Tag Archives: Learn German in Germany


Hansgerd Schomacher, Managing Director, Kapito Sprachschule

Hansgerd Schomacher, Managing Director, Kapito Sprachschule

Language exams in Germany: Academic, General, Vocational

Finishing their German language courses with an official exam has become more and more popular among students in the past few years. Many of them want to go to university in Germany and start asking about the TestDaF exam dates as early as their first course week in level A1. Read more

Key advice for students taking a German language exam course

At GLS, students automatically get a German language certificate documenting their level on the European Framework scale (A1-C2). This certificate is free of charge and, and a GLS B2 certificate is accepted by many employers and institutions in Berlin. However, for a certificate with international recognition, we do recommend taking the TestDaF or Goethe exams.

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What makes a successful junior summer programme

A good, attractive, location, safe surroundings. Good combination between courses + fun, ideally also sport. Excellent student welfare with responsible team leaders who are able to create a nice, homelike and safe atmosphere as well as a great camp spirit.  It’s also important to have a balanced nationality mix.  Read more

3 things to know about German university pathways

From our experience on the GLS university placement programme there are three main features which are necessary for a successful pathway programme in Germany. Read more

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Members of IALC share their insights on the language travel industry. Contributors are owners, directors, managers, teachers or administrative staff of IALC-accredited language schools worldwide.

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IALC 2017 Workshop in Boston Massachusetts, USA - 23-26 March 2017

IALC 2017 Boston
Dates: 23-26 March 2017
Location: Boston, USA
Educators: IALC-accredited language schools worldwide
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IALC Study Travel Research Report 2016

Trends in the demand for foreign languages
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IALC Study Travel Research Report 2015

Perceptions of independent and boutique chain schools in language travel
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