High School program in Berlin, Germany


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High School Starter Weekend & Prep Courses in Berlin

Your German high school adventure will start in Berlin - with a starter weekend on the GLS campus (campus map). You´ll meet other exchange students from all over the world, together you´ll explore BERLIN and learn more about Germany and German schools! 

  • 3 days in FEB and SEP
  • no extra cost - included in the price

Transfer included

If you don´t go to a high school in Berlin, but e.g. in Bremen oder Bayreuth, we´ll take care of your subsequent transfer to your host family or boarding school. 


Questions? Just contact us, we´ll be happy to answer and consult: your contact persons

High School Exchange in Berlin

Starter Weekend c/o GLS Campus Berlin

To get an idea how the weekend in Berlin looks like have a look at this report

The starter weekend is included in the price:

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DatesFEB  | AUG
IncludedAccommodation on the GLS Campus Berlin or a hostel within walking distance, all meals, sightseeing, workshops, transfer to your final destination in Germany
FridayAfternoon: arrival at the GLS Campus Berlin, welcome dinner 
SaturdayWorkshop I: High Schools in Germany - how they differ from your school at home
Workshop II: Dos and don´ts in Germany - what you need to know in order to get along well
Afternoon sightseeing in Berlin
Night out in Berlin
SundayWorkshop III: Host families and what to do if you have a culture shock
BBQ on the GLS campus
Transfer to host family or boarding school


Most schools demand German on level A2 as a minimum, some expect B1 or even C1. No problem if you don´t have the required level yet. Just do a preparatory course at the GLS German Language School in Berlin.

Prep courses are taught in 4-week-units, with 20 weekly lessons in mini groups (max. 6 future high school students):

first Monday of the month1 - 5 months*20 per week1.740 € per month**

* duration depending on your level of German. You can assess you current level of German with this online test.
** incl. accommodation in a host family, single room, full board. Not included: public transport, insurance.