German school in Hamburg: DID deutsch-institut

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Key points

  • School located in a beautiful Art Deco building in the town centre
  • Excellent, worldwide recognised standards in teaching
  • Possibility of meeting German students
  • Interesting leisure activities in a hanseatic city steeped in history
  • Official exam centre for TELC

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
TELC
School size
M
Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
17 years
Average age
25 years
Nationality mix
Switzerland, Italy, Russia, etc..
ratings
49 authentic opinions

Key points

  • School located in a beautiful Art Deco building in the town centre
  • Excellent, worldwide recognised standards in teaching
  • Possibility of meeting German students
  • Interesting leisure activities in a hanseatic city steeped in history
  • Official exam centre for TELC

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
TELC (B1)
School size
M
Accommodations
Host family, Residence
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
17 years
Average age
25 years
Nationality mix
Switzerland, Italy, Russia, etc..
ratings
49 authentic opinions

Our partner school occupies the second and third floors of a stunning house in the heart of Hamburg. The Art Deco building attests to the wealth of the inhabitants of the city and provides an ideal environment for studying. It includes 15 bright classrooms, a self-study centre and a spacious library with a wide range of books, CDs and multimedia material. Many computers are available to students in the computer room. The qualified teachers use state-of-the-art material to teach perfect German. After the classes, participants can socialize in the student lounge with vending machines for snacks and drinks - ideal for munchies! But the highlight of the course centre is the 200-m2-large roof terrace overlooking the Inner Alster - an artificial urban lake - and the buildings of the town centre. The school shares some of the rooms as well as the terrace with a training centre for adults offering management courses. You will therefore have the opportunity to meet German students and access the university library of the institute. Located in the centre of Hamburg, the school is well served by the excellent urban transportation system. If you prefer to walk, it will take you less than 5 minutes to reach Jungfernstieg!

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Included in the price

  • Language course
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • Learning Progress Guarantee
  • Activity programme
  • Host family or residence
  • School enrolment fee & certificate
  • Travel documents
  • Language course
  • Host family or residence
  • School enrolment fee & certificate
  • Travel documents

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Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 200.-
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 ou 14:45 - 18:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast
1
200
460
470
2
380
900
920
3
560
1340
1370
4
740
1780
1820
6
1100
2660
2720
8
1460
3540
3620
12
1820
4940
5060
16
2180
6340
6500
24
2900
9140
9380
Extra week (24+)
90
350
360
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
02.01 / 05.03 / 07.05 / 04.06 / 02.07 / 06.08 / 03.09 / 01.10 / 29.10.2018
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 01.05 / 10.05 / 21.05 / 03.10.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 31.12.2018

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Semi-intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 250.-
Lessons
24 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:00-14:30 (ma-je) ou 13:00-14:30 (ma+je) + 14:45–18:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast
1
250
510
520
2
460
980
1000
3
670
1450
1480
4
880
1920
1960
6
1300
2860
2920
8
1720
3800
3880
12
2280
5400
5520
16
2840
7000
7160
24
3960
10200
10440
Extra week (24+)
140
400
410
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
02.01 / 05.03 / 07.05 / 04.06 / 02.07 / 06.08 / 03.09 / 01.10 / 29.10.2018
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 01.05 / 10.05 / 21.05 / 03.10.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 31.12.2018

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 300.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:00-14:30 (lu-ma+je-ve) ou 13:00-14:30 (lu-ma+je-ve) + 14:45–18:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast
1
300
560
570
2
580
1100
1120
3
860
1640
1670
4
1140
2180
2220
6
1700
3260
3320
8
2260
4340
4420
12
3060
6180
6300
16
3860
8020
8180
24
5460
11700
11940
Extra week (24+)
200
460
470
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
02.01 / 05.03 / 07.05 / 04.06 / 02.07 / 06.08 / 03.09 / 01.10 / 29.10.2018
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 01.05 / 10.05 / 21.05 / 03.10.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 31.12.2018

