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4.0/5.0 (176 reviews)
F+U Academy of Languages, Heidelberg

F+U Academy of Languages is 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... More

Quality of teaching:4.1/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:3.4/5.0
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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:4.7/5.0
Social activity and excursion program:4.2/5.0
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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

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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 Inhabitants

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

Region: Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe Region

Currency: EUR (1 EUR = 1.1376 USD)

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.

Heidelberg Quality of Life Rating:
4.7/5.0  (208 reviews by our former students)

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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):3.49 € (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 180 minutes, 4,50 €, 70 minutes.

Main stops: Frankfurt Airport, Heidelberg central train station

Every 20 minutes, 25,00 €, 75 minutes.

Main stops: Frankfurt am Main Flughafen Fernbahnhof, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof, Mannheim-Friedrichsfeld Süd, Heidelberg Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen, Heidelberg Central Station

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:

15-60, 32,00 €, 100 minutes.

Main stops: Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe, Oberaichen, Stuttgart Universität, Stuttgart Hbf (tief) – Vaihingen(Enz), Heidelberg Hbf

120-240, 7,00 €, 150 minutes.

Main stops: Stuttgart (Airport Busterminal), Karlsruhe (Hbf Südseite), Mannheim ZOB am Hbf

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:

Every 240 minutes, 30,00 €, 145 minutes.

Main stops: Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, Alzey, Ludwigshafen

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



02 Jun. 2018 - 01 Sep. 2018Three 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.


Französische Woche
Französische Woche

12 Oct. 2018 - 21 Oct. 2018Since 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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