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Opening hours, Holiday, Course cancellation terms

School opening hours

  • Lesson times: Monday - Friday: 07:30 – 21:00; Saturday: 10:00 – 16:00; Sunday: on request
  • Administration opening hours: Monday - Friday: 07:30 – 20:00; Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00

General information

  • Registration fee (for the first course only): €35 (group bookings for 3+ people: €20 per person; 5+ people: €15 per person).
  • Family discount (siblings, parents): 5% per person off the course fee.
  • The quoted discounts for larger course bookings are valid only for pre-payment in full.
  • The prices and services quoted in this brochure are valid until the publication of a new pricelist.
  • Only the information specified in the German and English versions is authoritative. All other translations are solely for the purpose of orientation in the respective language.
  • All course fees are per person, the accommodation rates per room/apartment (unless otherwise specified).
  • Value Added Tax: As an educational institute with non-profit status, F+U Academy of Languages is exempt from VAT.
  • One teaching hour (TH) = 45 minutes.
  • The language courses are professionally orientated or prepare for higher education and lead to an internationally recognised language diploma.
  • Minimum age: 16 years (junior courses: 6 years).
  • Our teachers are experienced native speakers.
  • Guaranteed provision, minumum participant numbers: Courses are held even without the minimum number of learners (4 people). The number of hours booked will be reduced by 25% (two or three learners) or by 50% (one learner). To compensate, learners can participate in another group course.

Public Holidays, school holiday, individual holiday, change of course level

  • Public holidays (no lessons): 01.01, 30.03, 02.04, 01.05, 10.05, 21.05, 31.05, 03.10, 01.11, 25.12, 26.12 (missed lessons can be taken at the end of the course provided that a written request is received no later than 14.30, one day before the respective public holiday).
  • School holiday: The intensive courses and individual lessons are offered all year; learners can apply for an individual break in learning. Evening course learners have a break from 24.12.2018 to 04.01.2019 (see also ‘Individual holiday’).
  • Individual holiday (the booked course will be extended by the length of the break in learning requested in writing and confirmed by the school):
    - Intensive courses: Two weeks (Monday - Friday) per quarter (12 course weeks); applications no later than Thursday, 16.00, before the break in learning.
    - Evening courses: Applications no later than 16.00 on the course day.
    - Individual lessons, closed small groups, company training: Cancellation of the scheduled lesson without charge is possible by 16.00, one day before.
  • Applications to change the course level or module must be received by the school administration office by Thursday, 16.00, for the subsequent week.


  • Individual lessons, closed small groups, company training: Cancellation of the scheduled lesson is permitted without charge by 16:00 the day before.
  • Following course commencement a cancelllation of the course or reduction of lessons is possible onyl in cases prescribed by law (see our General Terms and Condidtions, point 6).
  • Following course commencement a cancellation of the course or reduction of lessons is possible only in cases prescribed by law (see our General Terms and Conditions, point 5).
  • Cancellation of accommodation booked through F+U Academy of Languages is possible with four weeks’ notice (for further conditions see our general terms and conditions, point 6).

Other services of F+U Academy of Languages

  • The school has barrier-free access and a wheelchair-accessible WC is also available.
  • International test centre: At F+U you have the opportunity to take internationally recognised test including TOEFL®, Test-DaF, telc, TestAS, LCCI, TOEIC®, OnSet and ECDL.
  • State recognised vocational college for foreign languages: Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Russian, Spanish.

Visa and insurance

To be eligible for a language course or study applicant visa, it is necessary to attend an intensive course 20 or 30. If the visa is not issued, upon production of the original invitation and the official letter of rejection, we refund the costs incurred, minus a € 150 administration fee and postage costs. For visa applications we recommend existing German language skills of at least A1 level (CEF). More information.

Health insurance: You can buy inexpensive health insurance online from our partner Care Concept. Please click here for details.

Educational material

Books are not included in the price (with exception of Junior courses): German courses: ca. € 35 per level; English courses: ca. € 50 per level.

German courses:
Netzwerk A1, Netzwerk A2, Netzwerk B1, em neu 2008 Brückenkurs B1, em neu 2008 Hauptkurs B2, em neu 2008 Abschlusskurs C1, Übungsgrammatik für die Grundstufe, A1/A2, Übungsgrammatik für die Mittelstufe B1/B2, Lehr- und Übungsbuch der dt. Grammatik A1-B2, Deutsch Prüfungstraining DSH, DSH-Training

English courses:
New Cutting Edge
Starter: A1, Elementary: A1/A2, Pre-Intermediate: B1, Intermediate: B1/B2, Upper-Intermediate: B2/C1, Advanced: C1.
Market Leader
Elementary: A1, Pre-Intermediate: A2, Intermediate: B1, Upper-Intermediate: B2, Advanced: C1.

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