German course in Cologne, Germany!
Cologne is steeped in history and culture, and this university city certainly knows how to have a good time too! The magnificent Gothic Cathedral truly is a sight to behold. From there you can look out upon the elegant old town, some stunning modern architecture and riverboats passing underneath Hohenzollern bridge. Explore Cologne’s scenic streets and you’ll find gourmet restaurants, stylish bars, a wealth of museums and friendly locals to practice your German with! With a German course in Cologne, you’ll not only improve your German language skills greatly, but you’ll also have an unforgettable time in one of Europe’s most attractive cities!
Our school in Cologne
On the edge of the city centre, within walking distance of the Cathedral, stands our German language school in Cologne. After your German lessons, you can socialise with other students in one of the inexpensive restaurants nearby, or take a short stroll down to the banks of the Rhine.
Facilities at our school could not be better. The large school building has a multimedia centre, student café, library and free Internet access throughout. Moreover, our school’s friendly staff will help you in any way that they can.
|Lesson length:||45 mins|
|Number of classrooms:||15|
|Average class size:||15|
|Course materials included:||Yes|
|Average number of students:||Summer (170) - Winter (83) per week|
|Included in fees:||Starter pack with file, block of paper, city map etc. • Course book, CD (if necessary) and any further teaching material • Weekly tests with direct feedback on your learning progress • Up to two telc examinations at B1, B2 or C1 levels for long term enrolments (repetitions not included) • Leisure and culture program, e.g. sport, center parties, weekend trips (partially subject to charges for entrance fees, transfers etc.) • Support with registration queries (e.g. visits to the town authorities dealing with foreigners) or help in emergencies (e.g. visiting a doctor) • Free e-mail and internet access, Wi-Fi available in some locations|
|Typical activities:||Museums, sports, dancing, karaoke|
|Paid activities:||Leisure activities cost between 4-10€, mostly the one we have to make group bookings for|
|School closed on:||03/03, 18/04, 21/04, 01/05, 29/05, 09/06, 19/06, 03/10, 01/11, 24/12 to 26/12, 31/12|
Our school offers you a variety of different German courses in Cologne. The Intensive Plus course gives you six guided multimedia study sessions per week, as well as 24 lessons. Take advantage of our school’s excellent resources to learn German even more quickly with the Intensive Plus program.
If you feel that you’d benefit from dedicated, one-to-one tuition, Private Lessons are available too. You might want a mixture of both group and individual lessons, in which case our school’s Combined Courses are perfect! Choose either five or 10 Private Lessons to complement your 24 German group lessons each week.
You can also take a German course in Cologne which will teach you how to use the German language in business situations. The two-week Business German course features 24 classroom lessons, six multimedia study sessions and two business-related trips each week. In August each year, the school also runs a month-long Business German course.
One of the best ways to improve your language skills is to use them in everyday situations. If you have the necessary experience and level of German, our school can arrange an internship in a German company for you, giving you valuable German practice!
If you have any questions about any of our German courses, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Another way to dramatically improve your language skills is to live with a German host family whilst you learn German in Cologne. Local families (or single hosts) are carefully selected by our school, and will only speak to you in German. Simply decide between a half board or full board arrangement.
Want to have more time with your fellow students? Then choose to live in an apartment, where you’ll have a single room and share bathroom and kitchen facilities with other students from our school. Cook for yourself and have a great time with students from all over the world!
To make sure that you really enjoy your time in Cologne, our school arranges a wide variety of activities for your free time. Typical activities include school parties, movie nights, cycling trips, nightlife tours, barbecues and much more! Our school also organises excursions, with ship tours along the Rhine and vineyard visits to the Mosel and Ahr rivers. You might even be lucky enough to join an excursion to Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris!
Carnival in Cologne - 11th November
Do you want to experience an important part of German culture and one of the country’s most incredible festivals? In that case you definitely shouldn't miss the November Carnival in Cologne!
The traditions connected to this 5000- year old festival are just as diverse as the places where it is celebrated and even within Germany you will find numerous different customs surrounding the February carnival week that marks the beginning of Lent. However, there is no region where carnival is as firmly anchored in the local culture as in Cologne – experiencing the celebrations in the German ‘capital of carnival’ is something you will never forget!
I really enjoyed studying at the school in Cologne, the course was always stimulating and the teachers constantly made it enjoyable with a variety of teaching methods.
The course at the school in Cologne was brilliant. I would highly recommend this language school - its a quality place to study German.
I had a really good teacher!
The teacher was good and the lessons were professional and interesting. I stayed with a really friendly host family Friendly family. The food was good food and I had a large room. The house was located in a decent location.