High School study abroad in Germany

High School
Study abroad
in Germany

for a year, a semester or 2 - 4 months

Studying at a High School in Germany - 2 to 11 months

Study abroad at a German high school! Every year more than 100 exchange students from all over the world attend a high school in Germany with GLS. GLS in Berlin is an international high school exchange organisation: Since 1983 we have been sending German high school students abroad (e,g. to the USA, Brasil, France), while also placing international students at German high schools. GLS is a member of the DFH German High School Association. Meet others going to high school in Germany with GLS in our online community

Day Schools & host family

  • in Berlin, Bayreuth, Bremen ...
  • for 2, 3, 4, 5 or 11 months
  • 14 - 18 years

from 3.500 €   more

(Private) Boarding Schools

  • in Berlin and other cities in Germany
  • for 5 or 11 months, prolongable
  • 11 - 18 years

from 11.900 €   more

Starter Weekend in Berlin

Your high school adventure will start in Berlin - explore Berlin together with exchange students from all over the world

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The GLS high school team

We welcome more than 100 exchange students every year - we are happy to answer every question you may have

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Requirements

German on level A2 (online Test). If your level is lower, just join our preparatory German classes in Berlin - MORE 

Application

3 to 4 months prior to arrival in Germany

Visa:

Not necessary, if you are a EU citizen. If you need a visa, we send the invitation you need in order to apply for it. We make sure that you get all the necessary documents that the German embassy in your country wants.

Abitur:

If you want to do the Abitur - the German high school leaving certificate, that allows you to study in Germany -, you will have to spend at least the final 2 school years prior to the final Abitur exams in Germany (class 11 and 12). You can do Abitur at these boarding schools.