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All You Need to Know About our German Courses in 202214. September 2021

Our website has been updated with the dates & fees for our 2022 German courses and summer courses. You find all the essential information either on our courses overview […]

A Special Reunion with Angelo from Italy3. September 2021

Many students at the Humboldt-Institut enjoyed their German course so much that they return to Germany for a second or third time. We already presented some of these students […]

The Demand for Learning German Grows Around the World27. July 2021

Over 100 million people in Europe speak German as their mother tongue. This makes it the most widely spoken language on this continent. German is an official language in […]

Reopening of our School in Bad Schussenried9. July 2021

Last Sunday, July 4, 2021 the time had finally come: After almost ten months, we were finally able to reopen the gates to our institute in Bad Schussenried and […]

German Summer Courses for Kids & Teens 202128. April 2021

Despite Corona, the Humboldt-Institut will once again offers numerous opportunities for children and teenagers from all over the world who want to learn German in Germany. At various locations […]

Closeness despite Distance – Our Boarding School in Lindenberg during the Pandemic9. April 2021

Going abroad mid-pandemic in order to learn a foreign language: Is that safe and is it even fun? We spoke to Polina (15 years old, Ukraine) and Liam (15 […]

New Website for the Humboldt Boarding School Lindenberg18. March 2021

Since 2011 the Humboldt Boarding School in Lindenberg has been offering students from all over the world a second home in Germany. Young students receive a well-founded education at […]

Online German Courses at the Humboldt-Institut – New Introductory Video17. February 2021

In addition to our well-known German courses at various course locations in Germany, the Humboldt-Institut also offers online German courses. With those courses students can easily learn German from […]

Humboldt Advent Calendar 2020 – Win a German Course Every Week!30. November 2020

We are very happy to announce the Humboldt Advent Calendar’s ninth season with a chance to win a two-week German language course every week! How does it work? Starting […]

Meet Isla from England – Winner of the Humboldt Advent Calendar27. October 2020

Our last winner, Isla, is from Bristol in the UK. During her gap year she had already attended an A2 and B1 level German course at the Humboldt-Institut in […]

New Program for German Courses 2021 Online!28. September 2020

Our website has been updated with the dates & fees for our 2021 German courses and summer courses for kids and teens in Germany and Austria. You find all […]
Early Bird Offer

Early Bird Offer17. September 2020

For all German courses in Bad Schussenried, Lindenberg, Berlin-Mitte and Constance that take place in 2021, the 2020 fees apply for enrollments received until October 30, 2020. From October […]

Our German Courses Are Back!23. June 2020

We’re back: our residential schools in Bad Schussenried and Lindenberg are already open, German courses in Berlin-Mitte resume on June 29th and the summer courses in Munich will start […]

Online German Courses Now Open for Bookings!26. March 2020

Last update: Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 9:00 CET The currently running online classes are now open for new enrollments. The intensive course 30, the evening course and the Saturday […]

Current Information on Coronavirus (Update)15. March 2020

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5 Weeks of Sustainability – Plogging in Lindenberg7. March 2020

Students of the Humboldt-Institut in Lindenberg spent a total of five weeks thinking about how they could protect the environment as part of a sustainability project. For example, they […]

German for Teenagers and Young Adults – Summer Courses 20202. March 2020

This year the Humboldt-Institut once again offers numerous opportunities for teenagers and young adults from all over the world who want to learn German in Germany. At various locations […]

German for Children – Summer Courses 202018. February 2020

This year, the Humboldt-Institut again offers numerous opportunities for children and teenagers from all over the world who want to learn German. At different locations throughout Germany and in […]

All Good Things Come in Threes – Triplets Learn German30. January 2020

Hello, can you introduce yourself briefly? We are Barbara, Leonardo and Lorenzo and we are triplets. We were all born on the same day in May 2005 in Sao […]

From Zero German to B2 in 6 Months – Isabela from Brazil16. January 2020

Today we talk with Isabela, who has been attending the Lindenberg Gymnasium since September and previously learned German at the Humboldt-Institut in Lindenberg. Hello Isabela, can you please briefly […]

Know your Limit – Young Students and Smartphones5. January 2020

As part of the leisure program, students at the Humboldt-Institut can choose activities from the fields of sport, creativity and culture every day. In addition to practicing and improving […]

