Have a question about your studying plans?
Here are the latest updates!
Are Alpadia schools open?
The health, safety and well-being of students, staff, and host families are our main priorities to all of us at Alpadia Language Schools. Due to the spread of Coronavirus, our schools had temporarily switched to online classes.
July 2020 update: All year-round schools are now open and courses are back to 100% on-site.
Is it safe to come to ALPADIA?
Our goal is to minimize disruptions to your study plans and provide you with the best learning experience, peace of mind and absolute comfort at all times. Rest assured that our team will be implementing high-standard sanitary measures, respecting social distancing rules and following strictly all government guidelines, and imposing extra measures on our own initiative. To that end, ALPADIA has created a specific safety measures process with an objective to ensure continuity of French classes at the school at the highest standard of protection for our students.
Find out more about all the health and safety measures that will be implemented at ALPADIA Montreux, ALPADIA Berlin, ALPADIA Freiburg and ALPADIA Lyon.
Can I enrol for a French or German course now?
Yes, you can enrol for a French or German course online. The online academic material is exactly the same as the one used in class as we partner with editors in Germany, France and Switzerland. Find out more about our courses online here!
Do you offer summer courses online for juniors and teens?
Yes, ALPADIA offers a range of French and German summer courses online for younger students (8-17). The course programmes are specifically designed with young learners in mind offering a diversity of tasks and activities to ensure students are involved at all times. Find out more here!
Summer camps season 2020
This summer 2020, Alpadia will offer English, German and French courses in Leysin, Switzerland for 8 to 15-year-old students. For more information and bookings, please contact us.
Due to COVID-19, all the other 2020 summer camp programmes in the UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, USA and Canada, are postponed to 2021. Exact dates to be announced soon!
Book with Confidence Guarantee
We understand that some students might be taking a second look at their travel plans. We want to provide flexibility so that they are confident to go ahead with making their plans, secure in the knowledge that they can adjust their arrangements as needed. With our “Book with Confidence Guarantee”, any course/accommodation/service booked between March 6th 2020 and August 31st 2020 can be rescheduled at no additional cost to any date within 24 months of the original booking date. Moreover, enrolments received during this period are not subject to the 10% high season supplement for a course/accommodation starting in 2020 and 2021; applicable to all locations (Berlin - Freiburg - Montreux - Lyon).
COVID-19 Cancellation Policy
In case of a cancellation due to one of the reasons below:
• School closure imposed by the government
• Students are unable to travel due to government-imposed restrictions
• Students develop symptoms of COVID-19 and are unable to travel/study on-site
• Students experience COVID-19 related flight cancellations which cannot be rebooked to their original destinations
ALPADIA Language Schools will waive all cancellation fees and provide a full refund* or a voucher that is transferrable to a friend or family member valid for up to 24 months from the original booking date, whichever the student prefers.
*not applicable to ALPADIA Online classes, neither to the UPP Germany package fees.
If you have not found an answer to your question, feel free to contact us - we will be happy to help!