Our German language school in Berlin
 

Learn German in Berlin and discover a unique city!

Learn German in a city of superlatives: With over 3.5 million residents, Berlin is Germany’s largest city and is the home of numerous prestigious universities, colleges, and research institutes. Berlin is also the country’s most important political, economic and cultural center.

This makes Berlin the perfect location for students from all over the world to study German and learn more about Germany’s history, politics and arts at the Humboldt-Institut’s German language school.

Enroll in one of our German language programs in Berlin and embrace a city with a plethora of activities at any time of the year.

What are you waiting for?

The German language school in Berlin

The Humboldt-Institut welcomes international students to its German language school in the heart of Berlin. Located in the central district of Berlin-Mitte, the institute offers everything that students are looking for:

German courses in modern classrooms, competent and dedicated teachers, a family atmosphere, a varied leisure program and comfortable accommodation with en-suite bathroom. A special highlight is the rooftop terrace with panoramic views of Berlin. The institute’s central location in Berlin-Mitte and excellent transit connections put many sights within easy reach.

Our language school in Berlin offers both short and long-term German immersion programs. The institute is open all year round and intensive German courses are available for all language levels from A1 to C2.

The Humboldt-Institut in Berlin is also a licensed test center for the TestDaF and telc exams.

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Age group

18+

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Course types

Intensive courses & part-time courses

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German levels

Beginners to advanced learners

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Class size

Ø10

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Accommodation types

Residence & host family

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Course dates

Open year-round

Accommodation

During their German course in Berlin our students may choose between two types of accommodation:

Student residence on campus

The students are housed in our residence in single, twin or on occasion triple rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. All rooms feature modern and comfortable furniture, TV and Wi-Fi internet access. Living on-campus offers many advantages: a short walk to class, ideal learning conditions and a family atmosphere.

Our all-inclusive course fees cover three meals a day as well as a selection of fresh fruit. Our kitchen staff offers a varied and healthy diet and cooks all meals fresh every day.

Bed linen and towels will be provided and changed regularly. For your personal laundry there are coin washing machines and dryers available.

Host families

In their host families, students will stay in single or twin rooms. Students will have breakfast with the family and either lunch at the school or dinner with the family. All host families have been carefully selected and are well-known to us. The commute time between host family and school may take up to one hour.

The concept of speaking German with the teachers and staff as soon as we arrive is a good idea. That’s how we learn and make new friends. You can’t ask for more!
Clemence, age 19

German Courses & Prices

Intensive courses

The Humboldt-Institut offers various options to study German in Berlin: intensive German courses with 30 lessons per week, part-time German courses with 5 or 6 lessons per week and one-to-one German courses with 25, 30 or 40 lessons per week. The German classes in Berlin are offered for all language levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2.

Students at the Humboldt-Institut learn in small classes, which consist of an average of 10 students and are taught by experienced teachers. This allows students to quickly improve their German language skills.

All intensive courses are also available as a full-package including accommodation, full board and after-class activities. This immersive concept is what makes the German courses of the Humboldt-Institut so unique and allows students to “dive” into the German language and culture. To improve your German, there’s no better way than a German language immersion program.

Further information on all courses can be found on the overview page German courses for adults.

Intensive course 30

30 lessons/week
2+ weeks · incl. residence accommodation and full board
1.130 €/week (2+ weeks) and 940 €/week (10+ weeks)

Tuition: Monday – Friday


All starting dates 2024:

April 21, April 28, April 7, August 11, August 18, August 25, August 4, Dezember 1, Dezember 8, Februar 11, Februar 18, Januar 14, Januar 28, Januar 7, Juli 14, Juli 21, Juli 28, Juli 7, Juni 16, Juni 2, Juni 23, Juni 30, Juni 9, Mai 12, Mai 19, Mai 26, März 17, März 24, März 3, März 31, November 17, November 24, November 3, Oktober 13, Oktober 20, Oktober 27, September 15, September 29, September 8

Starting dates for total beginners 2024:

April 21, August 4, Februar 11, Januar 7, Juni 30, Mai 26, März 17, November 17, Oktober 13, September 8


All starting dates 2025:

Februar 16, Februar 9, Januar 12, Januar 26, Januar 5, März 16, März 2, März 23

Starting dates for total beginners 2025:

