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German school in Cologne



TANDEM language school is located in the Südstatt area in the centre of Cologne. Ten minutes by underground from the central train station, it is a lively, cosmopolitan district with parks, a walking path along the banks of the Rhine, shops, bars and restaurants. The school occupies a magnificently renovated former monastery, where you will immediately feel at ease as the beautiful light filters through the large bay windows. The school contains 9 spacious classrooms and a small, pleasant garden in the courtyard. An open study area and a kitchen where tea, coffee and non-alcoholic drinks are offered free of charge will make students feel right at home. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building. During summer, the school uses additional buildings in order to meet the demand for its complementary summer courses.

School Highlights

German school in Cologne
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Key points

  • City with a friendly atmosphere and a very rich past
  • School in the very heart of the city, in a very lively district
  • Excellent quality-price ratio
  • Wide choice of cultural activities

School facts

Available exams:
School size:
Disabled access
Free Wifi

Student facts

Minimum age:
years old
Average age:
years old
Maximum students in class:


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Student nationalities

      United States


ESL schools guarantee the same excellent standards for accommodation as they do for teaching. We take great pleasure in helping you find the most suitable accommodation for you.


Host family


Living with a host family in Cologne will allow you to discover the daily life of its locals. You will have a private, single room with access to common areas such as the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room. You will have a choice of breakfast only or half-board. The families, carefully selected by our partner school, live within a radius of 30 minutes by public transport of the school.

Shared apartment (from 18 years)

ESL Languages shared apartment Tandem Cologne Germany

This form of shared accommodation, called a WG (Wohngemeinschaft), is very popular in Germany. You will share an apartment with permanent residents of Cologne and have a private, single room. In the apartment, the bathroom, kitchen and common areas will be shared with your flatmates. You will be able to use the washing machine in the laundry room.

Why choose our accommodation

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Guaranteed Accommodation

Finding the right accommodation can be stressful. That’s why we guarantee that we’ll find the perfect housing option for you before you even land in your destination.

Convenient Transport

Our accommodation is hand-picked to make sure your journey to the classroom is as safe, reliable, and smooth as possible.

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Safer and more comfortable

All of our accommodation options are rigorously screened to ensure you know exactly what you’re getting when you make the choice to book your program.