International House Berlin

Dates & Prices @ GLS Campus Berlin 2014

Courses start every Monday all year round on all levels - the only exeption: exam prep courses with fixed starting dates (see below).

Public holidays: JAN 1, APR 3, 6, MAY 1, 14, 25, OCT 3, 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. Prices below for German courses & accommodations refer to the GLS campus (ages 18 - 80). Prices for junior courses please find here.

1. General German

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

StandardSemi-Intensive*IntensiveCrash
1 week190 €245 €300 €540 €
2 weeks300 €390 €540 €1050 €
3 weeks435 €585 €795 €1560 €
4 weeks570 €780 €1040 €2060 €
weeks 5-11+135 €+ 180 €+245 €+480 €
12 weeks1560 €1980 €2820 €5520 €
additional week105 €165 €205 €445 €

* available as of 5 JAN 2015

 

INCLUDED

Enrolment (no additional registration fee), Placement test and certificate, Teaching material, Free WiFi and access to internet in GLS internet room (15 PC), Amenities like cafeteria, restaurant and bookshop, Guided after-class activities (except entrance fees and public transport, Password to GLS Berlin community where you can meet other GLS students

NOT INCLUDED:

Summer surcharge: 40 €/week from JUN 29 - AUG 14, 2015

2. 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  

BusinessCrash Crash+One-to-one
1 week540 €990 €900 €1.350 €
2 weeks1050 €1800 €1.800 €2.700 €
3 weeks1560 €2685 €2.700 €4.050 €
4 weeks2060 €3550 €3.600 €5.400 €

 

INCLUDED

Enrolment (no additional registration fee), Placement test and certificate, Teaching material, Free WiFi and access to internet in GLS internet room (15 PC), Amenities like cafeteria, restaurant and bookshop, Guided after-class activities (except entrance fees and public transport, Password to GLS Berlin community where you can meet other GLS students

NOT INCLUDED:

Summer surcharge: 40 €/week from JUN 29 - AUG 14, 2015

3. Exam prep

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

Prep courseExam fee
TestDaF1.120 €175 €
Goethe B21.120 €200 €
Goethe C11.120 €250 €
Goethe C21.120 €295 €
TestDaFOCT 13 - NOV 07
JAN 12 - FEB 02
MAR 23 - APR 17
MAY 11 - JUN 05
JUN 15 - JUL 07
AUG 10 - SEP 04
OCT 19 - NOV 13
NOV 13
FEB 10, 2015
APR 22
JUN 09
JUL 15
SEP 10
NOV 19 
Goethe B2AUG 25 - SEP 19
SEP 22 - OCT 17
OCT 20 - NOV 11
NOV 17 - DEC 12  
JAN 05 - JAN 23
JAN 26 - FEB 20
FEB 23 - MAR 20
MAR 23 - APR 17  
MAI 25 - JUN 19
JUN 29 - JUL 24
JUL 27 - AUG 21
AUG 24 - SEP 18  
SEP 21 - OCT 16
OCT 19 - NOV 13  
NOV 16 - DEC 11 
SEP 25 + 26
OCT 22 - 24
NOV 20 - 21
DEC 18 - 19
JAN 29 + 30, 2015
FEB 25 + 26
MAR 26 + 27
APR 23 + 24
JUN 25 + 26
JUL 30 + 31
AUG 26 + 27
SEP 24 + 25
OCT 21 + 22
NOV 19 + 20
DEC 16 + 17 
Goethe C1, C2SEP 22 - OCT 17
NOV 17 - DEC 12
JAN 26 - FEB 20
MAR 23 - APR 17
MAI 25 - JUN 19
JUL 27 - AUG 21
SEP 21 - OCT 16
NOV 16 - DEC 11

OCT 22 + 24
DEC 18 - 19
FEB 25 + 26, 2015
APR 23 + 24
JUN 25 + 26
AUG 26 + 27
OCT 21 + 22
DEC 16 + 17

 

INCLUDED

Enrolment (no additional registration fee), Placement test and certificate, Teaching material (except TestDaF textbook 20 €), Free WiFi and access to internet in GLS internet room (15 PC), Amenities like cafeteria, restaurant and bookshop, Guided after-class activities (except entrance fees and public transport, Password to GLS Berlin community where you can meet other GLS students

NOT INCLUDED:

Summer surcharge: 40 €/week from JUN 29 - AUG 14, 2015

4. German courses 30+ (available from April 2015)

Starting date: every Monday on all levels (except complete beginners: first Monday of the month). Course description | You can enroll here

