German courses in Hamburg

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If you’re looking for a language stay abroad in one of Europe’s most important cities, this enchanting hub of culture, education, science, and history is sure to delight you as you learn German in Hamburg. As Germany’s second-largest city, it attracts students both from around the country and from further afield through its major universities - and it’s simply bursting with creativity and culture. You’ll never find a dull moment on your German course in Hamburg!

German courses in Hamburg
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German schools in Hamburg

Being completely immersed in German city life is a unique opportunity to develop your skills in the language daily on your German course in Hamburg; hearing, reading and speaking it 24/7. You’ll progress in leaps and bounds as you learn German in Hamburg at one of our partner schools, exploring this city and everything it has to offer - there’s something new on every corner here! Our partner language schools in Hamburg are located in the heart of the old city near the Binnenalster lake and historic canals as well as the Hamburger Kunsthalle.

Why study German in Hamburg?

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City life
  • You’ll meet new people, both local and international, by living day-to-day life in this bustling, global city as you learn German in Hamburg, and you’re guaranteed to improve your German in no time - contact us for more information about living in Hamburg.
  • Get an idea of Hamburg’s illustrious past at the Deichstrasse, the oldest remaining street in the city-centre, or the Hamburg Museum, where you can experience 1,200 years of history while practising your German!
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  • While there is plenty to see in the city centre, while you study German in Hamburg you might also take a trip to the neighbouring historic towns, where you can experience German life outside of a major city.
  • Nearby Lubeck is home to historic houses and waterways, while you might also take a cycle through the villages of Altes Land, speaking German with local villagers!
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  • Experience this historic city from a different perspective by taking a sailing trip on the Outer Alster, offering incredible views of Hamburg’s city centre!
  • A craft beer tour is an ideal way to get up close to the city’s brewing tradition, while younger learners might enjoy cycling the city or trying stand-up paddleboarding.

Popular questions about studying German in Hamburg:

How much does it cost to live and study in Hamburg?

ESL’s German courses in Hamburg start from just 165 EUR per week, so you’ll have plenty of money left over for enjoying your time in this inspiring city! Eating out is highly affordable at between 7 EUR and 20 EUR for a meal, and public transport is also affordable - a day ticket for the inner-city area will set you back 7.90 EUR. Reach out to us for a free quote for your experience learning German in Hamburg.

What are the benefits of studying German in Hamburg?

  • The second-largest city in Germany, you’ll have a chance to meet people from all over the world and practice your German with locals every day on your German course in Hamburg, integrating into local life!
  • This historic city has been the centre of industry in Germany for hundreds of years - making it the perfect city to start your professional career after learning German abroad.

What type of German courses can I study in Hamburg?

Whether you’re a beginner learner or a professional looking to improve their working proficiency, we have a range of standard and intensive courses at our partner schools so you can find the course that’s perfect for you. Some of the German courses in Hamburg we offer include:

  • Standard courses from beginner to advanced level, including semi-intensive and intensive classes
  • TELC and TestDaf exam preparation courses

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