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19 German Language Schools in Hamburg - Ranking 2023

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19 Best language schools in Hamburg (ranked based on student reviews)

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How our students rated their experience in Hamburg

4.6

Rating: 0.0/5.0

Overall attractiveness of Hamburg
77 authentic ratings from students who reserved a course with us in Hamburg
Nightlife

Rating: 4.1/5.0

4.1
Friendliness of locals

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2
Interesing things to do

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3
Geographic setting

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Public transport

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5
Climate

Rating: 3.1/5.0

3.1
Cleanliness

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0
Affordability

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2
Shopping

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2
Safety

Rating: 4.4/5.0

4.4

What our students said about Hamburg

Rating: 3/5

3.0

A charming city for romantics and lovers of wind and rain

Nina
Ukraine

Rating: 4/5

4.0

It is a nice place to go and many things to see.

Mette
Denmark

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Hamburg

TANDEM Hamburg

Calm atmosphere, compliance with all requirements during a pandemic, there are good teachers
I recommend to learn the language

3 November 2020
Course: Intensive 20 - 11 weeks
Student age: 53 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
TANDEM Hamburg

Teachers were really great like Nils & Sigrid.
Great value & teaching. Small tip - teachers should check to ensure all class members have “got the point/understood”, not just the ones that answer quickly. They should also make available some “high volume” working exercises for each specific point, to allow students to thoroughly practice. Currently the number of worked examples is more aimed at demonstrating the issues & then a few tests, rather than multiple examples to ensure the points are fully trained.

4 February 2019
Course: Intensive 20 - 4 weeks
Student age: 57 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
TANDEM Hamburg

Small class teaching, teachers and students can exchange more
I really like the teachers here, they are very serious and punctual.

11 December 2018
Course: Intensive 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 33 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
TANDEM Hamburg

The teaching quality is super good. I'm really impressive of several teachers there.
I think it is worthy of the money to learn German here.

28 November 2018
Course: Intensive 20 - 7 weeks
Student age: 31 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
TANDEM Hamburg

I found the teachers were friendly, helpful and well prepared.
School very organised. Maybe the school could promote extracurricular activities.

27 November 2018
Course: Intensive 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 65 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
TANDEM Hamburg

The teachers were very attentive and provided a quality teaching guaranteeing the student's understanding.
Well organized school, staff always ready for the best service.

27 November 2018
Course: Intensive 20 - 5 weeks
Student age: 22 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
TANDEM Hamburg

The school has excellent and highly qualified teachers who are happy to answer all students' questions. The school also organizes off-site activities that students attend with a teacher. Excellent team and friendly atmosphere.
Great school in a wonderful and picturesque area of Hamburg.

27 August 2018
Course: Intensive 20 - 3 weeks
Student age: 23 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
DID Deutsch-Institut

The teaching way was good and the extra materials for the course was useful.
It is a good institute, I would recommend.

25 August 2018
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
Student age: 33 years

Rating: 3.9

3.9 | 13 reviews
DID Deutsch-Institut

The teaching way was good and the extra materials for the course was useful.
It is a good institute, I would recommend.

25 August 2018
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
Student age: 33 years

Rating: 3.9

3.9 | 13 reviews
DID Deutsch-Institut

The teaching way was good and the extra materials for the course was useful.
It is a good institute, I would recommend.

25 August 2018
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
Student age: 33 years

Rating: 3.9

3.9 | 13 reviews
DID Deutsch-Institut

The teaching way was good and the extra materials for the course was useful.
It is a good institute, I would recommend.

25 August 2018
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
Student age: 33 years

Rating: 3.9

3.9 | 13 reviews
DID Deutsch-Institut

The building. That's it.
There is no A1 lesson plan. I had no assessment test. I did not feel safe in the neighborhood where my hotel was located.

21 May 2018
Course: Premium Course - 1 week
Student age: 0 years

Rating: 3.9

3.9 | 13 reviews
DID Deutsch-Institut

Good quality teaching.
Shame that I got no teaching on the first day as I sat around a long time waiting for language level assessment. The cultural activities were cancelled as they will only run an activity if 5 or more people have signed up.

