Location: One great advantage that students studying at Alpha Aktiv have is living in the scenic city of Heidelberg. The school is adjacent to the Neckar river, on the outskirts of the main city hub. It is just a short 25 minute walk from the school to what is considered the city centre. As a university city, Heidelberg has an academic reputation of providing a vibrant student life.
Getting Around: Heidelberg is a manageable city to navigate, with a well-connected public transportation system. Regular bus and tram routes run close to the school, so students can come and go easily. The central Heidelberg train station known as Heilbronn Main Station is less than 20 minutes by foot from Alpha Aktiv, and this line stretches through various other cities in Germany.
Course selection: The school has a wide range of courses from intensive long-term programmes to private one-to-one classes. It also offers exam preparation assistance for exam certificates required by German universities. Those with a busy and inflexible schedule can choose the short intensive courses, evening or summer programmes to help improve their fluency quickly. In addition to general German, the school has programmes dedicated to teaching German for medical practitioners, nurses and business executives. Moreover, Alpha Aktiv also offers courses in many different languages, including English, Spanish, French, Russian and Chinese.
Additional information: The school has an intercultural competence training programme that focuses on helping students adjust to German work culture, and helps them become adept in other soft skills.
The language school Alpha Aktiv was founded in Heidelberg, Germany in 2003.
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