Februar 9, Januar 5, März 16


All prices plus 50 EUR/week seasonal surcharge from June 9 to August 17, 2024 (applies only for courses shorter than 10 weeks)

Intensive course 30

30 lessons/week
2+ weeks · incl. host family accommodation and half board
895 €/week (2+ weeks) and 830 €/week (10+ weeks)

Tuition: Monday – Friday


All starting dates 2024:

April 21, April 28, April 7, August 11, August 18, August 25, August 4, Dezember 1, Dezember 8, Februar 11, Februar 18, Januar 14, Januar 28, Januar 7, Juli 14, Juli 21, Juli 28, Juli 7, Juni 16, Juni 2, Juni 23, Juni 30, Juni 9, Mai 12, Mai 19, Mai 26, März 17, März 24, März 3, März 31, November 17, November 24, November 3, Oktober 13, Oktober 20, Oktober 27, September 15, September 29, September 8

Starting dates for total beginners 2024:

April 21, August 4, Februar 11, Januar 7, Juni 30, Mai 26, März 17, November 17, Oktober 13, September 8


All starting dates 2025:

Februar 16, Februar 9, Januar 12, Januar 26, Januar 5, März 16, März 2, März 23

Starting dates for total beginners 2025:

Februar 9, Januar 5, März 16


All prices plus 50 EUR/week seasonal surcharge from June 9 to August 17, 2024 (applies only for courses shorter than 10 weeks)

Intensive course 30

30 lessons/week
2+ weeks
385 €/week (2+ weeks) and 345 €/week (10+ weeks)

Tuition: Monday – Friday


All starting dates 2024:

April 1, April 22, April 29, April 8, August 12, August 19, August 26, August 5, Dezember 2, Dezember 9, Februar 12, Februar 19, Januar 15, Januar 29, Januar 8, Juli 1, Juli 15, Juli 22, Juli 29, Juli 8, Juni 10, Juni 17, Juni 24, Juni 3, Mai 13, Mai 20, Mai 27, März 18, März 25, März 4, November 18, November 25, November 4, Oktober 14, Oktober 21, Oktober 28, September 16, September 30, September 9

Starting dates for total beginners 2024:

April 22, August 5, Februar 12, Januar 8, Juli 1, Juli 8, Mai 27, März 18, November 18, Oktober 14, September 9


All starting dates 2025:

Februar 10, Februar 17, Januar 13, Januar 27, Januar 6, März 17, März 24, März 3

Starting dates for total beginners 2025:

Februar 10, Januar 6, März 17

One-to-one intensive course 25

25 lessons/week
1 week min. · incl. residence accommodation and full board
2.290 €/week

Tuition: Monday – Friday


All starting dates 2024:

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One-to-one intensive course 30

30 lessons/week
1 week min. · incl. residence accommodation and full board
2.595 €/week

Tuition: Monday – Friday


All starting dates 2024:

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All starting dates 2025:

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One-to-one intensive course 40

40 lessons/week
1 week min. · incl. residence accommodation and full board
3.250 €/week

Tuition: Monday – Friday


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All starting dates 2025:

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Included services

All courses with accommodation include German lessons, course materials, accommodation, full board (in residence) or half board (host family), daily social program, weekly excursions (excluding entrance fees) and a certificate.

Courses without accommodation include German lessons, course materials and a certificate.

Part-time German courses

In addition to our intensive German courses, we also offer part-time German courses. No matter if you wish to study German in the evening or on Saturdays: we have the right course for you! Part-time courses consist of 2 modules per level (A1, A2, B1) and 4 modules per level (B2, C1, C2). One module equals 12 weeks of course.

Part-time courses are particularly suitable for students who already live in Berlin and want to learn German while working.

For students with previous knowledge of German, a weekly course start is possible depending on the test result and upon agreement.

