Best language schools in Frankfurt (ranked based on student reviews)

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Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.02 reviews
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The school in Frankfurt is located at the global headquarter in Sachsenhausen, which is considered one of the most... More

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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380€ 380€
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DID Deutsch-Institut, FrankfurtFavorites heart icon

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.026 reviews

Rating: 4.0/5.0

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Rating: 3.0/5.0

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School accredited by EAQUALS (European Association for Quality Languages Services) School accredited by FADAF  (Fachverband für Deutsch als Fremdsprache)

The school is centrally located in Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt’s nicest district. Most Frankfurt museums are lined up... More

Standard Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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380€ 361€
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, FrankfurtFavorites heart icon
School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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2760€ 2622€
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The Goethe-Institut Frankfurt is situated near the Museum Mile, opposite the Südbahnhof railway station in the... More

Intensive German + Practice - 30 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
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900€ 855€

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Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

good school, interesting classes, a good teacher
teaching quality friendliness of the staff

21 October 2019
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
Student age: 49 years


Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

It is deficient on the part of the management; the reception of new students, the information regarding the group placements, their behaviour in general - it's the worst DID Deutsch I have been at (I had been in Munich and Hamburg and they seemed of high quality to me) - I would not come back to this school in Frankfurt.

21 March 2018
Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 63 years


Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

Nice environment, friendly teachers and nice classrooms.
For me the classes I followed had nothing to do with the intensive learning I was promised, and the price of the courses were not equal to the learning level it was provided from Institut. If they don't have an appropriate class as promised then it would be better to say so, so we can decide to follow it or not.

16 June 2017
Course: Premium Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 30 years


Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

It´s a cultural melting pot, with people from Brazil, Turkey and other parts of the world. I truly felt excited to be learning German around other people like me that come from all around the world.
Great school, absolutely recommended and I would advice other students to stay as long as you can.

25 April 2017
Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 17 years

El Salvador

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

One teacher named Markus. For the rest a waste of money. The school is not worth the 700 euro.
I did not like it. The director was also grumpy.

10 October 2016
Course: Standard Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 42 years


Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

Great teachers who are always willing to help, friendly atmosphere.
In general, I have a very positive impression of the school, I plan to continue my studies there in 2015.

17 August 2014
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
Student age: 35 years

Russian Federation

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

The teachers, the Secretariat availability trying to meet the customers needs.
Excellent school for learning German.

9 July 2013
Course: Intensive Course - 8 weeks
Student age: 34 years


Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

Published materials, location of the school, motivated teachers.
A lot of grammar during the class time, could offer more communicative lessons and exercises to do at home.

28 November 2012
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
Student age: 28 years

Russian Federation

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

Interesting lessons, new grammar explained well and friendly staff and students.
I made my own arrangements for accommodation. New students are given assessment paper which had to be completed in the small busy reception area, and interviewed in the same noisy area as a group of new students were being conducted about the school. It could be organised better by using a classroom and more staff to interview. The school knows how many new students need to be assessed and interviewed. Otherwise I had a good experience over the two weeks but I found the first morning very stressful.

20 August 2012
Course: Standard Course - 2 weeks
Student age: 62 years


Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

Value and ability of the teachers.
A very good service that I will recommend and use again myself.

18 August 2009
Course: Premium Course - 1 week
Student age: 40 years


Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 | 26 reviews

Teachers and Administration
The only negative thing was that you could not pay by credit card or debit card.

15 November 2008
Course: Compact Plus - Low season - 1 week
Student age: 48 years


Key Facts about Frankfurt

Frankfurt: Frankfurt, one of the biggest cities in the Hessen district in central Germany, offers a wide range of cultural attractions such as opera, theatre, a variety of museums and numerous parks like the Palmengarten. In Frankfurt you will find both modern skyscrapers as well as historical buildings like the cathedral or Hauptwache. Situated in a strategic position, the nearby cities of Mainz and Heidelberg are also worth a visit.

Time zone: -3h. (GMT +1)

Region: Bavaria, Regierungsbezirk Mittelfranken

Currency: EUR

Frankfurt quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4/5.0 (83 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from Azerbaijan require a visa to enter and study in Germany. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week (High season): 341 €

Average course price per week (Low season): 223 €

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in Baku

  • Student price index excluding rent:210* (110% more expensive than Baku)
  • Student price index including rent:266* (166% more expensive than Baku)
  • Price index food only:216* (116% more expensive than Baku)
  • Big Mac price (Germany average):3.86 € (96% more expensive than in Azerbaijan)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Arrival Airport

Frankfurt (FRA) - 146 km. from Frankfurt city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 20 minutes, 10,00 €, 12 minutes.

Main stops: Frankfurt Flughafen, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof

Every 60 minutes, 8,45 €, 30 minutes.

Main stops: Frankfurt am Main Flughafen Fernbahnhof, Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Taxi: 30 €, 15 minutes drive to city center of Frankfurt

Direct international flights from:
  • USA: Anchorage International, Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Austin-Bergstrom, Baltimore Washington International, Boston Logan International, Charlotte Douglas, Chicago O'Hare International, Dallas Fort Worth International, Denver International, Detroit Wayne County, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Las Vegas Mccarran, Miami International, Minneapolis St Paul, New Orleans Louis Armstrong, New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, Orlando International, Philadelphia International, Portland, Providence, San Diego International, San Francisco International, San Jose International, Seattle / Tacoma International, Tampa International, Washington Dulles
  • Azerbaijan: Baku Heydar Aliyev International
  • Canada: Calgary, Halifax International, Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Ottawa International, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International, Whitehorse
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi

Weather in Frankfurt

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Events in FrankfurtBest time to take a language course in Frankfurt


28 August 2020 - 30 August 2020The Museum Embankment Festival is three days honouring Frankfurt's fabulous museums along the banks of the Main river. Dance, theatre, music and cuisine are just part of the festivities. There is also a very affordable pass that allows you access to all participating museums for the duration of the festival.

IAA Motor Show
IAA Motor Show

30 September 2020Largest and most extensive automotive trade fair across the globe. Due to its enormous size, the IAA alternates between Frankfurt and Hannover, with Frankfurt hosting passenger vehicles on odd numbered years and Hannover hosting commercial vehicles on even numbered years.

What to do in Frankfurt

Städel Museum
Städel Museum
Cathedral of St. Bartholomew
Cathedral of St. Bartholomew
Old Opera House
Old Opera House
Main Tower
Main Tower
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    FAQ about schools in Frankfurt

  • Students rated the activity program at DID Deutsch-Institut as the best.
  • DID Deutsch-Institut has received the best overall rating in Frankfurt.
  • Sprachcaffe, located in GartenstraBe 6, Sachsenhausen has been voted as the school with the best location in Frankfurt.
  • DID Deutsch-Institut was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Shared flat with students from the school' at Tandem - Zentrum für deutsche Sprache is the best rated accommodation in Frankfurt.
  • 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.
  • The student price index in Frankfurt is 65.8. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Frankfurt with 4.4 stars out of 5.
  • In Frankfurt electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type C, F.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Frankfurt is Frankfurt (146.7 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Frankfurt.
  • In Frankfurt the following courses are offered specifically for business German: Business Group, Business One-to-One.

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