In addition to our German courses we arrange extracurriular activities in Berlin. Come along if you want! Every week we organize:
- at least 3 extracurricular activities in Berlin
- a free seminar on German history & culture
- a weekend trip to cities like Potsdam, Hamburg or Dresden
Arrival in Berlin and transfer to accommodation: The GLS reception is open 24 hours (after 9 pm there is no receptionist, but the security man will check you in). If you stay with Berliners, please try to schedule arrival between 9 am and 9 pm.
Afternoon: we show you the GLS neigbourhood, a very trendy district called Berlin Prenzlauer Berg.
Evening, 7 pm: Regulars' table for GLS students in the GLS restaurant. Depending on the season there usually are between 40 and 120 students present.
Walking tour through Oranienburgerstraße - before the holocaust this used to be a center of Jewish life - and visit of Jewish Museum Berlin
Visit of the Badeschiff - a swimming pool in the middle of river Spree, with a fantastic scenery and a nice bar. At night: We show a movie with German subtitles (big screen in the lounge)
Join us for a boat trip around Museum Island - or do a bike tour with us, along the Berlin wall. At night our guides take you to Friedrichshain: a young and rather alternative district famous for its nightlife
Full day excursion with a GLS guide to places like Potsdam, Dresden or Sachsenhausen, a former concentration camp just north of Berlin: see our current trips
Free day for activities on your own - our recommendation: Go to one of the many lakes in and around Berlin. We´ll gladly consult you - our guides are there for you daily between 10 and 6.30 pm (Monday to Thursday, Friday till 4 pm).