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Learn German at Alpadia Freiburg

Age 13-17
Located in a quiet environment at the edge of the forest, 20 minutes to the town centre, our course centre offers comfortable, fully-furnished bedrooms with a private bathroom for four students.

The classrooms and the cafeteria are located on the ground floor and surrounded by sunny terraces and gardens. Close to the course centre, there is a large sports centre with swimming pool, various football, volleyball and basketball grounds, as well as other facilities, where participants can make the most of a wide range of sports and outdoor activities.

  • Certificate

  • Excursions

  • Full-board accommodation

  • International classes

  • Supervision

Kartäuserstraße 151
79104 Freiburg im Breisgau


Our German classes at Alpadia Freiburg are given by experienced teachers who know how to motivate you and to encourage you to develop your linguistic abilities. Learning German will be a rewarding immersion experience with plenty of group exercises and activities that make learning fun. With the possibilities of Standard, Intensive or Standard + Private classes, you will find a pace and rhythm that suits you and helps you best achieve your goals.

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

Located in the same building as the classrooms and dining facilities, the comfortable quadruple bedrooms have a private bathroom shared between four students. The residence features plenty of communal areas and a basement games room with table tennis and table football, along with several vending machines selling light snacks and refreshments. The grounds also have a playground with swings and a slide as well as a volleyball and basketball courts.

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Alpadia Freiburg's wonderful location, close to the majestic Black Forest and next to the Dreisam river, makes it a great place for practising lots of sports and for discovering the German culture. Next to the camp is a huge sports complex with numerous courts, a swimming pool and much more! These outdoor and indoor sports activities are on the menu along with several cultural excursions to explore the many aspects of German heritage.

Standard included activities

Enjoy the fabulous choice of the all-inclusive activities proposed at Alpadia Freiburg. Outside the classroom you will be engaged in a whole host of things; sportive and cultural, entertaining and educational, all the while being encouraged to practise your newly learned German language skills!

Optional complementary activities

Three afternoons a week you can spend your time taking part in one of our additional Premium+ activities; Creative arts, Football plus or Tennis.

Premium+ Creative Arts

Get your creative juices flowing with our fantastic workshop where you will explore different techniques and styles of design; from auto-portraits using collage, to screen printing a personalised design for a t-shirt!

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Premium+ Football Plus

Participate in a fun learning football experience, where your professional trainer will demonstrate the tricks needed to improve individual ball manoeuvres, enhance your footwork and strengthen your game!

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Premium+ Tennis

Receive technical and practical training towards this demanding and fun sport! Under the guidance of a professional instructor, you will be given specific exercises and techniques to help you ace your game!

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Premium+ Language Plus

Plunge into an intensive language immersion experience with our small workshop for 3-6 students. Take advantage of dedicated attention and a customised approach to language learning to optimise your language study stay.

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Sample week

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

Excursion to 

or Basel

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

Hiking excursion

Shopping excursion
to Freiburg
or free time

Dinner 18:30 - 19:30

Welcome party

Sports tournament

Olympic games

Movie night


Disco party

Free evening

Lights out 22:30


Ideally located close to the Black Forest and in a region abundant with natural beauty and cultural heritage, there are lots of choices for exciting and entertaining days out around Freiburg. 


Experience a thrilling day out at this exciting German amusement park, known for its internationally themed rides and heart-racing rollercoasters.

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Black Forest hiking excursion

Enjoy breathing in some fresh air and exploring the forest wilderness during our afternoon hiking expedition.

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Black Forest hiking excursion

Freiburg shopping

Spend the day shopping in this ecological and bike-friendly town that has lots of traditional boutiques and specialty stores.

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Freiburg shopping


Discover this quaint town on Lake Titi, surrounded by Black Forest scenery and home to many Cuckoo clock shops.

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Basel sightseeing

Explore this German-speaking Swiss border city, renown for its folklore, pharmaceuticals and art exhibitions!

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Basel sightseeing

Course prices 2018

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Intensive course EUR 860 EUR <%= price(prices['course-2'][currentWeek]) %> EUR 5'600

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 one week only, 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

Please make sure that you have the necessary visa to enter Germany for the duration of your stay. For more information, please contact your local German embassy or click the link below.


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