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Learn German at Alpadia Berlin-Wannsee

Age 13-17
Located in the quiet Grunewald district, just 30 minutes away from the centre of the German capital by public transport, our course centre looks directly onto Lake Wannsee.

With its terrace and sunny garden, the centre has an ideal location, where young participants can enjoy green surroundings while being close to Berlin’s major attractions as well as Potsdam and the airport. For your convenience, all of the facilities are located in a single building, including the classrooms, the dining hall and the residence. Vending machines and free internet access are available to students on-site.

  • Certificate

  • Excursions

  • Full-board accommodation

  • International classes

  • Supervision

Badeweg 1
14129 Berlin


Learning German at Alpadia Berlin-Wannsee offers you not only a fantastic summer learning experience, but also the opportunity to meet students from all over the world. With morning classes focussed on communication, the interactive and animated approach to learning German allows you to boost your confidence and significantly improve your language level. With a selection between a Standard, an Intensive or Standard + Private course, Alpadia caters to different needs.

Standard 20

20 lessons per week

Every weekday benefit from three hours of language classes (4 lessons) in small groups with our motivating and dynamic teachers.

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Intensive 25

25 lessons per week

Benefit from an additional lesson per day, focussed mainly on oral communication and the development of common projects. Five extra lessons each week are ideal for gaining maximum benefit from your group classes and encourage rapid progress. 

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+ 5 lessons per week

In order to make maximum progress, benefit from an additional five private lessons of 45 minutes per week to reach your personal objectives. Rapid progress is the goal. Private lessons can only be combined with the Standard course.

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Student Residence

Quadruple room

At Alpadia Berlin-Wannsee, all facilities are under one roof, making it convenient to go from the residence to the dining hall and then to class. Four students share a bedroom and the communal bathroom is shared by a maximum of eight. With ample storage space, the bedrooms are bright and well equipped. Outside the rooms are several communal areas along with several vending machines and WiFi in the foyer of the building.

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While the majority of activities offered at this camp revolve around the exciting city of Berlin, there are still plenty of other sportive and entertaining things to do in the vicinity of the camp. There will be plenty of moments to practise your German skills outside the classroom with your newly made friends.

Standard included activities

Every afternoon during the week we propose a selection of activities, ranging from a bike tour to sightseeing in the capital, from visiting Potsdam to playing basketball, not to mention plenty of entertaining evenings to keep you busy!

Optional complementary activities

Three times a week, afternoons consist of the optional Premium+ activities: Creative arts, Tennis and Football Plus.

Premium+ Creative Arts

Get your creative juices flowing at this fantastic location! Berlin-Wannsee features weekly art trips to the city while the other afternoons will allow you to express your inner artist.

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Premium+ Football Plus

Improve your footwork and stamina with this dedicated class! Your football coach will help you dramatically enhance your technique and teach you the tactics needed to get ahead of your opponent!

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Premium+ Tennis

Maximise your abilities! Under the guidance of an experienced instructor, you will be coached methods to improve physical and mental techniques to improve your game!

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Premium+ Language Plus

Delve deep into your language learning experience with this extensive and intensive language workshop for small groups of 3-6 students. Improve reading, writing and speaking skills through individualised teacher attention and specific goal setting.

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Sample week

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Wake up 7:00 / Breakfast 7:30

Excursion to 

Tropical Island
or Potsdam

Classes Classes Classes Classes Classes & weekly test Free time
Lunch 12:30 - 13:30

Excursion to 

Charlottenburg Palace

Shopping excursion 

to Berlin 

or free time

Dinner 18:30 - 19:30

Welcome party

Sports tournament

Olympic games

Movie night


Disco night

Free evening

Lights out 22:30


Berlin is a melting pot of the arts, culture, history and green outdoor spaces, making it one of the most compelling and exciting cities in Europe.

Tropical Islands

Splash about in the largest tropical aquatic park in Europe, featuring a sandy beach, palm trees, lagoon and waterslides.

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Tropical Islands

Charlottenburg Palace

Visit this 17th century palace that features much baroque and rococo-style decoration as well as impressive gardens.

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Charlottenburg Palace

Shopping & sightseeing in Berlin

Explore an extraordinary city that boasts a whole host of cultural and historical highlights, not to mention plenty of cool boutiques.

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Shopping & sightseeing in Berlin


Discover the former Prussian royal home with its castles, splendid gardens and palaces, officially classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Berlin Zoo

Stroll around one of the oldest zoos in Germany (it opened in 1844!) where you will find an incredibly rich and diverse mix of wildlife.

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Berlin Zoo

Tempelhofer Feld

Take advantage of this unique location that provides the local public and tourists alike with 386 hectares of open space as well as a 6 km cycling, skating and jogging trail.

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Tempelhofer Feld

Course prices 2018

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Optional fees 2018

Price per week
Creative arts
EUR 90
Football plus
EUR 120
EUR 140
Language plus
EUR 300

Dates & General Information 2018

Arrival on Sunday - Departure on Saturday

24.06 - 30.06 / 01.07 - 07.07 / 08.07 - 14.07 / 15.07 - 21.07 / 22.07 - 28.07 / 29.07 - 04.08 / 05.08 - 11.08.2018 

Included in the price

Full board accommodation, 24-hour supervision, welcome pack, tuition and course material, assessment test, language certificate, student card, pocket money service, included package of activities and excursions*.
*For stays of only one week, the Sunday excursion is not included.

Enrolment fee EUR 75

Private fees EUR 205

Private lessons can only be combined with the Standard course.

Special offers

Special offers
Come with a friend and pay no enrolment fees! More information

Come with a friend and pay no enrolment fees!

Enrol with a friend and we'll waive the enrolment fees of both participants. Even if you are both in different locations! This fantastic offer is valid all year and applies to all Alpadia Language School programmes.

Dates & General Information

For more detailed information about our summer camps and services, please click the button to download our PDF.

Visa information

For students who are not from Europe, a visa for entry into Germany may be required. To find out more, please check our dedicated visa page or contact your local German embassy.


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