Sabbatical year, Gap Year, Long stay: Job Placement Germany

The programme
This programme is perfect for students who want to improve their German language skills and then go on to apply them in a paid job. Working in a German company for several months is an excellent opportunity to practise the language, expand your vocabulary and improve your communication skills in a variety of situations. Additionally, it’s guaranteed to be a real asset for your CV! The programme includes a minimum 6-week German course plus a work experience in a company (3 to 6 months). At the end of the German course, participants must have achieved at least level B1 to be able to start working. The programme is open to all students with good communication skills and who show proactivity and perseverance.
The majority of jobs are offered in the catering and hospitality industries. In the summer, jobs are offered in Lindau and its surroundings, while participants who choose to start work in December will receive job offers in ski resorts near the Alps, like St Anton, or near the Allgäu, like Lech.
Programme requirements
- Minimum age: 18
- EU and Swiss citizens
- Minimum 6-week German course
- Minimum German level: B1
- Determination and motivation
- Flexibility and proactivity