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Academy of Languages Berlin

Since 2013, the Academy of Languages (AOL) has been acting as an expansion of F+U Group’s educational portfolio with sophisticated language and computer courses tailored to the international work environment. The academy also has a long tradition, dating back to its beginnings in 1980 in Heidelberg. The Academy of Languages in Heidelberg is F+U Group’s main language school. With over 10 000 students from more than 100 countries, it’s one of the biggest and most successful language schools in Germany. This innovative network of teaching experience and educational competence benefits both foreign and domestic students. Non-native speakers of German can raise their skills to the university level or, through the International Prep School, prepare for the so-called Feststellungsprüfung. hwtk students have the opportunity to improve their foreign language skills. Companies and diplomatic missions also prefer our flexible in-house training.

Study programmes and specialisations


An overview of the advantages

1) Right in the middle of Berlin-Mitte
Our location impresses with its centrality and the optimal public transport connections. Popular Berlin sights such as Gendarmenmarkt, the Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie and Potsdamer Platz or malls such as Galeries Lafayette and Mall of Berlin are all right around the Corner.

2) Extensive experience
Expertise in language teaching, goal-oriented exam preparation, training for companies, Erasmus+ Programmes and organisation of language-study trips; state-accredited vocational college for foreign languages in Heidelberg.

3) A range of educational Expertise
The AoL’s parent company, F+U Group, is also responsible for the University of Applied Sciences (hwtk), the iba University of Cooperative Education, two German secondary schools, a bilingual primary school, an international boarding school and several technical colleges focused on vocational training and foreign languages. 

4) International test centre
At our Berlin location you can take internationally recognised tests and exams, including TOEFL©, TestDaF, TELC, TOEIC© and others.

5) An international atmosphere and free language tandems
Our language school welcomes students from over 100 countries as well as German students from F+U’s University of Applied Sciences (hwtk). 

6Courses are guaranteed to take place year-round

7) Good quality at a fair Price
The AoL offers excellent language training at an affordable price.

8) Quality guaranteed
A certified quality-management system (DIN EN ISO 9001:2008) constantly monitors compliance with important quality standards.