German Gap Year

Spend your Gap Year in the heart of Europe.

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German Gap Year destinations

More than 105 million people speak German, which makes it one of the most influential languages in the world.

How about taking a Gap Year or sabbatical trip to Frankfurt or Munich? During your longer stay you can take a language course and get to know the country and its people. In Germany you will be able to travel everywhere by trains and buses, making getting around very convenient and effortless. This way your language course will be a very special experience!

You will be learning the language effectively and be able to put this knowledge to use in your day to day life straight away. Your course will help you grow confident when using the German language outside of lessons as well and have a fun time together with your international classmates that you can make friends with during your studies.

Our language schools in Germany

Gap Year in Frankfurt

✓ Language course from 16 years and upwards

✓ Accommodation in a host family or apartment

✓ Head office of Sprachcaffe

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Gap Year in Munich

✓ Language course from 16 years and upwards

✓ Accommodation in a host family or apartment

✓ Head office of Sprachcaffe

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Your German course in Germany

With Sprachcaffe you get the choice of studying in two different cities. One of them is Munich, the heart of Bavaria and home to the famous 'Oktoberfest'. The other is Frankfurt which is the well known metropolis by the Main river, which is also the home base of the European Central Bank. The choice is up to you and both cities offer a multitude of exciting possibilities for going exploring. Our highly motivated native language teachers are happy to help you with anything you would like to know.

Requirements for entering Germany

If you are a European citizen you will not require a stay permit in order to live in Germany for a longer amount of time. Should you not possess a German passport you will need to apply for a VISA at the German embassy. You can find further information about the requirements on the website of the federal foreign office.

Travel Insurance for Germany

When traveling into Germany from abroad we recommend that you apply for a travel insurance that will remain valid for the entire duration of your stay in Germany. Many providers offer special rates for students and people travelling in order to take a language course abroad.