Learn German in Freiburg

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It might be a small city, but Freiburg is one of our most popular language study holiday destinations - choose to learn German in Freiburg, and you’ll find out why! This beautiful university city is postcard-perfect, and a German course in Freiburg will let you explore each and every inch of the city and its Black Forest surroundings. You’ll feel right at home in this green city, and you’ll get a true taste of day-to-day life learning German in Freiburg.

Learn German in Freiburg
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German schools in Freiburg

This quaint and historic town is the ideal place to learn German abroad and truly immerse yourself in the German style of living! Studying German in Freiburg will allow you to converse easily with all the locals, and learn more about the unique culture of Baden-Württemberg. Our partner schools offer a range of courses for all learners, and are located in the centre of the town close to attractions such as the Theater Freiburg and historic Martin’s Gate!

Why study German in Freiburg?

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City life
  • As a small city, Freiburg is the perfect location for students to study German abroad and integrate yourself into the German lifestyle, along with the many other students who come to study at the Renaissance university.
  • This student city is the perfect balance place to immerse yourself in history, where you can explore Freiburg Münster, the grand cathedral, and take a ride on the Schlossbergbahn, a funicular railway up Schlossberg hill!
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  • The crossroads of France, Germany and Switzerland, Freiburg offers plenty of opportunities to explore beautiful landscapes as you learn German abroad while acclimating to a variety of accents!
  • Nature-lovers will find plenty to enjoy on a German course in Freiburg as the Black Forest is just on your doorstep - the largest lake in the area, Titisee, is only an hour away, and it’s possible to visit the Triberg Waterfalls, the highest in Germany!
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  • Freiburg is renowned for its innovative approach to green living, with local renewable energy and biomass plants providing sustainable energy for the town and plenty of jobs.
  • Our partner schools in Freiburg offer the chance to explore internships in the city - contact us for more information about opportunities for internships in Freiburg.

Popular questions about studying German in Freiburg:

How much does it cost to live and study in Freiburg?

Our German courses in Freiburg start from 235 EUR for one week, so you’re guaranteed to be able to live in the city on a budget! You’ll find that eating out is highly affordable, with meals ranging from 8.50 EUR to 12 EUR on average. Public transport in the city is also affordable and reliable, but in true green-living style, most residents choose to cycle the city! Reach out to us for a free quote for your German course in Freiburg.

What are the benefits of studying German in Freiburg?

  • The city offers plenty of attractions for culture-lovers including the world-famous Augustinermuseum, as well as handy proximity to the Black Forest for those looking to explore other areas of German culture on their language study holiday.
  • Local industry drives professionals to seek work near the town, while it is also a popular student city, meaning there is truly something for everyone as you learn German in Freiburg!

What type of German courses can I study in Freiburg?

If you’re just starting out, or are already at an advanced level, we’ll have the ideal German course in Freiburg for you. Some of the courses we offer at our partner schools include:

  • Standard A1 to C1 courses, including intensive and premium options
  • One-to-one lessons
  • TELC exam preparation courses
  • Summer camps for 13-17-year-olds, including activity programmes

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