International House Berlin

Dates & Prices @ GLS Campus Berlin 2014

Prices below for German courses & accommodations refer to the GLS campus (ages 18 - 80). Prices for junior courses please find here.

Standard, Intensive, Crash

Starting dates: every Monday all year round - all levels, incl. absolute beginners.
Course descriptions - You can enroll HERE 



StandardIntensiveCrashOne-to-one *
20 weekly lessons in a group of 6 to 1230 weekly lessons: 20 in a group + 10 in minigroup30 weekly lessons: 20 in a group + 10 one-to-one20 weekly lessons30 weekly lessons
1 week190 €300 €540 €740 €1050 €
2 weeks300 €540 €1050 €1440 €2070 €
3 weeks435 €795 €1560 €2100 €3060 €
4 weeks570 €1040 €2060 €2760 €4035 €
weeks 5-11+135 €+245 €+480 €+660 €+975 €
12 weeks1560 €2820 €5520 €extra individual lessons: 45 EUR per lesson
weeks 13-51105 €205 €445 €

*10 % discount for classes taken after 3 PM

Not included:

  • Entrance fees to museums etc
  • Public transport in Berlin and on weekend trips to places outside Berlin (in Berlin: ca. 28 €/week; ca. 77 €/month)
  • Summer surcharge: 40 €/week from JUN 30 - AUG 15, 2014

German for Work

Taught on levels B1 or higher. One-to-one is possible anytime, prices see above.
Course descriptions | Starting dates: all courses every Monday all year round. You can enroll HERE  

CrashCrash +
30 weekly lessons: 20 in a group + 10 one-to-one40 weekly lessons: 20 in a group + 20 one-to-one
1 week540 €890 €
2 weeks1050 €1800 €
3 weeks1560 €2685 €
4 weeks2060 €3550 €
week 5-11+480 €+825 €
12 weeks5520 €9480 €

Not included:

  • Entrance fees to museums etc
  • Public transport in Berlin and on weekend trips to places outside Berlin (in Berlin: ca. 28 €/week; ca. 77 €/month)
  • Summer surcharge: 40 €/week from JUN 30 - AUG 15, 2014

Prep Courses for Exams: Goethe B2, C1, C2, TestDaF

Course descriptions. You can enroll HERE. All prep courses last 4 weeks, the exams take place in week 5.

Goethe Exams 2014
Prep Courses Exams Course fee*
B2Jan 06 - Jan 24Jan 30 & 31795 €
B2, C1, C2
Jan 27 - Feb 21Feb 25 - 271040 €
B2Feb 24 - Mar 21Mar 27 & 281040 €
B2, C1, C2Mar 24 - Apr 18Apr 24 & 251040 €
B2Apr 28 - May 23May 30 & 311040 €
B2, C1, C2May 26 - Jun 20Jun 26 & 271040 €
B2Jun 30 - Jul 25jul 31 &  Aug 11040 €
B2, C1, C2Jul 28 - Aug 22Aug 26 & 271040 €
B2Aug 25 - Sep 19Sep 25 & 261040 €
B2, C1, C2Sep 22 - Oct 17Oct 22 - 241040 €
B2Oct 20 - Nov 14Nov 20 & 211040 €
B2, C1, C2Nov 17 - Dec 12Dec 16 - 181040 €

*Please add the respective exam fee:

  • Goethe B2: 200 €
  • Goethe C1: 250 €
  • Goethe C2: 295 €
TestDaF prep courses 2014TestDaf examRegister for exam tillCourse fee*
Jan 13 - Feb 07 Feb 13Jan 161040 €
Mar 24 - Apr 18Apr 24Mar 271040 €
May 12 - Jun 06Jun 11May 141040 €
Jun 16 - Jul 11Jul 15Jun 171040 €
Aug 11 - Sep 05Sep 11Aug 141040 €
Oct 13 - Nov 07Nov 13Oct 101040 €

* plus TestDaF exam fee: 175 €, text book: ca. 20 €

Not included:

  • Text book for exam preparation: ca. 20 €
  • TestDaF exam fee: 175 €
  • Entrance fees & public transport in Berlin and on weekend trips to places outside Berlin (in Berlin: ca. 28 €/week; ca. 77 €/month)
  • Summer surcharge: 40 €/week from JUN 30 - AUG 15, 2014

Internship in Berlin

Starting dates: every Monday all year round: program description.
You can enroll HERE 

DurationPlacement fee
Internshipmin. 6 weeks600 €*

* Bookable only in combination with a German course of min. 4 weeks, so you have to add the course fees (e.g. 570 €, if you opt for a standard course). Included in the placement fee:

