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GLS Munich Castle Summer School

Address: Burgweg 4-6 Pullach, 82049
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Description GLS Munich Castle Summer School

GLS Munich Castle Summer School  is a summer language camp for teenagers who want to improve their German, get acquainted with culture of Germany, the sights of one of the most interesting regions of the country. The school is located on the territory of the historical landmark - Burg Schwaneck castle. The latter is 10 km from the center of Munich. The castle stands on the river bank. From its windows you can see a stunning view of the mirror-like water surface and a forest park.

Built in the 19th century, Burg Schwaneck today is renovated and modernized. It is equipped with modern equipment. Student residence in Burg Schwaneck corresponds to modern ideas about comfort of accommodation. At the same time the complex has preserved a unique architectural style, the charm of antiquity.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in GLS Munich Castle Summer School

Program name
30.06.2019 -11.08.2019
from 1 920 € / 2 week

Standard German course

Short information. A two-week vacation program of general German with a study of the main aspects of the language and an emphasis on communication.

About the course. The program of the course for teenagers includes the study of grammar, the practice of reading, writing, expanding vocabulary. Training takes place in an interactive form. During the lessons students are invited to participate in trainings, discussions. The program also provides for group work, self-training.

The academic load is 20 lessons per week.

Training is combined with language practice in an informal setting (on extra-curricular activities, excursions, interpersonal communication).

Students age: 14 - 17 years.

Start dates: June 21, 2015 - August 9, 2015.

Requirements for enrollment: the language level is from elementary.

The result of the training: improvement of German, confidence in conversation, development of the skill of understanding speech, experience of communication in the language environment.

Class size: maximum 12 people.

Lesson duration: 45 minutes.

Cost: from 1660 euros for 2 weeks, from 2450 euros for 3 weeks, additional week - 790 euros.

The price includes the program of study, teaching materials and use of non-core literature, meals, lodging, entertainment on campus, 2 excursions per week, testing (introductory and final), transfer at the set time (direct, reverse) from Munich Airport.

Accommodation and food

Students live on the GLS Munich Castle campus. Rooms in the residential wing of the castle are designed for 4-5 people. Facilities are located in the lobby. Three meals a day are offered in the camp. Full board is provided in the school cafeteria.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: Academic English, business English, English, French, General English, German, IELTS preparation, Individual english, Intensive English, Italian language, Japanese, Preparation for CPE, Preparation for TOEFL, Preparation for TOEIC, Preparation of CAE and FCE, Russian language, Spanish
Events list: B-B-Q, mini golf, rafting, Shopping, swimming, volleyball

Events GLS Munich Castle Summer School

Extracurricular program is multifaceted, interesting. Two events are organized for students every day. Adolescents in the summer camp in Munich can, together with new friends from different countries, be engaged in rafting, swimming, volleyball, playing mini golf, and participating in rallies.

Also, an out-of-class program provides 2 excursions per week. One of them is for the whole day. During excursions, students get acquainted with sights of Munich and the surrounding area.

Daily routine

Before lunch students attend German lessons. In the evening, students there is entertainment on campus.


  • GLS Munich Castle is an excellent choice for leisure and studying in Germany. The summer camp has everything necessary for high-quality academic preparation of students in short-term courses, organization of interesting leisure activities.
  • Courses can be combined with a rich excursion, entertainment and shopping. The camp is located 15 minutes drive from the central areas of Munich, where many infrastructure and attractions are located.
  • The curriculum is interesting and effective. In the learning process, emphasis is placed on development of communication skills. Immersion in the language environment contributes to rapid progress in the studying of German and gives confidence in its application in practice in everyday life.
  • In the camp, students are provided with both resources and non-core literature for self-education.
  • GLS Munich Castle organizes a number of extra-curricular activities for teenagers.

Equipment GLS Munich Castle Summer School

In Burg Schwaneck, where the school is open, there are modern educational rooms, a library, a computer class, an Internet cafe, a spacious hall and a lounge zone. Also in the castle there are the student bedrooms. For entertainment there are bowling halls, billiards. In the park surrounding the school, there are playgrounds, tables for playing tennis, a cafe.

Term dates and fees

Additional fees:

  • transfer at an unidentified time - 150 euros one way
  • an extra day at school - 100 euros
  • tennis lessons - 160 euros per week, football - 120 euros per week
  • insurance - 15 euros per week
  • visa services and fees
  • supervision
  • school entrance services

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)
  • 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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GLS Munich Castle Summer School reviews

Summer school GLS Munich Castle / Tell me the time of arrival in the summer of 2017.
Larissa, good afternoon! Arrivals in 2017 are held in the period from July 2 to August 13. The program accepts children from 14 to 17 years. We will be happy to help you with booking a program and issuing a visa.

Recommendations on when to apply

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.
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