Evening course

6 lessons/week
Tuesday & Thursday from 18:00 - 20:30
6+ weeks
82 €/week

Tuition: Thursday and Tuesday


All starting dates 2024:

April 23, August 27, Januar 23, Juni 4, März 5, November 19, Oktober 8

Starting dates for total beginners 2024:

August 27, März 5


All starting dates 2025:

Starting dates for total beginners 2025:

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Saturday course

5 lessons/week
Saturday from 9:30 - 14:00
6+ weeks
68 €/week

Tuition: Saturday


All starting dates 2024:

April 27, August 31, Januar 27, Juni 8, März 9, November 23, Oktober 12

Starting dates for total beginners 2024:

August 31, März 9


All starting dates 2025:

Starting dates for total beginners 2025:

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In part-time courses, no lessons are held:

  • on all Berlin bank holidays
  • over Easter (March 24 – 30, 2024)
  • during summer (July 14 – August 24, 2024)
  • over Christmas (December 22, 2024 – January 4, 2025)

Included services

Part-time courses include German lessons, course materials and a certificate.

What is my level of German? You are welcome to have your German language level tested at our institute before your course starts. Please call to make an appointment for the test. Alternatively, you can test your German skills by taking our online placement test. Please note: the online test is only a rough guideline; it does not replace the placement test in the school.

Learners with previous German knowledge may begin a course on a weekly basis upon previous agreement and depending on the placement test results.

German exams in Berlin

In addition to the courses, telc exams from B1 to C1 as well as TestDaF and TestAS are also offered at the Humboldt-Institut in Berlin. This allows students to prove their German language skills with recognized exams.

German Course Exam
B1 German course prepares for telc Deutsch B1
B2 German course prepares for telc Deutsch B2
C1 German course prepares for TestDaF or telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule

 

More information about the different German exams in Berlin can be found in the exam overview.

Good to know

Arrival and departure

Course participants who have booked a German course with accommodation in Berlin will arrive on Sunday and depart on Saturday after the course ends. Please contact us if you would like to arrive or depart on a different day.

Many (German) cities offer a direct train or bus connection to Berlin. The Berlin airport is served by many different airlines nationally and internationally.

Invalidenstraße 19
10115 Berlin
Tel. +49 30 8145 3761-0
info@humboldt-institut.org

Arriving by your own car?
The Humboldt-Institut Berlin-Mitte is located in the central district and has an underground garage where students may park for a fee. Public street parking is also available nearby.

Railway station
The school is located directly next to the S-Bahn (suburban train) station Nordbahnhof. The next U-Bahn (subway, metro) station Naturkundemuseum (natural history museum) is about 500 meters away. By tram, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof (central train station) can be reached within seven minutes.

Airport transfer
If students wish to be picked up from the airport, we can arrange an airport transfer service for a fee of EUR 70 from or to Berlin Brandenburg airport (BER).

Leisure time

Berlin is such an exciting city with such an amazing range of options that finding things to do during free afternoons and evenings is practically guaranteed for each and every course participant:

Berlin features world-renowned museums, many concerts, theatrical productions, cultural events, movie theaters, bars, beer gardens and discos, as well as shopping opportunities. If you prefer some peace and quiet, you can also enjoy the many oases of tranquility in and around the city.

Our staff organizes and accompanies the daily leisure activities. German is always spoken during activities and excursions. This enables our students to use the language in everyday situations, which makes a decisive contribution to their learning success.

Leisure time activities
We offer our course students an interesting and varied leisure program that is already included in the course fee, except for entrance fees. We are also happy to help them plan and organize their own activities. Our leisure time coordinators are often students at Berlin universities who know the city and German university campus life well and can give many valuable suggestions and recommendations.

With our digital leisure program, students are always informed about current leisure activities.

The following list contains examples of leisure time activities that are possible in Berlin: Cinema/night clubs, barbecue, swimming/tennis/climbing, basketball/football, bowling/billiards, galleries/museums/theatre/concerts/zoo

Excursions
Every Saturday we offer full-day excursions to interesting cities or sights that are included in the course fee, except for entrance fees. Possible destinations are:

One week at the Humboldt-Institut

For more detailed information about the German lessons in the morning and afternoon, the leisure activities and excursions, we have put together an exemplary schedule for a week at the Humboldt-Institut in Berlin.

Weekly schedule for Berlin-Mitte.

​German courses for companies

Are you looking for German courses for your employees in Berlin? The Humboldt Institute offers tailor-made solutions for different language levels and group sizes.

Our offer ranges from particularly intensive individual courses to group courses and part-time courses, which are particularly suitable for learning in the evening or on weekends. Whether in our centrally located language school in Berlin-Mitte or at your offices, we would be happy to make you an individual offer. Write to us at info@humboldt-institut.org or use our contact form.

