Summer Camp in Berlin (ages 14-17)

Berlin, a unique mishmash of world history and explosive creativity, is a European hotspot for entrepreneurs and students alike. Often called “the European New-York”, Berlin is a melting pot of different traditions. Have a coffee in one the young, up and coming areas and then take a stroll along to the impressive Reichstag and its surrounding area. From artisanal baking to delicious currywurst, Berlin is a thrilling and undeniably unique city.

Please note: this course does not accept complete beginners.

German course: the basics

  • Ages 14 – 17
  • Lesson length: 45 minutes
  • Class size: Average 10-12 students (maximum 15)
  • Schedule: morning and/or afternoon lessons
  • Course length: 2-6 weeks
  • Placement test: first day of lessons
  • Certificate of completion at the end of the stay
  • Standard Course: 20 General German lessons per weekSchedule: 9:00 – 12:30 – Monday to FridayLanguage level: elementary to advanced (A1-C1)
  • Intensive Course: 24 General German lessons per weekIncludes the above General German classes, plus an extra four lessons per week, usually held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 13:00 – 14:30.Language level: elementary-advanced (A1-C1)

Activities and events during your stay

There is a variety of different social and leisure activities every week in the afternoons and evenings. Excursions take place upon week-ends.

Two-week stays include one day trip. The school will provide a detailed activity schedule on arrival.

Some of the many activities available include:

  • Welcome party
  • Karaoke
  • Guided tour
  • Arts and crafts
  • Drama Plays

Summer Camp Residence (A&O Hotel)

6-bedded room (extra for a quad room), bathroom in each room, full board.


  • Shared room with international students
  • Toilet and bathroom in each room
  • Full board
  • Travel time to school: 1 minute (on-site accommodation)
  • Located in the city centre in Berlin-Mitte. 10 minutes on foot from the Reichstag, 15 minutes from the Brandenburg Gate, 6 minutes to Alexandarplatz by public transport
  • Deposit to be paid on arrival (see Dates & Prices 2017 tab), refunded at the end of your stay provided no damages are incurred

Facilities and services:

  • State-of-the-art residence accommodation
  • Bed linen/towels provided
  • Bright, quiet classrooms
  • Roof terrace
  • Large garden
  • Sky lounge with spectacular views over Berlin
  • Bike hire (fees apply)
  • Weekly cleaning service; please note that outside of this service, students are responsible for cleaning their rooms


Arrivals: Sunday (16:00 to 20:00)

Departures: Saturday (8:00 to 12:00)

  • Arrival airports:
  • Vienna: Vienna International (VIE)
  • Berlin: Tegel (TXL) or Schönefeld (SXF)
  • Frankfurt: Frankfurt (FRA)
  • Munich: Munich (MUC)
  • Höchst im Odenwald: Frankfurt (FRA)

Airport transfers available on request (fees apply, see “Dates & prices” tab.)

Please note: Do not make travel arrangements until we have confirmed your enrolment in your chosen course (about 4 days after payment of the deposit).

Visa Information

You might need a visa for this course. For more information please visit our Visa Information page.

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email if you require any additional information.

Dates & Prices 2020

Dates 2020

Most courses start every Monday (exceptions are outlined below.) On Bank Holiday Mondays, lessons start on Tuesdays.

  • Berlin:
    • Dates : 2 to 10 weeks between Sunday June 21 and Saturday August 22
    • Arrival on Sunday and departure on Saturday
    • All German class levels from A1 (elementary) to C1 (advanced) – No complete beginners

Prices 2020

Including lessons, accommodation, meals as described, all taxes and enrolment fees

WPCS 42.0.1


Prices include:

  • The chosen course
  • Residence accommodation, full board, shared room
  • Placement test on the first day of lessons
  • Certificate of completion at the end of your stay
  • Course material
  • Activities (including entrance fees and transport, if any)
  • Local public transport pass (except Höchst im Odenwald)
  • All school taxes and enrolment fees

Prices do not include:

  • Round trip travel to the chosen destination
  • Airport arrival & departure transfers
  • Optional insurances
  • Visa fees (if any)