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

TELC course B1/B2/C1

Lower intermediate to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1015.-
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Lower intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 or 14:45-18:00(Mon-Fri) and 13:00-14:30 (Mon, Wed, Fri)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast
4
1015
2055
2095
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
02.01 / 05.03 / 07.05 / 04.06 / 02.07 / 06.08 / 03.09 / 01.10 / 29.10.2018
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 01.05 / 10.05 / 21.05 / 03.10.2018
Holidays
23.12.2018 - 31.12.2018

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 200.-
Lessons
20 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 ou 14:45 - 18:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast
1
200
460
470
2
380
900
920
3
560
1340
1370
4
740
1780
1820
6
1100
2660
2720
8
1460
3540
3620
12
1820
4940
5060
16
2180
6340
6500
24
2900
9140
9380
Extra week (24+)
90
350
360
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 06.05 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 04.11.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 03.10 / 31.10.2019
Holidays
21.12.2019 - 05.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Semi-intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 250.-
Lessons
24 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:00-14:30 (ma-je) ou 13:00-14:30 (ma+je) + 14:45–18:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast
1
250
510
520
2
460
980
1000
3
670
1450
1480
4
880
1920
1960
6
1300
2860
2920
8
1720
3800
3880
12
2280
5400
5520
16
2840
7000
7160
24
3960
10200
10440
Extra week (24+)
140
400
410
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 06.05 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 04.11.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 03.10 / 31.10.2019
Holidays
21.12.2019 - 05.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From EUR 300.-
Lessons
28 of 45 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 + 13:00-14:30 (lu-ma+je-ve) ou 13:00-14:30 (lu-ma+je-ve) + 14:45–18:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast
1
300
560
570
2
580
1100
1120
3
860
1640
1670
4
1140
2180
2220
6
1700
3260
3320
8
2260
4340
4420
12
3060
6180
6300
16
3860
8020
8180
24
5460
11700
11940
Extra week (24+)
200
460
470
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 06.05 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 04.11.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 03.10 / 31.10.2019
Holidays
21.12.2019 - 05.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

TELC course B1

Lower intermediate to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1090.-
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Lower intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 or 14:45-18:00(Mon-Fri) and 13:00-14:30 (Mon, Wed, Fri)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast
4
1090
2130
2170
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates
04.02 / 01.04 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 04.11.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 03.10 / 31.10.2019
Holidays
21.12.2019 - 05.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Cours TELC B2

Intermediate to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1090.-
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 or 14:45-18:00(Mon-Fri) and 13:00-14:30 (Mon, Wed, Fri)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast
4
1090
2130
2170
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 06.05 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 04.11 / 02.12.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 03.10 / 31.10.2019
Holidays
21.12.2019 - 05.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

TELC course C1

Advanced to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From EUR 1090.-
Lessons
25 of 45 minutes
Course duration
4 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 15
Minimum age
17 years
Schedule
09:00-12:30 or 14:45-18:00(Mon-Fri) and 13:00-14:30 (Mon, Wed, Fri)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, breakfast
4
1090
2130
2170
All prices are in EUR.  
Starting dates
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 06.05 / 03.06 / 01.07 / 05.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 04.11 / 02.12.2019
Bank holidays
19.04 / 22.04 / 01.05 / 30.05 / 10.06 / 03.10 / 31.10.2019
Holidays
21.12.2019 - 05.01.2020

Arrival day: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Options/Extras

Course material (to be paid on site) (varies depending on level, approximately 20 EUR/month)
One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 45 EUR
Extra night with host family, half board 45 EUR
Extra night in a residence 45 EUR
Supplement Course high season (per wk.) (02.07 - 24.08.2018, Course of less than 8 weeks ) 35 EUR
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (01.07 -25.08.2018, Host family) 20 EUR
Christmas with the host family (23.12.2018-06.01.2019) 100 EUR
Airport transfer (on arrival) (08:00-20:00) 75 EUR

TELC exam dates: on request
Enrolment: approximately EUR150

Course material (to be paid on site) (varies depending on level, approximately 20 EUR/month)
One-to-one course (min. 2 lessons) (per lesson) 45 EUR
Extra night with host family, half board 45 EUR
Extra night in a residence 45 EUR
Supplement Course high season (per wk.) (01.07-23.08.2019, Course of less than 8 weeks ) 35 EUR
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (30.06 - 24.08.2019, Host family) 20 EUR
Christmas with the host family (22.12.2019 - 04.01.2020) 100 EUR
Airport transfer (on arrival) (08:00-20:00) 75 EUR

