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German school in Berlin

Alpadia Berlin

German school in Berlin

Alpadia Berlin

Alpadia Berlin

The course centre is located in the vibrant Schöneberg district, in the heart of the German capital. Many of Berlin’s main attractions are found nearby, as well as excellent public transport connections and a huge selection of cool shops, cafés, bars and restaurants. Students can also make use of a cafeteria: an ideal place to meet up with others and practise the language. With an average of 10 people per class, Alpadia Berlin is known for its family feel and personal atmosphere, where every student benefits from individual attention.

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Key points

  • High-quality school and excellent teaching conditions
  • High success rate in official German exams
  • Great accommodation network with host families or in shared apartments
  • Test center for TELC and TestDaf exams

School facts

Available exams:
School size:
Disabled access
Free Wifi

Student facts

Minimum age:
years old
Average age:
years old
Maximum students in class:


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Student nationalities

      United Kingdom
      United States


ESL schools guarantee the same excellent standards for accommodation as they do for teaching. We take great pleasure in helping you find the most suitable accommodation for you.


Host family


With an excellent network of carefully selected host families, the school organises homestays for students. The hosts offer half-board or breakfast only and generally live around 30 minutes from the course centre (with a maximum distance of 60 minutes depending on the season). Staying in a single room, you will experience authentic Berlin life with locals, while enjoying some home comforts. Double room only available for students travelling together.

Shared apartment with local residents (WG, from 18 years)

ESL languages shared apartment with locals WG Alpadia Berlin

Usually called a WG (Wohngemeinschaft), this is a very popular way for students and twenty-somethings to live in Germany. If you are looking for more independence, staying with one or several German people in the very heart of Berlin could be perfect for you. Sleeping in a single room, you will share the bathroom and kitchen with your flatmates. This kind of accommodation encourages you to discover Berlin on your own terms. Double room only available for students travelling together.

Shared apartment (Alpadia students only)

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These fantastic apartments enjoy a central location either conveniently situated on the top floor of the school building. The area is full of cafés, bars, restaurants and shops, and the apartments are within walking distance of several public transport options.
The apartments are to be shared by a maximum of three Alpadia students and are made up of two bedrooms (single and double), a shared bathroom, a kitchen and a dining area. Bedsheets and towels are provided, and there is free Wi-Fi in the common areas. In addition, laundry options are available on-site. 

Pankstrasse Student Apartment (from 18 years old)

ESL Languages Pankstrasse residence Alpadia Berlin Germany

Located in the bustling city centre of Berlin, just a 30-minute metro ride from the school – this accommodation is perfect for students who want to live among their peers in the heart of Berlin. Students will be placed in a single room in an apartment with 2-4 other students. Each apartment is furnished with a shared kitchen, shared bathroom, free WIFI, a cleaning service and self-service laundry facilities. Each room has a desk, chair, and lamp – sheets and linen will be provided on arrival, but students will need to bring their own towels. Students have the choice of either staying or leaving during the holiday period – this choice will ultimately decide the accommodation fee and cleaning fees. Overall this accommodation is ideal for students who want to have a front-row seat to Berlin and its unique energy and culture.

Silberstein 54 apartments (ages 18 and over)

ESL Languages Silberstein 54 studio Alpadia Berlin

Choose this residence for a private and independent stay in a convenient, well-connected, vibrant location just 20 minutes from the school by public transport. Students will be in either a studio apartment or if travelling with another student, in a twin room with two single beds. The rooms are equipped with a desk, chair, sofa, WLAN & cable connection, and either a private (for studios) or semi-shared bathroom (for twin rooms). Students will need to cook for themselves in their fully equipped kitchen. Linen is included and can be cleaned for a fee using the nearby facilities. There is a cleaning service every two weeks for single apartments and weekly for twin-room apartments. Students will have access to an on-site cafe and a sunny courtyard.

Creon Co-living apartments (ages 18 and over, available from 04.06.2023)

ESL Languages Creon Co-living apartments Alpadia Berlin

This residence is located in a trendy, central neighbourhood, just 22 minute's walk from the school. It is perfect for both students who want a lively and social experience, as well as those who are looking for independence. Students have the choice of either single rooms in a shared apartment of up to five other students or a studio apartment. Single rooms have shared bathrooms and have access to a shared kitchen for self-catering. The single rooms are also stylishly furnished with a single bed, storage space, and desk – studio apartments have the same but also include a private bathroom, kitchen, and pantry. Students will be provided with bedsheets and towels, which can be washed using the residence’s free laundry facilities. On sunny days, students can socialise with their new friends on the terrace of the fourth floor.

David Friedländer Haus residence (from 18 years old)

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This comfortable, modern residence is located in Moabit, a central Berlin neighbourhood bordered by the Spree River and various canals near the Tiergarten. You’ll feel right at home in your en suite single room with its own kitchenette. In your room, you’ll find free bed sheets and towels, plus a desk, wardrobe, chair and lamp. The building boasts free Wi-Fi throughout, a rooftop terrace, covered bicycle parking, laundry facilities and a large common area with a TV and shared kitchen. School is just a 25-minute bus ride away!

Staytoo residence (ages 18 and over)

ESL Languages Staytoo residence Alpadia Berlin

This residence perfectly blends independence with social opportunity by offering cosy modern studio apartments with access to plenty of social facilities – all just 10 minutes by bus from the school. These self-catered studio apartments are furnished with a sofa, table, chair, and a kitchen for students to cook for themselves. The residence provides linen and towels which can be cleaned for a fee using the onsite facilities. There is a cleaning service every two weeks, and WIFI is available throughout the building. Between classes, students can unwind in the onsite gym, or socialise in the common area with TV and games.

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