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    Special Services, IT Courses

    Lessons on Tour

    The Academy of Languages offers the intensive German as a Foreign Language courses both in Berlin and Heidelberg. At no extra charge, you can take your language course at either school. All you need to do is inform us when you register which course you wish to take at which school, and for how long. The language courses are designed to allow a change of study centre at any time.

    If you have already begun your course and then opt for our Lessons on Tour programme, it is possible to change schools after a notice period of two weeks and payment of a €100 fee (subject to availability of accommodation).


    Educational Leave

    Registration fee (for the first course): €35.

    Course start: 02.01 (Tuesday), 05.02, 05.03, 03.04 (Tuesday), 07.05, 04.06, 02.07, 06.08, 03.09, 10.10, 05.11, 03.12.
    Courses recognised in accordance with the Educational Leave laws in Baden-Wurttemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Hessen; further accreditations on request.

    Course no. Language Course description / level TH / week Learners Course times (Mon – Fri) 1 week 2 weeks
    22 German as a foreign language

    Acquisition of the various language competences

    in homogenous learning groups;

    levels A1-C1

    30 4-15 09:00-14:30 € 200 € 390
    23 German as a foreign language

    A combination of group and individual

    lessons (IL); levels A1-C1

    40 (incl. 10 IL) 4-15 IL 09:00-16:15 € 500 € 890


    À la Carte Courses: Music, Sport, Art and Design

    Parallel to our intensive courses, we arrange various special courses in sport, music, art and design in cooperation with sports clubs, companies, music schools and other local organisations.

    Selected courses: Football, handball, table tennis, tennis, basketball, field hockey, ice hockey, swimming and other sports; music lessons, art courses and floristry. Please note that the practice sessions are invoiced separately. The fee reflects the number of hours booked and in particular the type of activity. For sports lessons only a small fee is normally required, payable to the sports club.

    *Top-class piano lessons at university level are invoiced by the hour.

    One-off placement fee: €300 (a successful placement cannot be guaranteed; if no placement is found, 75% of the fee will be refunded).

    Support with Official Matters (Registration with Authorities, Health Insurance and more)

    Learners requiring a visa are offered the following services on arrival: support in practically all bureaucratic matters, convenient registration or reregistration

    at the town hall, advice and appointment scheduling for opening or activating a bank account, help with taking out German health insurance, checking documents for the Berlin immigration authorities and general information on extending visas.

    Requirement: Language course booking of at least 12 weeks.

    Fee: €250 (individual services such as * registration at the town hall can also be booked separately for just €75).

    General Higher Education Advice

    At the school we offer a higher education advice service for our learners who upon completion of their course wish to begin a degree programme at a state university in Germany. The service includes orientation and help in the selection of suitable universities/subjects, checking up to three university applications and the correction of a letter of motivation/CV.

    Requirement: Qualification of higher education admission from the learner’s home country. Fee: €250.

    F+U Language Course and Degree Studies

    Our language school is also the International Office of the state recognised University of Applied Sciences for Business, Technology and Culture (Hochschule für Wirtschaft, Technik und Kultur - hwtk) in Berlin. The hwtk offers primarily business- focused bachelor and master’s degree programmes in German and in English. With eleven specialisations in BA Business Administration - such as Hotel and Tourism Management or Marketing Communication and Public Relations – as well as three accessible modes of study (dual, full-time and distance learning), the hwtk offers students the highest level of planning flexibility.

    *Our language school provides free assistance with all applications to the hwtk.

    *Our language courses and exclusive F+U language

    certificate (special fee: €75) qualify students for admission to the hwtk. at: international.support@hwtk.de

    Further information at: international.support@hwtk.de

    Provisional Admission Service

    We offer university application support to learners who have booked an intensive course of at least 12 weeks at our school and require provisional admission for their visa application. We check the application documents for the learner and assist with the preparation of up to two university applications, correction of the letters of motivation/CV, as well as communication with the universities. The processing time for the individual universities can take up to eight weeks and should be taken into account in the application process.

    Requirement: Evidence of the higher education admission qualification in the learner’s home country.

    Fee: €400 plus any applicable processing fees charged by the respective university. A successful application cannot be guaranteed. If the application is rejected by the university €200 of the administration fee will be refunded. The university’s processing fee is non-refundable.

    Music Practice Rooms

    We are able to arrange practice rooms for regular, independent practice at the piano or on other instruments. For a monthly flat rate of approx. €150 our learners can practise the piano or their own musical instruments at a partner music school, every day, around the clock (24/7).

    Practice at the concert grand piano is available by special arrangement only. One-off placement fee: €75.

    Internship, Erasmus+

    Our unpaid internships are offered to young people (16+) keen to build on their German lessons by playing an active role in our cultural programme and gaining an insight into the administration work at an international language school. Upon completion, a bilingual internship certificate (German/

    English) is available. Where required, non-EU nationals must provide a work visa for the internship (e.g. a Working Holiday visa). Please apply with a letter of motivation and a Europass CV exclusively to languages.berlin@fuu.de. Processing fee: €200.

    * Erasmus+ internships based in the school administration are also offered. As places are limited, please make sure your application is convincing and submitted as early as possible. No processing fee.

    Cultural Programme

    Groups are accompanied by a member of school staff. Unless otherwise indicated, only travel and staff costs are included in the fee. Announcements about cultural events can be found in notices in the school and online at news.fuu-languages.berlin.

    Examples Duration Fee
    Orientation tour of Berlin’s historical city centre Approx. 2 hours Free
    Regular F+U ‘Stammtisch’ gatherings Approx. 2 hours Free
    Cycling tours of Berlin’s most attractive districts Approx. 2 hours Free
    Sports activities1 Approx. 2-3 hours Free
    River trips on the Spree (including audio guide) Approx. 2-3 hours From € 16
    Museum visits2 Approx. 2-3 hours From € 2
    Cinema / open air cinema Approx. 2-3 hours From € 7
    Berlin Zoo / Tierpark Approx. 2-3 hours From € 10
    Excursions (half day)3 Approx. 5 hours From € 20
    Excursions (all day)4 Approx. 8 hours From € 30

    1Football tournaments, ice-skating, cycling tours, mini golf and more.

    2Pergamon Museum, Deutsches Historisches Museum (German Historical Museum), Berlin Wall Museum, Topography of Terror Documentation Centre, Jewish Museum Berlin, Neues Museum (New Museum), Berlin Wall Memorial, German Museum of Technology, DDR (GDR) Museum, Neue Nationalgalerie (New National Gallery), Naturkundemuseum (Natural History Museum),

    Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial, Gemäldegalerie (Art Gallery), Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery), Berliner Unterwelten-Museum (subterranean museum) and many more.

    3Potsdam, forest high ropes course, Sachsenhausen Memorial, Filmpark Babelsberg and more.

    4Spreewald, Hamburg, Leipzig, Dresden and more.

    IT Courses

    MS-Office, Webpage Design, Programming for Beginners

    Registration fee (for the first course): €35 (group bookings of 3 or more people: €15 per person).

    One teaching hour (TH) = 45 minutes. Discount (for large bookings) valid only for full payment in advance.

    Fee per TH 1 person 2 people 3 people 4 people 5 people 6 people
    1-3 trial lessons* € 30 € 35 € 40 € 45 € 48 € 50
    From 4 TH € 28 € 33 € 37 € 40 € 43 € 45

    *No registration fee.

    We will be happy to provide an individual quotation for larger groups, special IT programs or programming language courses and IT lessons in English.

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