Mix of nationalities

Every year we welcome students from many different countries and from all continents. This balanced mix ensures an international atmosphere in our house in Berlin. Last year the distribution was as follows:

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Year-round

there were participants from 89 nations in our courses.

Age groups

International students of all ages take part in our German courses in Berlin. They learn together, from one another, and take advantage of the wide range of leisure and cultural activities on offer.

Ages Percentage
ages 18-24 47%
ages 25-34 26%
ages 35-44 14%
ages 45-60 9%
ages 61+ 4%

Berlin and Constance: two cities – one course

With the combination of courses in Berlin and Constance our learners have the opportunity to experience two uniquely distinct regions of Germany within a short amount of time.

On the one hand Germany’s capital, with more than 3.5 million inhabitants is the largest and most vibrant city in the country with a large variety of sights and cultural offers.

Constance, on the other hand, is an unhurried and laid-back city of 85,000 inhabitants and is rated as having the highest quality of life in Germany due to its gorgeous location on the shores of Lake Constance and its proximity to Switzerland and the Alps.

A bus transfer between the cities (Constance–Berlin or Berlin–Constance) is included in the course fee when booking two consecutive courses of a minimum of five weeks in each of the two cities.

Bildungsurlaub + German courses in Berlin

Bildungsurlaub (educational leave) is a special form of vacation that serves vocational or political education. The German courses of the Humboldt-Institut in Berlin and Constance are recognized as an educational offer in Baden-Württemberg, Berlin and Brandenburg.

Please contact us if you would like to book a German course as part of your Bildungsurlaub. You will receive all necessary documents from us for submission to your employer.

German summer camps for teenagers

In addition to the intensive courses for adults offered throughout the year, the Humboldt-Institut also offers a summer camp for teenagers in Berlin. These summer courses take place every year in July and August in our course location Berlin-Teenager.

