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GLS Language School in Berlin

Address: Kastanienallee 82 Berlin, 10435
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description GLS Language School in Berlin

GLS Language School in Berlin is a prestigious language school for adults in the capital of Germany. The school has been operating in Berlin since 1983. Three times in past 10 years, GLS Berlin School has been recognized as the best language school in the country. Today, the educational institution is distinguished by high academic results, exceptional quality of educational services.

The GSL Language School is located in the center of the German capital. The school occupies a modern building in Prenzlauer Berg, a prestigious and fashionable area with developed infrastructure. In walking distance from the school there are many sights of Berlin. Convenient location allows you to combine the studying with exciting rest. During walks around the city, students can improve their language skills in an informal atmosphere.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in GLS Language School in Berlin

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
28.06.2020 -09.08.2020
14-17
from 1 850 € / 2 weeks

General German course (standard, intensive)

Brief information: A program designed for at least a week, focused on the rapid development of basic language skills.

About the educational course:The general German course is available in standard and intensive versions. Educational courses includes:

  • 20 lessons per week (standart) or 30 lessons per week (intensive);
  • Group lessons (standard) or Classes in standard groups (12 students) before lunch, and in mini-groups (6 students) in the afternoon (intensive);
  • Individual consultations;
  • 2 - 4-hour themed tours around Berlin;
  • 1 visiting excursion (Dresden, Leipzig, Hamburg, Potsdam).

The emphasis in the educational program is on the development of conversational speech, communication skills. Vocabulary and grammar are studied mainly in the process of communication in a group and with teachers.

Students age: 16-20.

Dates of the educational ciurse: June 21 - August 23.

Requirements for enrollment: language level - from beginner.

Result of the educational program:

  • Confident knowledge in the basic language aspects;
  • Free communication in German in everyday life;
  • Competent management of personal correspondence.

Educational group: 12 students.

Duration of the lesson : 45 minutes.

Tuition fee includes:

  • Transfers from Berlin airport on Sundays (from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.);
  • 20 German lessons per week (from 15-30 to 19-00);
  • 2 activities per week;
  • 1 excursion in a week;
  • Meals 2 times a day;
  • Accommodation (hotel / campus / family).
Annual
18+
from 205 € / week

General German Course

Brief information: A standard language program that allows you to acquire and improve general language skills, improve spoken German.

About the edcuational course: The program is available in two versions:

  • Standard (20 lessons per week);
  • Intensive (30 lessons per week, in the afternoon classes are held in mini-groups of 6 students).

The educational course includes:

  • Academic studies in German;
  • 1 additional lecture per week.

The emphasis on lessons is made on the development of international students' communication skills. Educational process takes place with complete immersion in the language environment. Lessons are conducted by two teachers, who change after the break.

Students Age: 18+.

Dates of the educational program: Starts every Monday.

Enrollment requirements: level of language - beginner.

Results of the educational program:

  • Confident general language skills;
  • Fluency in German at a level sufficient for communication in everyday situations.

Educational group: up to 12 students.

Lesson duration: 45 minutes.

14.01.2019 -01.11.2019
18+
from 1 190 € / 4 weeks

Brief information: Specialized course of intensive preparation for the passing of a language test for at least 4 weeks.

About the educational course: The program includes 30 lessons per week:

  • 20 lessons are reserved for general language training;
  • 10 lessons are held according to the program of preparation for the language test. 

Specialized lessons include several blocks:

  • Getting to know the TestDaF methodology;
  • Doing exercises to develop the skills of analyzing printed text;
  • Listening to German language;
  • Writing block;
  • Speaking (literacy, fluency) block. 

The program also provides intensive work on expanding the vocabulary, conducting trainings for students to get the experience of oral communication in German on specific topics. During the educational process, test exams are conducted in compliance with the TestDaF format.

Students age: 18+.

Dates of the educational program: from January to November.

Admission requirements: language level - B2-C1.

Result of the educational course: improvement of German to the level of mittelstufe or oberstufe.

Educational group: up to 12 international students.

Lesson duration: 45 minutes.
 

Some options are not included in the tuition fee and are paid additionally:

  • The examination fee;
  • Study materials.
Annual
18+
from 1 190 € / 4 weeks

GOETHE Exam (Goethe)

Brief information: The preparation program for the GOETHE certificate for personal, academic, professional purposes.

About the educational course: The course with academic schedule of 30 lessons per week includes 2 blocks:

  • General language;
  • Profile block. 

The first provides intensive work on developing the basic skills of German. The profile block (10 lessons per week) serves to prepare for testing. International students get acquainted with:

  • The strategy of passing the GOETHE test;
  • The peculiarities of assessing the level of knowledge;
  • Perform typical tasks (verbally and in writing). 

Also, training involves testing. This allows us to identify gaps in the knowledge of students and focus their attention on the study of specific linguistic aspects.

Students age: 18+.

Dates of the educational program: year-round.

Requirements for enrollment: language level - A1 - C2.

Results of the educational course:

  • Acquiring and consolidating knowledge;
  • Improving language skills;
  • Confirming the level of German proficiency for living in Germany; Studying in a college, university or working in the country.

Educationl group: up to 12 students.

Lesson duration: 45 minutes.

The examination fee is paid additionally:

  • Level B2;
  • C1; 
  • C2.
21.06.2020 -16.08.2020
7-14
from 910 € / week

English in the summer for students

  • Dates: 06/21/16/08
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Age: 7-14
  • Class size: up to 12 people
  • Minimum language proficiency: A1
  • Duration: from 1 week.

A summer camp is held on the shores of a picturesque lake, where students can chat with peers from other countries and have fun on campus.

Rates:

  • 1 week: 910 €
  • 2 weeks: 1580 €
  • 3 weeks: 2320 €
  • Additional week: 760 €.

