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Students rated schools in Berlin overall:

Rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars

4.3/5.0 (317 reviews)
F+U Academy of Languages, Berlin

Rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars

4.3/5.0155 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars

4.4/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars

3.2/5.0
Main Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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340€ 325€
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GLS - German Language School, Berlin
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Rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars

4.8/5.025 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars

4.7/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars

4.8/5.0
Standard German Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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340€ 323€
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Verbum Novum GmbH - Summer School, Berlin

Rating of 4 out of 5 stars

4.0/5.01 review
Quality of teaching:

Rating of 2 out of 5 stars

2.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating of 3 out of 5 stars

3.0/5.0
Standard Course + Accommodation - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
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Includes accommodation -
1200€ 1170€
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Carl Duisberg Centrum, Berlin
Berlin-Mitte
|School Size:

Rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars

4.1/5.048 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars

4.2/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars

3.5/5.0
Intensive Course - 24 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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460€ 437€
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DID Deutsch-Institut, Berlin

Rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars

4.3/5.033 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars

4.1/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars

3.8/5.0
Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
FREE cancellation
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380€ 361€
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BWS Germanlingua, Berlin
Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
FREE cancellation
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390€ 390€
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Berlin Sprachschule, Berlin
Schöneberg
|School Size:

Rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars

4.1/5.051 reviews
Quality of teaching:

Rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars

4.2/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars

3.8/5.0
Standard - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
FREE cancellation
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385€ 385€
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EF International Language Center, Berlin
General Course + Accommodation - 26 lessons per week | Max. group size: 17
FREE cancellation
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Includes accommodation -
1265€ 1265€
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Berlin

Rating of 5 out of 5 stars

5.0/5.02 reviews Berlin

Rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars

4.3/5.0
289 reviews worldwide
Quality of teaching:

Rating of 5 out of 5 stars

5.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:

Rating of out of 5 stars

0.0/5.0
Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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2760€ 2622€
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Key Facts about Berlin

Berlin: The Kurfürstendamm and Memorial Church, Love Parade and Brandenburg Gate. Berlin looks back on a dramatic history and forward to a hectic present. The city has an exciting blend of art, culture, science, politics and business.

Population: 3,427,000

Elevation: 74 m. above sea level

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

Region: Berlin,

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.0817 USD)

Berlin quality of life rating:

Rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars

4.7/5.0 (317 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.

31 universities in Berlin

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:63* (37% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:51* (49% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:66* (34% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Germany average):4.22 € (20% cheaper than in USA)

Mains electricity:

  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airports

Berlin Tegel (TXL) - 9 km. from Berlin city center

Public transportation to city center:

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Every 10 minutes, 6,00 €, 22 minutes.

Main stops: Berlin TXL to U Jakob- Kaiser- Platz, U Jakob-Kaiser-Platz to U Adenauerplatz

Every 15 minutes, 4,00 €, 25 minutes.

Main stops: Berlin TXL to Berlin Olivaer Platz

Taxi: 27 €, 18 minutes drive to city center of Berlin

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: Birmingham, Cardiff, Doncaster Sheffield, Jersey, London City, London Heathrow, London Stansted
  • USA: Chicago O'Hare International, Miami International, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark
  • Ireland: Dublin
Berlin Schönefeld (SXF) - 17 km. from Berlin city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 20 minutes, 3,00 €, 35 minutes.

Main stops: Schönefeld Airport to S+U Jannowitzbrücke

Every 20 minutes, 3,30 €, 80 minutes.

Main stops: S Berlin Schönefeld Airport Station, Neuhofer Str., Johanisthaler Ch./ Rudower Str., Buschkrug, U Grenzallee, S Sonneallee, Blücherstr., S Anhalter Bahnhof, S+U Potsdamer Platz

Taxi: 45 €, 25 minutes drive to city center of Berlin

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: Belfast International, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow International, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester
  • Ireland: Dublin, Shannon

Weather in Berlin

Climate Table
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Events in BerlinBest time to take a language course in Berlin

January

Transmediale
Transmediale

28 January 2020 - 01 March 2020A multimedia arts festival that brings together art, contemporary culture and technology. Thousands of artists, activists and students from all across the globe attend this one-of-a-kind event.

