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Located in the centre of Augsburg. More

Intensive German Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
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279€ 266€
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Augsburger Deutschkurse, AugsburgFavorites heart icon

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0110 reviews

Rating: 4.4/5.0

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Rating: 3.2/5.0

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This German-language school is situated in Augsburg and offers group stays and a variety of courses suitable for... More

Intensive Course - 25 lessons per week | Max. group size: 25
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250€ 238€
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What our students said about Augsburg

The city has a well-developed infrastructure;...

The city has a well-developed infrastructure; it is very east to get from home to the school.

I had never been in the town before, and it's...

I had never been in the town before, and it's really been a good surprise. Even the last day I discovered something new.


Most recent student reviews of language schools in Augsburg

Rating: 5/5.0

5/5.0 | 2 reviews

The location is very central and convenient. It’s clean and quiet and I love that the classes are very small.
I would recommend Sprachschule Aktiv.

3 March 2020
Course: Intensive Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 51 years


Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

My excellent teacher and good books as the basis of the course
The classrooms are basic but made up for by teachers, teaching and fellow students.

4 November 2019
Course: Intensive Course - 3 weeks
Student age: 60 years

England UK

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

The school is always active. Even in Spring, there about 7 or 8 groups on mornings + afternoons. The method is based on 2 Books + audio-cd. It's old but it works.
The course began at 8:45 till 12:45 (a 20min pause included). It's not cut in 45min sessions. I had the same teacher for the whole 4 weeks I spent there. It doesn't matter because she was very experienced and knew what she was doing.

8 April 2019
Course: Intensive Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 53 years


Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

Quality of teaching
Positive course organization and the teacher's professionalism

24 August 2018
Course: Intensive Course - 1 week
Student age: 52 years


Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

I liked my teacher - a German woman, who could skillfully organize the work, the discipline in the classroom and, moreover, she helped me to write Beverbung. Unfortunately, she was on vacation most of my time at school. I lived in an apartment of an absolutely amazing elderly frau; living conditions, food and atmosphere were wonderful
Lots of refugees from Syria in my group, around 50%. The group is large, more than 20 people.

31 July 2018
Course: Intensive Course - 3 weeks
Student age: 24 years


Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

Friendly learning environment, international classmates, helpful teaching staff.
This was the second time I finished a 3-months-German course by ADK, it is definitive the best school I can found with such reasonable price. I did great in my exams thanks to the help and love from the teachers.

29 January 2018
Course: Intensive Course Level B2 - 10 weeks
Student age: 30 years

Hoi Man
Hong Kong

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

Great teacher and class members. But if you want to learn seriously, you should study German before your course. The teachers were always using German in class.

2 October 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 3 weeks
Student age: 21 years


Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

I was really enjoying the lessons during the first week. Our teacher was Edda and I have never before had a better language teacher. I met a lot of interesting people and made friends.
I did not like that the first two days. I was in a class of 20 people. I thought that a language course would a maximum of 10 students and not more. I paid for a one-on-one course and I do not understand it why I was in the class with people who were refugees taking the same course paid by the state. So I transferred to another course where there were about 6 people. Among the teachers, Edda was the best and teacher Christel was the worst. Other people were also not satisfied with her. She taught anything and her way of teaching was really unpleasant.

20 September 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 21 years

Czech Republic

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

Helps to improve the German language proficiency for those interested by giving enough home work and checking it. High level of tutors.
Helped me a lot in improving my German language proficiency.

22 August 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 3 weeks
Student age: 25 years


Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

- Multiculturalism - Good quality of teaching.
The school should not accept people beyond its capacity. Sometimes there were no places and we had to change classrooms.

19 August 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 27 years


Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

Very badly organised. Not suitable for a 2 week course.

15 August 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 17 years


Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

I spent 2 weeks doing an intensive course at Augsburger Deutschkurse, at the A2 level. I had a really good time, and learned a lot. That being said, nothing about the school was above and beyond, and is probably representative of an average language school in Germany. One frustrating thing is that our teacher also had a role in administration. She'd often have to dart out of the room to deal with things, particularly on Monday mornings. That being said, when she was in the room, she was a great teacher. She spoke very well and took interest in us. She assigned a good amount of homework, and was held us accountable for doing it. She'd take away your phone if you were distracted, which I think is great. The course structure is more-or-less working through a textbook, with some extra handouts as well. My favourite part was when there was discussions (in German) or even short group presentations. On the downside, sometimes we'd spend like 25 minutes going through yesterday's homework or silently working on a worksheet. Given that the answers were available to us (in the back of the book), I wasn't sure if it was a valuable use of class time. These were things we could do outside of the class by ourself without difficulty. The class size was about 15 people with varying ages. I befriended one or two people, and studied with them outside of the classroom. That was a big benefit. All that being said, I would consider Augsburger Deutschkurse again. It was convenient and well-priced. The class time used for conversation was particularly valuable, and the course in general kept me on track with my learning.