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C’est une excellente école que je ne peux que recommander ! Les professeurs sont très pédagogues et très agréables !... Tout le personnel d’ailleurs!read more
Wendi Werner
Wendi Werner
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I had a wonderful experience at this language school. I don't agree with the one star responses. There was a placement... test followed by an optional walking tour while the tests were graded. I found the tour a valuable way to connect with the activity leaders and my fellow schoolmates while getting to know the area.I never found the school to be catering to the 18-22 year olds, like someone suggested. I am in my mid-fifties and was in the age minority but never felt excluded. There are a variety of extra curricular activities planned by Humboldt for all ages and interests. The young people often sat with me or invited me to their own "non- Humboldt" activities . Yes, there are a lot of young adults but you have to keep in mind of who is most likely to have time to be there building their education.Another comment I saw was that that someone said the learning was gamified. I did not see it that way. Sometimes we did fun activities but the purpose was obviously to promote dialogue and verbal skills. My teacher used an appropriate mix of listening, grammar, writing and verbal activities. I'm a teacher so I recognize the pedagogy behind their methods .If you are still reading my extensive review, I want people to know how wonderful the staff were. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. It felt like home away from home.I learned a lot in the 3 weeks I was there. I would definitely go back again someday. If it weren't for work and other commitments I would have extended my stay. I would not hesitate to recommend this school!read more
Das Humboldt-Institut Konstanz ist eine bemerkenswerte Deutsche Sprachschule! Die Qualität des Deutschunterrichts ist... außerordentlich hoch und sehr effektiv. Die Lehrer sind äußerst professionell, engagiert und machen den Lernprozess unterhaltsam sowie leicht verständlich. Ihr Engagement hat mir geholfen, die deutsche Sprache schnell zu lernen.Die Mitarbeiter sind äußerst zuvorkommend und haben großartige Ausflüge organisiert, die mir eine faszinierende Einführung in die deutsche Kultur ermöglicht haben. Die Besuche in Schwimmbädern, Kirchen, Museen und anderen Sehenswürdigkeiten haben mir eine tiefgehende kulturelle Erfahrung geboten.Die Schule bietet eine vollständige kulturelle Eintauchung und eine freundliche Lernumgebung. Die angebotenen Aktivitäten haben mein Verständnis und meine Liebe für die deutsche Kultur vertieft. Ich bin äußerst zufrieden mit der Qualität des Unterrichts und der herzlichen Betreuung durch das gesamte Team.Das Humboldt-Institut Konstanz hat meine Erwartungen übertroffen und mich dazu motiviert, weiterhin die deutsche Sprache und Kultur zu erforschen. Es ist eine fantastische Einrichtung für jeden, der Deutsch auf effiziente und unterhaltsame Weise lernen möchte.read more
Juan Ibiapina
Juan Ibiapina
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I spent two weeks at Humboldt-Institut for a Bildungsurlaub and I was super impressed. You can tell they really care... about quality, from the study materials, class atmosphere, teachers, friendly staff, extra integration activities and even the food, which was seriously amazing - way better than what I expected. Everything was top-tier, and I got more out of those two weeks than I've had in months of self-study. Highly recommend.read more
Canburak Tumer
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Lorenzo Viganò
Lorenzo Viganò
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Ho frequentato le lezioni dell'Humboldt-Institut Berlin per tre settimane a luglio 2023 (livello B2) ed è stata... un'esperienza favolosa! Lezioni di altissima qualità, insegnanti preparatissimi e molto disponibili, belle proposte per il tempo libero e ottima sistemazione (ho alloggiato presso una famiglia fornitami dall'istituto). Consigliatissimo a chi, come me, vuole dedicare alcune settimane in estate a una full immersion di tedesco per perfezionare il proprio livello.read more
L. Obalda
L. Obalda
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I follow a 1 month intensive german class there and i can only recommend it. Solid program, great teachers and great... facilities. They take the learning process very seriously. i thought at beginning that would be too much grammar but after 3 weeks attending the classes, i already feel more confident speaking and writing german. I made a break with my job to take this class and it is totally worth it.read more
John Heusinger
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Alex Khan
Alex Khan