FDSV Accreditation and UED Award for the Humboldt-Institut11. December 2019

At the end of 2019, the Humboldt-Institut is very pleased to announce a new association membership and winning the UED award: Humboldt joins FDSV Since November 2, 2019, the […]

Humboldt Advent Calendar 2019 – Win a German Course Every Week!29. November 2019

We are very happy to announce the Humboldt Advent Calendar’s eight season with a chance to win a two-week German language course every week! How does it work? Starting […]

Meet Audrey from Canada – Winner of the Humboldt Advent Calendar19. November 2019

Audrey from Canada heard of the Humboldt Advent Calendar from a friend on Facebook. Shortly later, she won the first prize, a two-week German course in Constance. It was […]

Humboldt-Institut wins Star Award German Language School18. October 2019

For the second time in a row, the Humboldt-Institut has won the Star Award in the category German language school. The prize is awarded by StudyTravel Magazine, a specialist […]

New Program for German Courses 2020 Online!2. October 2019

Our website has been updated with the dates & fees for our 2020 German courses and summer courses for kids and teens in Germany and Austria. You find all […]

Abitur 2019 in Lindenberg19. August 2019

Six students of the Lindenberg boarding school have successfully passed their Abitur (German high school graduation certificate) at the Lindenberg Gymnasium. Alexey, Athena, Kseniia, Megan, Yiran and Zhaorui have […]

From Learning German to Brewing Beer in Germany25. July 2019

Sol from Korea, a former student at Humboldt-Institut Constance, starts his apprenticeship as a brewer in Germany this August. In this short interview he tells us more about his […]

Daria from Ukraine – Winner of the Humboldt Advent Calendar8. July 2019

Daria from Ukraine won a two-week German course during the latest issue of the Humboldt Advent Calendar. She decided to take a B1 German course in Berlin. For two […]

Berlin celebrates Humboldt’s anniversary year 201924. June 2019

This year marks the 250th anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt. Many institutions in Berlin commemorate this extraordinary scholar with expositions and various events. Alexander von Humboldt was born in […]

Returning students to Humboldt – Anastasia (A2) from Latvia7. June 2019

Among the many students at the schools of the Humboldt-Institut, a certain number are returning students who study with Humboldt for the second or even third time. Anastasia from […]

New Website: Boarding Schools in Germany15. May 2019

You have probably already heard of our popular „Going to School in Germany“ program. In addition to the printed brochure, the Humboldt-Institut is now happy to announce the launch […]

Returning students to Humboldt – Isabella (B2) from Brazil24. April 2019

Among the many students at the schools of the Humboldt-Institut, a certain number are returning students who study with Humboldt for the second or even third time. Isabella from […]

Humboldt-Institut in Lindenberg Celebrates 15th Anniversary9. April 2019

At the Humboldt-Institut the series of anniversaries does not stop. Last year, the 70,000th student arrived for a German course, and this year the Lindenberg site celebrates its 15th […]

Humboldt Students Engage with their Neighbours in Constance21. March 2019

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, students of the Humboldt-Institut Constance organized an international buffet by and for women together with the community center Allmannsdorf. The community […]

Returning students to Humboldt – Alexandru (B1) from Romania18. March 2019

Among the many students at the schools of the Humboldt-Institut, a certain number are returning students who study with Humboldt for the second or even third time. Alexandru from […]

Returning students to Humboldt – Costanza (B2) from the US4. March 2019

Among the many students at the schools of the Humboldt-Institut, a certain number are returning students who study with Humboldt for the second or even third time. Costanza from […]

Meet Sara from Italy – Winner of the Humboldt Advent Calendar20. February 2019

Sara from Italy heard of the Humboldt Advent Calendar by chance on Facebook. Shortly later, she won the first prize, a two-week German course in Berlin. It is Sara’s […]

University Studies in Germany for International Students13. February 2019

Germany is becoming an increasingly popular destination for university students from around the globe. “Made in Germany” is a synonym for quality and Germany offers top quality education and […]

Returning students to Humboldt – Mariia (B2) from Ukraine7. January 2019

Among the many students at the schools of the Humboldt-Institut, a certain number are returning students who study with Humboldt for the second or even third time. Mariia from […]

