The language school Alpadia Freiburg was founded in the picturesque "student" city of Germany in 1972. It occupies an elegant neoclassical building in the central area. Not far from Alpadia Freiburg there are numerous sights of the historical part of the city. Also nearby is the university campus, the Gothic cathedral (architectural visiting card of the municipal formation), park areas with many bicycle paths. In the school of foreign students a multicultural environment awaits. It stimulates the rapid development of German. It is accepted at the school to communicate not only during academic studies, but also at changes, extra-curricular activities. Full immersion in the language environment makes the rapid progress of newcomers and students fluent in German.
Short information . A standard German course for those who want to acquire and improve conversational skills, to learn basic grammar, to overcome the language barrier.
About the course . The training course lasts 1 to 48 weeks is designed for students with different levels of basic training (for beginners the minimum duration of training is 2 weeks). Groups are formed taking into account the academic knowledge of students. The intensity of the classes is 20-30 lessons per week. Course content: reading, writing, grammar, listening, communication. The latter is given special attention.
Lessons within the program are in the form of interactive. This format of education determines the rapid academic progress of students and provides maximum comfort when working in small groups.
The age of the students: 16+
Start dates : All-the-year-round on Mondays.
Requirements for crediting [ 999.26]: German from elementary to advanced level.
Learning outcomes : development of general language skills, improvement of knowledge in the field of grammar, expansion of lexical stock, pronunciation or correction of pronunciation, acquisition of experience of communication in the language environment in everyday situations, Confidence in the conversation.
The size of the class : 8 to 12 people.
The length of the lesson: 45 minutes.The cost of : from 205 euros per week. Separately paid enrollment - 75 euros. The cost of a week's study includes the academic program, all necessary materials, accommodation, leisure, final certification.
The institution offers its students 5 accommodation options. Everyone is oriented to a certain group of foreigners, has its own characteristics and advantages.
Host family. Accommodation is organized in houses and apartments. Students are provided with single and double rooms. Amenities, kitchen are in common use with family members. Half board is available.
The cost of living in a family:
The student hostel. The recommended residences are not more than half an hour's drive from the school. They offer students rooms with individual amenities. They also have furniture, a training area. Kitchens are in the dorms in common. Food - self-service.
The cost of living:
Single room, no meals - € 195 / week
The university town of Freiburg is a huge choice of entertainment and leisure programs. Here, no one will be bored. During the training, German students are given the opportunity to discover the historic center of the German city with its many restaurants, cafes, shops, noisy markets. Also for those wishing to organize walks in Freiburg. Each of its districts is interesting in its own way.
The relaxed atmosphere of the dynamic university city will not leave anyone indifferent. Here fans of parties can spend time in pubs and clubs, students who prefer sight-seeing leisure, will find many interesting routes, including an examination of architectural values, museum collections.
The school organizes various entertaining activities for its students. The program can include walking and biking, visiting concert halls and cinemas, participating in thematic meetings. Also organized are field trips. During these students can get to know more closely with the colorful cities of Germany, each of which has something to surprise foreign guests.
Daily routineThe schedule depends on the intensity of the selected language program. As a rule, morning and afternoon are allocated for studies.
Alpadia Freiburg is:
Alpadia Freiburg is a modern language school with appropriate equipment and equipment. In convenient classes there are interactive whiteboards, computer equipment. Self-study rooms are available for students. The school has a computer class with Internet access and the necessary software for study. There is a cafeteria for rest. You can also pass the time between lessons on the sun terrace.
The price includes: training, study material, entrance test,
certificate ALPADIA, leisure program, student card, accommodation and
Seasonal discount: -10% on tuition and accommodation
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|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.