Akademie Zeitgeist is the new name of the language school Sprachschule zum Ehrstein founded in 1999. The school has two locations in the heart of the city. The main school is situated next to an idyllic square shaded by splendid chestnut trees, and next to number of cafes and restaurants. The main buildings of the university, the library and the university dining hall (Mensa) are only a few steps away from the school.
The language school has 12 well-lit classrooms, a large common room and a garden terrace where students can meet, talk and enjoy their breaks between and after class.
Freiburg, with its 230,000 inhabitants, is a lively and cosmopolitan university city in the Southwest of Germany. Located in one of the warmest regions of the country, Freiburg is known for its mild climate and many sunny days. The city itself offers many attractions foremost of which is its historical Old City (Altstadt) with its magnificent Gothic Cathedral. The 25,000 students at the university, who study a wide range of subjects, contribute to Freiburg’s cultural diversity and international flair. Freiburg is considered to be the ecological capital of Germany; everywhere one sees green gardens on house tops, solar panels and bicycle paths and the university offers special degrees in ecology and sustainability. Freiburg has a unique location in what is called the “Three-Corner-Region”: Germany, France and Switzerland. And with its proximity to the Black Forest and the romantic Rhine valley, it attracts tourists from all around the world.
For a successful stay in Freiburg you need a pleasant place to stay. We will gladly take over the assignment of finding an accommodation that suits you. All accommodations are carefully chosen by us.
We have a long-standing trust relationship with many host families and landlords in Freiburg. All of our accommodations are located in Freiburg or in the immediate surroundings. With public transport (tram, bus) our school can easily be reached within 10 and 30 min.
We mainly offer single rooms (double rooms are available on request). The rooms are individually furnished, but all rooms have good basic furnishings and are supplied with the basic necessities.
|Accommodation||Type of Room||Commute to School||Meal Options||Price per Week|
|Host Family with self-catering||Single or double||Flexible. Maximum 30`||No meal option||from 200€|
|Host Family with breakfast||Single or double||Flexible. Maximum 30`||Breakfast||from 235€|
|Host Family with half board||Single or Double||Flexible. Maximum 30`||Half Board||from 290€|
|Host Family with full board||Single or double||Flexible. Maximum 30`||Full Board||from 330€|
|Student residence||Single||Flexible. Maximum 30`||No meal option||from 250€|
|Apartments||Single or double||Flexible. Maximum 30`||No meal option||Upon request|