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Humboldt Institut Berlin (Language School Humboldt Institut Berlin)

Address: Invalidenstraße 19, 10115 Berlin, Germany
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Description Humboldt Institut Berlin (Language School Humboldt Institut Berlin)

  • Founded: in 1977
  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Age of students: from 18 years (courses "Business German" - from 27 years)
  • Minimum duration: 1 week
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (boarding house), family (half board), apartments (self-service)
  • Language of instruction: German.

One of the best language networks in Germany and Europe - Humboldt Institut - offers foreign students 18 years and older to immerse themselves in the world of German language, culture and traditions. Today, the Humboldt Institut centers offer students a wide variety of language programs: from year-round universal courses to exciting, combined summer programs, so that each student will have an option according to his taste, needs and capabilities.

Humboldt Institut provides a fairly high intensity of classes, increased employment of students, as well as a practical-oriented program of leisure and entertainment. During extra-curricular activities, students further consolidate, sharpen the knowledge gained in the classroom, practicing in real life situations, talking with both native German speakers and foreigners.

One of the most developed, large and popular centers of the network is the Humboldt Institut Berlin (Language School Humboldt Institut Berlin), located in the German capital. Berlin is a large city (almost 4 million inhabitants), very bright and original, which almost never sleeps. The capital simultaneously preserves its rich, unique culture and traditions and at the same time eagerly absorbs any modern tendencies and trends: Berlin today is deservedly considered one of the world's most important centers of fashion and style, music, entertainment, finance and business. It is here that the headquarters and general offices of many large German, European and world companies are located, major museums and universities, research centers.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Humboldt Institut Berlin (Language School Humboldt Institut Berlin)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Discount

Intensive German course

  • Age of students: from 18 years old
  • The minimum level of knowledge: any, from the initial (A1-C1)
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes
  • Intensity: 30 lessons weekly.

An effective language course for students who do not want to lose time and can devote enough time and energy to the classes (30 academic hours are provided per week).

Upon arrival, even before the beginning of the lessons, all students pass the distribution testing: it determines the students in approximately equivalent in terms of the initial level of knowledge of the group, which makes the study more efficient, productive, quick and comfortable. Comprehensively, all basic, key skills of the German language are improved:

  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Auditing (listening comprehension)
  • Vocabulary (active expansion of vocabulary)
  • Written speech
  • Oral speech (spoken German)
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation, accent correction)
  • Improve communication skills.

Usually the first two morning lessons are devoted to the study of grammar, but the subsequent classes are aimed at honing the acquired knowledge and rules, improving oral, colloquial speech. Provided for students and daily homework (usually on the development of reading or writing).

Professional, accredited teachers have extensive experience working with foreign students and international groups: they make each lesson interesting, exciting, unlike the others, which only positively affects the effectiveness of education. Groups for classes are usually formed up to 8-10 people: so it manages to practice an individual approach, giving each student maximum of personal attention and care. Weekly, screening tests and small tests are carried out so that the teacher is able to monitor the progress and difficulties of the students, adjusting the curriculum as necessary, devoting more time to difficult topics and aspects.

The minimum period of study is 2 weeks. In addition to studying at the Berlin school, the students have the opportunity to book a combined course: 5 weeks in Berlin and 5 weeks at the branch office in Konstanz.

The dates of the beginning of the program depend directly on the selected course:

1) For the beginners (the language level is zero, basic, or Beginner): January 7, February 11, March 4/25, 1/8/29 April, 6/13/20 May, 3/10/17/24 June , 8/15/22/29 July, 12/19/26 August, 2/16/30 September, 28 October, 4 November, 2/9/23/30 December

2) Intensive language course: 7/28 January, 11/25 February, 4/18/25 March, 1/8/22/29 April, 6/13/20/27 May, 3/10/17/24 June, 1/8/15/22/29 July, 5/15/19/26 August, 2/9/16/30 September, 14/28 October, 4/18 November, 2/9/23/30 December.

The cost of training also varies depending on the subject and intensity of the selected program (price per person):

1) Intensive course (30 lessons weekly):

  • (without accommodation): 2 weeks = 610 €, 3 weeks = 915 €, 4 weeks = 1220 €, 10+ weeks = 305 € / week
  • with a host family: 2 weeks = 1150 €, 3 weeks = 1725 €, 4 weeks = 2300 €, 10+ weeks = 535 € / week
  • with accommodation in the residence: 2 weeks = 1590 €, 3 weeks = 2385 €, 4 weeks = 3180 €, 10+ weeks = 670 € / week.

2) Combined program (30 lessons weekly in groups of 8-10 people):

  • 5 weeks in Berlin + 5 weeks in Constance: 10 weeks - 6700 €, additional week = 670 €.
Annual
18+
from 1 895 € / week

Individual German course (One-to-one)

  • Age of students: from 18 years old
  • The minimum level of knowledge: any, from the initial (A1-C1)
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes
  • Intensity: 25/30/40 lessons weekly.

