German for teens

Kursort Leipzig; Foto: Goethe-Institut © Goethe-Institut

3 weeks
Ages: 14 to 17

Leipzig, which is famous for its long tradition as a trade fair and university city, offers plenty to see and do. It is also a city of music, offering an exciting concert program in all genres. The beautiful and vibrant historic city center, with excellent shopping and pleasant cafés, is a perfect spot for people-watching.

The Egidius Braun sports hotel, operated by the Saxony state soccer association, boasts Germany's largest indoor soccer hall, an outdoor artificial turf field, and two grass fields. With facilities like these, the young learners can be active in any weather. And there's much more than soccer: participants will enjoy the professionally equipped fitness room, beach volleyball courts and outdoor tennis courts. We also take them on walking tours of the city and bicycle tours in the countryside.

For example: barbecues, basketball, beach volleyball, billiards*, bowling*, canoeing*, cinema*, city walking tours, climbing* (climbing forest), concerts*, cycling*, disco nights, foosball, gymnasium, horseback riding*, jogging, minigolf*, museum visits, playing fields, soccer (indoor and grass fields, grass fields), street soccer, swimming*, table tennis, tennis*, weight room

* not included in course fee
  • German instruction including teaching materials
  • 72 UI, 24 UI per week
  • Placement test at the beginning of the course
  • Participation certificate
  • Accommodation in rooms with 2 beds
  • Full board
  • Round-the-clock supervision and care
  • Sports, culture and leisure-time program
  • 2 excursions, e.g. Dresden, Berlin, Weimar
  • Health/accident insurance
  • Transfer to/from Leipzig Airport Included
Please download and complete the registration form and return it signed to us by post or fax.  
Date 06.08. – 26.08.2017
fully booked
Grades A1–C1
Course price € 2,580 all-inclusive
FlugzeugBy plane

A transfer will be offered between Leipzig Airport (LEJ) and Leipzig from 7 am to 6 pm on the official day of arrival and departure (waits may occur).
On the arrival day our staff will meet the teenagers at the exit from the transit area in the arrivals hall of the airport.
They will be carrying a Goethe-Institut sign and also have an official letter as identification. For organizational reasons we regret that we are unable to provide you with the name of this member of our staff earlier than 3 days in advance of the course.
On the day of departure we will accompany the children to the check in desk.
  • Please inform us of the arrival and departure  time and flight numbers after having booked the flight.
  • If you book a flight that arrives or departs Leipzig airport  before 7 am or after 6 pm, you will be charged a single transfer fee of around € 30 (Leipzig). This transfer will be organized by taxi.
BahnBy train

By train to Leipzig Central Station (Hauptbahnhof). From the Central Station take tram line 1 in the direction of the Mockau Line 1E, direction of Schönefeld; 8 stops, then get off at Ossietzkystraße/Gorkistraße, walk back around 50 metres to Abtnaundorfer Straße, then it will take you approx. 8 minutes by foot to get to the sport school.  

PKWBy car

By car from the A 14 AS Leipzig Nordost. Exit Leipzig Nordost/Taucha. Take Torgauer Straße on the left, direction of Leipzig-Zentrum, at the 4th set of traffic lights (after the DEKRA building) turn into Rostocker Straße. At the next set of traffic lights, turn into the Nordost industrial estate, Stöhrerstraße, at the next traffic lights turn right into Brahestraße and continue to Heiterblickstraße, cross Braunstraße and Theklaerstraße until you reach the end of the road (hotel), then turn left into Abtnaundorfer Straße – after approx. 300 metres you will see the sport school on the right hand side.  

Please note

Should students be unable to arrive or depart on the specified dates, please plan to arrive the following day or to depart one day before the end of the course, respectively. Our staff cannot guarantee transfer, or supervision on days outside the course dates. Also, we cannot provide food in the boarding school outside course dates 
Contact prior to arrival

Please direct all of your questions and messages to the Goethe Institute's head office before the course starts:
Phone: +49 89 15921-800

Address and telephone numbers during the course

c/o Sportschule “Egidius Braun”
Abtnaundorfer Str. 47
04347 Leipzig

Phone and E-mail: will be communicated on Friday before the course starts.

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