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Hermann-Hesse-KollegHorb am Neckar, Germany

3.0

Rating: 3.0/5.0

2 students - overall rating
Hirschgasse 8 - 72160 Horb am Neckar - see on map
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Price at School 110€
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What we like about the school
  • Rural and serene environment
What we dislike about the school
  • Nationality mix could be more balanced. 50% of students are from USA
  • Lessons are 45 minutes long, which is shorter than in other schools.

Location: Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg Horb am Neckar is located in the small medieval town of Horb, on the River Neckar, Germany. The school is housed in the fantastic 500-year-old building, a short walk from River Neckar and the town centre. Attractions within the town and surrounding areas include the Wasserschloss Glatt Castle, the Wehrstein Castle, the castle gardens and many historical sites of interest.

Course selection: The school provides Intensive German courses, evening courses and programmes of private tuition.

Getting around: The school is within 600m or a 6-minute walk of the Horb train station. The closest city to Horb is Stuttgart, which is around a 60-minute train from Horb. Additional locations for visiting from Horb include Zurich in Switzerland, which is around a 2-hour journey via public transport from Horb and Strasbourg, France, which is around a 200-minute journey from the school via public transport.

Accommodation: The school can provide homestay accommodation for local families. Various meal plans are available with the homestay accommodation.

School facilities: The school facilities include a cafeteria, library, a lounge, an auditorium, a computer lab, free WiFi, free parking and a Student Support Desk for any questions or queries. All classrooms are equipped with heating, air conditioning and ample natural light to create an optimal learning environment.

German Courses

General Language
Private

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes

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3.0

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Overall school rating of
Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg, Horb am Neckar

Ratings of Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg compared to ratings of all schools in Germany

 Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg Horb am NeckarAverage of all other schools in Germany
Overall school rating3.0

Rating: 3.0/5.0

4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Location of the school0.0

Rating: 0.0/5.0

4.7

Rating: 4.7/5.0

Facilities0.0

Rating: 0.0/5.0

3.9

Rating: 3.9/5.0

Social activities0.0

Rating: 0.0/5.0

3.5

Rating: 3.5/5.0

Organisation0.0

Rating: 0.0/5.0

4.2

Rating: 4.2/5.0

Quality of teaching0.0

Rating: 0.0/5.0

4.3

Rating: 4.3/5.0

Value for money0.0

Rating: 0.0/5.0

4.1

Rating: 4.1/5.0

Homestay0.0

Rating: 0.0/5.0

4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Shared flat0.0

Rating: 0.0/5.0

3.9

Rating: 3.9/5.0

Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg

“Boost your German with a course at HHK. You will definitely benefit from the personal, individual counselling, training and coaching by our best team.”
– 
Dr. Eden Volohonsky
Director of Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg
Accreditations and Quality seals
FADAFPreferential Terms in Case of Visa RefusalICEF, University of Applied Sciences and Arts
German teacher qualifications
99% 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
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:50
Student gender mix
50% male / 50% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Bank Transfer - logo
Year of school foundation
1993
Legal name / parent company
Hermann Hesse Kolleg | Tax registration ID: DE319753648

General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Daily press

  • Movie rental

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Auditorium

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Table tennis

  • Bike rental

  • Self-study areas

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Tourist information

  • Assistance with reservations for restaurants, bars, clubs

  • Internship placement guidance service (paid)

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 10
    Number of public PC workstations: 10

Student Age / Nationality

Minimum age of students
14 years
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 10
Adult courses Throughout the year: 10
Junior courses In summer: 1
Junior courses Throughout the year: 1
Average age of students
In summer: 20 years
Throughout the year: 20 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Information for all courses offered by Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg

Lesson duration
45 minutes
School's administrative fee
55.00 €
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 29 Mar 2024, 01 Apr 2024, 01 May 2024, 10 May 2024, 30 May 2024, 20 May 2024, 03 Oct 2024, 25 Dec 2024, 26 Dec 2024.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Lessons needed per German language level
Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 100 5
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 200 10
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 225 11.25
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 250 12.5
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 275 13.75
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Visa Documents

Nationals from United Kingdom 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
Yes
Express shipment fee (via courier)
70 €
Free shipment via regular mail
Yes
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 possibledistance from school
Ballet-
Baseball20 km
Basketball1 km
Cooking-
Dancing-
Diving1 km
Football (soccer)-
Golf12 km
Horse riding3 km
Ice Hockey35 km
Mountainbiking-
Music-
Sailing100 km
Skiing40 km
Squash20 km
Swimming1 km
Table Tennis-
Tennis2 km
Volleyball1 km
Windsurfing100 km
Yoga1 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Not offered.

Adults - Paid activities

Saturday excursion: EUR 45

Accommodation

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Questions and answers about Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg

  • The intensive course of Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg, Horb am Neckar requires a minimum level A2.
    If you are less than A2, the school still offers an Evening course or Individual courses.
    Melanie Besnard, LanguageCourse.Net - Jul 21, 2023

FAQ about Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg, Horb am Neckar

  • German courses at Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg start at 105 € for Evening Course course with 4 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg varies from 1 students (Individual Classes) to 14 students (Intensive Course)
  • 99% of teachers at Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg comes from USA with a 50% representation, followed by students from Switzerland (10%) and Brazil (5%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Hermann-Hesse-Kolleg offers courses from 14 years to 99. Average age is 20 during the summer and 20 for the rest of the year.

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