Our course center in Constance is located in a modern building which offers all the conveniences of a residential school and is decorated in a very friendly, unique way. All the classrooms are bright and large, their equipment is up-to-date, functional and of high quality.
The location of the school is ideal, as it is within a 5-10 minute walking distance from Lake Constance and the University. The city center is only a few minutes away by bus and can be reached from the school on foot by walking from the lake through a very beautiful park.
The nationality and age mix at Humboldt-Institut Constance varies over different time periods, courses and levels.
Humboldt-Institut does not hold classes on the holiday dates below. The school does not compensate for these holidays, so make sure to choose your start date accordingly.
The location of Humboldt-Institut is very accessible as there are many bus routes available. This one-week intensive course was extremely beneficial. The teacher that I had (Thomas Diemar) explained in detail all aspects of the language which the students found difficult. He explained grammar topics clearly and ensured that we all had a clear understanding of what he was explaining as we completed exercises individually to show our understanding. He was patient and spent the necessary time on each student with difficulties and he also corrected our pronunciation of the language.
Meals were also provided. I only prevailed of the lunches every day as I was only there for one week and I also chose the no-housing option.
Overall, I would definitely recommend this course. The only negative was that I only did the course for one week. I would strongly recommend doing it for longer.
Dear Shelley, Thank your very much for your detailed review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in Constance and benefited from the German course booked with the Humboldt-Institut. We hope to see you again in one of our schools!
Lack of equipment in the classrooms, well-prepared teachers, friendly staff, good food...Show details » Read more...
Thank you very much for your review. The Humboldt-Institut is constantly improving its facilities to offer the best possible experience to our students. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your German course and hope to see you again at one of our schools!
classes - okay
teachers - some of them better, some of them worse
location - okay
activities - mostly interesting
housing - way better than expected
Thank you very much for your positive review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed learning German with the Humboldt-Institut and hope to see you again at one of our schools!
All in all I had a good experience.
Teachers are valuable and always available. The teaching methods are effective but sometimes too fast.
Activities on the whole make it possible to open up and converse with others. Although it is about talking with people who are apprentices like me.
The ease of learning varies according to the teachers.
One of the problems that emerge even when I speak with other colleagues is the prices of courses that are high. I do not think that Humboldt is as much better than the other schools that are constant. Then I always ask myself why most people who come never stay long.
I'm not sleeping in Humboldt and I can’t talk about the school location.
Thank you very much for your positive review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed learning German with the Humboldt-Institut. A special feature at the Humboldt-Institut are its all-inclusive packages that include instruction, accommodation and full board, course materials, extracurricular activities and excursions. This German immersion enhances students’ success and their enthusiasm for the program’s community experience. We do everything we can to make our students feel at home from their very first day with us. When you compare our residential courses, please take into account all included services such as as accommodation, full-board, activity-program and more.
Student residences are more suitable for an independent student, who is looking for clean, basic accommodation at an economic price. All students must be 18+. Your housing starts on the Sunday before your first day of class and ends on the Saturday after your last day of class, unless otherwise noted. Learn more about apartment housing
We cannot apply for visas on behalf of students. However, the school can supply you with all the documentation you need to support your visa application.
Your letter of acceptance will be sent to your home address by regular mail at no charge to you. If you wish to receive your paperwork by express mail, you will be charged 75 € when you register.
The school offers airport pickup services. If you wish to be picked up, just give us your flight details and arrival date. The price of a one-way airport transfer from Friedrichshafen Airport is 50 €. You must book your airport transfer in advance when you register.
Please note that we do not book flights for our students. If you are researching airfare costs, we recommend using Kayak.com, a search engine that lets you compare flight options from your home country to Constance based on your budget, schedule and preferences.
Study abroad worry-free with Language International's health and personal effects insurance coverage. When you book a course with us, you can opt to purchase an international insurance plan that covers not only your health care cost but also loss of your personal belongings. You must book your insurance in advance when you register.
Historic university town at Lake Constance
Constance is a lively university town of 82,000 people and is located right on the banks of Lake Constance (Bodensee), often playfully referred to as the “Swabian Sea.” The city has a very attractive historic downtown area, where buildings from the Middle Ages stand alongside Renaissance houses and Baroque palaces; they bear witness to the prosperity of this venerable trading town. Thanks to its proximity to the Swiss border Constance was spared from destruction in World War II.
A wide range of cultural events
The brilliant setting of the town on the shores of the lake and in the foothills of the Alps makes Constance a very attractive program site and facilitates a great variety of leisure opportunities. Due to the modern University, which is one of only 10 Elite Universities of Germany, the city has a fantastic infrastructure for international students and offers a wide range of cultural events, e.g., music, theater and film festivals, jazz performances and literature meetings, as well as a large number of bars, cafés, clubs and restaurants.
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The difference between the "Intensive German Course for commuters" and the regular "Intensive German Course" is that the "Intensive German Course" includes accommodation and full board where as the "Intensive German Course for commuters" is for people who live in Constance and do not need accommodation and full board.
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