.1/5.0

Hauptstrasse 1 - 69117 Heidelberg - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Vocational college for foreign language professions
  • ST Star Awards winner 2016.
  • Received the iStudy Award from 2017 - 2020.
  • Excellent nationality mix. No student nationality makes up more than 10% of students.
  • Additional private lessons are cheaper than in most schools.

Location: Situated in the middle of Heidelberg’s historic centre, at Bismarckplatz, the central hub for trams and buses. The school building offers fantastic views of the Old Town, the famous Heidelberg Castle and into the Neckar river valley. Heidelberg’s renowned university and several cafés and restaurants are located nearby.
  • The language school F+U Academy of Languages was founded in Heidelberg, Germany in 1980.
  • Legal name / parent company: F+U Rhein-Main-Neckar gGmbH
  • Tax registration ID: DE213357564
  • Abbreviated name of school: FU Heidelberg

German Courses

General Language
Online Courses
Exam Preparation
Specialty Courses
Information for all courses offered by F+U Academy of Languages
Comments about courses

If there are less than 6 students, the number of hours booked will be reduced by 25% (4 or 5 learners), by 50% (2 or 3 learners) or by 75% (1 learner).
The hybrid courses offer you maximum flexibility with the usual quality. Decide whether you would rather attend your language course online or in person. This is made possible by the hybrid format: online and in-class participants interact in the hybrid courses both with the teacher and with each other thanks to state-of-the-art technology.

Lesson duration
45 minutes
School's administrative fee
50.00 €
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 30 €. 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.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2022, 06 Jan. 2022, 15 Apr. 2022, 18 Apr. 2022, 26 May 2022, 06 Jun. 2022, 16 Jun. 2022, 03 Oct. 2022, 01 Nov. 2022, 26 Dec. 2022.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 35 € per course level.

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
Note: All courses offered by F+U, Heidelberg can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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F+U Academy of Languages (FU)

““As one of the largest language schools and examination centres in Germany and two-time winner of the coveted ST Star Award, we stand for excellence in language teaching and customer-oriented service all year round. We hope to see you very soon at one of our language centres in the beautiful city of Heidelberg, the buzzling capital, Berlin, or even online.””
Accreditations and Quality seals
FADAFISO 9000/9001Preferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalEurhodip, FDSV, VDP
German teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 8:00
School Size
Recommended type of transportation to city centre and name of most convenient stop for the school: * Bismarckplatz.
Walking distance from the school to recommended public transport stop: 1 minutes
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at F+U Academy of Languages and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Visa - logoMastercard - logoMaestro - logoBank Transfer - logo

General school facilities

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Daily press

  • Garden

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Free WIFI

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 70
    Number of public PC workstations: 50

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Accessible Toilet

    • Wheelchair access to reception

    • Barrier-free access

Additional comment about facilities of school

85 multimedia-equipped classrooms in summer Steinway piano available for student use (EUR 10 per hour)

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
In summer:1150
Throughout the year: 750
Junior courses - In summer: 150
Minimum age of students
16 years
6 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 70
Adult courses Throughout the year: 50
Junior courses In summer: 10
Average age of students
In summer: 18 years
Throughout the year: 23 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer
Stuttgart Airport:
195 € one way
370 € return (both ways)
Frankfurt Airport:
125 € one way
240 € return (both ways)
Frankfurt-Hahn Airport:
205 € one way
365 € return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Frankfurt am Main.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
90 €
Free shipment via regular mail
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possible
Field Hockey
Football (soccer)
Horse riding
Ice Hockey
Table Tennis
Leisure programme for juniors (sample):
Sample Junior leisure timetable
Sample Junior leisure timetable
Leisure programme for juniors (sample):
Sample Junior Activity
Sample Junior Activity