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4.1/5.0 (203 reviews)
F+U Academy of Languages, Heidelberg

Situated in the middle of Heidelberg’s historic centre, at Bismarckplatz, the central hub for trams and buses. The school building offers fantastic views of the Old Town, the famous Heidelberg... More

Quality of teaching:4.2/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.5/5.0
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Alpha Aktiv, Heidelberg
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The language academy Alpha Aktiv is located in the heart of Heidelberg, not far from Bismarckplatz which is the central meeting point in Heidelberg. The University and a lot of important... More

Quality of teaching:4.4/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.9/5.0
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, Heidelberg

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a full... More

Quality of teaching:5.0/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:5.0/5.0
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Heidelberg: Heidelberg is a very popular and attractive city mainly due to its location, castle and university. The beautiful old town is situated in the valley of the Neckar river. Being one of the few cities that suffered hardly any damage during World War II, it is a pleasure to stroll through its narrow and picturesque streets. Every part of Heidelberg is easily accessible on foot. The lively main street is ideal for shopping. Heidelberg's castle is world famous and paying a visit is something one can not miss – the reward is an incredible sight. Countless cultural activities and festivals attract visitors throughout the year.

Key Facts about Heidelberg

Population: 144,000

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

Region: Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe Region

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1342 USD)

Heidelberg quality of life rating:

4.7/5.0 (235 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:78* (22% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:58* (42% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:58* (42% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Germany average):3.50 € (22% cheaper than in USA)

Mains electricity:

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

Arrival Airports

Frankfurt (FRA) - 71 km. from Heidelberg city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 20 minutes, 35,00 €, 60 minutes.

Main stops: Frankfurt am Main Airport, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof; Mannheim Hbf, Heidelberg Hbf

Every 240 minutes, 7,00 €, 65 minutes.

Main stops: Frankfurt am Main Airport, Heidelberg

Taxi: 144 €, 60 minutes drive to city center of Heidelberg

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
  • Canada: Calgary, Halifax International, Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Ottawa International, Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International, Whitehorse
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
Stuttgart (STR) - 87 km. from Heidelberg city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 240 minutes, 11,00 €, 120 minutes.

Main stops: Stuttgart Airport, Stuttgart North, Heilbronn central station, Heidelberg

Taxi: 253 €, 80 minutes drive to city center of Heidelberg

Direct international flights from:
  • USA: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
  • United Kingdom: Birmingham, Edinburgh, Guernsey, Jersey, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Stansted, Manchester
  • Ireland: Dublin
Frankfurt-Hahn (HHN) - 118 km. from Heidelberg city center

Public transportation to city center:

4 per day, 13,00 €, 130 minutes.

Main stops: Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, Alzey, Ludwigshafen, Mannheim ZOB, Heidelberg

Taxi: 205 €, 100 minutes drive to city center of Heidelberg

Direct international flights from:
  • Ireland: Dublin, Kerry
  • United Kingdom: Edinburgh, London Stansted, Newquay

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Events in HeidelbergBest time to take a language course in Heidelberg



Jun. 2019 - Sep. 2019Three times a year in June, July and September, Heidelberg Castle is the setting for a magical fireworks show which lights up the city sky while the castle façade becomes centre stage for a show of lights and music.


Jun. 2019 - Jul. 2019This summer festival features open air theatre at its best within the walls of the stunning Heidelberg Castle.



Jul. 2019A music festival showcasing live concerts on the Karlsplatz followed by a sparkling light and sound show on the façade of the Academy of Sciences building.


Französische Woche
Französische Woche

Oct. 2019Since 2006 the city of Heidelberg lives one week out of the year the French way. Numerous events celebrating French culture are organized such as wine tastings and cooking lessons, art exhibitions and concerts by French artists.

What to do in Heidelberg

Heidelberg Castle
Heidelberg Castle
Market Square
Market Square
Student Jail
Student Jail
Altstadt (Old Town)
Altstadt (Old Town)
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