Learn German, experience culture, make friends!
We make living and learning a language in the documenta city of Kassel a unique experience!

In our summer and winter courses young people from all over the world who share an interest in the German language and are looking for an international atmosphere meet up. The exciting accompanying recreational programme makes for a fun time too!

Our summer and winter courses go beyond simply learning German. We combine intensive language training with topical themes such as Culture, Art, Acting, Study Preparation or Translation & Interpreting. The cultural and recreation programme during your stay here includes a diverse offering from museum, cinema and theatre visits, communal sporting activities, brewery tours to excursions in Kassel and day trips into the region.

Our summer and winter courses are perfectly suitable for DAAD scholarship holders! Information regarding DAAD scholarships for summer and winter courses can be found on the DAAD homepage.
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Our guiding principle is that all course participants feel that they are in good hands at IfS! We are there for you from the start! If you would like us to, we will organise you accommodation and transfer from the airport to Kassel. We are there to answer all your questions and give advice gladly!
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Summer and Winter Courses

Course descriptionDatesRegistration
Deadline
Price (€)

Learn German - Language, Land, People

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Enrolment

09.01.17 - 03.02.17

19.06.17 - 14.07.17

17.07.17 - 11.08.17

14.08.17 - 08.09.17

02.12.2016

19.05.2017

16.06.2017

14.07.2017

700,-

Learn German - Experience Art

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Enrolment

17.07.17 - 11.08.17

14.08.17 - 08.09.17

16.06.2017

14.07.2017

800,-

Learn German - Theatre & Acting Performance

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Enrolment

17.07.17 - 11.08.17

14.08.17 - 08.09.17

16.06.2017

14.07.2017

800,-

Learn German - Translation & Interpreting

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Enrolment

19.06.17 - 14.07.17

17.07.17 - 11.08.17

19.05.2017

16.06.2017

800,-
Accommodation / Board / Transfer Price (€)

Accommodation
furnished single room in student residence, in a student digs, private accommodation or host family (according to availability).

The fee for accomondation, agency service and for bed linen are included in the price.

Before you can move into your room a key deposit of 400 EURO is required. These 400 EURO will be rewarded on departure, provided that the apartement / the room is in a clean and tidy condition.

4 weeks 400,00 €
Board
Affordable lunch and dinner available at the university cafeteria
Price for one cafeteria meal ca 4,50 €
Transfer
Pick-up from airport and transfer to accommodation in Kassel
variable price depending on arrival airport and any time delays which may arise from 200,00€
Recreational Programme / ExcursionsPrice (€)

Recreational Programme
Our recreational programme includes a diverse offering of museum, cinema, concert and theatre visits, not to mention brewery tours and communal sporting activities.

The recreational programme is included in the fee for the summer and winter courses.

Excursions
We offer various excursions in Kassel and surrounds as well as single day excursions in the local region (e.g. Frankfurt).

Our excursions in Kassel and the surrounds are included in the fee for the summer and winter courses

For the single day excursions there occure variable costs depending on the chosen excursion.

  • Minimum number of participants: 12

     

  • Arrival day: one day before course starts

     

  • Cancellation of course booking on account of visa problems:
    Should a course participant, having registered from abroad not receive a visa, the course fees will be repayed to him / her less a cancellation fee of 20 % of the course fee. In such a case, the original notice of rejection from the German embassy or consulate must be supplied prior to commencement of course. On this point, see also our general terms and conditions:
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