  • Internship placement in a Berlin company or institution
  • 90 minute special coaching by a GLS teacher
  • Student status during the internship including right to use all GLS facilities, invitation to weekly regulars´ table and weekend trips
  • Free additional German course: you pay for the German course that takes place prior to the internship, but when your internships begins, you can join a German evening course for free: 4 weeks à 2 x 2 lessons each Monday and Wednesday night

Starting dates & public holidays

You can start every Monday all year round on all levels (including beginners!) - the only exeption: exam prep courses with fixed starting dates (see above)

Public holidays 2013/2014:

2013:
Dec. 24 - 26, 31: see the Christmas Culture Special.

2014:
Jan 1
Easter: April 18 - 21
May 1, 29
Jun 9
Oct 3
Christmas & New Years: Dec. 24 - 26, 31

Morning group lessons missed due to a public holiday will not be replaced, afternoon classes will be replaced and moved to other days. Starting dates for all courses:

Apartments

Prices per person / week.

The category "superior" is availabe only at the GLS campus.

You can book here

Weeks
Arrival SUN
Departure SAT
Standard ApartmentsSuperior
@ GLS Campus and
@ Brandenburg Gate
@ Schwedter Str.
@ GLS Campus
singleshared doublesingleshared doublesingle
1 week420 €240 €480 €300 €480 €
2 week780 €468 €910 €598 €910 €
3 week1.200 €680 €1.400 €880 €1.400 €
4 week1.620 €918 €1.890 €1.188 €1.890 €
5 week1.938 €1.088 €2.278 €1.428 €2.278 €
6 week2.337 €1.312 €2.747 €1.722 €2.747 €
7 week2.736 €1.536 €3.216 €2.016 €3.216 €
8 week3.080 €1.705 €3.630 €2.255 €3.630 €
Extra week 9+392 €217 €462 €287 €462 €

Prices include:

  • apartment with fully equipped kitchen
  • en suite bathroom with shower and WC (in superior studios also a bathtub)
  • WiFi - wireless LAN access
  • TV and phone
  • breakfast buffet in GLS cafeteria between 8 and 10 am
  • bed sheets and towels

Not included:

  • deposit of 100 € upon arrival - refundable
  • cleaning fee of 30 EUR
  • summer surchage from JUN 29 to AUG 16, 2014: 80 €/week per person

Additionally bookable:

  • transfer from airport/station: 60 EUR one way (taxi ca. 30 EUR)
  • dinner at campus cafeteria: 84 EUR/week
  • lunch and dinner at campus cafeteria: 140 EUR/week
  • combined travel insurance: 15 EUR/week

Shared flats & host family


Prices per person / week. Descriptions - you can book here.

* The option "half board" tends to be further away from campus. If you want half board, but no commuting because of dinner, book homestay + breakfast with dinner at the GLS restaurant on campus (please note: you have to decide upfront which dinner option you book, i.e. you cannot decide on a daily basis).

Weeks
Arrival SUN
Departure SAT
Shared flat,
self catering
Shared flat,
breakfast
Host family,
half board
*
1 week228 €258 €312 €
2 weeks364 €455 €559 €
3 weeks540 €660 €780 €
4 weeks729 €837 €1.053 €
5 weeks884 €1.054 €1.258 €
6 weeks1.066 €1.271 €1.517 €
7 weeks1.248 €1.488 €1.776 €
8 weeks1.375 €1.595 €1.980 €
extra week 9 - 11175 €203 €252 €
12 weeks1.992 €2.324 €2.822 €
extra week 13+168 €196 €238 €

Prices include:

  • single room
  • own key (to be returened upon departure)
  • bedsheets and towels
  • for shared flats: right to use the kitchen

Not included:

  • WiFi - wireless LAN access: Most hosts will let you use their WiFi, but they are not obliged to do so. If they don´t, come to the GLS office and borrow a WiFi stick (30 € deposit, refundable, to be charged by yourself)
  • transfer on arrival (taxi 25 - 35 €, public transport 2,60 €, GLS pick-up 60 €)
  • summer surchage from JUN 29 to AUG 16, 2014: 80 €/week per person

Reducing costs by jobbing in Germany

If you are from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea or Taiwan, you can apply for a Working Holiday Visa for Germany - the visa will allow you to look for a job in Germany:

  • ages 18 - 30 (35 in Canada)
  • stays of up to 12 months

See here for more information about Working Holiday Visa for Germany for Australians, New Zealanders, Canadians, Japanese, South Koreans, students from Taiwan and Hong Kong