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Burgberg Gymnasium Private School

Address: Alter Kaiserweg 3, 38667 Bad Harzburg,
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Description Burgberg Gymnasium Private School

  • Location: Bad Harzburg, Lower Saxony, Germany;
  • Type of training: mixed;
  • Training programs: middle classes (5-10 Class), grammar classes (from 5 to 12);
  • The total number of students: 230 people, of them at the boarding house - 45.

The Burgberg Gymnasium School is conveniently located in a geographically way: to the nearest large and bustling, developed city (Hanover) is only 70 kilometers.

Upon completion of the relevant training program, the student can obtain the following certificates and diplomas:

  • Mittlere Reife (this level of general secondary education, generally corresponds to the British GCSE);
  • Abitur (issued after the end of grammar classes, is equivalent to the British standard A-level).

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Burgberg Gymnasium Private School

Program name
from 26 220 € / year

Quick overview: National German program allows international students to receive a prestigious secondary education of the European standard. All classes are conducted in German, additionally students can learn:

  • English;
  • French;
  • Latin language.

The Abitur certificate is considered to be equivalent to the British A-level and gives the right to enroll in universities, higher schools and colleges in Germany.

Accommodation and food

On the campus for students who have chosen to study at the boarding house, comfortable residencies are available, which offer cozy 1-2-bed rooms.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, Basics of health protection, biology, chemistry, drama, geography, German for teenagers, German for the summer, german language, Health & Fitness, history, History of art, Intensive German, maths, modern languages, music, physical Culture, physics, theater
Events list: billiards, bowling, Bus excursion, chess, cinema, Culinary arts, football, swimming, table tennis

Events Burgberg Gymnasium Private School

Many students of the Burgberg Gymnasium in their free time are engaged in sports - for this in the territory and outside it there are all kinds of conditions. You can learn tennis or archery, go to a ski resort in Austria (usually these tours are arranged on holidays for whole groups), go kayaking, go on a boat trip or play with other students in any team game. 

Various entertaining, leisure extra-curricular activities, parties, contests and discotheques are constantly organized, as well as educational trips, seminars, excursions and lectures.They can be devoted to studying modern European languages, choosing a profession or specialty, universities of the country. Additional computer courses are offered.

Term dates and fees

Some services are paid additionally:

  • Registration fee;
  • Annual administrative fee;
  • Annual contribution to the development of the school;
  • Teaching aids, books and materials;
  • Teaching Deposit;
  • Pocket money, additional costs (for example, individual lessons or excursions).

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 275 EUR
  • Application Fee 250 EUR
  • Pocket money 1200 EUR
  • Study materials 50 EUR

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

In order to enter Burgberg Gymnasium, you should take care in advance of obtaining a student visa and collecting the necessary documents (at least one month in advance). It will be necessary to provide a report card with grades from the previous place of study (the average score is not lower than the average), and also to demonstrate a sufficiently high level of the German language (from B2).

If the level of the German language or academic knowledge is insufficient, the child is encouraged to take an effective preparatory course at the Humboldt Institutions (Lindenberg or Bad Schussenried). In just 6 months you can raise the language level practically from scratch to the required B2 thanks to qualified teachers, balanced curriculums and full immersion in the language and cultural environment of Germany.

In order to become a candidate for enrolling in Burgberg Gymnasium, the entrant will be required to provide the admission committee with the following information:

  • Full name, date of birth;
  • School report card with grades, translated into German or English;
  • Personal hobbies, interests, success certificates in academic, Creative activity;
  • Letters of recommendation from previous teachers translated into English or German;
  • Personal written motivation letter (in English or German).

Also required:

  • Indicate (approximately) the annual or monthly budget for training;
  • Select the priority region for obtaining an education in Germany.

After receiving all the necessary information, the advisory council begins selecting a school for the student: assesses its opportunities and requests, contacts schools identified as priority , And reveals the number of seats available and the possibility of admission.

Usually, international students begin the process of studying in Germany with the Humboldt-Institute language courses (the German academic program for the year): in this case, the selected secondary schools receive full reports on the student's successes and achievements, his behavior, the degree of involvement in school extra-curricular activities. After the preparatory language course is completed and all formalities are settled, the student goes for basic training to the boarding school, that student and the advice board have chosen.


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Burgberg Gymnasium Private School reviews

Yulia Saraeva
Hello, I’m writing because I’m highly interested in my son being enrolled in your school. He is a 9th grade student in Russia; he has got B2 in German language. What program would you recommend to him? Can he start studying at your school as a 10th grade student? If the A-level program begins at 11th form or 10th? Regards, Yulia
Daria Mitchenko
Julia, of course, your son can be enrolled. answered you in more detail in the mail.

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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)
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- 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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