Learn German in Lindau


Learn German in Lindau

School

German school in Lindau

The German language school in Lindau is situated in the historical building of the main station at the famous harbour of Lindau. All premises and the terrace offer a view of the Constance and the Alps. The pedestrian zone of the medieval centre of Lindau situated on an island in Lake Constance is just a few steps away.
The school building is well suited for our school's purposes. Design and interior of our school help to create an atmosphere where our students feel at home.

Facilities include: 11 classrooms, a reception area, lounge area, cafeteria, computers with Wi-Fi access and a study centre.

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Courses

Morning courses

Intensive course

Our Morning Intensive Course consists of 20 lessons and takes place from Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm in groups  with the same language level and a maximum of 11 participants. Grammar, writing, speaking, and listening are encouraged in the classroom.

Lessons per week 20 Duration 1-52 weeks (No 1 week courses in Summer)
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 11
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16
Timetable: 09:00 - 12:30 (including a break)    

Afternoon Courses

For even faster progress, we recommend to benefit from our afternoon programme in addition to the intensive course in the morning: on two afternoons, we offer a course for exam preparation and on two further afternoons, a lesson focusing on conversation.

Intensive Plus course- Conversation

Our Intensive Plus Course consists is as the Intensive Course with the added bonus of 5 extra lessons. The 5 extra lessons place on two afternoons per week from 13:30 – 15:25 pm. Here too, the classes take place in groups with a maximum of 11 participants. This course is a deepening of the morning lesson, focusing on conversation.

Lessons per week 25 Duration 1-52 weeks (No 1 week courses in Summer)
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 11
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16
Timetable: 13:30 - 15:25     

Exam Preparation

The afternoon course Exam Preparation consists of 5 lessons per week and takes place on two afternoons from 13:30 - 15:25 pm. With a maximum of 11 participants per group we will prepare you for the various exams offered by the German school in Lindau.

Lessons per week 5 Duration 1-52 weeks (No 1 week courses in Summer)
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 11
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16
Timetable: 13:30 - 15:25     

Combined course

Students follow the German Intensive Course and have an extra 5 or 10 private lessons each week depending on how intensive a course they desire. Perfect for students that want the diversity of a group course but would like a few private lessons to focus on a specific area of the language, topic or exam.

Lessons per week 20+5 or 20 + 10 Duration 1-12 weeks (No 1 week courses in Summer)
Levels Beginner to Advanced Students per class Maximum 11
Minutes per lesson 45 Minimum age 16
Timetable 09:00 - 12:30 plus afternoon lessons    

Accommodation

Host Family

Your German hosts can be couples (married or not) as well as singles, with or without children. All hosts have been inspected by the school, and many have been hosting students for several years. Host families are usually within 20 and 30 minutes by bus  or bicycle to the school. The school try and host you in a family where there are no other students that have the same first language as yourself.

Accommodation is in a single or double room with half board (breakfast and one warm meal per day).

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Student Residence

Minimum age: 18+

The student residence is located just off Lindau Island, within walking distance of the school, the centre, the station, swimming areas and night-life. It is 100 metres from the waterfront.

Facilities include:

  • 10-15 minutes walking distance
  • 9 single and double rooms
  • shared bathrooms with showers
  • fully equipped shared kitchen
  • terrace with a view of the park
  • washing machine and tumble dryer
  • bed-linen (no towels available, students bring their own)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Satellite TV

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German Hostel

Minimum age: 18+

The German hostel is a maximum 2 minutes walking distance to the school, the centre, the station and 200 metres to the waterfront.

Facilities and services include:

  • 14 single rooms and double rooms
  • 1 studio with own bathroom and kitchenette
  • lounge and communal kitchen
  • kitchen usage until 11 p.m.
  • all rooms newly renovated in 2015
  • shared bath rooms with showers
  • completely equipped community kitchen
  • washing machines, dryer
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • bed linen to be changed every two weeks by the residence service
  • weekly cleaning service for all common areas

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Transfer

A transfer service from the following airports to your accommodation is available at an extra cost:

  • Zurich airport
  • Munich airport
  • Memmingen airport
  • Friedrichschafen airport

Alternatively we can provide you with advice on travel.

Leisure

For a small town, Lindau has an extraordinary variety of leisure attractions to offer: restaurants, pubs, discos, theatre, a casino, galleries, museums, cinemas, cafés...