2 August 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 24 years

England UK

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

The teaching staff were all really helpful and offered assistance whenever they could. Everyone was polite and quite approachable regardless of the issue.
Hope to return soon in November for my A2 course :)

1 August 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 24 years


Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 | 110 reviews

The course was very intensive (4 hours a day, with a lot of homework too) which helped me to make great progress in 2 months. Back in my hometown, I can only find a German course with 3 hours a week. And newcomers can join the ADK German course every week, it fits my plan perfectly! I wrote my B1 Prüfung just the day before yesterday, and was happy with the exam organization.
It would be great if there were more classrooms and toilets, then one can lose less time in waiting. The school has no library, but the Städtische Bücherei is just next door, it was acceptable.

27 March 2017
Course: Intensive Course - 8 weeks
Student age: 29 years

Hoi Man
Hong Kong

Key Facts about Augsburg

Augsburg: Augsburg is one of the oldest city's in Bavaria, Germany. It is a university town and urban district and home to the institutions of the Landkreis Augsburg. It is the third-largest city in Bavaria with a population of 300,000 inhabitants. In the past it was a one of the wealthiest cities, you can find churches and galleries brimming with Renaissance art, and the central Maximilianstraße has long rows of decorative facades and three fountains built to celebrate the city’s 1,600th birthday.

Population: 260,000

Time zone: +11h. (GMT +1)

Region: Bavaria, Swabia

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1789 USD)

Augsburg quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 (113 reviews by our former students)

Visa: 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.

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week (High season): 232 €

Average course price per week (Low season): 111 €

Cost of Living:
  • Big Mac price (Germany average):3.88 € (20% cheaper than in USA)
    Mains electricity:
    • Plug Type C
    • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

    Arrival Airport

    Munich International (MUC) - 65 km. from Augsburg city center

    Public transportation to city center:


    Every 15 minutes, 30,00 €, 90 minutes.

    Main stops: MAC Center to Munich Center, Munich main station to Augsburg main station

    Taxi: 142 €, 60 minutes drive to city center of Augsburg

    Direct international flights from:
    • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Boston Logan International, Charlotte Douglas, Chicago O'Hare International, Denver International, Detroit Wayne County, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Las Vegas Mccarran, Los Angeles International, Miami International, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, Philadelphia International, San Francisco International, Seattle / Tacoma International, Washington Dulles
    • South Africa: Cape Town, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo
    • Canada: Halifax International, Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International
    • Singapore: Singapore Changi

    Weather in Augsburg

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    Events in AugsburgBest time to take a language course in Augsburg

    Beer Festival Plärrer - Summer
    Beer Festival Plärrer - Summer

    28 August 2020 - 13 September 2020Traditional beer festival of Augsburg, in Bavaria, famous for its excellent beer. Held twice a year, once in the spring and the other in late summer/early autumn, each edition of the festival attracts around 500 000 visitors every year.

    What to do in Augsburg

    Townhall Square
    Townhall Square
    3 magnificent fountains
    3 magnificent fountains
    Puppet Theatre Museum
    Puppet Theatre Museum
    Perlach Tower
    Perlach Tower
    Bahnhofs- und Bismarckviertel
    Bahnhofs- und Bismarckviertel
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      FAQ about schools in Augsburg

    • Sprachschule Aktiv has received the best overall rating in Augsburg.
    • Augsburger Deutschkurse, located in Schaezlerstr. 8 has been voted as the school with the best location in Augsburg.
    • Sprachschule Aktiv was rated highest for quality of teaching.
    • 'Homestay' at Augsburger Deutschkurse is the best rated accommodation in Augsburg.
    • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations. According to a survey of StudyTravel Magazine the average course duration for Germany is 7.5 weeks.
    • Students rated Augsburg with 4.5 stars out of 5.
    • In Augsburg electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type C, F.
    • Best airport to arrive to in Augsburg is Munich International (65.6 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Augsburg.
    • See the climate table of Augsburg and the event calendar of Augsburg with events such as Beer Festival Plärrer - Summer.
    • The German school that offered the most popular programs for teenagers in the last 12 months was Augsburger Deutschkurse. Their most frequently booked programme was "Summer Course - Lessons & Activities" with 20 lessons per week. You can also consult our overview of junior German programs in Augsburg.
    • 238€ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a German course in Augsburg. The average cost of a language course in Augsburg is 122€ per week.

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