February

International Film Festival Berlin - Berlinale
International Film Festival Berlin - Berlinale

20 February 2020 - 01 March 2020The Berlinale is the largest film festival in the world. The red carpet welcomes international film stars, fans and paparazzi. This ten-day event hosts premieres of films from around the world to inspire, challenge and entertain the viewer.

eat! Berlin
eat! Berlin

24 February 2020A gourmet food festival that offers you a unique opportunity to experience interesting culinary delights and beverages.

March

ITB Berlin - The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show
ITB Berlin - The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show

04 March 2020 - 08 March 2020The largest travel trade fair in the world with over 10000 exhibitors presenting the latest travel trends as well as dream destinations. The fair also includes stands for individual countries, concerts, shows and culinary delights. Truly unforgettable.

MaerzMusik
MaerzMusik

22 March 2020 - 31 March 2020A festival for new, contemporary music where many renowned composers exhibit their extraordinary talent through unforgettable performances.

April

Berlin Festtage (classical music, operas)
Berlin Festtage  (classical music, operas)

04 April 2020 - 12 April 2020Amazing, month-long music festival with a widely varied programme of classical music, opera and theatre productions.

Berlin Half Marathon
Berlin Half Marathon

05 April 2020An event for sports lovers including runners, wheelchair athletes and inline skaters.

Achtung Berlin
Achtung Berlin

05 April 2020 - 22 April 2020New Berlin film awards for movies and documentaries relating to Berlin in a wide range of genres and categories.

May

Theatertreffen
Theatertreffen

01 May 2020 - 17 May 2020A two-week long theatre fest presenting the top ten production highlights of the current season.

XJAZZ
XJAZZ

06 May 2020 - 10 May 2020This music festival encompasses all that falls under the label of contemporary jazz: from electronica and neo-classical to jazz and singer/songwriter. About 70% of the lineup are local artists and many of the performances include new collaborations and joint projects.

ILA Berlin Air Show
ILA Berlin Air Show

13 May 2020 - 17 May 2020This international exhibition of aviation and space travel attracts more than 1100 exhibitors from over 47 countries.

DFB Cup -
DFB Cup -

23 May 2020Berlin! Berlin! We are going to Berlin! is the battle cry of the DFB fans as their teams compete for the National Football Cup in Berlin's Olympic Stadium.

Carnival of Cultures
Carnival of Cultures

29 May 2020 - 01 June 2020Berlin welcomes over 1.4 million visitors each year for this spectacular street festival celebrating Berlin's cultural diversity. More than 5000 performers can be found in the streets of the city wearing masks and costumes. The event culminates in a massive parade on Pentecost Sunday.

June

Long Night of the Sciences
Long Night of the Sciences

06 June 2020Here's your opportunity to discover interesting scientific acumen in laboratories, libraries and lecture halls across the city of Berlin.

Berlin Biennale
Berlin Biennale

13 June 2020 - 13 September 2020An international contemporary art exhibition for upcoming, talented young artists.

Fête de la Musique
Fête de la Musique

21 June 2020What began as a small parade is now the biggest and best of the various music festivals in the city. The Fête de la Musique is celebrated worldwide as a non-profit, non-commercial music festival.

Berlin Fashion Week: Summer
Berlin Fashion Week: Summer

28 June 2020 - 05 July 2020Fashionistas love Berlin Fashion Week. Buyers, media professionals and representatives meet at fashion shows and exchange information about fairs, exhibitions and offsite events.

July

Classic Open Air
Classic Open Air

02 July 2020 - 06 July 2020With a wide range of musical genres and outstanding performances, this festival offers up truly incredible open air experiences at the famous Gendarmenmarkt Square.

Botanical Night
Botanical Night

17 July 2020 - 18 July 2020A twilight event filled with lights and music in the botanical gardens.

Christopher Street Day
Christopher Street Day

25 July 2020Annual LGBT celebration and demonstration against discrimination and exclusion.

August

Feuerblumen und Klassik Open Air
Feuerblumen und Klassik Open Air

22 August 2020Every year, the Britzer Garten hosts the Feuerblumen und Klassik Open Air, with a programme of classical music, garden art and a fireworks display.

Long Night of Museums
Long Night of Museums

29 August 2020 - 30 August 2020Museum festival for night owls. Visit any of the over 70 participating museums until 2:00 a.m. or attend some of the 700+ events, all with just one ticket.

Musikfest Berlin
Musikfest Berlin

29 August 2020 - 27 September 2020The Musikfest traditionally opens the concert season in Berlin, bringing together renowned soloists, ensembles, choirs and orchestras.