20 September 2017
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
Student age: 42 years

Rating: 3.9

3.9 | 13 reviews
TANDEM Hamburg

I liked both teachers very much: both Anna and Enrique. It was fun. informative. interesting.

29 August 2017
Course: Intensive 20 - 2 weeks
Student age: 62 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
TANDEM Hamburg

Friendliness, punctuality. The entire teaching.

17 June 2017
Course: Intensive 25 - 2 weeks
Student age: 44 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
Hasan Mehmet CanTANDEM Hamburg
TANDEM Hamburg

Excellent teaching standards from Anke and Anna. Patient, encouraging and engaging. (I hope I got their names right!)
Excellent school. Location in large city did not suit me; but that was my choice.

10 June 2017
Course: Intensive 25 - 2 weeks
Student age: 63 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
TANDEM Hamburg

Competent teachers. Nice lessons with few students. A good organization.

15 May 2017
Course: Intensive 20 - 9 weeks
Student age: 38 years

Rating: 4.1

4.1 | 61 reviews
DID Deutsch-Institut

the neighborhood, the school is secure, is accessed only with passes the kindness
First day organisation is poor. On the confirmation document was only indicated one hour of presentation. The level test is about 20 minutes and you have to wait after the break to enter the course. Thus I've lost 2 x 45 min on Monday morning. I've paid 20 lessons and only followed 18.

26 December 2016
Course: Standard Course - 1 week
Student age: 33 years

Rating: 3.9

3.9 | 13 reviews
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Interesting information about Hamburg

Why 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.
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Key Facts about Hamburg

Population:   1,846,000
Time zone: -4h. (GMT +1)
Region: Hamburg,
Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 251.7105 PKR)
Visa: Nationals from Pakistan require a visa to enter and study in Germany. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Visa requirements data last updated on Dec 01, 2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of Germany in your country. List of embassies and consulates of Germany on the official website - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany.
High season: July
Low season: December
Average course price per week (High season): 214 €
Average course price per week (Low season): 141 €
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in Karachi
  • Student price index excluding rent:292* (192% more expensive than Karachi)
  • Student price index including rent:329* (229% more expensive than Karachi)
  • Price index food only:247* (147% more expensive than Karachi)
  • Big Mac price (Germany average): 4.39 €
    (51% more expensive than in Pakistan)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Weather in Hamburg

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Events in HamburgBest time to take a language course in Hamburg

April
Hamburg Marathon
Hamburg Marathon

April 2023Classic full marathon through the streets of Hamburg with participants from all over the world.

May
Harbor Festival
Harbor Festival

May 2023Every 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

May 2023 - September 2023From 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.

June
Altonale Festival
Altonale Festival

June 2023Annual two-week cultural festival in the Altona district of Hamburg. A brilliant street festival is held on the last weekend.

July
Funfair Hamburger Dom
Funfair Hamburger Dom

July 2023 - August 2023The 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.

What to do in Hamburg

Musical
Musical
Hamburger Cathedral
Hamburger Cathedral
Boat tour on the Alster
Boat tour on the Alster
Altstadt (Old Town)
Altstadt (Old Town)
Neustadt
Neustadt
St.Pauli
St.Pauli
HafenCity
HafenCity
Hamburg
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Arrival airports

Hamburg (HAM) - 8 km. from Hamburg city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 10 minutes, 22 minutes.

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

Taxi: 10 minutes drive to city center of Hamburg

Hamburg Finkenwerder (XFW) - 10 km. from Hamburg city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 15 minutes, 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

Public transportation in Hamburg

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FAQ about schools in Hamburg

  • TANDEM Hamburg has received the best overall rating in Hamburg.
  • DID Deutsch-Institut, located in Esplanade 6 has been voted as the school with the best location in Hamburg.
  • TANDEM Hamburg was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Homestay' at DID Deutsch-Institut is the best rated accommodation in Hamburg.
  • The student price index in Hamburg is 80.36. For details check the city's cost of living section.
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