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    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 complete your language programme at both course locations. 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 at both Academy of Languages are designed to enable 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 still possible to change schools after a notice period of two weeks and payment of a €100 fee (subject to availability of accommodation).

    Corporate Language Training

    Since 2013, the Academy of Languages Berlin has been delivering training to international diplomatic missions, federal agencies, global property and insurance companies, luxury-sector travel operators and innovative fintech start-ups. Our corporate language training offers bespoke language training for companies and organisations in over twenty languages, for example English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese and Russian. Thanks to their modular structure, the training courses can be tailored to meet the individual needs of a particular sector or company department. The training can be held in group courses, individual lessons, day seminars or weekend workshops, either in-house or at our school.

    The corporate language training programme offers the following specialisations:

    • Sector-specific terminology
    • Telephone communication
    • Commercial correspondence, emails and reports
    • Presentations and kick-off presentation speeches
    • Meetings and negotiations
    • Intercultural awareness and
    • Grammar and specialist vocabulary communication strategies


    À la Carte Courses (Music, Sport, Art, Design)

    Parallel to our intensive courses, we arrange various special courses in sport, music, art and design in cooperation with sports clubs, companies, adult education centres and other local organisations. Selected courses: Football, handball, table tennis, tennis, basketball, field hockey, ice hockey, rugby, swimming and other sports; music lessons, art courses and floristry. Please note that the practice sessions are invoiced separately. The fee depends on the number of hours booked and, moreover, on the type of activity. For sports lessons only a small fee is normally required, payable to the sports club.

    One-off placement fee: €250 (a successful placement cannot be guaranteed; if no placement is found, €150 will be refunded).

    Examination preparation: music academy

    In cooperation with our partner INKLANGART Music Academy we can arrange top-quality piano lessons at music academy level (individual training with instructors at the Hanns Eisler Musikhochschule and the University of the Arts – UdK), as well as practice rooms with high quality instruments (pianos, concert grand piano) and acoustics, all in the vibrant district of Prenzlauer Berg. Lessons from approx. €110 per TH; practice rooms between €6 and €11 per hour.

    Participants in our intensive language courses receive an exclusive discount of 10% on all INKLANGART services on presentation of our student ID card! Placement fee: €35.

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

    We offer the following services to newly-arrived learners requiring a visa: support with practically all bureaucratic administration, convenient registration or re-registration at the town hall, advice and appointment organisation for opening or activating a bank account, help with arranging German health insurance, checking documents for the Berlin immigration authorities and general information on extending visas.

    Requirement: A language course of at least 12 weeks must be booked.
    Fee: €275 (individual services, such as registration at the town hall, can also be booked separately for just €85).

    General University Advice

    At the school we offer a university advice service for our learners who, on completion of their language course, want to begin a degree programme at a German state university. This service includes orientation and help in the selection of suitable universities/subjects; the preliminary check of application documents; assistance with applications to up to three universities and the correction of letters of motivation/CVs.

    Requirement: Certificate of university entry qualification from the learner’s home country. Fee: €300.

    Special University Advice – VICTORIA | International University

    Our language school also functions as the International Office of the F+U Group’s state-accredited VICTORIA | International University in Berlin. The VICTORIA offers primarily business-focused bachelor and master’s degree programmes in German and in English. With ten specialisations in BA Business Administration alone – such as Hotel and Tourism Management or Marketing Communication and Digital Media – as well as three accessible modes of study (dual, full-time attendance and distance learning), the VICTORIA offers students the highest level of planning flexibility. The new BA International Management programme complements the profile of the university with an attractive range of courses in English, including an integrated period of study abroad, e.g. in New York or Dublin.

    Our language school assists with the VICTORIA application process free of charge. Our language courses and exclusive Academy of Languages language certificate (special price: €75) qualify students for a university place at the VICTORIA.

    For further information, contact: international@victoria-university.de.

    Provisional Admission Service

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

    Admission requirement: Certificate of university admission qualification from the learner’s home country.
    Fee: €550 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.)

    Arranging admission to the VICTORIA | International University is absolutely free of charge for our Berlin language school customers, provided they already reside locally. Provisional admission to the VICTORIA for international master’s degree applicants can also be processed free of charge.

    Internship, Erasmus+

    Our unpaid internships are available to young people (16+) keen to complement their intensive German course 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 (in German or English) is available. Where applicable, applicants from non-EU countries must provide a work permit for the internship (e.g. a Working Holiday visa). All applicants are required to provide evidence that the internship either serves a vocational purpose (orientation internship) or is to be completed parallel to training or study; usually a copy of the enrolment certificate, the training contract or school contract is sufficient. Applications accompanied by a letter of motivation and a Europass CV should be submitted exclusively to languages.berlin@fuu.de.