The entertainment offered ranges from all sorts of concerts (classical, jazz, rock...) and open air events in Lindau's squares and lanes (theatre, festivals, markets) to the many traditional town festivals:

  • Town festival (July)
  • Isle of Music (April/October)
  • Festival for children (July)
  • Rund Um (big sailing regatta, June)
  • Carneval (January/February)
  • Fun fair (November)
  • Christmas market (December)

Lindau is a very good place for every type of sport, for example cycling, tennis, squash, swimming, riding, ball games, walking...
In summer the lake offers all sorts of water sports: sailing, rowing or windsurfing. Bicycle routes along Lake Constance and through the countryside will invite you to explore the beautiful landscape. In winter Lindau has its own ice-rink, winter sports resorts are within easy reach and offer alpine and cross-country skiing trails of international reputation.

Examples of cultural activities organised by the school:

  • school cinema
  • sport at sport hall
  • guided town walks
  • visits of exhibitions
  • common dinners and cooking / parties
  • barbecues at the lake
  • mini-golf
  • bicycle tours
  • water skiing
  • high ropes course
  • mountain tours
  • wine tasting
  • bowling

Examples of excursions organised by the school:

  • Meersburg, the oldest castle in Germany
  • Isle of Mainau
  • Munich
  • Constance
  • Ulm (Germany)
  • King Ludwig’s castles at Neuschwanstein
  • the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen
  • The nearby Alps are a paradise for walkers, climbers and wintersports (St. Anton, Lech, Oberstdorf, Montafon, Davos…)

Course Prices

GERMAN COURSES

1 lesson = 45 minutes  /  Minimum age = 16                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

ADMINISTRATION FEE: € 50.00

Weeks(s)

INTENSIVE COURSE 

20 lessons per week / Max. 11 per class

INTENSIVE  PLUS / EXAM PREPARATION COURSE

25 lessons per week/ Max. 11 per class

1* € 200.00 € 250.00
2 € 400.00 € 500.00
3 € 600.00 € 750.00
4 € 800.00 € 1000.00
6 € 1110.00 € 1362.00
8 € 1480.00 € 1816.00
12 € 2040.00 € 2520.00
extra weeks € 170.00 € 210.00
* 1 week courses are not available in the summer season         High season supplement (02/07-24/08/18) - € 25 per week on all courses 

COMBINED COURSE 

Price to be added to the Group courses

5 private lessons  10 private lessons
€ 225.00 per week € 450.00 per week
ENROLMENT FEE € 50.00 per person

Accommodation Prices

ACCOMMODATION

Sunday to Saturday

Weeks(s)

HOST FAMILY

Single room / Half board

STUDENT RESIDENCE 

Single room / Self catering

1* € 230.00 € 150.00
2 € 460.00 € 300.00
3 € 690.00 € 450.00
4 € 920.00 € 600.00
6 € 1380.00 € 900.00
8 € 1840.00 € 1200.00
12 € 2760.00 € 1800.00
extra weeks € 230.00 € 200.00

         High season supplement (02/07-24.08.18) - € 25.00 per week 

Lactose or Gluten free diets: € 25.00 per week

Week(s)

GERMAN HOSTEL

Single room / Self catering / Communal kitchen

GERMAN HOSTEL

Single room / Self catering / Own kitchen

1* € 155.00 € 205.00
2 € 310.00 € 410.00
3 € 465.00 € 615.00
4 € 620.00 € 820.00
6 € 930.00 € 1230.00
8 € 1240.00 € 1640.00
12 € 1860.00 € 2460.00
extra weeks € 149.00 € 205.00
         High season supplement (24/06-15.09.18) - € 34.00 per week 
TRANSFER SERVICE     ARRIVAL AND/OR DEPARTURE  
MEMMINGEN AIRPORT / ONE WAY € 99.00
MUNICH AIRPORT / ONE WAY € 199.00
ZURICH AIRPORT / ONE WAY € 139.00
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN AIRPORT / ONE WAY € 59.00
ZURICH AIRPORT / ONE WAY (Collective transfer / June & July 2018 only /Saturday & Sunday) € 50.00

2018 Dates

ALL GERMAN COURSES:  Beginners must start on dates shown in RED. All other levels can start on any Monday.
 JANUARY 8 15 22 29  
FEBRUARY 5 12 19 26  
 MARCH 5 12 19 26  
APRIL 3 9 16 23  
MAY   7 14 21 28
JUNE 4 11 18 25  
JULY 2 9 16 23 30
AUGUST 6 13 20 27  
SEPTEMBER 3 10 17 24  
OCTOBER 1 8 15 22 29
NOVEMBER 5 12 19 26  
DECEMBER 3 10 17    
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

30th March, 2nd April, 1st, 10th, 21st & 31st May, 15th August, 3rd October and 1st November. Lessons lost on the following public holiday will not be made up or refunded. The school will arrange an programme of either an excursion or access to study facilities instead of lessons instead.

Christmas holidays: 22nd December 2018 - 6th January 2019

Summary

School size Medium
Minimum age 16
Levels Beginner to Advanced
Accommodation
  • Host family
  • Student Residence
  • German Hostel
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