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Three-night orientation program in Wiesbaden or Frankfurt for all February and August programs. One inter-cultural seminar per semester for semester and year programs.
Mini-tours in March and October to cities such as Hamburg, Munich and Berlin (three to four days in length, semester and year programs only). Language courses are available.
The school year runs from August to June. Students will attend a Realschule, Gesamtschule or Gymnasium. School days start at 8:00 am and generally finish around 1:00 pm. Though education is more formal and taught in lecture-like style, emphasis in on student participation and classroom discussion.
How hard is it to learn German in Australia? MEDIUM. 44 weeks OR 1,110 class hours are required to become proficient in German. Fast-track your language studies on exchange!
Germany’s climate is temperate. The North is slightly warmer than the mountainous South, where you will find more rain and snow.
Depending on daylight saving, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane are between nine to 10 hours ahead of Germany.
One year prior language study, intensive may suffice.