What should a good German course for beginners cover…

...so that you are able to speak in 4 weeks? Learning a new language has never been easy. Choosing the right German course for beginners requires effort. Because, finding the right partner to guide you on your journey is important, especially when language centers and institutions are increasingly mushrooming. Let us spot three things a [...] Read More

DAS Akademie Celebrates its 20th Anniversary!

For 20 years we have offered the most creative and inspiring language courses. Constant innovation and a student-centered approach have been the keys to our 20-year success. Today we want to thank our students from all over the world by making our courses even more affordable. For this purpose, we offer up to a 100€ […]

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Freie Universität Berlin

Berlin’s Free University, Freie Universität Berlin, is one of Germany’s 20 largest universities. Founded in 1948 to become Berlin’s Oxford, the university is now considered as one of the world’s most prestigious. Freie Universität Berlin is located in Dahlem, one of Berlin’s greenest and classiest neighbourhoods. The Campus of Freie Universität Berlin Freie Universität Berlin […]

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Berlin University of the Arts

Berlin University of the Arts, Universität der Künste Berlin, is the place to study for those with talent. Why do some of the most talented study here? Because it just happens to be the largest in Europe and one of the most versatile in the world. Not only is the traditional education here top notch, […]

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Language Learning Tips from DAS Akademie

“I have been learning German (Spanish, English, Turkish etc.) for years, but feel still stuck when I have to speak in a real situation.” Sounds familiar? We hear this almost every day at our language school in Berlin. The old school method is what makes speaking very hard. It is hard, partly because the beginner […]

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Humboldt University Berlin

Berlin is one of the world’s leading centers of higher education and research. In Germany, the city is renowned for having the highest number of universities and higher education centers. There are 4 state universities and around 27 private higher education centers in Berlin. The most famous of these four state universities  is, of course, […]

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Thunderstorm at the Belvedere

What a lovely afternoon in Berlin- Charlottenburg. We finally arrived at the magnificent castle, just in time for a huge thunderstorm! “The Belvedere is found on the North side of the Charlottenburger Schloss (Charlottenburger castle), amidst an enchanted garden,” My guide book stated. “Well, at least it’s not raining” Said a fellow student. “And the […]

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Forgotten Huguenots

Forgotten Huguenots Hu-go what? More like forgotten Hugenotten. Destroyed. Rebuilt. Still facing off. Across the centuries old square, the French and German churches of Berlin’s Gendarmenmarkt still smile at each other. The statue of Schiller acts as a referee while the concert house plays audience for a change. It is a cold, gray cloudy day. […]

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The Princess Garden of Berlin

Finding the princess garden Where is the princess garden? Shards of green stab through gray concrete. With a gust, my face is filled with dust and dirt. Cars, trucks and buses honk their horns in and out of unison, as they dance in a circle. Are they communicating? Pedestrians jump back to the side walk when they […]

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