September

IFA - Consumer Electronics Unlimited
IFA  - Consumer Electronics Unlimited

04 September 2020 - 09 September 2020This world fair of electronics and appliances presents the latest products and innovations in Berlin, the heart of the most important regional market in Europe. It offers a comprehensive overview of the international market, and attracts participants and visitors from over 100 countries.

Berlin Art Week
Berlin Art Week

09 September 2020 - 13 September 2020Exhibits, art fairs, awards, debates, and all things art-related. Week-long celebration of contemporary art.

Heritage Day
Heritage Day

13 September 2020Also known as the Day of the Open Monument, the city invites people to visit, for free, many different monuments and historical locations all across Berlin.

October

German Unity Day
German Unity Day

03 October 2020Every 3rd of October is the national day of Germany. Celebrations include speeches by politicians, concerts, fireworks and more.

December

New Year's Eve Party at the Brandenburg Gate
New Year's Eve Party at the Brandenburg Gate

31 December 2020Welcome 2019 in the most legendary way by celebrating New Year's Eve with over a million people at the Brandenburg Gate.

What to do in Berlin

Strandbar Mitte
Strandbar Mitte
Alexanderplatz
Alexanderplatz
Branderburger Gate
Branderburger Gate
East Side Gallery
East Side Gallery
Prenzlauer Berg
Prenzlauer Berg
Mitte
Mitte
Kreuzkölln (Kreuzberg & Neukölln)
Kreuzkölln (Kreuzberg & Neukölln)
Charlottenburg
Charlottenburg
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    FAQ about schools in Berlin

  • The student price index in Berlin is 63.3. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Berlin with 4.7 stars out of 5.
  • In Berlin electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type C, F.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Berlin is Berlin Tegel (9.2 km from city center). Alternative airport: Berlin Schönefeld (17.8 km). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Berlin.
  • In Berlin the following courses are offered specifically for business German: Business Group, Business One-to-One.
  • Schools in Berlin offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: TestDaF, Other exams, TELC.
  • In Berlin there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: German & Tennis.
  • See the climate table of Berlin and the event calendar of Berlin with events such as Transmediale, International Film Festival Berlin - Berlinale, eat! Berlin.
  • The German school that offered the most popular programs for teenagers in the last 12 months was DID Deutsch-Institut. Their most frequently booked programme was "Teen Course in Augsburg (Summer)" with 20 lessons per week. You can also consult our overview of junior German programs in Berlin.
  • 247€ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a German course in Berlin. The average cost of a language course in Berlin is 226€ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at GLS - German Language School as the best.
  • Anda Sprachschule has received the best overall rating in Berlin.
  • GLS - German Language School, located in GLS Campus Berlin, Kastanienallee 82, Prenzlauer Berg has been voted as the school with the best location in Berlin.
  • Anda Sprachschule was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Flat Share with International Students' at GLS - German Language School is the best rated accommodation in Berlin.
  • 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.

What student said about Berlin

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I was absolutely in love with the city. There is always so much to do related to culture, music and art! The nightlife was amazing as well. They were best nights of my life. If you are looking for a place with cultural background but also fun activities, Berlin is the place!

I was absolutely in love with the city. There is always so much to do related to culture, music and art! The nightlife was amazing as well. They were best nights of my life. If you are looking for a place with cultural background but also fun activities, Berlin is the place!

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Maria
Portugal
8
Berlin is a wonderful city full of interesting things to do. If you love culture, politics and history-- Berlin is definitely the place to explore. It is super safe and the locals are very friendly :)

Berlin is a wonderful city full of interesting things to do. If you love culture, politics and history-- Berlin is definitely the place to explore. It is super safe and the locals are very friendly :)

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Igor
Spain
10
very nice

very nice

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Claudia
Germany

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F+U Academy of Languages
8.6 Review score155 reviews

The teacher Olga was lovely!
Overall, I think its a good school but not the best. For the money, location and easy accommodation (since it's very difficult to find a place to live in Berlin and expensive at the moment), it was good!

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Maria
Portugal
F+U Academy of Languages
8.6 Review score155 reviews

Teachers
Thank you very much.

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Takehiko
Japan
DID Deutsch-Institut
8.6 Review score33 reviews

The teachers are great
No vegan food in the vending machines.

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Valérie
France

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