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Learn German at Alpadia Berlin-Werbellinsee

Due to COVID-19, this summer ALPADIA offers German summer courses online (8-17). Find out more!

Ideally located on the banks of Lake Werbellinsee, our centre is surrounded by the forest, set in a vast protected estate of more than 100 hectares, where nature and lake prevail.

We have our own private beach, sports hall, beach volleyball courts, large-screen movie theatre and kiosk as well as many other sports and leisure facilities. Each bedroom has a private bathroom with shower. Classrooms are perfectly fitted for stimulating language teaching and located only a few metres away from the bedrooms. All of the major Berlin attractions are within easy reach thanks to our weekly excursions. Age 10-17

  • Certificate
  • Excursions
  • Full-board accommodation
  • International classes
  • Supervision

EJB Werbellinsee GmbH
Joachimsthaler Straße 20
16247 Joachimsthal
DE– Germany


Taking German classes in Berlin-Werbellinsee gives you the chance to get immersed in the language while being able to take advantage of the bilingual nature of the camp. Standard, Standard + Private or Intensive courses take place every morning so that you can benefit from active afternoons. Plenty of opportunity is given for you to practise the language after class and motivating teaching techniques are used to help you improve your level and develop your courage communicating.

Standard 20

20 lessons per week

An excellent choice if you want to improve your general linguistic communication skills and still have free time. Classes usually take place in the morning, so that you can make the most of your time off in the afternoon and take part in the organised activities, perfect for exercising your new language skills! The minimum duration for A1* absolute beginners is two weeks. *Specific start dates for absolute beginners > A1.

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Intensive 25

25 lessons per week

Benefit from five additional lessons per week, focussed mainly on oral communication, ideal for the most out of your group classes  and encouraging 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

Triple room

Surrounded by forest, the bright and modern residence buildings are composed of spacious rooms for three students, each with a private bathroom. Located a few minutes away from the classrooms and dining hall, the residence also has an exterior ping-pong table and indoor lounge area for you and your new friends to relax and hang out in your free time. 

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With an abundance of options for outdoor sports, games and fun trips, this lakeside camp offers the possibility to spend an afternoon by the lake swimming and playing volleyball, biking through the forest, horse riding and much more! Not to mention the choices available further afield in the capital city of Berlin.

Standard included activities

Every afternoon you will spend your time at camp engaged in one of the many activities made available. Whether you prefer to lounge around the beach or get soaking wet in the water, plenty of games and excursions are on the menu to ensure you enjoy your time outside the classroom.

Optional complementary activities

Every week, three afternoons are spent doing the optional Creative arts, Horse riding and Watersports plus Premium+ activities.

Premium+ Creative Arts

Discover your inner artist and explore creative techniques that will allow you to express yourself and create individual or group pieces of art.

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Premium+ Horse Riding

Enjoy mounting these majestic and gracious creatures, only a stone's throw from the camp residence! Around the manege and beyond, your experienced instructor will show you different skills.

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Premium+ Watersports Plus

Jump into the lake and get splashing with our fun selection of aquatic sports like waterskiing, sailing, stand-up paddle and rowing.

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The natural beauty and appeal of this UNESCO protected region provides many options for outdoor excursions. Added to this, the proximity of Berlin's city centre offers an abundance of places to visit and things to see. 

Hiking excursion

Take a deep breath of fresh air and enjoy this leisurely trail through the forest and along Lake Werbellin for an afternoon of outdoor exploration and exercise.

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Victory Column

Enjoy spectacular views over Berlin from this 66.89 metre monument, built in 1873 to commemorate the Prussian victory over Denmark during the Danish-Prussian war.

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Kletterwald adventure park

Grab a rope and get prepared for a fun-packed afternoon in the trees; climbing, balancing and sliding through the branches on 7 different trails with 95 diverse obstacles.

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Berlin shopping

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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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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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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Course prices 2020

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Optional fees 2020

Price per week
Creative arts
EUR 110
Horse riding
EUR 130
Watersports plus
EUR 14​0
Transfer price details

Dates & General Information 2020

Due to COVID-19 all summer camps are postponed to 2021. Exact dates to be announced soon!

Included in the price

Full board accommodation, 24-hour supervision, welcome pack, tuition and course material, assessment tests, language certificate, student card, pocket money service, included package of activities and excursions*.
*For stays of one week only, the Saturday and 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
Travel with a friend and save! More information

Travel with a friend and save!

If you travel together with a friend (or two!) to any of our summer camp destinations, you can take advantage of our fabulous discounts on transfer prices.

DUO OFFER: if 2 students travel together, each student receives a discount of 20% 
TRIO OFFER: if 3 students travel together, each student receives a discount of 30% 

Valid only for students traveling together. Applicable only on "collective – according to schedule” and private airport transfers.

Not applicable for train or bus transfer, nor UM service, nor Bath or Torquay camps.

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

If you are from outside Europe, you may need to obtain a student visa for the duration of your stay in Germany. Please contact the German embassy closest to you or click the link below for more information.


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