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German school in Freiburg

Alpadia Freiburg

German school in Freiburg

Alpadia Freiburg

Alpadia Freiburg

Learn German in this gorgeous university town. Renowned for the quality of its teaching, our partner school offers German courses in a beautiful 3-storey neoclassical house. Facilities include 13 bright and airy classrooms, a cafeteria, a study area and a computer room with learning software. Students from all over the world love the large outdoor terrace surrounded by greenery. In a friendly atmosphere and with the help of dedicated and experienced teachers, you will be amazed at how quickly you improve. Less than 5 minutes’ walk from the university and with parking for cars, enjoy Freiburg’s young and dynamic spirit and put your German skills to the test.

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Key points

  • University town near Switzerland and France
  • Well-located school, friendly atmosphere
  • Wide range of courses and exam preparation for Goethe, TELC, TestDaf
  • Accommodation options for all budgets
  • In a dynamic town like Freiburg, the leisure programme is packed with sports and 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
      United Kingdom


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


Staying with a local host family allows you to practise German daily and pick up everyday language while discovering the rich local culture. Approximately 25 to 50 minutes from the school by public transport (please note that commute times can be longer during high season), students are accommodated in single or twin rooms, with half-board or breakfast provided. Experience life with locals!

Shared apartment with local residents WG (Ages 18 and over)


Usually called a WG (Wohngemeinschaft), this is a very popular way for students and twenty-somethings to live in Germany. If you are looking for more independence, staying with one or several German people in the very heart of Freiburg could be perfect for you. The apartments are generally between 25-35 minutes from the school by public transport, but could be up to 50 minutes away. Sleeping in a single room, you will share the bathroom and kitchen with your flatmates. This kind of accommodation encourages you to discover Freiburg on your own terms. Double room only available for students travelling together. 

Erwinstrasse Student Apartments (from 18 years)

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The school offers several apartments located just a 10 minute walk from the course centre, either on foot or by public transport. Students will share an apartment with 2-3 others from the same school, while enjoying independence in a furnished single or double room. Each room has a desk, chair, lamp, and wardrobe. Common areas include a shared bathroom, and a fully equipped kitchen. Free Wi-Fi is also available, and there are laundry facilities for an extra charge.

Kronenstrasse Student Apartments


This residence is in a popular student neighbourhood, surrounded by bars, cafes and restaurants – all just a 10-minute walk from the school. Students will have the choice of either a single or twin room – each with a desk, chair, lamp, wardrobe, and access to a shared bathroom. Students will share a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a living area with a television. There is Wi-Fi available throughout the building, and laundry facilities are available for a fee.

Alpadia residence (from 18 years)

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The residence is located in an 8-storey building, just 25 minutes’ tram ride from the town centre. It welcomes both local and international students, thus encouraging conversations in German. All students have their own room with an ensuite bathroom and can use the communal kitchen on each floor.

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.