Current information about language lessons at Akademie Zeitgeist


In spite of current problems, it is fun to think about your next trip.

So that you can book your next language course with confidence, Akademie Zeitgeist offers you the guarantee that you can move your course dates without additional costs for bookings before the 15 May – to your chosen dates for a period of 12 months.

This will give you ultimate flexibility and you can look forward to your next language travel experience!


from 200 €

Learn German in international groups with 20-30 lessons per week.

from 500 €

Prepare for the most common German language proficiency tests with our exam preparation courses for telc, TestDaF, Goethe and others.

We help language students who are interested in studying at a German university with the preparations for their application process.

Our junior courses are specially tailored to teach German to children and young people. Our practical communicative teaching method ensures that, along with a lot of fun, our young students make optimal progress.

Special group courses cover all areas of basic nursing and patient treatment care and is thus oriented towards the everyday needs and tasks in hospitals, nursing home care for the elderly etc.

With courses individually designed to your company’s needs, we pay special attention to the industry-specific terminology needed in your business and offer useful information and business practices with your international business partners.

Why Zeitgeist?

Learning German in one of the most beautiful german University cities with more than 1.700 hours of sun per year
High Quality Programmes from 1 week up to long duration courses with 20 years experience of teaching German
Preparation courses and official test center for different examinations such like TestDaF, telc and others
Very good Nationality Mix with participants from all over the world
Fantastic landscapes and other beautiful cities closeby like the Black Forest, Strasbourg (France) or Basel (Switzerland)


At Akademie Zeitgeist, the whole team was very welcoming. The teachers are very warm and it is very easy to integrate, since the groups are small and there is much conversation. The cozy school is located in the heart of …

Julia (Spain)

Akademie Zeitgeist has been an unforgettable experience for me, thanks to the friendly atmosphere at school and the commitment of teachers’ work. There is also a leisure program, which gives you the opportunity to make new friends, improve your German …

Siria (Switzerland)

There are lots of people from all over the world here and it is possible to make new friends. There are not too many students in each class, so we can learn a lot quickly and improve our language skills. …

Célia (Switzerland)

I found this school through an agency. From day one, I really liked the school. The lessons are interesting; my teachers are very friendly and teach well. It’s fun to learn German here!

Esmira (Azerbaijan)

I like going to Akademie Zeitgeist a lot. The teachers are nice. Our classes are very interesting and are fun. There’s a warm atmosphere and people are friendly.

Bogdan (Ukraine)

I have been in Freiburg last summer for only one month and I have to say that it has been the best time of my life. I have met many people there and have visited many places. I want to …

Pedro (Spain)