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 150 exchange students from all over the world attend a high school in Germany with GLS.

Why GLS?

  • More than 30 years of experience: Since 1983 we have been organizing international high school exchange programs.
  • Intercultural competence: We are placing international students at high schools in Germany, while at the same time sending German students abroad (e,g. to the Canada, Brasil, France)
  • GLS high school programs start with a very cool orientation in Berlin

What students say

... about the program: read more

GLS operates an online community for high school students so that they can contact each other

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

School locations

Berlin, Hamburg, Bremen ... you can go to school in really cool places

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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 150 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.