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Language school DID Potsdam (DID Potsdam)

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Description Language school DID Potsdam (DID Potsdam)

DID language school Potsdam has been organizing language courses for foreign students for over 40 years - today it is one of the largest German language centers, annually more than 5000 pupils are enrolled for training. It is not surprising that the teaching of the German language is most effective in his homeland, in Germany - a positive effect in the study is achieved through intensive academic work, full immersion in the language and learning environment, familiarity with the culture and traditions of the country.

Language courses are especially popular in the summer, vacation period. Potsdam is a large developed city, the road to Berlin takes only 38 minutes (on a modern high-speed train). In Potsdam there are a lot of monuments and historical sights - for example, the New Palace, Sanssouci, the Greenhouse Palace, the Babelsberg film studio, whose films are known all over the world. Potsdam is a student and benevolent city, its population is more than 15% of the pupils of local educational institutions, and the DID Potsdam Language School is happy to open its doors to students from all over the world.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Language school DID Potsdam (DID Potsdam)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
24.06.2018 -21.07.2018
12-16
from 1 200 € / 2 week

Intensity course: 20 academic hours weekly.

The schedule of lessons: 9.00 - 12.30.

Program dates: June 21-July 25.

Minimum requirements: A1 - B2 | Level of knowledge of the Elementary language.

Course dates: every Monday during the summer season. Unfortunately, students can not participate in these courses without knowledge of the German language.

Maximum number of students: 15 people.

Class duration: 45 minutes.

Duration: 2-4 weeks.

The program of the course was designed in such a way that even young students could effectively and intensively study the German language, the program is maximally oriented to practical application in real life. Classes are most often conducted in a playful, easy and informal manner. Before the beginning of the program, students must pass an entrance test that determines their level of language and distributes them into homogeneous groups, and at the end of the courses each student receives a corporate certificate.

Weeks

price

2 weeks

1.100 €

3 weeks

1.650 €

4 weeks

2.200 €

Surcharge for a room for one | in Week

75 €

Additional day

75 €

Collective transfer | One way Potsdam-Berlin | Potsdam - Berlin railway station

70 €

Transfer (one way) later than 20.00 and earlier 08.00 for an additional fee

+ 35 €

Meeting of participants traveling with the support of the flight attendant (UM), (one way)

+ 35 €

Transfer from / to the railway station (performed by host families), (one way)

25 €

Accommodation and food

The participants of the courses live in host families - it is not only a guarantee of comfort and safety, but also an opportunity to constantly practice language skills with direct speakers, a chance to get to know the traditions, culture and way of life of the family. The houses of host families are located in such a way that the path to the school does not exceed 45 minutes by public transport. Students live in rooms for 2 people, fully equipped with necessary furniture and appliances, comfortable and comfortable. Rooms per person on request. Meals are organized according to the full boarding system, three times a day.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: Business German, German, Individual lessons, Intensive German

Events Language school DID Potsdam (DID Potsdam)

The school organizes a large number of extra-curricular activities for students - sports, entertainment, cognitive (four times a week), excursions and trips are also provided. On Saturdays, students go on a long field trip, which is designed for the whole day.

The following events and games are very popular with summer students:

  • American football, volleyball
  • Bowling
  • Boating- Dragons or river cruise with the inspection of locks
  • Amusement park: cable car, rock climbing, archery
  • Swimming in the lake
  • Barbecue
  • Biking, cycling in Werder.

Among the excursions and interesting places to visit there are several most visited:

  • Sightseeing tour of Berlin
  • Babelsberg Film Studio
  • Berlin Cathedral
  • Potsdam Square, Checkpoint Charley
  • New National Gallery
  • Pergamon Museum
  • ] Palaces: Greenhouse, New, Sanssouci
  • Museums and galleries: Wall museum, Kreuzberg, East Side Gallery
  • Kurfurstendamm boulevard
  • Treptow Park, aquarium and zoo
  • Memorial to victims of political violence and Sachsenhausen concentration camp (museum complex)
  • The Glienicki Bridge and Castle Cecilienhof
  • Former airport Tempelhof, German technical museum.

In addition, students are happy to see the many sights and monuments of Berlin, walk through its lively interesting areas (for example, Prenzlauer Berg), visit the nearby town of Wittenberge.

Term dates and fees

The cost of the program is already included:

  • Training (20 lessons per week)
  • Accommodation
  • Boarding
  • Materials, manuals, books
  • Initial testing and firm certificate at the end of the courses
  • City travel (public transport)
  • Excursion program (1 departure for several hours and 1 excursion for the whole day - weekly)
  • Leisure program.

Additional paid:

  • Transfer on arrival (Sunday) / on departure day (Saturday) between 8:00 and 20:00:
  1. one way from / to the nearest airport (FRA, BER, CGN, NUE): 70 €
  2. one way from / to the central train station of the course location : 25 €
  • One-way transfer until 8:00 and after 20:00: 35 €
  • One-way transfer for unaccompanied minors: 35 €
  • Collection from single room: 75 € per week / Additional night: 75 €

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Language school DID Potsdam (DID Potsdam) reviews

(22.03.2017 15:09:59) Andrey Babin
Can I book 2 weeks in the second half of July 2017 DID Potsdam? Girl, 16 years old with basic knowledge of German.
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(22.03.2017 15:25:59) Elena
Andrew, good afternoon! Detailed information will be sent to the e-mail address. Sincerely, SMAPS
(24.07.2018 11:51:30) Inna
Hello, Daughter 13 years old, German studying with a teacher for 3 years, going to take the A2 exam I would like to pick up a summer camp in Germany or Austria for classes and recreation next summer. Where to start?
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