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Students rated schools in Hamburg overall:
4.0/5.0 (55 reviews)
TANDEM Hamburg, Hamburg
HafenCity, Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg Harbour, the city centre
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The school is situated in Hamburg's centre, on the bank of the river Elbe, right next to major attractions such as the concert house 'Elbphilharmone', Hamburg Harbour, the Rathaus, Reeperbahn, the... More

Quality of teaching:4.1/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.0/5.0
Course Categories (3)Accommodation (3)Facilities (14)
DID Deutsch-Institut, Hamburg

The Esplanade Building – a historic art-deco commercial building housing our Hamburg institute - is located right in the heart of the city. From the 200 square meter roof terrace you can enjoy a... More

Quality of teaching:4.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:2.9/5.0
Course Categories (4)Accommodation (5)Facilities (12)
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Hamburg: The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, one of the 16 states of the federation, is the second largest city in Germany with its 1.7 million inhabitants. Hamburg is also culturally and commercially the centre of all of Northern Germany and a shopping and cultural metropolis.

Key Facts about Hamburg

Population: 1,740,000

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

Region: Hamburg,

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1372 USD)

Hamburg quality of life rating:

4.6/5.0 (58 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.

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Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:80* (20% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:58* (42% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:63* (37% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Germany average):3.49 € (22% cheaper than in USA)

Mains electricity:

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

Arrival Airports

Hamburg (HAM) - 6 km. from Hamburg city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 10 minutes, 3,00 €, 22 minutes.

Main stops: Fuhlsbüttel Nord, Fuhlsbüttel, Klein Borstel, Ohlsdorf, Sengelmannstraße, Alsterdorf, Lattenkamp, Hudtwalckerstraße, Kelinghusenstraße, Klosterstern, Hallerstraße, Stephansplatz, Jungfernstieg

Taxi: 25 €, 10 minutes drive to city center of Hamburg

Direct international flights from:
  • United Kingdom: Birmingham, Edinburgh, London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester
  • Ireland: Dublin
  • USA: New York Newark
Hamburg-Finkenwerder (XFW) - 12 km. from Hamburg city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 15 minutes, 2,00 €, 23 minutes.

Main stops: Hamburg Airport, Ohlsdorf + Ohlsdorf, Sengelmannstraße, Alsterdorf, Lattenkamp, Hudtwalckerstraße, Kelinghusenstraße, Klosterstern, Hallerstraße, Stephansplatz, Jungfernstieg

Taxi: 35 minutes drive to city center of Hamburg

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Events in HamburgBest time to take a language course in Hamburg


Hamburg Marathon
Hamburg Marathon

Apr. 2019Classic full marathon through the streets of Hamburg with participants from all over the world.

Funfair Hamburger Dom
Funfair Hamburger Dom

Apr. 2019 - Aug. 2019The Hamburger Dom is a massive funfair held three times per year in the centre of Hamburg: Spring, Summer and Winter. Whenever the fair is present, they set off fireworks every Friday night at 22:30.


Harbor Festival
Harbor Festival

May 2019Every year, Hamburg puts on a big celebration in honour of the birthday of its port. Innumerable ships participate in the event. There is an arrival parade, tugboat ballet, fireworks and many other events.


Stadtpark Open Air Concerts
Stadtpark Open Air Concerts

Jun. 2019 - Sep. 2019From May to September Hamburg's City Park welcomes pop and rock musicians from Germany and abroad to their open air stage for some of the best concerts of the season.

Altonale Festival
Altonale Festival

Jun. 2019Annual two-week cultural festival in the Altona district of Hamburg. A brilliant street festival is held on the last weekend.

What to do in Hamburg

Hamburger Cathedral
Hamburger Cathedral
Boat tour on the Alster
Boat tour on the Alster
Altstadt (Old Town)
Altstadt (Old Town)
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