Learn German in Munich and experience a fascinating city! This beautiful city is located at the foot of the Alps, in the Bavarian region of southern Germany. The very heart of the city is the impressive Marienplatz which is home to the Neogothic Rathaus (city hall) and only four minutes’ walk from our Munich (Historic Centre) school. This is the perfect base to explore Munich from, as the Marienplatz is also the location of one of Munich’s largest U-Bahn stations.
Munich is a city of architecture, culture, festivals, concerts, café culture and biergartens, always with plenty to do and see. Many people will recognise the famous Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer festival which has been attracting visitors to Munich, hoping to sample beer and other culinary delicacies every October since 1810.
Discover the more contemporary side of Munich with shopping in the luxury boutiques around Maximilianstrasse, a visit to the BMW Museum, or the Olympic Park which was built for the 1972 Olympics, but today is a popular venue for music concerts and festivals.
If you are looking for a more peaceful side to Munich, local people will tell you that one of the prettiest places to visit is the Englischer Gardens, an urban park in the very city centre that is even larger than New York’s Central Park!
Our school in Munich (Historic Centre)
Our Munich school is located right in the historic centre of city, just 4 minutes’ walk from the Marienplatz, Munich’s main city square. Here you will find a major metro stop and the beautiful neo-gothic town hall, a favourite with photographers!
Our school is in a beautiful 17th century building, with 8 spacious classrooms, a student kitchen, free Internet access and a garden, where you can relax and practise German with other students.
Courses in Munich (Historic Centre)
The school offers ‘Intensive’ and 'Super Intensive' German language courses of 20 and 25 lessons/week. Each German language lesson is 45 minutes long. Classes usually have maximum class size of 10 students (12 during the summer), but if you would prefer to study in a smaller group, a 'Mini Group' course with a maximum class size of just 6 students is also available.
Alternatively, you can attend a ‘Combined’ course of 20 German lessons, plus 5 or 10 private lessons/week. In each private German language lesson, you can concentrate on whichever German language skills you feel you need more practise at.
Our school in Munich also offers Examination Preparation courses, so you can take an internationally recognised German language exam as part of your course. Students with an elementary level of German can prepare to take the Zertifikat B1 exam and students with a more advanced level of German can prepare to take either the Zertifikat C1 and C2 exams or the TestDaf exam, which is widely recognised by German universities.
Our school recommends that if you want to learn as much German as possible during your time in Munich, you should stay with a German host family, as the family will speak to you in German and help you practise the German that you learn in class in real life situations. Host family accommodation is a available with bed and breakfast or half board (2 meals each day).
Alternatively, students over the age of 20 years can opt to stay in a shared apartment where you will live with other students. Each apartment is fully furnished, and you will have access to a shared kitchen.
For those looking for a greater level of indepenence, our Munich school also offers private studio apartment accommodation.
Our Munich school organises a cultural program, with a minimum of 3 activities/week, including guided tours of Munich, BMW factory visits, German films and parties at the school, beer garden trips, excursions to the Neuschwanstein Castle and the famous ‘Oktoberfest’. A new activity programme for the week will be dispalyed on the school's notice board every Monday. This program helps students to meet other people and use their newly aquired language skills outside the classroom!
How to get there
Fly to Munich International Airport and take the suburban train directly from the airport to the centre of Munich. If you have booked accommodation in addition to your language course, we will provide you with directions to your accommodation before you travel. Munich also has excellent train connections both within Germany and to other European countries.
Airport transfers can be arranged for an additional fee.
Location of our school in Munich (Historic Centre)
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