Summer Academy - German Language Classes in Summer

Summer Academy 2015, July Group

People in Hannover speak German as it is written – an ideal location to learn German during the summer. In addition, Summer Academy courses include an exciting social programme to ensure there is plenty of time to explore Hannover and experience German culture.
Detailed information on Leibniz University Hannover can be found here.
If you would like to learn more about the Expo and trade fair city, we recommend visiting the website of city of Hannover.


Upcoming courses – July 4th to 28th, 2023, and/or August 3rd to 29th, 2023

Application deadline – June 1st, 2023 (There is always a minimum number of applicants required for each course of the different German levels, just as there is a maximum number of applicants for each course!)

Course fee (language course in class and social programme) - 650 euros

Accommodation (hall of residence or private housing) - 300 euros

Experiences at the Summer Academy

Courses on Offer

The courses run from July 4th to 28th July and from 3rd to 29th August, 2023 in German.

(Rooms are available between July 3rd to 30th resp. August 2nd to 30th, 2023).

The course fee is € 650,- and includes the registration fee, course material and the general social program.

Up to 15 participants per course could be taken.

Crediting of ECTS points is possible!

The course duration is 25 hours per week, on 18 school days, from 8.30 to 13.00 CET.

  • Intensive German Course Advanced Level B1 to B2 (from July 3rd to 28th, 2023 and from August 3rd to 29th, 2023)

    Language level: Intermediate Level B1; Intermediate Level B2
    (B1-requirement: completed A2 level, at least 400 lessons of German; final classification after placement test. B2-requirement: completed B1 level, at least 600 lessons of German; final classification after placement test .)

    Prerequisites: Prospective students and participants with prior knowledge of German

    Course description: Exercises to practise listening comprehension, reading, writing, and oral communication skills. The course covers life in Germany as well as cultural aspects. Exercises to practise German grammar and syntax on an intermediate level; participants will improve their vocabulary.


  • Social Programme

    There will be a social programme with daily activities for all participants. All activities are free of charge and include

    • outings in Hannover and the surrounding region
    • exkursions to other cities
    • cultural activities,
    • sports activities,
    • film nights,
    • a welcome reception,
    • as well as a farewell party.
  • Accomodation

    Accommodation: Accommodation: A single room in one of the halls of residence or in a flatshare (shared bathroom and kitchen) may be provided upon request. Rooms in halls of residence cost 300 euros per month. Usually, flatshares are a little more expensive. Further information on halls of residence in Hannover can be found here.


  • Meals

    Meals: Meals are not included in the accommodation fee. However, meals at student prices are available in the cafeterias managed by Student Services. Further information on prices and the menu can be found here.

  • Public Transport

    Public transport:  International students who would like to use public transport in Hannover, can buy a monthly pass for 60 euros. Further information on public transport in Hannover can be found here.

  • Insurance

    Please ensure sufficient insurance cover for the duration of your stay!!!

    DAAD scholarship holders will obtain Health Insurance Protection from DAAD.

  • Payment

    Payment: You will receive an invoice after the registration. The full amount must be paid within 14 days from the date the invoice was received. We will send you a letter of invitation once the registration fee has been received. Payment by credit card is not possible.

    Please note that the following fees will be charged in the case of cancellation:

    • Cancellations received 6 weeks prior to the start of the course: 100 euros
    • Cancellations received later than 6 weeks prior to the start of the course: 100 % of the course fees

Experiences at the Summer Academy


Markus Remmers
Welfengarten 1A
30167 Hannover
Markus Remmers
Welfengarten 1A
30167 Hannover