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The program at the Humboldt-Institut Berlin is absolutely amazing in every way, from the teacher and lessons, staff,... accommodations, activities and food. I am 50 years old and live in the US and I have recently become a dual US/DE citizen. Having no German language background, over the past year I have been learning the language on my own using both apps and audio courses on a somewhat regular basis. I was able to sneak away from my family and work for two weeks and looked online for a German course in Berlin to accelerate my fluency (or lack thereof).Teacher and Lessons: When I arrived, I was given a placement test which solidly landed me in the A1 group. The class consisted of nine other students from around the world, most of whom were university students studying German for the summer. The class was entirely in German, but the teacher spoke in a way that I was able to understand much of what she was saying and each day my understanding grew. She used lots of examples to describe what she was trying to say rather than mixing both English and German which was a huge plus. The classes started at 9:00am and depending on the day, ended at either 1:30pm or 4:00pm with perfectly timed breaks to rest or have lunch. The lessons consisted of a nice balance of group and solo work with a mix of listening, worksheets, group activities and paired discussions and interviews. The lessons built on various themes of common vocabulary and grammar which was great for me because the audio courses and apps I used really didn’t focus on the much needed and difficult grammar. There were also weekly tests to provide feedback to where your strengths and weaknesses were. Overall, the classes and lessons were engaging and very enjoyable.Staff: The staff could not have been more helpful and pleasant! When I arrived at the airport on a Sunday morning, I was greeted by a young man holding a Humboldt-Institut sign so right away, I felt welcome. When we arrived at the institute, I was checked in and given my room key fob and settled into my room. The staff at the desk is very helpful and pleasant, the teachers are great, the cooks are really really nice, and the activity staff were amazing. The director is a great guy and was very interested in how I was doing and was engaged in all areas of the classes and my stay here.Accommodations: I could not be more impressed with my room, the dining room and classroom. The building seems new or newly updated and is very modern, bright, and energy efficient. My room is a perfect size for me and has a nice desk, bed, terrace, modern bathroom and shower with great water pressure, and the room was cleaned and restocked a few times a week by friendly housekeeping staff. There is also a huge roof deck for hanging out on in the evenings. Lastly, the location of the Institute could not be more centrally located. You can walk literally anywhere. I was doing about 10-20K steps a day checking out the entire city either in a group, in a pair or by myself. The train stop is right in front of the Institute and there are tons of shops, grocery stores, barbers, restaurants, museums, and sights all within walking distance.Activities: Each Monday we were given a weekly calendar of various outings which changed weekly. There were typically two per day (afternoon and evening), from which students could join. The activity director Ida is amazing. She is fun, funny, interesting, and planned great outings. The trips varied from visiting museums, eating street foods, relaxing in parks, drinking at beer gardens, checking out different monuments, or just walking around the streets sightseeing.Food: The dining hall is large and a great place to socialize at breakfast, lunch and dinner. The cooks were great to converse with, and the food varied from day to day with traditional German foods. I am not a picky eater, so I tried everything and I did notice they had a variety of food available for those with different dietary restrictions or needs.I cannot wait to come back in the fall!Alexread more
It was a great experience, I learned a lot of things about the language, and I enjoyed every minute of the classes as... well as meet the Humboldt staff.(Our group really appreciated your patience and professionalism)Universidad Gerardo Barrios, El Salvador.read more
Marvin Montoya
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This the second year we take an intensive course. It’s an amazing academic and cultural experience. Everything that you... learn in class you practice it outside.All the Humboldt staff have been very supportive and caring. We hope to continue coming every year from Universidad Gerardo Barrios, El Salvador.read more
Katya Munguia
Katya Munguia
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Es un muy buen lugar para aprender, el método de estudio es el mejor que conozco, aprendí mucho en un curso intensivo y... en 10 días ya sabia lo basicoIch heiße KatyIch komme aus el salvadorread more
Diana Portillo
Diana Portillo
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Shinji
Shinji
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Sehr zu empfehlen. Ich hab mit B2 begonnen und mit C1 abgeschlossen. Meine Deutschkentnisse sind in jedem Teil - Lesen,... Hören, Sprechen und Schreiben - gleichmäßig verbessert dank großartiger Vorbereitung der Lehrer.read more
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Jim Zhao
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Sofia Berini
Sofia Berini
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Ambiente accogliente, stimolante e professori competenti. Il mio tedesco è migliorato a 360º, quindi assolutamente... consigliato!read more
Aleksander Duda
Aleksander Duda
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Hallo Alle!Ich wollte nur sagen, dass ich Humboldt-Institut von ganzem Herzen empfehle, wenigstens diesen in Berlin... oder in Lindenberg.Die Atmosphäre war toll und die Lehrer waren locker, verständnisvoll, aber auch anspruchsvoll.Das einzige Ding, die verbessert sein könnte, ist das Essen.Hier könnt ihr sicherlich viel lernen, neue Kontakte knüpfen und lebenslange Bekanntschaften schließen ;)Grüße von dem Schüler des bestens Lehrers - Stefanread more
