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.
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.
Surcharge for a room for one | in Week
Collective transfer | One way Potsdam-Berlin | Potsdam - Berlin railway station
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)
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.
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:
Among the excursions and interesting places to visit there are several most visited:
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.
The cost of the program is already included:
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.