Collegium Palatinum - IH Heidelberg

The Heidelberg language school Collegium Palatinum celebrates 60 years of experience and competence. The school has an excellent reputation for high quality in teaching German.

Why study at Collegium Palatinum - IH Heidelberg

Since 60 years the German language school Collegium Palatinum - IH Heidelberg has been providing quality language courses year-round. The school offers general language courses, business language courses and academic preparation programs. Regardless of whether students want to join one of the international study groups or book private lessons, they will learn how to speak thoroughly and effectively.

The school is member of the organisations International House World Organisation and International Association of Language Centres. Both stand for quality in language teaching: Teachers participate regularly in training programmes and are familiar with teaching in multi-cultural classes. The members are boutique schools providing professionalism, personal attention and an exceptional learning experience.

The methodology is learning with enthusiasm, teaching is based on the “communicative approach”. This methodology aims to improve the communication skills and builds confidence in speaking. The focus is on correct expression and fluency in conversation while also training the students’ writing, reading and listening skills.

General Programmes And Courses

General German Courses:

Standard Course 20 (20 lectures per week): The course covers all aspects of successful language learning and develops speaking, listening, reading and writing skills

Intensive Course 25 (25 lectures per week): The course gives ample opportunities to revise and to practice German through dialogues, discussions, role plays and interactive games

Private lectures: The One-To-One course is the most flexible and intensive option for learning German. This individualized course is adapted to the student’s language needs and preferred dates and time. 

For all courses see website.

Exam Preparation Courses

Exam Preparation

Telc Language Certificates: the Telc Exam Preparation courses consist of 100 lectures of general German on the appropriate level, and 20 lectures of exam training (4 weeks).

TestDaF-Preparation Course: The TestDaF paves the way for German universities. The TestDaF prep course includes 36 lectures of special exam training (4 weeks).

University Preparation Package: this programme is designed for student who want to study in Germany and includes: German language courses on level B1, B2 and C1, an online course to familiarise students with the German study system, TestDaF-preparation, study consulting.

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Subjects you can take at Collegium Palatinum - IH Heidelberg


60 Years of Competence: The school was founded in 1958 and is proud on 60 years of experience in teaching German to foreigners

Dedicated Teachers: Qualified and experienced teachers

Pleasant Learning Environment: Learn German in the beautiful ambience of the historic Villa Krehl

Heidelberg: Famous for its irresistable charme and favoured student town

Testing Centre: Authorised testing centre for telc language tests and TestDaF

Members of IH and IALC: Members of quality associations International House and International Associaton of Language Centres


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