Stein an der Traun
German for teens

Kursort Stein an der Traun; Foto: Goethe-Institut Foto: Goethe-Institut

3 weeks
Age group: 12 to 15
Courses at levels A1 to C1

Situated in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps, the village of Stein an der Traun is a nature-lover's paradise. It is close to Chiemsee, Bavaria's largest lake, and the medieval towns of Burghausen and Wasserburg. 

The romantic castle that houses the boarding school is situated at the center of Stein. The campus offers plenty of sports facilities as well as music rooms and workshops for creative activities. In the surrounding area our young guests will find a golf course and swimming lakes. We take our course participants on various outings, for example cycling, jogging and hiking as well as visits to the castles and monasteries in the surrounding area. The nearby town of Traunreut offers very good shopping opportunities.

For example: arts workshop, badminton, barbecues, basketball, beach volleyball, billiards, cycling, disco nights, foosball, gymnasium, hiking, horseback riding, jogging, movie nights, music room with piano, sports field, rowing, soccer, swimming (lake, outdoor pool), table tennis, tennis, volleyball
  • 3 weeks, 15 days of lessons
  • intensive course from Monday to Friday
  • 90 UI* in total, 30 UI per week
  • maximum class size: 16
  • placement test
  • participation certificate
  • 2, 3, or 4-bed rooms
  • full board
  • Professional supervision
  • teaching materials
  • sports, culture and leisure-time program**
  • four excursions, e.g. Salzburg, Munich
  • health/accident insurance
  • Transfer to/from Munich Airport included
  • Internet access
  • Tour operator liability according to German Civil Code §651r BGB
* UI = 45-minute unit of instruction
** We do not offer activities posing increased risks to individuals or groups or involving potential liability risks for the Goethe-Institut or participants.
Please download and complete the registration form and return it signed to us by post or fax  
Date 04.–24.08.2019
Grades A1–C1
Course price € 3,695 all-inclusive
Flugzeug © Goethe-Institut By plane to Munich

A transfer will be offered between Munich airport (MUC) and Stein 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 Munich airport  before 7 am or after 6 pm, you will be charged a single transfer fee of around € 180. This transfer will be organized by taxi.
© Goethe-Institut © Goethe-Institut
Bahn © Goethe-Institut By train

Take a train on the Munich-Salzburg route to Traunstein, and change to a train bound for Trostberg/Garching a.d. Alz. Get off at Stein a.d. Traun (approximately 2 hours). Take a taxi from the station to Schloss Stein.

PKW © Goethe-Institut By car

From Munich, take the B304 via Wasserburg towards Traunreut. Stein a.d. Traun is just a few kilometres before Traunreut. Or: Take the A8 Munich-Salzburg autobahn and take the Traunstein/Siegsdorf exit towards Traunstein. In Traunstein take the B304 towards Traunreut. Stein a.d. Traun is just north of Traunreut. Follow the signs for Schloss Stein. 

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 Schloss Stein
Schlosshof 1
83371 Stein an der Traun

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

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