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Germany

Classic High School

Country Information

Germany is a beautiful, diverse and interesting country situated in northern Europe. It is bordered by Denmark in the north, and Poland and the Czech Republic in the east, Austria and Switzerland in the south and Holland, Belgium, France and Luxembourg in the west. The landscape of Germany varies greatly from rather flat areas and beaches (North Sea, Baltic Sea) to high mountains like the Alps. Germany has about 82 million inhabitants. It is the largest country in the EU in terms of population. Germany is a modern, cosmopolitan country. Its society is shaped by a plurality of life styles and a true ethno-cultural diversity.

Country Facts

Area: 357,021 square kilometres

Population: Approximately 82.5 million

Capital: Berlin

Language: German

National holiday: 3rd October

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THE SCHOOL

Exchange students will attend a public school and are placed in grade 9, 10 or 11. Every school decides which grade the exchange student will attend. Students usually have to take compulsory classes such as Maths, German, English, Social Science, Natural Science and Physical Education. In addition, students can choose, among other subjects, music, arts, computer science etc. depending on what the school offers.

Options & Criteria

Age

16 - 18

Programme Duration

1 semester or 1 year

Academic Background

Average 'C' grade or better across core subjects

Academic Background

Intermediate (B1) or higher

Status

All Nationalities

What's Included?

01

Assistance & homestay transport

  • Assistance with arrival and departure transfers (extra fees apply)

  • Assistance with other transfers

  • Local orientation upon arrival

  • Assistance with visa application

  • Host family accommodation

02

Emergency care & assistance

  • Assistance and support

  • Regular email/WhatsApp contact

  • 24/7 emergency telephone contact

03

Academic, social & welfare support

  • Selection of suitable schools

  • Placement and registration in school

  • Regular visits

  • Progress reports