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Hermann-Lietz-Schule Schloss Bieberstein Private School

Address: Hermann Lietz Schule, 36145 The Hofbieber
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Description Hermann-Lietz-Schule Schloss Bieberstein Private School

  • Institution type: private school
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Location: Hofbiber, region Hesse, Germany
  • Educational programs: grammar classes (5-12, Abitur)
  • Total number of students: 130 people at the boarding house.

The educational institution, founded back in 1904, bears the name of Hermann Litz, as the name implies - Hermann-Lietz-Schule Schloss Bieberstein. It is located in the small town of Hofbiber (the land of Hesse, about an hour's drive from Frankfurt), and is located in a majestic, ancient castle, a Baroque style specimen. Hermann Lietz was a well-known reform educator who worked on the principles of Pestalozzi's unity: according to these postulates, children need to be developed not only academically, but also creatively, mentally, physically and spiritually, morally, "work their heads, hearts and hands." Here, carefully take into account the features, talents of each student, seek to uncover its unique capabilities and potential. This helps graduates to be able, harmoniously developed personalities, motivated by personal achievements, development of valuable moral and social qualities.

Each student can have a unique personal curriculum: some subjects and directions here are studied more carefully and deeply than in standard public schools. For example, you can study in depth the features of business English, economic theory, the history of art, the organization of production. The international students can choose to learn German as a foreign language.

Practical and theoretical lessons are harmoniously combined throughout the entire learning process: lectures are necessarily interspersed with classes in laboratories, the implementation of practical studies, personal and team projects. This helps students to better understand the material, to study the disciplines taking into account the practical application, it is easier to identify the cause-effect relationships. Thanks to active work in the classroom, in groups, students get used to work together on a common cause, to place high collective interests and success. In each class, from 7 to 19 children, an average of 15 people. Obligatory general form is not accepted here.

Hermann-Lietz-Schule Schloss Bieberstein actively collaborates with colleagues around the world, practices student exchanges (especially with institutions in China).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Hermann-Lietz-Schule Schloss Bieberstein Private School

Program name
from 3 075 € / month

About the educational program: the Abitur program (the same name certificate is given to all children who have completed a full secondary education course) provides fundamental, basic knowledge in all key disciplines. Abitur is considered to be a German full-fledged equivalent of the British A-level sample and provides an opportunity to obtain higher education at any university in Germany.

All studying is conducted in German, but the study of other modern and classical languages ​​is also given great attention:

  • English;
  • Spanish;
  • French;
  • Latin language.

Accommodation, housing and food

For students there are places in a well-equipped, comfortable common residence. All rooms have access to the Internet, it is allowed to use personal means of communication and gadgets, to call and write to relatives at any convenient time. The rooms are designed for 1-2 people, private bedrooms are usually occupied by high school students.

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : art, economics, music, physical Culture
Events list: aerobics, basketball, fitness, football, golf, horseback riding, kickboxing, martial arts, mountaineering, rock climbing, Sports running, tennis, volleyball

Events Hermann-Lietz-Schule Schloss Bieberstein Private School

There is an interesting electives to any taste:

  • Kickboxing;
  • Football;
  • Volleyball;
  • Rock climbing;
  • Mountaineering;
  • Speleology;
  • Tennis;
  • Golf;
  • Horseback riding.

International students can devote time to creativity (drawing and painting, theatrical and acting skills, singing in the choir or playing a musical instrument). Hermann-Lietz-Schule Schloss Bieberstein is proud of its extensive library with a great variety of sources, books, historical materials - here students learn to enjoy reading, respect books, discover new authors and absorb new knowledge.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

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

  • Registration fee;
  • Additional German courses (Entry level, Intermediate level);
  • Teaching deposit;
  • Personal, pocket money;
  • 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, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

For admission to Hermann-Lietz-Schule Schloss Bieberstein, you should take care in advance of obtaining a student visa and collecting the necessary documents (at least a month). 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 Hermann-Lietz-Schule Schloss Bieberstein, 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).

It is also required to:

  • Indicate (you can approximately) the annual or monthly budget for studying;
  • 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, his behavior in the classroom, 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 studying to the boarding school he has chosen and the advice board.

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