Die deutSCHule is the most progressive language school in Berlin and specializes in preparing their students for University in Germany. In the historic location of the old Sparkasse building in the middle of hip, pulsing, and colorful Neukölln they offer excellent, effective german courses for students of all levels, and specialty courses to help prepare for German as a foreign language examination (testDAF and telc). Just as crucial to the school’s identity is their focus on social engagement. Topics such as gender equality, responsibility to the community and cultural offerings are taken just as seriously as the specificities of the German language.
More than just a German course!
A marker of the intensive courses at the deutSCHule is their high efficiency. The deutSCHule takes the requirements of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages seriously. For example, when you attend an A1 course daily and actively take part in the class, then you will achieve an A1 level in German after just 8 weeks. And while, of course, all the wonderful teachers make learning fun, the primary goal of learning outstanding German is always in the forefront. To seriously learn German you should choose the deutSCHule as your German school.
Language Preparation for University
In addition to their intensive courses, the deutSCHule also offers special preparation courses for the most common for German as a foreign language exams; TestDaF and telc. The school of course also is registered and certified to administer these exams. If you would like to study at a German university after finishing your language classes in Berlin you have to pass one of these tests. The deutSCHule test preparation courses, which they offer for almost 10 years, have an excellent reputation both in Berlin and across the world. After the course is finished you can take the test in your familiar school environment, since the deutSCHule is a licensed testing center. Their success rate in these tests are among the best in the world.
Conversation, Culture, and Socio-Political Education
When you have already achieved a B2 or C1 level but would like to learn more about Germany and Berlin and improve your spoken German, then we heartily recommend taking die deutSCHules´ conversation course >Format D:.
This class meets three times a week and takes an excursion once a week to different community or politically oriented sites in Berlin and the surrounding areas. These experiences allow the course participants to interact and learn from experts in certain fields. In previous courses >Format D: visited different places of worship, managers of techno clubs, sustainable fashion events, artists, politicians, doctors in the Charité hospital, a self-organized project for former addicts, anarchists who lived in Berlin in the 80s and wild wolves in the Brandenburg forest.
responseBERLIN – German language course scholarship for the socially engaged
With their scholarship, the deutSCHule aims to increase social engagement and to support the idea of democratic responsibility in Berlin. Another goal of the scholarship is to strengthen solidarity and support a diverse coexistence in the world in general. Learning German in the deutSCHule means not only learning German, but also being educated, engaged and empowered in cultural and political life. That’s why they started the responseBERLIN program for their students to have the opportunity to learn German for free while doing something good.
The deutSCHule Café – Diverse and Delicious
The deutSCHule Café is the culinary and social heart of the school. Both in the café itself and on their beautiful, sunny terrace the deutSCHule Café provides delicious vegan and vegetarian snacks and the best coffee in Berlin. In their relaxing, green oasis they also organize opportunities to engage with social issues. The deutSCHule organizes a biweekly queer-Stammtisch, and the café is the center of the social engagement and diversity management, led by Emma Johnson. Questions and suggestions on the subject of gender equality, inclusion and democracy are welcome here, and everyone is always striving to find practical and forward-thinking solutions to social issues. Because good food tastes especially good in a good community.
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