    Processing fee: €200.
    Erasmus+ internships based in the school administration are also offered; please make sure your application is convincing and submitted as early as possible (limited availability). 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.fuulanguages.berlin. The minimum number of participants is also indicated in each case.

    Examples Duration Fee
    Orientation tour of Berlin’s historical city centre Approx. 2 hours Free
    Regular ‘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 € 15
    Excursions (half day)3 Approx. 5 hours From € 20
    Excursions (all day)4 Approx. 8 hours From € 30

    1Football tournaments, ice-skating, cycling tour, mini golf and more.
    2Deutsches 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 more.
    3Potsdam, forest high ropes course, Sachsenhausen Memorial, Filmpark Babelsberg and more.
    4Spreewald, Hamburg, Leipzig, Dresden and more.

    Online language training

    Live language courses – worldwide

    We offer online German, English and Spanish courses for groups and individual learners around the world via our online training centre in Heidelberg and state-of-the-art technology. In the virtual classroom you are supported by our teachers in live, interactive lessons. You can arrange to start the course at any time, and we offer flexible course times to suit your needs. To participate in the lesson, you require a stable broadband Internet connection and a computer, laptop or tablet with camera and headset.

    Further information is available at online.languages@fuu.de.

    Closed groups and individual training

    • Registration fee (for first course): €10.
    • Course material: €40 – €60 (eBook or print version) per level
    German, English, Spanish Standard Language Exam Preparation Specialist language training: business, care, medicine
      1-3 TH 4-30 TH 31-99 TH From 100 TH 1-3 TH 4-30 TH 31-99 TH From 100 TH 1-3 TH 4-30 TH 31-99 TH From 100 TH
    Individual Lessons € 30 € 28 € 26 € 25 € 34 € 32 € 30 € 28 € 36 € 33 € 31 €30
    Duo Lessons € 35 € 33 € 31 € 30 € 40 € 38 € 34 € 35 € 42 € 39 € 37 €36
    3-5 Learners € 40 € 38 € 36 € 35 € 46 € 43 € 41 € 40 € 48 € 45 € 43 € 42
    From 6 Learners € 45 € 43 € 41 € 40 € 51 € 49 € 47 € 46 € 54 € 51 € 49 €48

    20% supplement for other languages: French, Chinese, Russian, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, etc.

    Recommended course duration:

    The time required to complete a particular level (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2) depends on the number of course participants, the number of teaching hours per week and the amount of contact with German outside the lesson. The following calculations are based on learners accustomed to studying:

    TH per Level 1 Learner 2 Learners 3-5 Learners 6+ Learners
    A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 80 100 120 180
    C2 250 300 350 400

    Open groups

    • Teaching methods: Our language teachers support you in interactive lessons in the virtual classroom.
    • Guaranteed course provision: The courses are held regardless of the number of learners.
    • Public holidays (no lessons): 10.04, 13.04, 01.05, 21.05, 01.06, 11.06.
    • School holiday: 21.12 2020- 01.01 2021.
    • The course duration has been extended to take into account public holidays.
    German Course Level1 TH/ course TH/ week Course Times Mon-Fri Course Duration2 Course Fee2
    Intensive Course I A1 180 15 12:30-15:00 13.01-03.04; 06.04-03.07; 06.07-25.09; 28.09-18.12 € 975
    Intensive Course II 15:00-17:00
    Intensive Course III A2 15 12:30-15:00 06.07-25.09; 28.09-18.12
    Super-Intensive Course A1 30 08:00-13:30 13.01-28.02 (incl. 1 week’s holiday); 13.07-21.08

    1Other levels on request; see our programme for closed groups and individual training, also on this page.
    2Mid-course entry is possible every Monday; the course fee is calculated accordingly.

    Online junior programme

    • Registration fee (for first course): €10.
    • Course material: €40 – €60 (eBook or print version) per level.
    • Courses are offered all year; booking lead time of just two weeks, even during the holidays.
    • The courses are intended for closed groups of learners.
    • Minimum number of learners: 6
    German, English and Spanish courses for children and young learners
    Teaching Hours (45 minutes) 10 TH 20 TH 30 TH 50 TH From 100 TH
    Fee per Learner € 50 € 95 € 135 € 210 € 400

    20% supplement for other languages: French, Chinese, Russian, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, etc.

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