The F+U Academy of Languages in Heidelberg is one of the largest language schools and test centers for foreign languages in Germany.
Over 10,000 language learners and exam candidates a year participate in the language courses and examinations. Every year, learners come from over 100 countries to take part in the German courses. Thanks to its internationality, the school offers a unique opportunity to get to know people and their various languages and cultures, and to practice freshly acquired language skills.
The F+U language school is situated in the middle of the university’s historic centre, and just a few metres from the river Neckar. With 70 multimedia-equipped classrooms (up to 85 in summer), 3 Internet rooms with 50 PCs, free Internet access and Wi-Fi, the Academy of Languages offers everything to ensure that the language learning experience in Heidelberg is an exceptional one.
Several halls of residence with around 400 rooms, apartments, a school-owned hotel and several host families offer year-round accommodation to learners from all over the world.
Specialising in German as a foreign language, the F+U Academy of Languages is one of the world leaders in the provision of German courses, whether in the form of intensive lessons in the mornings and afternoons, or extra-occupational evening courses.
The F+U Academy of Languages is recognized test centre for TestDaF (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache), TELC (The European Language Certificates, including Zertifikat Deutsch and Zertifikat Deutsch für den Beruf), TestAS (aptitude assessment for international applicants for higher education), WiDaF (Test Deutsch in der Wirtschaft) and OnDaF (online German language assessment) – among other language examinations like TOEFL® and TOEIC® for English.
The Academy of Languages rounds off its range of courses with the organization of language tours and the International Prep School (preparation for the university entrance qualification – externe Feststellungsprüfung)