DISCLAIMER: Humboldt-Institut has in no way forced or asked me to write the following:I write this critique, not only... to state, publicly, my good and known opinion about Humboldt-Institut, but to respond in a direct way to @Hassan Ascher's critique, which is, top-to-bottom totally unfair and contains outright lies.When I arrived at Humboldt in Berlin, I had one basic goal: to learn German. This was not an easy task, since I knew 0 about German and what made me embark on such a difficult task to prepare my Law Master's dissertation. Especially during the pandemic. I arrived in November 2021. What endeared me first were the accommodations. The rooms are hotel-like: clean sheets every week, as well as a general cleaning of the room. The housekeepers are super friendly. Then comes the food: you have, for breakfast, a fully equipped buffet. The kitchen staff is always ready to help you. Since I have type 1 diabetes, from the day I arrived until now, food has never been a challenge for the Kitchen. They serve except what I need to keep my suggestion levels low.As for the classes, they range from 6 to 12 studs. Good luck finding another language school with these few students. Classes are stuck according to a placement test. I felt that my classmates were always more or less on the same page that I was on. The classes are really engaging and you can feel a great atmosphere. The conditions are really good and the tables and chairs are modern. The teachers are always ready to help you. You can count on excellent preparation for the exams and the road ahead. If you take the intensive course, expect a 30-hour class per week. But there are many other options.I have never experienced any kind of discrimination at Humboldt. I have had colleagues from all over the world. We are always treated as one: students. Not less, not more.You pay what you get. If the prices seem a bit high, you can very quickly get a calculator and do the math. A 9-month stay in Humboldt is much cheaper than staying in a rented apartment - if you can find one, that's to be expected, not counting food expenses (expect 70-100 euros per week, except for the supermarket only), 86 euros for a one-month pass for public transport and serverel others, wicht includes language school, materials. And you can't forget the excellent conditions that can be found here. All in all, you will find viel Erfolg (or many successes in German) in Humboldt.I simply cannot find Hassan Ascher's review to be true. There are, of course, mistakes, but that is part of the human condition. For my part, the Board always wanted to hear from me when I had problems.To sum up: if you want to learn German with a strong foundation, the Humboldt Institut in Berlin is the place for you! I can only thank Humboldt for all the support and help.Manuel de Albuquerque.read more
Sofija Djurovic
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Jack Darnell
Jack Darnell
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I had a wonderful time at Humboldt Institut and greatly improved my German skills and understanding. The teachers and... staff were incredibly helpful, kind, and talented. The class structures were incredibly well set up to sponsor my learning. I would deeply recommend the institute to anyone seeking to brush up on or begin learning some German. It's an incredibly valuable experience not to be missed out on!read more
mimar recep
mimar recep
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En resumen: de los gastos en educación mejor invertidos en mi vida. Una experiencia inmejorable y sin duda consideraré... el instituto como mi opción de preferencia para continuar mejorando mi alemán en un futuro próximo.read more
Mila Rodríguez
Mila Rodríguez
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Un lugar excelente con muy buenas instalaciones, muy céntrico y con buenos profesionales
Nina Dames
Nina Dames
1648462799
Super Institut, kann ich nur empfehlen, super nette Leute, gute Organisation, Tolles Ambiente!!!Alle Fragen werden... beatwortet, alle Probleme gelöst.Great Institution, really nice people working there, great organisation, nice atmosphere. Totally worth it to go there to learn German.Institución maravillosa con gente estupenda, muy competente y capaces, en medio de Berlín, totalmente recomendable parar vivir momentos inolvidables y aprender un motón! Animaros!read more
Audrey Bentch
Audrey Bentch
1647857736
The Humboldt-Institut provided an amazing experience! The intensive courses greatly improved my German, and the staff... were all incredibly helpful and kind. I would recommend Humboldt to anyone hoping to improve their German language skills and cultural immersion.read more
Aliya Nadeeva
Aliya Nadeeva
1647603210
I've had very nice time here! Perfect place to expore Berlin, as it is right next to Nordbahnhof. Teachers that I've... had were very nice too and I did improve my German during the time I've been there.read more
Brigetta Abel
Brigetta Abel
1647422840
I'm a German professor at a small liberal arts college in the US. The students on our study away program take 7 weeks... of intensive German language to prepare for the second phase of the program (which includes some direct enrollment at a German-language university). This year, we unexpectedly needed to find a new languague institute for our students. After researching other options, we landed on the Humboldt-Institut Berlin, and I'm so glad we did. The students were all satisfied with their experience and raved about the classes (very small class sizes--excellent for language learning), the teachers, the housing, the food, the leisure program--pretty much everything. When I asked them what their favorite part of the experience was, many of them replied: "the people!"I'll just add this: directing a study away program during a global pandemic is hard, and one reason why we selected the H-I was because of the covid safety measures they have in place. Sure enough, several of the students in our program tested positive and had to quarantine for 7-10 days, but they were very well cared for during that time. I was grateful for the excellent communication that the Institut provided in this situation. Indeed, the group booking agent was incredibly responsive and kind throughout our entire collaboration and planning. I know my experience with the H-I is an indirect one, but I would highly recommend it, as would my students!read more