What is included in the price:

  • 15 English lessons per week
  • Groups are formed by levels: beginners, elementary, intermediate, advanced
  • 2 excursions per week
  • 3 campus activities
  • Campus accommodation (rooms for 2-3 people, private bathroom)
  • Board meals
  • Transport and entry fees
  • Roundtrip transfer
  • Insurance
  • 24 hour supervision.

Paid additionally:

  • Extra scheduled transfer: 100 €
  • Additional day: 100 €
  • Sailing or tennis (3 lessons of 90 minutes per week): 1000 € (per week).

Accommodation and food

Students are offered accommodation in the residence and host family. Opportunities of an available housing on a campus allow to place up 100 students. The residence has 50 studio apartments for 1-2 people. Each of them includes furnished rooms, bathroom, kitchen. Internet is available in the studios.

In the residence, students can also get conditions of increased comfort. Two-storey studios are rented with a ceiling height of up to 5 meters.

In families, students are accommodated in single rooms with furniture and internet. Facilities, recreation areas are in the house in common use.

Available meals in the school: half board, breakfast only (in the family), self-service (in the apartment).

The cost of children's programs is included in the course price.

The cost of living for adult courses:

  • Studio apartments on campus or off-campus, class "Standard", breakfast included, separate kitchen and bathroom, the cost depends on the duration of the course: single 432 euros per week. - 1 week of courses, 399 euros per week. - from 5 weeks of courses; double rooms - 246 euros per week. - 1 week of courses, 224 euro per week. - from 5 weeks of courses;
  • Studio apartments on campus or off campus, increased comfort, breakfast included, separate kitchen and bathroom, the cost depends on the duration of the course: single 492 euros per week. - 1 week of courses, 469 euro per week. - from 5 weeks of courses;
  • Hotel accommodation, breakfast included - from 600 euros per week;
  • Homestay, meals two times, shared bathroom and kitchen, studio apartment, the cost depends on the duration of the course: 318 euro per week. - 1 week of courses, 294 euro per week. - from 5 weeks of courses;
  • Accommodation in a rented flat, without meals, shared bathroom and kitchen, studio apartment, the cost depends on the duration of the course: 234 euro per week. - 1 week of courses, 182 euros per week. - from 5 weeks of courses;
  • Accommodation in a rented apartment, only breakfast, shared bathroom and kitchen, studio apartment, the cost depends on the duration of the course: 264 euro per week. - 1 week of courses, 224 euro per week. - from 5 weeks of courses.

Accommodation for more than 1 week is given a discount of 10-15%. In the summer an additional charge of 80 euros per week is added.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: Academic English, business English, English, French, General English, german language, IELTS preparation, Intensive English, Intensive German, Intensive Spanish, Preparation for CELTA, Preparation for TOEFL, Preparation for TOEIC, Preparing for SAT, Spanish
Events list: B-B-Q, basketball, billiards, mini golf, restroom, volleyball

Events GLS Language School in Berlin

The German Language School offers an extensive extracurricular program. From 3 to 5 events are held per week. At weekends, students are offered on-site excursions and cognitive holidays in the capital of Germany. Interest in Berlin is represented by architectural complexes, numerous museums, galleries, entertainment centers. Also, students are offered lake walks, club holidays. Among the outbound excursion routes, the most popular are those that include visits to Leipzig, Hamburg, Dresden.

Daily routine

Lessons take place in the morning.

Advantages

  • GLS Berlin School has everything necessary to ensure the effectiveness of the learning process: qualified personnel, methodological and technical base.
  • The school offers programs that allow to practice German from the first lesson.
  • The program can be combined with bright and saturated leisure. Available directions are: from excursion to shopping and club entertainment.
  • Programs are selected for students on an individual basis. Level of basic preparation are determined by testing.
  • Classes in the language school are held in small groups.
  • Lessons and thematic meetings are dynamic. 

Equipment GLS Language School in Berlin

The campus includes several buildings. The main school building is equipped with 40 classrooms, there is a computer center, a cafeteria, a bookshop, a restaurant. On the campus there is a picturesque garden of about 1 hectare. The school also has residences, an administrative building, an infrastructure for recreation and sports.

Term dates and fees

Additional fees:

  • Public transport travelling 60-80 euros for 2-4 weeks
  • Entrance fee 30 euros per week
  • Additional school day 100 euros
  • Non-scheduled transfer 80 euros one way
  • Insurance 15 euros per week
  • Visa services and fees
  • Airtickets
  • Enrollment services.

Extra fees:

  • Extra night 100 EUR
  • Transfer (one way) 80 EUR
  • Deposit for a course/programme 100 EUR
  • Laundry service 30 EUR
  • Medical insurance 10 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)
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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GLS Language School in Berlin reviews

Teresa Ramirez
Hello, We live in Mexico City and I am looking for a boarding summer camp in Berlin for my daughters, they are 15 and 16 years old. I would like for the camp to do cultural excursions and go to tourists sights, also for them to learn German and perform sports. For 3 weeks in july.
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Consultant Smaps
Hello Teresa, you can consider the summer language camps of the GLS school in Berlin with accommodation in a residence. In particular, Berlin Westend (14-17 years old), Berlin Water Sports (13-17 years old). All programs include a German course, accommodation, meals, extracurricular activities and excursions.
Sadovskaya Diana, 13 years old, Summer Camp GLS Berlin

How did I choose the language school?

I went to Germany, because I need to improve my German proficiency. My girlfriend, who was already abroad, advised me to get acquainted with the information about summer courses in Germany on SMAPSE. The whole evening my parents and I were selecting a suitable option for us. Thank you! The choice is made: Summer Camp GLS Berlin. I'm going!

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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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