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Humboldt-Institut Summer Camp Cologne

Address: Siegesstraße 5, 50679, Köln
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Description Humboldt-Institut Summer Camp Cologne

  • Language of instruction: German
  • Location: Cologne, Germany
  • Students age: 15 to 18 years
  • Educational programs: Intensive course of German language
  • Dates: from July 3 to August 13.
  • Type of accommodation: residence.

Humboldt-Institut are year-round intensive German courses for any category of students: adults, children, teenagers and students. Camps are organized in various cities of Germany - from large megacities to a cozy province - which opens up wide opportunities for travel, acquaintance with German culture, fascinating excursions and walks. Humboldt-Institut Cologne is an invariable quality of education, a rich and interesting extra-curricular program, comfortable living conditions and a wonderful international atmosphere.

Cologne is considered to be the oldest city on the territory of modern Germany, most famous for its legendary majestic cathedral: it was built over 600 years ago. The cathedral houses more than 20,000 people, which gives him the right to be called the largest in Western Europe. Also in Cologne there are more than 30 museums, more than 120 art and picture galleries, in summer many festivals, concerts and exhibitions are held.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Humboldt-Institut Summer Camp Cologne

Program name
05.07.2020 -15.08.2020
from 2 320 € / 2 weeks

About the educational program:

  • 30 language classes per week;
  • Small Educational group - up to 10 students;
  • Duration of each lesson - 45 minutes;
  • Minimum level of language for admission: Initial;
  • Minimum duration of the course: 3 weeks;
  • Periods of the educational course:
  • From 3 to 16 July;
  • From 17 to 30 July;
  • From 31 July to 13 August.

Summer German course is suitable for international teenagers who are ready for intensive lessons and fullness of each day. All classes are conducted in an interesting, non-boring form, various interactive games are involved. Each week, a test is conducted on the level of knowledge and mastery of the teaching material. Educational staff can more closely monitor the success of each student, adjust the curriculum, pay more attention to complex topics or aspects, if necessary.

The main attention is devoted to the development of communicative and speech skills - constantly conducted interactive, dialogues, role games and simulated situations. Also, students perform homework on a daily basis, which are then checked by the teacher.

In their free time, international students will receive an interesting extra-curricular program:

  • Half-day trips are focused on the study of local attractions and monuments of culture, art, architecture;
  • Once a week (usually Saturday) students go on a full day excursion to visit different citites, such as:
    • Bon;
    • Aachen;
    • Trier;
    • Dusseldorf.

Accommodation and food

The Humboldt-Institut Cologne pupils live in a comfortable youth hostel Cologne City Hostel (Deutz district, right bank of the Rhine). The main railway station and the center of the Old Town can be reached on foot in just a few minutes, just like most cafes, restaurants, shops and entertainment centers, cultural sites, history and art.

Students are living in cozy double rooms, the windows of which open directly to the Cologne Cathedral The rooms are equipped with amenities and all necessary furniture. When resettlement takes into account the age of students, the level of their language studying, as well as the international principle - the more heterogeneous nationalities will be represented by residents in one room, the better for language progress and the rapid overcoming of the language barrier.

Meals are organized on a full board basis, thrice a day, and access to fruits, light snacks and fresh drinking water is also provided throughout the day.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: Business German, Classes in mini-groups, German for teenagers, German for the summer, german language, German literature, Individual lessons, Intensive German
Events list: B-B-Q, billiards, Board games, cinema, football, Swimming in the pool, table soccer, table tennis, Theatrical show

Events Humboldt-Institut Summer Camp Cologne

The teachers and educators of Humboldt-Institut Cologne develop a rich, diverse and fascinating leisure program for students, which also has a educational character. Entertainment and excursions help to practice the language in an informal and relaxed environment, provide an opportunity to better understand the culture, traditions and history of Germany. Most of them are already included in the cost of studying:

  • Barbecue;
  • Board games;
  • Theme parties or competitions;
  • Visits to museums and galleries;
  • Shopping.

Time is spent on sports, games, relay races: you can play basketball or billiards, learn football or volleyball, swim or take a table for table tennis or table football.

Term dates and fees

The tuition fee is 1870 € / 2 weeks, 3740 € / 4 weeks, 5610 € / 6 weeks.

The indicated cost already includes:

  • Studying on the program (30 Lessons per week)
  • Accommodation and meals (residence, room for 2 people, full board)
  • Teaching aids, books and materials
  • Initial testing of the level of knowledge
  • Branded certificate at the end of the course
  • Full day excursion once a week and one half-day
  • Recreational, entertaining, sports program.

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (one way) 40 EUR

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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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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