Prices per week* Standard 30+*Crash 30+**
1 week420 e890 €
2 - 4 weeks370 € 820 €
5 weeks or more320 € 750 €

* Prices per week: e.g. 3 weeks standard 30plus = 3 x 370 €

 

INCLUDED

Enrolment (no additional registration fee), Placement test and certificate, Teaching material, Free WiFi and access to internet in GLS internet room (15 PC), Amenities like cafeteria, restaurant and bookshop, 1 full-day & 1 half-day activity in addition to these age-unspecific activities (except entrance fees and public transport, Password to GLS Berlin community where you can meet other GLS students

NOT INCLUDED:

Summer surcharge: 40 €/week from JUN 29 - AUG 14, 2015

Internship

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

Internship
Internship placement fee600 €
German coursemin. 570 € *

* Internship bookable only in combination with a German course of min. 4 weeks, course price depending on type of course you choose

 

INCLUDED

  • 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

Apartments @ GLS Campus

Prices per person / week. You can book here

Weeks
Arrival SUN
Departure SAT
Standard Apartment
Superior Apartment
single
shared double single
1 week420 €240 €480 €
2 week780 €468 €910 €
3 week1.200 €680 €1.400 €
4 week1.620 €918 €1.890 €
5 week1.938 €1.088 €2.278 €
6 week2.337 €1.312 €2.747 €
7 week2.736 €1.536 €3.216 €
8 week3.080 €1.705 €3.630 €
additional weeks392 € / week217 € / week462 € / week

INCLUDED

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

NOT INCLUDED
Deposit of 100 € upon arrival - refundable, final cleaning fee of 30 EUR, summer surchage from JUN 29 to AUG 16, 2014: 80 €/week per person

BOOKABLE AT A SURCHARGE

Transfer from airport/station: 60 EUR one way (taxi ca. 30 EUR), combined travel insurance: 15 EUR/week

You can book here

Premium Roms @ GLS Campus (from April 2015)

Arrival SUN, departure SAT

prices / room1 week2 weeks3 weeks4 weeksper week (from week 5)extra night
single600 €1.170 €1.800 €2.430 €560 €90 €
double900 €1.755 €2.700 €3.645 €847 €135 €

INCLUDED

Single or double room, bathroom with WC and shower, refrigerator, coffee / tea maker, linen & towels, WiFi - wireless LAN access, TV and phone, breakfast

NOT INCLUDED

Deposit of 100 € upon arrival - refundable, final cleaning fee of 30 EUR, summer surchage from JUN 28 to AUG 15, 2015: 80 €/week per person

BOOKABLE AT A SURCHARGE

Transfer from airport/station: 60 EUR one way (taxi ca. 30 EUR), combined travel insurance: 15 EUR/week

You can book here

Apartments off campus (Brandenburger Tor, Schwedter Straße)

Prices per person. Arrival SUN, Departure SAT. You can book here

Apartments @ Brandenburg GateSchwedter Str.
single bedroomshared double bedroomsingle bedroom
shared double bedroom
1 week420 €240 €480 €300 €
2 week780 €468 €910 €598 €
3 week1.200 €680 €1.400 €880 €
4 week1.620 €918 €1.890 €1.188 €
5 week1.938 €1.088 €2.278 €1.428 €
6 week2.337 €1.312 €2.747 €1.722 €
7 week2.736 €1.536 €3.216 €2.016 €
8 week3.080 €1.705 €3.630 €2.255 €
add. week392 €217 €462 € 287 €

INCLUDED

Apartment with fully equipped kitchen, shower and WC, bed sheets and towels, WiFi - wireless LAN acces, TV and phone, breakfast buffet in GLS cafeteria between 8 and 10 am

NOT INCLUDED

Washing machines: coin operated machines available on the GLS campus, deposit of 100 € upon arrival - refundable, final cleaning fee of 30 EUR, summer surchage from JUN 28 to AUG 15, 2015: 80 €/week per person

BOOKABLE AT A SURCHARGE

Transfer from airport/station: 60 EUR one way (taxi ca. 30 EUR), combined travel insurance: 15 EUR/week

You can book here

Shared flats & host family

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

* If you´d like full board, you can book lunch at the GLS cafeteria: 56 € / week

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 €

INCLUDED

Single room, shared bath and kitchen, own key, bedsheets and towels

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, 2015: 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