TELC exam dates: on request
Enrolment: approximately EUR150

Other accommodation options

Host family, single room, breakfast
Residence, double room, breakfast ("Standard")
Host family, single room, breakfast
Residence, double room, breakfast ("Standard")

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.1/5
Overall rating

90% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
School
/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

49 students gave their opinion about this school

22 years old - Italy
/ 5
8 weeks, July – August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
27 years old - Italy
/ 5
4 weeks, August – September 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3 / 5) (Other)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
18 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
4 weeks, October – November 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
School highlights
« -L'ambiance: étudiants sympas, esprit festif...-La ville: Une belle ville, pas trop grande où il ne faut pas faire trop de trajets avec le métro et on peut également marcher. Elle a notamment un bon "nightlife" et le port apporte du charme à la ville. »
30 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, November 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.7 / 5) (Other)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
64 years old - France
/ 5
1 week, October 2017
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Other)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
26 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
8 weeks, September – October 2017
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (1.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
0 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
6 weeks, August – October 2017
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Do you think you've made progress?
« Être plongé dans un entourage Germanophone aide vraiment à améliorer, surtout sa compréhension et son parler. »
20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
10 weeks, July – September 2017
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
62 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, August – September 2017
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (2.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (2.3 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
34 years old - Italy
/ 5
1 week, August 2017
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (3.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (2.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals

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Host family
This is a classic option, whose benefits are proven. Staying with a family means being fully immersed in the language and practicing German even after classes with your host family. You can opt for a single room or share a double room with another participant speaking a different mother tongue. The bathroom and other rooms of the house are shared with the host family, who will not necessarily be a traditional family, but may also consist of a single person or a mono-parental family. The commute from your accommodation to the school will be fairly short. You will choose from breakfast only and half board. In both cases, you will enjoy daily contact with the inhabitants of this open-minded city.

Residence (from 18 years)
Our partner school in Hamburg offers accommodation in a single or double room (for students travelling together), private bathroom and Wi-Fi throughout the building at an extra charge. You will be provided with breakfast (buffet) on site. Coin-operated laundry facilities are available and bed linen and towels are provided. Arrivals between 2pm and 6pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first. This accommodation option will allow you to enjoy some independence while being in close contact with many international students staying at the residence, which is located in the town centre, just a few minutes from the school.

Host family
This is a classic option, whose benefits are proven. Staying with a family means being fully immersed in the language and practicing German even after classes with your host family. You can opt for a single room or share a double room with another participant speaking a different mother tongue. The bathroom and other rooms of the house are shared with the host family, who will not necessarily be a traditional family, but may also consist of a single person or a mono-parental family. The commute from your accommodation to the school will be fairly short. You will choose from breakfast only and half board. In both cases, you will enjoy daily contact with the inhabitants of this open-minded city.

Residence (from 18 years)
Our partner school in Hamburg offers accommodation in a single or double room (for students travelling together), private bathroom and Wi-Fi throughout the building at an extra charge. You will be provided with breakfast (buffet) on site. Coin-operated laundry facilities are available and bed linen and towels are provided. Arrivals between 2pm and 6pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first. This accommodation option will allow you to enjoy some independence while being in close contact with many international students staying at the residence, which is located in the town centre, just a few minutes from the school.

Discover the historical and architectural treasures of your place of stay together with the other students at the school! For a century, commercial activities have played an important role in this hanseatic city and are documented in many of its museums and historical buildings. The Hamburg Dungeon calls up memories of the gruesome times of the plague and witch-hunts. To cheer up after this journey through the dark chapters of Hamburg’s history, take a boat trip in its impressive harbour. Your partner school also organises excursions at the weekend to take you to discover the North Sea coast and cities like Bremen or Lubeck. A trip to Berlin will allow you to visit the Reichstag and the famous Brandenburg Gate. But if you prefer to stay in Hamburg – you will have no problem enjoying yourself in the numerous restaurants, cinemas and theatres of this wealthy city.

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