The course of individual lessons with an experienced teacher is perhaps the fastest and most effective way to significantly improve your language and academic level.

The student can choose the intensity of the lessons independently, relying on his abilities and abilities, the initial level of knowledge - 25, 30 or 40 lessons each week. The subject and content of each lesson are also tailored to the individual needs, the requirements of each student - it can be tourism, economics, commerce, banking, insurance, improving fluency and correctness of spoken language, improving written skills, studying grammar, etc. This course is also suitable for students who subsequently plan to attend group lessons: individual lessons with the teacher will help in short terms to fill gaps in knowledge and improve the overall language level.

The dates of the beginning of the program depend directly on the selected course:

1) Individual lessons: year-round, every Monday.

The cost of training also varies depending on the subject and intensity of the selected program (price per person):

1) Individual lessons (18+ years) with residence in the residence:

  • 25 hours a week = 1770 €
  • 30 hours a week = 2015 €
  • 40 hours a week = 2505 €.

2) Individual lessons (18+ years), full-time (without accommodation):

  • 25 hours per week: 1 week = 1200 €, 2 weeks = 2400 €, 3 weeks = 3600 €, 4 weeks = 4800 €
  • 30 hours per week: 1 week = 1440 €, 2 weeks = 2880 €, 3 weeks = 4320 €, 4 weeks = 5760 €
  • 40 hours weekly: 1 week = 1920 €, 2 weeks = 3840 €, 3 weeks = 5760 €, 4 weeks = 7680 €.

3) Individual lessons (27+ years) with residence in the residence:

  • 30 hours a week = 2240 €
  • 40 hours a week = 2780 €.

4) Individual lessons (27+ years) without residency (full-time form):

  • 30 hours a week = 1620 € / week
  • 40 hours weekly = 2160 € / week.
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18+
from 520 € / 4 week

Preparation for the TestDAF exam

  • Age of students: from 18 years old
  • Minimum level of knowledge: from advanced (C1 and higher)
  • 1 lesson = 45 minutes
  • Intensity: 15-30 lessons weekly.

A special pre-exam course that helps students easily and successfully pass a difficult TestDAF exam, determining the level of German language among foreign citizens. The TestDAF certificate is compulsory if you plan to study at German universities: this is one of the key documents that the admission committee of any German university requests. Please note: this program is not suitable for beginners, entrants must demonstrate already a fairly deep knowledge (the level from advanced).

In the process of learning, students will learn all the features and subtleties of this test, its structure, complex parts and typical traps, "pitfalls", and at the end of the program give test testing. The Berlin branch of the Humboldt Institut is accredited as the official TestDAF test center, so both test and real testing students will be able to pass in the same school.

The duration of the course (minimum) is 2 weeks, however, for qualitative and effective, comprehensive preparation it is recommended to book the program in 4 weeks.

The dates of the beginning of the program depend directly on the selected course:

1) Preparation for the TestDAF exam: January 21-February 16, March 26-April 20, April 23-May 18, June 18-July 13, August 20-September 14, October 15-November 9 (the date of examinations will be reported to you by your manager) .

The cost of training also varies depending on the subject and intensity of the selected program (price per person):

1) Preparation for TestDAF (18+), daily (without accommodation): 4 weeks = 520 €.

Accommodation and food

Students of Humboldt Institut Berlin language courses can choose the most optimal, convenient accommodation option for the period of study:

  • Student residence on campus

Usually these are rooms for 1-2 people, very cozy and comfortable: they are equipped with all necessary furniture, appliances, lighting and household appliances, as well as personal amenities in each room. Foreseen board meals: breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

  • Host German family

The ability to constantly practice German with its native speakers! Students are offered comfortable single rooms, furnished and well-furnished, as well as half board meals: breakfasts and dinners in the house together with the rest of the family, and lunches on the school grounds (during the day a basket with fresh fruits is available for students). All families live no more than 1 hour from the school territory: they constantly undergo thorough checks and the strictest selection in order to provide students with really wonderful, comfortable living conditions.

  • Student apartments

In the apartments (most often this option is chosen by students the business course from 27 years and older) there are new, beautifully furnished and furnished single bedrooms with fresh renovation, all necessary appliances (including TV and WiFi) and daily cleaning. Nutrition for this option is organized independently: students can eat in numerous restaurants and cafes in Berlin, cook on a well-equipped kitchen.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: German

Events Humboldt Institut Berlin (Language School Humboldt Institut Berlin)

Studying in the classroom is the stay of students in not limited! For them, a rich and exciting program of entertainment, excursions and extra-curricular activities is planned and organized:

  • trips to Dresden, Stralsund, Potsdam, Wannsee resort with picturesque, clean lakes
  • collective barbecues and picnics, discos, celebrations, themed parties
  • visiting art galleries, museums, theaters and cinema, major concerts, performances and performances by famous artists
  • trips to the zoo
  • shopping in the best mall
  • swimming or tennis lessons
  • games and friendly sports matches: football, basketball, etc.

