Humboldt Institute Berlin – Intensive German

Age: Minimum age of 18 years
Levels: All
Lessons per week: 30 German classes
Duration: 2 weeks+
Campus residence/ Homestay accommodation with full-board or half-board available
Start Dates 2024: every Monday; for total beginners - March 17/ April 21/ Mai 26/ June 30/ August 04/ September 08/ October 13/ November 17

Humboldt Institute Berlin – One to one Intensive German

Age: Minimum age 18 years
Levels: All
Lessons per week: 25, 30, 40 German classes
Duration: 1 week +
Dates: Weekly
Campus residence/ Homestay accommodation with full-board or half-board
Start Dates: every Monday

Humboldt Institute Berlin- Part-time German

Age: Minimum age 18 years
Levels: All
Lessons per week: 5 or 6 German classes
Duration: 12 weeks+
Start Dates 2022: every Monday; for total beginners - April 19(23)/ Mai 31/ June 4/ August 30/ September 3/ October 11(15)/ November 22(26)

Humboldt Institute Berlin – Experience two cities German

Age: Minimum age 18 years
Levels: All
Lessons per week: 30 German classes
Duration: 10 weeks+
Campus residence/ Homestay accommodation with full-board or half-board
Start Dates: every Monday

Humboldt Institute Berlin – German for Executives

Ages: 27+ years
Levels: All
Lessons per week: 30 or 40 German classes
Duration: 1 week+
Campus residence/ Homestay accommodation with full-board or half-board
Start Dates: on request


The Humboldt Institute specialises in teaching German as a foreign language. From a small beginning in its original headquarters at Ratzenried Castle the school has grown to include over 17 school locations. The main goal is to assure that all students have full support for their language learning.
The students are always taught by native speakers who have at least a university degree. The classes consist of a maximum of 10 students, and the intensive courses consist of up to 30 lessons which are more than the average other schools are willing to offer.
The students can be sure that their experience will be great as the school has been working for over 40 years with over thousands of satisfied students from all corners of the planet. The school is exceptionally efficient in preparing the students for TestDaF and Telc C1 Deutsch Hochschule examinations. We assure you that beginners of the language can pass any of these exams after only eight months of learning at the Humboldt Institut. These tests, along with TestAS, are internationally recognised and will significantly improve the students’ chances in academic or work life.
There are no hidden costs here as we clearly state all that is included. Instruction, room and full board, course materials, extracurricular activities and excursions are usually included in the price.
24-hour support is given to students in all aspects while studying here. This way, they can be confident in asking anyone of the staff if they feel worried. A family atmosphere is also provided given that the students will all be at boarding schools. This will give them to learn and experience a sense of community at full capacity. You can be sure that you will feel at home from the moment you arrive at school.
Students will be able to learn German throughout the whole year. They have 365 days at their disposal to learn the language. The study will be combined with fun to make the experience worthwhile, while at the same time, students will learn the language in the shortest amount of time possible through intensive lessons.


As everybody knows, Berlin is the capital and largest city in Germany with a population of around 3.5 million. It is famous as the centre of Germany’s artistic, political and economic life. This is one of the most significant selling points for students around the world where they can learn about Germany’s history, politics and culture.
This location has been open to students since June 2014. Some of the highlights fo the facilities include modern classrooms, a language laboratory, a spacious common area and modern single and double rooms. A unique feature is the rooftop terrace which provides students with a beautiful panoramic view of Berlin.
Humboldt Institut is situated in a modern, comfortably furnished building with all conveniences and large classrooms with high-quality equipment.
Humboldt Institut is acknowledged as a licensed test centre for the Test DaF and Telc Examinations.


All significant sights and landmarks are within easy reach due to the excellent public transport connections and the school’s central location.


Humboldt Institut specialises in creating fun and educational experiences outside of the classroom. Depending on the site, there are different kinds of leisure activities and excursions, supported by the program supervisors. They make sure to encourage all students to join in the fun.
There will always be enough leisure time provided to the students, and in this way, they can choose how to enjoy their spare time. Will it be playing football with some friends or having a barbeque? This is entirely up to them.
Excursions are planned for after school and during weekends. These can be either half-day or full-day excursions, contests or games. While most of the planning and decision making for tours is made by staff, the school is always welcome with input from students about different suggestions for extracurricular activities.
The following are some of the social and cultural programmes provided at Berlin-Mitte.


  • Football
  • Climbing
  • Bowling
  • Billiard
  • Bicycle tours
  • Basketball
  • Barbecue
  • Galleries
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • TV Room
  • Swimming in a public pool/lake
  • Table football
  • Squash
  • Zoo
  • Theatre
  • Excursions – Dresden, Leipzig, Potsdam, Wannsee, the Baltic Sea and many other sites in Berlin
  • Modern, comfortably furnished, high quality equipped classrooms
  • Boarding schools and facilities with group accommodation
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Small classes and intensive guidance
  • Licensed test centre for the Test DaF and Telc Examinations
  • Recognised exams
  • Coordinated one concept of classes
  • Safety and support
  • German-speaking, German-learning, German-living environment
  • Qualified teaching staff to make sure you are learning the right things
  • 40 years of experience with own curriculum
  • Placement test on the day of arrival
  • Course and textbooks are free of charge
  • Holistic training in all directions of the German language
  • Weekly progress test
  • Transparent performance checks
  • The end, of the period, comprehensive exam
  • Full board accommodation: daily fresh cooked breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • A fruit basket is available through the day
  • Fun and exciting excursion packages to get to know the area
  • End of course certificate
  • Weekly Excursions
  • Daily leisure program
  • Weekly tuition
  • Teaching material