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Hermann-Lietz-Schule Lietz Internat Hohenwehrda

Address: Hermann-Lietz-Schule, 36166 Haunetal,
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Description Hermann-Lietz-Schule Lietz Internat Hohenwehrda

  • Established in 1898;
  • Language of instruction: German;
  • Institution type: private school;
  • Location: Hounetal, Thuringia, Germany;
  • Programs: gymnasium classes (Realschule), Abitur (grammar classes);
  • Total number of students: 130 people, all at the boarding house;
  • Age of students: 10 to 16 years;
  • Type of education: mixed.

As early as 1898, the reform teacher Hermann Lietz opened a school that still bears his name - Hermann-Lietz-Schule Lietz Internat Hohenwehrda. The main goal of education here is the education of strong, independent, versatile personalities who are able to adapt quickly to the conditions of the surrounding world and feel comfortable in any circumstances. This principle is clearly observed here since the establishment of the school until today: the students are motivated to achieve high results and success, constantly improve, never stop and do not give up. In addition to the academic program, much attention is paid to the social development of schoolchildren. Various meetings with representatives of art and creative professions are constantly arranged, experts of various fields of activity are invited, debate clubs and discussions are organized: so the students can develop the skill of critical thinking, oratorical skills and the art of debating.

An equally important part of the curriculum is practical activity: from cleaning up the territory and gardening to performing in theatrical productions and musicals. Practical activities are offered to each student in view of personal abilities, talents and needs, and helps to fully reveal potential.

On the one hand, Hermann-Lietz-Schule Lietz Internat Hohenwehrda remains committed to traditional educational and moral values, and on the other - actively implements and applies various innovative methods and programs. They respect the freedom of the individual, the lessons are held in a free and relaxed atmosphere, the students freely express their views and reasoned opinions; the activity, independence and initiative are valued and encouraged. Students are taught to love nature, take care of it, lay the foundations of eco-literacy; Many classes are even held outdoors, not to mention sports and leisure activities. Students constantly organize various projects, multi-purpose research on various topics, work independently and in groups.

The school is very loyal to the reception of foreign students and gladly accepts students from all over the world. A big plus is that you can get a prestigious education of the German standard and include your native language as a separate subject in the certificate. The training program includes compulsory studying of at least 2 foreign languages ​​- and one of them can become native, which, of course, is very convenient, allows you to devote time to other subjects and disciplines.

All training is conducted in German. International students from the earliest days are additionally attending an intensive German course: this is the study of grammar, vocabulary, the development of written and spoken language, listening skills. On weekends, various recreational activities and leisure programs are organized that help to consolidate the knowledge gained in an informal, friendly atmosphere, in the process of live communication, games and conversations.

Hermann-Lietz-Schule Lietz Internat Hohenwehrda works closely with educational colleagues around the world, especially with institutions in Poland and the UK, and practices regular student exchanges. The teaching staff is represented by 25 teachers and 25 researchers, each of whom has the necessary qualifications and extensive work experience.

The compulsory school uniform is not accepted here.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Hermann-Lietz-Schule Lietz Internat Hohenwehrda

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from 3 075 € / month

About the educational program: Teachers well understand that the youngest pupils should be brought up in an atmosphere of comfort, love and care, peace and security.

International kids are learning in a separate building.

Different aspects of education are offered to children:

  • Reading and writing; 
  • Logical thinking skills;
  • Nature (outdoors, often visit a school farm).

All classes are conducted in an interesting, dynamic game form, allowing the kids not to get bored and better to learn the material.

from 3 075 € / month

About the educational program: Beginning from grades 5-6, students can determine the further path of their development and education - choose a real school or a grammar school (the last option is often chosen by students planning to enter universities in Germany). At the very beginning of the studying the homework is no as such, due to it is already included in the plan of common lessons. In each class there are 12-16 people.

The basic school curriculum is formed in accordance with the regulations of the region (land) of Hesse, includes 6 modules:

  • German and foreign languages: studying grammar and rhetoric, improving the fluency, literacy and creativity of written and spoken language, organizing theater productions, studying the theory of language, the history of literature;
  • Vocational guidance: presentations of various professions, master classes and lectures with professionals from various fields, working with a psychologist and consulting teachers, attending major events, productions, companies, perhaps the passage of practice;
  • Charity and social work: volunteering, first aid skills, participation in environmental projects;
  • Art and creativity: thematic trips and excursions, playing musical instruments, studying culturology and philosophy, visiting theaters and museums;
  • Outdoor activities: physical education and sports, team games, trekking (walks in the mountains), adventure and hiking, sailing, downhill skiing and snowboarding;
  • Natural sciences + mathematics: the implementation of scientific and research projects (independently and in groups), the study of ecology, applied chemistry, computer science, introduction to higher mathematics, and the study of the phenomena of physical laws.

