GLS Language School Berlin

Introduction

GLS - Language Training since 1983

The letters G L S stand for Global Language Services. GLS is an educational travel specialist offering language courses worldwide and also operates its own language school on the GLS campus in Berlin.

GLS was founded in 1983 by Barbara Jaeschke who directs the company till today. The GLS offices are right next to the language school on the GLS campus in Berlin.

GLS Portfolio

For juniors

  • Language courses worldwide
  • High School exchange programs
  • Summer camps in Germany

For adults

  • Language Courses @ GLS Campus Berlin
  • Language courses worldwide
  • Internships abroad

People & numbers

Barbara Jaeschke founded GLS in 1983 and still heads it as Managing Director. 2012 she was awarded with a 2nd place in the annual awards for outstanding female entrepreneurship in Berlin.

Numbers

The GLS language school has more than 5.000 students every year, 65 % of them taking German courses.

Another 5.000 juniors & adults go abroad with GLS every year to learn a language where it is spoken - by doing a language course, an internship or a high school exchange program.

The GLS campus in Berlin

The GLS language school is part of the GLS Campus in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg. Facilities include 60 classrooms, a restaurant and 2 hotels ("Die Schule" and "Hotel Oderberger"). The office on campus is open from MON - FRI, 9 AM to 6 PM. Just drop in if you have questions regarding language courses, whether in Berlin or worldwide.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German

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Programs

This school also offers:

Courses

Business English in Berlin

Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Berlin

All Business English courses provide training for the English that you need in a professional context, regardless of the industry in which you work: for meetings, telephone calls, presentations, small talk, at trade fairs abroad. [+]

Business English in Berlin All Business English courses provide training for the English that you need in a professional context, regardless of the industry in which you work: for meetings, telephone calls, presentations, small talk, at trade fairs abroad. The only exception is the Legal English course for lawyers. All teachers are native speakers. Please sign up no later than one week before the course starts. Evening course MON & WED, 6.30 - 8.30, 1 month from 155 € Intensive course 1 week, daytime (also recognized as educational leave or Bildungsurlaub)1.140 € One-to-one 10 x 45 minutes 470 € Private Course 10 x 45 minutes 500 € Legal English English for lawyers (also recognized as educational leave or Bildungsurlaub)375 € Course Materials Level B2: Market Leader 3rd edition Upper-intermediate ISBN 97881408237090 Level C1 + C2: Market Leader Advanced 3rd edition ISBN 9781408237038 Certificate The University of Cambridge in England awards globally recognized Business English Certificates (BEC) which certify proficiency in English for professionals after reaching the B1 Level. Corresponding certification exams may be taken at GLS (more). GLS also offers preparation courses for the ILEC English Certificate for Lawyers. Business Courses - English With Business English you can also work abroad in language schools which specialize in English language courses for professionals. GLS organizes Business English courses in the UK, Malta, and the USA. [-]

English Courses in Berlin

Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Berlin

English courses at GLS are short and intensive. English evening classes and intensive courses during the day are both provided. There is no long term commitment: book on a monthly basis and extend at any time. [+]

English Courses in Berlin English courses at GLS are short and intensive. English evening classes and intensive courses during the day are both provided. There is no long term commitment: book on a monthly basis and extend at any time. The teaching method is communicative, and all teachers are native speakers from the USA, Canada or England. Please sign up no later than one week before the course starts. News Every last Wednesday of the month at 7.30 PM: open regulars' table in the GLS restaurant for people who learn English Evening Course I TUE, 6.30 - 8.30 pm, duration 2 monthsfrom 155 € Evening Course II MON & WED, 6.30 - 8.30 pm, 1 monthfrom 155 € Conversation class THU, 6.30 - 8.30 pm, 2 monthsfrom 155 € Intensive courses 1 week, "Bildungsurlaub"290 € One-to-One 45 Minutesfrom 38 € Private Course for you and up to 5 of your friendsfrom 45 € English course - Course materials All books are from the publisher Pearson Longman: A1 Cutting Edge Third Edition: Elementary ISBN 9781447936831 A2 Cutting Edge Third Edition: Pre-intermediate ISBN 9781447936909 B1 Cutting Edge Third Edition: Intermediate ISBN 9781447936879 B2 Cutting Edge Third Edition: Upper-intermediate ISBN 9781447936985 C1 & C2 Cutting Edge New Edition: Advanced ISBN 9781447936800 Bildungsurlaub (educational leave) With 30 lessons per week you can do your language course as educational work-leave (Bildungsurlaub) in Berlin - hotel accommodation is available on campus. Study English Abroad Internships Abroad GLS helps you find internships in Great Britain, Ireland, the USA, Canada, Australia und New Zealand. Study Abroad As a language tour operator, GLS can help you find English Courses Abroad in England, Ireland, Malta and in the USA. [-]

French courses in Berlin

Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Berlin

French courses at GLS Berlin are short and intense - extend at any time with no long term commitments. The method is communicative, and all lecturers are native speakers. Please sign up no later than one week before the course starts. [+]