Creative Christmas Projects in Bad Schussenried14. December 2018

In the last weeks of the year many projects at the Humboldt-Institut in Bad Schussenried are revolving around Christmas. Creative activities on offer were for instance crafting Christmas tree […]

Humboldt Advent Calendar 2018 – Win a German Course Every Week!30. November 2018

We are very happy to announce the Humboldt Advent Calendar’s seventh season with a chance to win a two-week German language course every week! How does it work? Starting […]

Returning students to Humboldt – Way Hinn (B2) from Malaysia23. November 2018

Among the many students at the schools of the Humboldt-Institut, a certain number are returning students who study with Humboldt for the second or even third time. Way Hinn […]

Humboldt-Institut receives ST Star Award German Language School17. October 2018

The Humboldt-Institut has been voted “ST Star German Language School 2018” by educational agents and counselors from around the world. The Humboldt-Institut is very happy to receive the 2018 […]

A Visit to Boarding Schools in Germany17. October 2018

Recently the Humboldt-Institut invited educational agents and consultants from various countries to a Familiarization Trip to get to know more about secondary education in Germany. The trip included visits […]

Returning students to Humboldt – Varya (B2) from Russia27. September 2018

Among the many students at the schools of the Humboldt-Institut, a certain number are returning students who study with Humboldt for the second or even third time. Varya from […]

Returning Students at the Humboldt-Institut in Berlin17. September 2018

Among the many students at the schools of the Humboldt-Institut, a certain number are returning students who study with Humboldt for the second or even third time. This is […]

German Summer Courses Seen by Students, Part 330. August 2018

Often students at the Humboldt-Institut create amazing videos about their experiences during their German courses in Germany. As summer is almost over, this is the time to review the […]

Humboldt-Institut Celebrates 70,000 Students13. August 2018

One highlight follows another at German language school Humboldt-Institut. Last year the school celebrated its 40th anniversary and this year welcomes its student number 70,000! Victoria from Switzerland arrived […]

Outdoor Education at Humboldt Boarding Home in Lindenberg24. July 2018

Right on time before the end of the 2017/2018 school year, we are happy to present you the best bits from the Outdoor Education program. All seasons and activities […]

Abitur for Eight Students of the Humboldt Boarding School10. July 2018

A total of eight happy graduates of the Humboldt boarding school in Lindenberg received their Abitur (German high school graduation certificate) in the past week. Three of them – […]

Welcome to Germany!22. June 2018

The first weekend of July is traditionally the weekend with the highest number of student arrivals. This year we are happy to welcome more than 700 students who will […]

Learn German and Enjoy the View!11. June 2018

Summer has started and so have the activities on the large rooftop terrace of the Humboldt-Institut’s language school in Berlin. A few days ago the “official” opening took place […]

Secondary Education Prep Year for International Students8. May 2018

In cooperation with Schloss Bieberstein Boarding School, the Humboldt-Institut proposes a preparation year for secondary education in Germany. The program begins with a German course at Bad Schussenried, after […]

New Languages Available: Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Japanese and more…25. April 2018

In addition to the 6 languages our website is already translated in, we are happy to announce the launch of landing pages in 8 additional languages. Those pages give […]

Why I learn German – Interview with Derin from Istanbul17. April 2018

Derin is taking German courses at the Humboldt-Institut in Lindenberg since September. She tells us about her motivation to learn German, her goals and of course her time in […]

German Summer Courses Seen by Students 2/229. March 2018

Often students at the Humboldt-Institut create amazing videos about their experiences in Germany. As summer is approaching quickly, this is the time to review the best videos from summer […]

German Summer Courses Seen by Students 1/221. March 2018

Often students at the Humboldt-Institut create amazing videos about their experiences in Germany. As summer is approaching quickly, this is the time to review the best videos from the […]

Humboldt-Institut voted for Best Language School Germany 201715. March 2018

Each year UED, the Turkish association of education consultants, asks its members to vote for the best language schools worldwide. German is one of the most popular foreign languages […]

Learning German in the Bavarian Alps15. March 2018

Kempten was introduced in 2017 as a new summer course location for teenage students between 14 and 17 years of age. In its first season already more than 40 […]