Usually long day excursions are held on Saturdays: the main trips are already included in the cost of the programs, in addition you will only need to pay entrance fees.

Equipment Humboldt Institut Berlin (Language School Humboldt Institut Berlin)

The school operates year-round: it is located in the historic heart of the city (Berlin-Mitte), actively uses the infrastructure and facilities of the University of Applied Sciences. Humboldt Institut Berlin is perfectly prepared for the training of students - the territory has everything you need during your stay at the Humboldt Institut Berlin:

  • spacious, bright classrooms, lecture halls and lectures with modern equipment and technology
  • sitting rooms with upholstered furniture, TV and DVD
  • a big library
  • cozy dining room
  • modern computer class (all PCs have access to the Internet, software is updated regularly)
  • quiet classes for self-study with audio and video equipment and the possibility of its self-use.

Term dates and fees

The dates of the beginning of the program depend directly on the selected course:

1) For the beginners (the language level is zero, basic, or Beginner): January 7, February 11, March 4/25, 1/8/29 April, 6/13/20 May, 3/10/17/24 June , 8/15/22/29 July, 12/19/26 August, 2/16/30 September, 28 October, 4 November, 2/9/23/30 December

2) Intensive language course: 7/28 January, 11/25 February, 4/18/25 March, 1/8/22/29 April, 6/13/20/27 May, 3/10/17/24 June, 1/8/15/22/29 July, 5/15/19/26 August, 2/9/16/30 September, 14/28 October, 4/18 November, 2/9/23/30 December

3) Business course: year-round, every Monday

4) Preparation for the TestDAF exam: January 21-February 16, March 26-April 20, April 23-May 18, June 18-July 13, August 20-September 14, October 15-November 9 (the date of examinations will be reported to you by your manager)

5) Individual lessons: year-round, every Monday.

The cost of training also varies depending on the subject and intensity of the selected program (price per person):

1) Intensive course (30 lessons weekly):

  • (without accommodation): 2 weeks = 610 €, 3 weeks = 915 €, 4 weeks = 1220 €, 10+ weeks = 305 € / week
  • with a host family: 2 weeks = 1150 €, 3 weeks = 1725 €, 4 weeks = 2300 €, 10+ weeks = 535 € / week
  • with accommodation in the residence: 2 weeks = 1590 €, 3 weeks = 2385 €, 4 weeks = 3180 €, 10+ weeks = 670 € / week.

2) Combined program (30 lessons weekly in groups of 8-10 people):

  • 5 weeks in Berlin + 5 weeks in Constance: 10 weeks - 6700 €, additional week = 670 €.
  • 25 hours a week = 1770 €
  • 30 hours a week = 2015 €
  • 40 hours a week = 2505 €.
  • 25 hours per week: 1 week = 1200 €, 2 weeks = 2400 €, 3 weeks = 3600 €, 4 weeks = 4800 €
  • 30 hours per week: 1 week = 1440 €, 2 weeks = 2880 €, 3 weeks = 4320 €, 4 weeks = 5760 €
  • 40 hours weekly: 1 week = 1920 €, 2 weeks = 3840 €, 3 weeks = 5760 €, 4 weeks = 7680 €.
  • 30 hours a week = 2240 €
  • 40 hours a week = 2780 €.
  • 30 hours a week = 1620 € / week
  • 40 hours weekly = 2160 € / week.

3) Individual lessons (18+ years) with residence in the residence:

4) Individual lessons (18+ years), full-time (without accommodation):

5) Individual lessons (27+ years) with residence in the residence:

6) Individual lessons (27+ years) without residency (full-time form):

7) Preparation for TestDAF (18+), daily (without accommodation): 4 weeks = 520 €.

The indicated cost already includes:

  • training on the selected course
  • initial knowledge level testing
  • necessary teaching aids, books and materials
  • firm certificate at the end of the program
  • for options with accommodation - full board in the school residence; for an intensive course - accommodation in the family (half board)
  • for a business course (27+) - transfer (airports Tegel / Schönefeld)
  • access to WiFi
  • sports, cultural and entertainment activities for the main program, excursions (not including entrance tickets).

The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Examination fees (TestDAF and others) = from 195 €
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Supplement for accommodation in high season (10 June-18 August) = 40 € / week
  • Supplement for an intensive program in high season = 40 € / week
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions (airports Tegel / Schönefeld = from 40 € / one way)
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

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

In each class there are no more than 8-10 people, and under the program "Intensive business course" (students 27 years and older) even less - 2-4 people. Requirements for applicants for the program relate mainly to the initial level of training, knowledge of the German language:

  • Intensive / individual course - any level, from the initial (A1-C1)
  • Business course (super-intensive) - from advanced (B2 and higher)
  • Preparation for the TestDAf exam is from advanced (C1 and higher).

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- 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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