French courses in Berlin French courses at GLS Berlin are short and intense - extend at any time with no long term commitments. The method is communicative, and all lecturers are native speakers. Please sign up no later than one week before the course starts. News 08/08/2016 French course - places still available There are places still available in the French course on upper elementary level A2 that will start on Monday, AUG 8 Evening Course MON, 18.30 - 20.30, duration 8 weeks from 155 € Intensive course 1 week, daytime 1.140 € One-to-One 45 Minutes from 38 € Private Course for you and up to 5 of your friends from 45 € French Course Materials A1 On y va A1 (Hueber) ISBN 9783190933259 A2 On y va A2 (Hueber) ISBN 9783190033515 B1 On y va B1 (Hueber) ISBN 9783190033546 B2 Edito (Klett) ISBN 9783125293458 C1 & C2 Réussir le Dalf (Didier) ISBN 978-3-06-069559-1 Study French Abroad GLS offers Internships in France and Canada. As a language tour operator, GLS can also find you French Courses in France and Canada. [-]

German Courses in Berlin

Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Berlin

GLS Berlin has received the Star School Germany award as "best German language school in Germany" 5 times. Evening courses are available for general German as well as for TestDaF preparation, the German language test for university studies. [+]

German Courses in Berlin GLS Berlin has received the Star School Germany award as "best German language school in Germany" 5 times. Evening courses are available for general German as well as for TestDaF preparation, the German language test for university studies. Evening Classes Tue + Thu, 6.30 PM - 8.30 PM from 155 € Daytime Courses Mon thru Fri, 20 or 30 lessons per week from 120 € One-to-One 45 Minutesfrom 38 € TestDaF prep course and examfrom 420 € telc Deutsch C1 for university studies in Germanyfrom 420 € Teacher training for teachers of German 1.550 € telc Medizin German course for doctors 420 € Textbooks Themen, Aspekte, Mittelpunkt, Oberstufenbuch, plus own materials (literature, newspapers, DVDs) Company Courses in Berlin Since 1983 Since 1983, GLS has been offering language training for companies and institutions in Berlin. GLS is a member of international trade associations (including International House). Our teachers are all native speakers. Whether Chinese, English, French, Japanese or German, for lessons in the workplace or on campus at the GLS language school - we are pleased to offer you our selections. Teacher Training in Berlin - DaF (German) In cooperation with IH International House Worldwide GLS offers teacher training courses for professionals undertaking to teach German as a second language. The courses last 4 weeks and result in a certificate documenting the qualification to teach DaF i.e. German as a foreign language. Prerequisites are finished university studies and knowledge of German on level C1 or higher. U2 Eberswalder Str., Tram M1 and M12 See connections (type in Kastanienallee 82, 10435 Berlin Pankow) [-]

Spanish Courses in Berlin

Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Germany Berlin

Learn Spanish with us! The Spanish courses at GLS are short and intense - extend any time with no long-term commitment. The method is communicative and all teachers are native speakers from Spain and Latin America. Please sign up no later than one week before the Spanish course starts. [+]

Spanish Courses in Berlin Learn Spanish with us! The Spanish courses at GLS are short and intense - extend any time with no long-term commitment. The method is communicative and all teachers are native speakers from Spain and Latin America. Please sign up no later than one week before the Spanish course starts. Evening Course THU, 18.30 - 20.30, duration 8 weeks from 155 € Intensive Course 1 week, daytime 1.140 € One-to-One 45 Minutes from 38 € Private Course for you and up to 5 of your friends from 45 € Course Materials All textbooks are available at the bookstore in the foyer of the language school. All books are from the Klett publishing house: A0 & A1 Con gusto A1 ISBN 9783125149809 A2 Con gusto A2 ISBN 9783125149908 B1 Con Gusto B1 ISBN 9783125150102 B2 Avenida ISBN 9783125149601 C1 & C2 El Ventilador ISBN 9783125148642 Study Spanish in Spain & Latin America GLS also provides Internships in Spain, Argentina and Costa Rica. As a language tour operator, GLS can also find you Spanish Courses in Spain, Chile and Mexico. [-]

Preparatory Year

TestDaF, telc Deutsch C1 & Studienkolleg

Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Berlin

The GLS language school is an examination center for TestDaF and telc Deutsch C1 in Berlin. Examinations take place six times a year. As TestDaf exam dates tend to be fully booked early on, you have an alternative with telc Deutsch C1: Like TestDaf, this language exam is recognized by all universities in Germany. [+]

TestDaF, telc Deutsch C1 & Studienkolleg The GLS language school is an examination center for TestDaF and telc Deutsch C1 in Berlin. Examinations take place six times a year. As TestDaf exam dates tend to be fully booked early on, you have an alternative with telc Deutsch C1: Like TestDaf, this language exam is recognized by all universities in Germany. How to register? If you wish to make only the TestDaF at GLS, please report it directly to the TestDaF website (there you can select GLS as testing center). For telc Deutsch C1 please use this GLS enrollment form. If you take a preparation course + exam at GLS, GLS will automatically reserve a testing place and all you need to do is to fill in this enrollment form. TestDaF prep course (and exam)from 420 € telc Deutsch C1 German test for universities from 420 € Studienkolleg prep course for the Studienkolleg entrance test 780 € [-]