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Karlsruhe

The perfect mix of city and countryside.

Nine higher education establishments, seat of the Federal Constitutional Court, Centre for Art and Media – life in Karlsruhe is vibrant and open-minded. This is the perfect place if you’re interested in culture. Be sure not to miss the Waldseilpark, a high rope outdoor park, or the extensive sports facilities nearby.

Youth camps

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Highlights

  • Old town of Durlach Photo: Colourbox.de

    Old town of Durlach

    The pretty town near Karlsruhe is ideal for your first contact to Germany. Be sure not to miss seeing the Turmbergbahn.

  • Residential city Heidelberg Photo: iStock

    Residential city Heidelberg

    Heidelberg is known for its picturesque old town. The highlight of the city is, of course, the castle, one of the most famous ruins in Germany

  • Karlsruhe Photo: Colourbox.de/Hunter Bliss Images

    Karlsruhe

    The baroque planned city is not only the German “residence of law” but is also distinguished by its cultural diversity.

For example: arts workshop, badminton, barbecues, basketball, bowling, disco nights, fitness room, gymnasium, handball, hiking, jogging, movie night, museums, soccer, sports field, swimming, table tennis, volleyball

Supervised transfer from Frankfurt airport

A transfer service between Frankfurt airport (FRA) and the course location in Karlsruhe will be offered from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the official arrival and departure days (waiting times may be involved).

This costs EUR 150 for arrival and departure. You can register for the transfer up to 4 weeks before the start of the course. Please use our online form to register.
 
One of our employees will be waiting at the transit area exit in the arrivals hall to greet the children when they arrive.
 
He/she will be carrying a Goethe-Institut sign and will have identification. For organisational reasons, we cannot tell you the name of the employee until three days before the start of the course, at the earliest.
 
On the departure day, we will accompany your child as far as the airport check-in.
 
In the event of the flight being delayed, please note that a transfer outside the official transfer times will not be possible. In this case, you will have to take a taxi instead. The costs are around EUR 280.

Individual arrival by plane

You can also organise your arrival yourself. The most convenient airport is Stuttgart (STR). A taxi transfer from the airport to the course location costs around EUR 130.
Destination address: Sportschule Schöneck, Sepp-Herberger-Weg 2, 76227 Karlsruhe

Individual arrival by train

You can also organise your arrival yourself. The nearest train station is Karlsruhe. A taxi transfer from the train station to the course location costs around EUR 35.
Destination address: Sportschule Schöneck, Sepp-Herberger-Weg 2, 76227 Karlsruhe

Contact before the course starts

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

Address and telephone numbers during the course

Course office Karlsruhe-Durlach

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

Young learners course blog

blog.goethe.de/jugendkurse 

Further information

Hannah, 23, supervisor on the youth camps Photo: Goethe-Institut/Thomas Koy

“We manage to get along with each other on the courses in a peaceful, happy and tolerant manner – so you think to yourself: it's not that difficult and it must be possible for the rest of the world to manage!”

Hannah, 23, supervisor on the youth camps

Any other questions?
We would be happy to advise you:

Any other questions? +49 89 15921-200 We would be happy to advise you: jugend@goethe.de