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Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg Private School

Address: Scharfenberg, 4, 13505 Berlin,

Description Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg Private School

  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Founded: in 1929
  • The age of the students: 16-18 years
  • Type of accommodation and accommodation: family, residence (boarding house for 70 students)
  • Study programs: Abitur (senior classes)
  • Type of study: joint (mixed)
  • The total number of students: 460-500 people (foreigners among them - 5%)
  • Language of instruction: German.

The famous and prestigious school Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg is located at the Tegel Lake, in the protected area within of Berlin : here students from all over the world can get not only an excellent education of the European model, but also engage in sports, creativity, actively Spend free time and weekends. Many students are attracted by the prospect of living on a real island - while the center of the capital Berlin takes the road only an hour, which opens up wide opportunities for the use of all urban infrastructure resources.

Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg is a state boarding school for mixed education: young people from 16 to 18 are admitted, and programs are open to foreigners. Here a lot of attention is paid to practical studies and personal research of students: teachers are sure that studying exclusively theoretical materials will not help to motivate pupils to effective teaching. Students constantly work on various projects in the field of science and creativity, conduct research "in the field", participate in lively discussions, discussions, seminars.

The emphasis is on studying the fundamentals of agriculture and agronomy. In this students are very helpful classes on their own school farm: it is home to almost all domesticated animals (chicken and roosters, goats, horses, pigs and sheep, wild boars, turkeys). Students are constantly engaged on the farm, helping to feed animals and take care of them, master farming science and gardening in the course of direct practice.

In addition, the school program Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg focuses on foreign languages ​​(the most popular are English, Spanish and French, are taught at a sufficiently high level) and creative pursuits (especially musical and vocal).

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg Private School

Program name
from 11 900 € / year

In a public school, education is subject to the national standard approved in this particular region. Below you can see the main list of subjects studied by students: additionally provided for music, agriculture and gardening, art and creativity. After the end of the program, students take the national Abitur exam: it helps to obtain a profile certificate of the same name and at the same time serves as an entrance exam to German universities.

The main subjects and directions of the school program:

  • Mathematics
  • art
  • Geography
  • Sociology
  • Religious Studies
  • German
  • Computer science
  • Biology
  • Policy
  • English
  • Ethics
  • Physics
  • Spanish
  • History
  • Chemistry.

Accommodation and food

In Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg it is possible to have a full and five-day boarding school (weekend children spend in families): cozy and comfortable residences (total capacity - 70 people), separate for boys and girls, are built for this purpose. Children live in rooms with private facilities, each designed for 2 people, in general use are small kitchens and recreation areas. Meals are organized according to the full boarding system.


Subjects and sport

Subjects list: biology, business, chemistry, design, economics, English, german language, history, Information Technology, maths, philosophy, physical Culture, physics
Events list: Chorus, fitness, rowing, sailing, skiing, surfing

Equipment Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg Private School

Schulfarm Insel Scharfenberg is located on a fully equipped and equipped, habitable island: due to the fact that the enclosures are surrounded by water, pupils are offered wide opportunities for active and water sports - swimming, rowing, sailing. Equipped and ground sports grounds for various games and sports activities: football, basketball and others. The educational building, in addition to comfortable and spacious classrooms, has functional scientific laboratories (practical lessons are conducted here, especially in chemistry and biology), IT-center, creative classes and workshops, studios for art classes.


Term dates and fees

Please note that the program does not include a registration fee of € 1,500.


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

The following package of documents is required for admission (in general it is the same as for other foreign schools):

  • A school card with grades for the last 2 years [999.6 ]
  • Recommendations from teachers: it is obligatory - from teachers in mathematics and a foreign language, at will - from a class teacher and other teachers
  • The cover letter, which is a detailed answer to the question "Why do I want to study at your school?"
  • All the certificates, medals, Cups, etc., received for achievements in various fields (scientific, academic, creative, charity and volunteering, sports)
  • Results of testing in a foreign language (can be submitted directly at the school or in any officially accredited center)
  • Medical card with the list of immunizations
  • In addition, the institution may ask for tests and examinations in the academic subjects of the school curriculum (also available at school or at an accredited center).


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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

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