The staff at Humboldt Institut were helpful and friendly. They helped sort out the mess created by Telc for me. I am... really grateful for their assistance!read more
Petr Mátl
Petr Mátl
1630607637
I spend 5 weeks in Humboldt-Institute in Berlin. I can recommend to anyone who wants to improve his German and... experience Berlin. I appreciated the most:- German lessons - Stefan was one of the best teachers I have ever met. I made big progress in speaking as well as in writing. I would need normally a year for similar progress.- organized rich leisure program that helped me get to know the whole Berlin (and also some other cities)- location of school - just next to the S-Bahn station and 20 minutes walk to many city highlights- “all-inclusive” catering. Always enough food and also taking into account dietary restrictions- nicely renovated and good equipped room- very friendly staff with a family atmosphere- I am no longer in my student years, yet I appreciated the inspiring contact with young people.read more
Mio figlio è stato in questa scuola per due settimane e si è trovato molto bene. Non solo ha migliorato molto il suo... livello di tedesco, considerato il metodo d'insegnamento e gli insegnanti stessi, ma ha fatto anche conoscenze internazionali molto interessanti e si è divertito parecchio. Ottimo il livello della struttura, belle camere e classi, stupenda la terrazza all'ultimo piano dove studiare o riposarsi, con una vista top su Berlino! Molto raccomandataread more
marwa alhajj
marwa alhajj
1584521499
Ich habe Deutsch bei Humboldt Institut für 6 Monate gelernt und konnte von A2 Niveau die C1 Prüfung bestehen. Für 20... Wochen habe ich in einer kleinen Gruppe am Intensivkurs teilgenommen und viel gelernt dank der professionellen und vorbereitet Lehrer. Später hatte ich auch für ein paar Wochen Privatunterricht.Ein schönes Freizeit-Team organisiert für jeden Tag interessante Aktivitäten und sie sind offen für neue Idee (Dankeschön Julian und Mike!)Christina und Stephan waren immer sehr hilfsbereit: sie versuchen immer, dass jede Student eine gute Erfahrung bei Humboldt hat und viel lernt. Danke für deine wertvolle Hilfe!Vielen Dank auch Katrin und Sandra für deine Freundlichkeit und Hilfsbereitschaft!Ich musste natürlich mich mit der deutschen Sprache beschäftigen aber ohne Humboldt hätte ich nicht dieses Ziel erreicht!Höchst empfehlenswert!read more
Nick Beymas
Nick Beymas
1578605963
Kutay Düzel
Kutay Düzel
1576851242
Berlin'in en iyi Almanca kursu. 15 haftadır devam ediyorum ve aşırı memnunum. Herkese öneririm, bütün öğretmenler ve... çalışanlar çok iyi insanlar ve eğitim seviyesi üst düzey. Kurs sonrası aktiviteleri ise ayrıca muazzam.read more
Qui in Humboldt Institute ho avuto una bellissima esperienza. Ho seguito il corso di tedesco per due mesi e mezzo e i... risultati sono molto evidenti. Il mio tedesco è migliorato esponenzialmente grazie anche al mio alloggio presso una famiglia. Con la famiglia mi sono trovata quasi come a casa mia e poter parlare con loro mi ha aiutato molto. Humboldt è frequentato da molte persone giovani ed interessanti che vengono da tutto il mondo. Le lezioni sono fatte in piccoli gruppi (massimo 12 persone circa) e molto interattive. Le due insegnanti che ho avuto sono state davvero brave e le attività dopo scuola sempre molto coinvolgenti. In Humboldt ti puoi sentire proprio come in una grande famiglia e lo consiglio a chiunque voglia migliorare in poco tempo il proprio tedesco in una città (Berlino) incredibile e piena di opportunità.read more
Świetne miejsce dla każdego, kto chciałby zdobyć język niemiecki i poznać Berlin. Świetni ludzie jeszcze lepsza obsługa!
Mert Çorumlu
Mert Çorumlu
1576845694
Best Deutschkurs in Berlin, without a doubt.
Tim F
Tim F
1554457171
I can't rate Humboldt highly enough. The placement test I took placed me perfectly, I felt, and I was able to start... mid-way through an A1 course with no problem. The teaching staff are very professional and friendly and even as an older student I felt completely comfortable there. The rooms are basic, but very clean and well maintained and the food was great. I'd have no hesitation in recommending one of their courses to anyone.read more
Nikita Guryanov
Nikita Guryanov
1546344135
Very cool place to study German! In 2011 I studied at Humboldt in Bad Schussenried, but this time I chose Berlin... (because it’s for adults). We have very cozy and interesting lessons, teachers are very very friendly, kind and professional. In winter there are not so many students, but anyway it’s cool to study there. Staff and workers do the best to make lessons, free time and weekends fun and useful. Courses are really intensive and heavy, but you will speak German every day, you will learn much new stuff and you will meet cool people.Accommodations could be a little bit better, but rooms are fresh-repaired and rather big.I love Humboldt, the best German-school in Germany!read more
L Burnier
L Burnier
1535456771
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