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Learn German at Alpadia Freiburg

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

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. Age 13-17

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

Kartäuserstraße 151
79104 Freiburg
DE– Germany


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

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

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, Adrenalin or Tennis.


Hold on tight as your adventure begins here! Leysin offers mountain biking, dirt scooter and a toboggan run on a 3000m high glacier. In Montreux you can go lasershooting, karting and to the adventure park. Engelberg offers students the opportunity to mountain bike, go to the adventure park and discover via ferrata, a sensational mountain activity. In Freiburg you can go mountain biking, dirt scooter biking, play laser tag or experience the adventure climbing park.

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Creative arts

Explore your creative skills during art and design workshops. Cover a broad range of disciplines, learn about local artists and visit locations dedicated to creative arts.

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Develop your language skills alongside your backstroke! Training sessions are given by an experienced coach to ensure that you have a smashing time.

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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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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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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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Course prices 2020

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Intensive course EUR 870 EUR <%= price(prices['course-2'][currentWeek]) %> EUR 5'950

Optional fees 2020

Price per week
Creative Arts
EUR 110
EUR 150
EUR 150

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

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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