Learn German in Heidelberg

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Discover one of the most historic and romantic cities in Germany on a German course in Heidelberg! This stunning city is a prominent university town, and students flock here to study German in Heidelberg and experience its ruined castle, charming Old Town and try the delicious local wines. A true fairytale destination, learning German in Heidelberg is bound to be a picture-perfect, memorable adventure!

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German schools in Heidelberg

Learning German in Heidelberg, students will have the chance to experience this historic city like a local, finding quaint local cafes and the best nearby hikes. Our partner schools will ensure you experience Heidelberg and its language in full immersion, using your skills every day on a German course in Heidelberg as you chat with locals and students and order local delicacies in restaurants. From Heidelberg Zoo to the Marktplatz, you’ll discover all the sights as you study German in Heidelberg! 

Why study German in Heidelberg?

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City life
  • Heidelberg is a historic university city, and you can discover its immense history on a German course in Heidelberg by visiting the Studentenkarzer, a jail where students were once held - contact us for more information about living in Heidelberg.
  • As you wander the streets of the Alt Stadt (Old Town), make sure to climb the tower of the Church of the Holy Spirit to view the city from above, and visit beautiful ruined Heidelberg Palace.
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  • If you want to discover more Medieval German history as you study German abroad, head to nearby Rothenburg ob der Tauber, often described as one of the prettiest villages in the country!
  • For yet more grand castles, check out Hambach Castle and Burg Berwartstein Castle in the neighbouring state of Rhineland-Palatinate, both surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes.
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  • This stunning town has so much to offer language learners, from historical walking tours to cruises along the Neckar river!
  • For a unique afternoon on your language course abroad, try stand-up paddleboarding on the river, or join a biking tour of the exciting biking trails through the surrounding mountains.

Popular questions about studying German in Heidelberg:

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

A single ticket for public transport in Heidelberg is only 2.60 EUR, while a meal out in the city could average between 10 EUR and 20 EUR. Our German courses in Heidelberg start from 1590 EUR per week, and you can reach out to ESL for a free quote for your language study holiday in Germany.

What are the benefits of studying German in Heidelberg?

  • Heidelberg is the ideal location to study German abroad if you’re looking for romantic sights and otherworldly charm while taking language lessons.
  • Learning German in Heidelberg is bound to be unforgettable, as you make friends with the many international students and visitors who flock to this university town each year.

What type of German courses can I study in Heidelberg?

Whether you’re a professional or junior learner, our partner schools in Heidelberg offer a range of language courses abroad so you can make the most of your language study holiday in the city! Some of the German courses in Heidelberg that we offer include:

  • Intensive mini-group courses
  • One-to-one lessons
  • Goethe Zertifikat exam preparation courses

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