Dates and Course Fees

Course Dates 2024

Deadline for applications: July 25th (or if all places are allocated)

Arrival day: Monday, August 5 (dormitory rooms are NOT available before this date!)

Check-in dormitory: 9:00 to 16:00h

Placement test: Tuesday, August 6, 9:00h

Departure day: Friday, August 30 (dormitory rooms are NOT available AFTER this date!)

Check-out dormitory: 09:00-14:00h

Attention! Departure day: Flights from Frankfurt not before 15:00h!
Please notice that we have to check out a lot of course particapants at the morning of the departure day. So it can happen that you have to wait a while before we can check your room and give the deposit back. Travelling to Frankfurt Airport lasts at least 3 hours and you have to be at the airport probably 2 hours earlier. So please take a FLIGHT NOT BEFORE 15:00h in the afternoon.

Tip: If possible, take a flight the day after the departure day and stay the rest of your time in the city of Frankfurt (e.g. Sightseeing at the Römer, the Paulskirche, the Kaiserdom, the Zoo...)

Fees 2024

Course Fee
ca. 750€ (including bus/train ticket)

The course fee is paid by bank transfer. Only after transferring the course fee you have a fixed place in the course.

The fee includes:

  • ca. 75 hours of classes (à 45 min.)
  • ca. 12 hours conversation OR seminars
  • copies for the language classes (you do NOT need to buy a book!)
  • final exam and certicate (CEFR)
  • ca. 6 hours of academic lectures by university professors
  • Reception in the Town hall
  • a guided tour through the roman city of Trier
  • 3 full-day excursions on Saturdays
  • visit of a classical concert in the Roman Imperial Throne Room (Basilika)
  • evening programme (Monday to Friday)
  • a ticket for public transport (Kombi-Ticket of VRT Verkehrsverbund)

Possible additional costs (NOT included in the fee):

For accomodation
If you chose to stay in a dormitory room: ca. 400 € for the rent (only between arrival day and departure day; all bed linen included, but no towels) and 50 € for the deposit  (deposit will be paid after arrival). Meals or board are NOT included. The amount of dormitory rooms is limited.

If you chose to stay in a private accomodation, the prices depend on your landlord/hotel/hostel (costs have to be paid privately).

For some leisure activities
In addition to the programme above, we offer numerous leisure activities (e.g. Pub Crawl, Barbecue, Beach volleyball, Karaoke, Board Gaming, International Dinner, Hiking, etc.). In most of the activities there are no additional costs, but in a few they could be possible (e.g. for Pub drinks, food or entrances).

For food
Please calculate 7-14 € per day for your food. There is a cheap supermarket (Lidl) nearby, where you can buy quite cheap food.


DAAD-Scholarship holders: Course fees and accommodation expenses are deducted directly from your scholarship so that you are paid only the remaining amount.

Other scholarships: Besides of the DAAD scholarships unfortunately there are no other scholarships.