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The Collegium Palatinum was established in 1958. It offers German Language Courses all year round, at all levels, for academic, personal and professional purposes to participants from all over the world who want to learn German in international groups or in private classes. Language instruction is based on the European Framework of Reference for Language Learning and Teaching ( CEF ). Collegium Palatinum language courses are conducted in German -right from the first lesson- by highly qualified and trained teachers who have experience working with people from various countries and backgrounds. The school is located in one of the most beautiful regions of Heidelberg, only some minutes by walk away from the shopping streets , bars, restaurants, theatres and concert and music halls.

All Programs Available:
  • Philology, Languages, Literature
    • Language Courses
    • Language Courses and Cultural Immersion Programs
    • German Language and Literature (in Language Schools)
Language of instruction

English, German

Type of school

Language School


+49 6221 914077


Bergstraße 106, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 69121

More information about Academic Programs

- German Standard Course 20 - German Intensive Course 25 - German Combination Course 25 Plus 5 - German Intensive Course Plus 30 - Exam Preparation Courses for telc or TestDaF - Private and specialized instruction - Small Group Course - Corporate Courses

Language Requirements

5 Levels (A1 - C1)


We offer a wide range of accommodation options: In guest families: with breakfast or half-board are an excellent option for those who want to share the daily life with Germans while practicing the language. Hotel and pensions: are recommended for short stays to participants with a compact timetable. Private shared rooms or flats can be booked directly via internet. Student residence: As of July 2013 we will have an additional state-of-the-art student residence, located off-campus in Heidelberg's newest and trendy "Bahnstadt-quarter". It provides modern fully-furnished single apartments (about 21m²) with a built-in kitchen and bathroom. The public areas offer inviting rooms for socializing, common learning, cooking and relaxing. There is a TV- lounge for all, a modern fitness area, a huge shared kitchen, and washing machines and dryer in the laundry centre. High-speed internet and cable TV is included.

Services and Activities

Cultural activities and excursions are organized to enrich the learning experience. Participants learn German, discover South Germany, Heidelberg and its surroundings and get familiar with German culture and lifestyle. The cultural program is an integral part of our language courses. Guided tours through the city of Heidelberg, sightseeing trips to the Heidelberg castle and the local museums, events such as concerts and theatre venues, daytrips to beautiful German typical cities such as Schwetzingen, Speyer in the Palatinate region or Baden-Baden or to bigger cities such as Frankfurt or Stuttgart. The cultural program also encourages participants to get to know one another and make international friends.

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