CDC Berlin – Intensive Course
  • 24 lessons per week
  • Two teaching units of workshops per week
  • Language lab with an instructor
  • Digital language lab with 24/7 access
  • Age Group: 16 years +
  • Duration: 1+ weeks
  • Level: All
CDC Berlin – Crash Course
  • 24 + 5 or 10 lessons per week
  • Max students per class: 5-15
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Duration: 1+ weeks
  • Level: All
CDC Berlin – One-to-one Course
  • 4 + lessons per week
  • Max students per class: 1
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Duration: 1+ weeks
  • Levels: All
CDC Berlin – German for School Classes and Groups
  • Price upon request
  • Minimum age: 14
  • Maximum of 15 participants
  • 20 teaching units of German
  • Inclusion of accommodation, meals and leisure program
  • Levels: All
CDC Berlin – Preparation for All German Exams
  • 4 teaching units per a week
  • Minimum age: 16
  • One-to-one course aftemoon
  • Level: Relevant to the exam type
  • Duration: 1 + weeks
CDC Berlin – Preparation German Course For TestDaF
  • 80 teaching units in total
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Group min 8, max 20 participants
  • Level: Relevant to the exam type
  • Duration: 4 weeks
CDC Berlin – Preparation Course For TELC C1 Hochschule (Academic German)
  • 80 teaching units in total
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Group min 8, max 20 participants
  • Level: Relevant to the exam type
  • Duration: 4 weeks


Carl Duisberg Centre is a high-quality service provider in the areas of international training and qualifications. Life-long learning is central to its promotion by providing students with professional language courses, intercultural training and wonderful experiences abroad and work-related training. The school has locations in four different parts of Germany with each city having its character and history. These locations are Berlin, Cologne, Munich and Radolfzell on Lake Constance. Participants choose if they would like to study in one area of Germany or to change to a different city.

The courses provided are aimed at all age groups and life stages from students exploring the world for the first time to professionals who would like to improve their skills for future employability. The school also has a widespread network to serve customers wherever they may be around the world.

The core values are centred around the following five elements: Connecting people, cultures and countries, working together to reach a common aim, serving the public good while remaining economically viable and working with top quality standards.

The language courses are professional, targeted and effective so that students can achieve their learning goals. All of the material, as well as teaching methods, are comprehensive and personalised so that a perfect environment can be created, which paves the way for a successful learning experience.


The school is based in the ‘Mitte’ zone of the Berlin metropolitan area. This means that it is located right in the centre of Germany’s capital city. The Carl Duisberg Training Centre is near public transportation and has excellent links throughout the city. Berlin is rich in things to see and do. It consists of over 170 museums, 300 art galleries, ancient castles, churches, many parks, opera houses. The city itself has a unique flair which makes it such as a popular tourist destination. It is a perfect place to take in the insights into German culture.


From the school, students can reach landmarks such as the Brandenburg Gate, the Gendarmenmarkt and the Reichstag building. A popular place for having a walk is Friedrichstrasse with the Hanns Eisler School of Music and Humboldt University within reach for those with a passion for education and the arts.


Leisure Program is included with the total cost of the German course. Depending on the activities, additional fees may apply.

Group Activities
There are group activities offered to students every week. This is focused around the exploration of Berlin while making friends and using German outside of the classroom. Students will learn about the city’s history and visit one of the many museums while on the guided tour. Some other features of the town will be explored, such as the café and bar scene which will enrich the students with history, art and cultural views of the capital.

Sports and Excursions
For those who are an athletic type and prefer to keep fit, then there are many options available. Sports and fitness activities such as salsa dancing, climbing, badminton and bowling are offered to students. On weekends excursions to places such as Potsdam and other famous places around Berlin are organised. Tours to different locations around Germany such as Hamburg, Dresden and Weimar can be arranged upon request.

  • 20 classrooms
  • Language Lab
  • Free Internet access and Wi-Fi
  • Internet Cafe
  • Recreation Room
  • High standard teacher qualifications
  • Qualified teaching staff to make sure you are learning the right things
  • Registration fee
  • Confirmation of booking and receipt of payment for visa
  • Placement test on the day of arrival
  • Welcome package
  • Learning material both physical and online
  • Progress tests with feedback from teachers
  • Leisure program
  • Assistance and support for any administration problems and also in case of emergency
  • Access to internet and Wi-Fi
  • Choice of accommodation (extra fee)
  • End of course certificate for participation
  • Transfer from airport (extra)
  • Health, accident and liability insurance (€20 per week)