Also, students take an active part in agricultural work, can master at their own desire a craft (for example, carpentry), perform creative and sports projects.

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Quick overview: international students of the 10th-13th grades are mainly focused on qualitatively and fully preparing for entering the chosen German university for a priority specialty. At the beginning of the year, subjects are chosen that will be studied at a complex, advanced level.

List of subjects:

  • Management;
  • Business;
  • Linguistics;
  • Economics.

Instead of studying in high school, students can enter technical colleges after graduating from high school, get a working specialty and start a full-fledged career.

Accommodation and food

A cozy school residence accepts all students on a full board (the full-time course is not offered here). All students are divided into so-called "families" of 8-10 people in each - to each family attached a mentor from among qualified teachers. Bedrooms are cozy, equipped with everything necessary (appliances and furniture), access to the Internet is provided.

Meals (also on a full board basis) are organized in the general dining room of the school, spacious and able to easily accommodate all children.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, computer science, drama, drawing lessons, ecology, german language, History of art, Information Technology, music, Spanish, theater, Theatrical art
Events list: Arts and crafts, badminton, basketball, canoe, football, golf, handball, horseback riding, mountaineering, skiing, tennis, volleyball,  Mountain bike

Events Hermann-Lietz-Schule Lietz Internat Hohenwehrda

A lot of attention is paid to leisure and entertainment here. Students often go on interesting and informative excursions to the most interesting cities, places and regions of Germany, go on rafting in kayaks, learn to ride snowboard and downhill skiing. Only 19 kilometers separates the school campus from the highest mountain in the region, so in winter the schoolchildren have access to one of the best resorts in the country.

Equipment Hermann-Lietz-Schule Lietz Internat Hohenwehrda

Today the school is already a network of educational institutions: 1 school is in Thuringia, and two - in Hessen. All campuses are very beautiful, well-groomed, well equipped, constantly upgraded to provide students with modern and comfortable conditions for learning, living and leisure. The territory of the schools is green parklands and ancient mansions, similar to the locks of the ancestral German nobility. The territory of the park is reserved, it is a part of the large biosphere of Ryon, which is protected at the state level.

The hull in Thuringia is the oldest and the first one among the establishments of the network. The area of ​​its territory reaches 90 hectares: it is home to modern educational buildings and sports infrastructure, comfortable residences for living, parks, lawns and gardens, shady groves for walks. The main building (actually, Hohenwerd Castle, built in the Baroque style) is made in the style of an old, beautiful mansion with a bright tiled roof: in spite of its majestic historical appearance, inside it has the most modern technology and all the needs for classes.

All classrooms and lecture halls are well equipped (interactive whiteboards, computer equipment, audio and video equipment), there are modern scientific laboratories for practical classes, an extensive library and quiet classes for independent work and self-preparation.

The Hermann-Lietz-Schule Lietz Internat Hohenwehrda also has its own school farm, numerous craft workshops (for woodwork and metalwork), a concert hall and music studios with modern equipment. The sports infrastructure is not less developed:

  • Grounds and fields for horse riding;
  • Archery;
  • Athletics;
  • General fitness;
  • Strength training;
  • Football;
  • Basketball; 
  • Badminton; 
  • Tennis;
  • Swimming and many others.

Term dates and fees

Some services are not included in tuition fee and paid additionally:

  • Registration fee;
  • Supporting German lessons (for entry level);
  • Supporting German language lessons (for intermediate level);
  • Educational deposit;
  • Individual lessons;
  • Excursions.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 1500 EUR
  • Deposit for a course/programme 9225 EUR
  • Pocket money 6000 EUR

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

The school should apply for a student visa and collecting the required documents in advance (at least one month in advance) for admission to Hermann-Lietz-Schule Lietz Internat Hohenwehrda. 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 admission to the Herman-Lietz-Schule Schloss Hohenwehrda, 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;
  • Recommendation letters 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, foreign 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, 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 he/she and the advice board have chosen.


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