High School
Exchange
in Germany

for a year, a semester or 2 - 4 months

High School Germany: School Locations

GLS cooperates with schools in

  1. Bayreuth
  2. Berlin
  3. Bremen
  4. Hamburg
  5. Koblenz
  6. Lübeck
  7. Minden
  8. Nürnberg

Where would you like to go?

It is up to you! You can:

a) select one of the cities in the list or
b) accept a placement in any of these cities (which is a bit cheaper: see prices here)

To help you make up your mind see the city portraits below. General info about the GLS high school program please find here

1. Bayreuth

Why we like Bayreuth: Richard Wagner Festspiele, Bavarian food: Sauerkraut & Bratwurst, music and culture, great nature, fantastic outdoor opportunities for exchange students, e.g. horseback riding, sailing, fencing, soccer

Bayreuth is a smaller town in the North of Bavaria. Bayreuth is a great place for anyone interested in music and high culture. Throughout the world Bayreuth is known for its music festival, opera house and theater. The warmhearted Franconian people will make you feel at home immediately.

2. Berlin

베를린은 독일에 있는 도시중 제일 멋지고 흥미 있는 도시입니다. - 매우 국제적이고, 약간은 보히미안 스타일도 있고, 많은 여러 문화가 어우려져 있읍니다. 베를린은 3만이 넘는 인구가 살고 있고, 대단히 안전한 도시로 그리고 호수와 강이 많은 도시로 유명합니다. GLS는 베를린 다양한 곳에 위치한 학교들과 결연을 하고 있고, 교환가정도 가까운 곳에 위치하고 있읍니다.

베를린에서의 제일 큰 장점은, GLS가 이곳에 있다는 점입니다.: GLS 상담자들과 언제나 상담할수 있고, 사무실을 언제든 방문할수 있고, 그리고 - 여러분이 원한다면 추가로 다른 독일어 코스를 등록할수 있읍니다.( 저녘 코스 또는 방학기간 동안) 그리고 주말 내내 머무르는 가정가족과 시간을 보내고 싶지않다면, GLS 에서 독일어를 배우고 있는 학생들과 저희들의 주말 소풍 에 참여할수 있읍니다.

3. Bremen

브레멘은 독일 북쪽에 위치하고 있고, 유명한 소설작가인 토마스 만이 쓴 소설"Buddenbrooks"에서 느낄수 있는 전형적으로 고급 문화와 부귀가 풍기는 항구 도시입니다. 브레멘은 만약 여러분이 도회적인 주위를 좋아하고, 도보로 가고싶은 곳에 다닐수 있는걸 원한다면 최상의 선택의 도시입니다. - 브레멘은 도보로 시내 곳곳에 다닐수 있는 도시입니다.

4. Hamburg

Warum wir Hamburg mögen: Hamburger Hafen, Alster, Elbe, Elbphilharmonie, Landungsbrücken, Fischmarkt 

Hamburg is a Hanseatic city and as city state also a state of Germany. It is the second biggest German city, only topped by the capital Berlin. If you want to live by the sea, experience the diversity of a big city and would like to enjoy the proper Nordic German kitchen, then Hamburg is the perfect spot for you.

5. Koblenz

Warum wir Koblenz mögen: Weinanbau, Deutsches Eck, Esskastanien (Maronen), Rheinischer Sauerbraten

Koblenz is one of the oldest cities in Germany. Its green wine-growing hills and the two beautiful rivers Rhine and Moselle are forming the shape of the town. Some parts of the city even belong to the UNESCO world heritage. Here you can enjoy the advantages of a smaller city combined with the beauty of nature.

6. Lübeck

Warum wir Lübeck mögen: UNESCO Welterbe, Kultur, Marzipan, Lübecker Weihnachtsmarkt, Buddenbrooks, home of Thomas Mann

Lübeck is situated by the Baltic Sea and is the biggest city of the state Schleswig-Holstein. The Hanseatic town is regarded as the “Gate to the North” and is located in the North German plain. The Baltic bath Travemünde is only 20km away and offers beach with promenade and unique beach chairs. Here you can enjoy the summer next to the beach.

7. Minden

Why we like Minden: Mindener Dom, Wasserstraßenkreuz, Kabarett, Westfälischer Schinken, Pumpernickel

Minden is a smaller town in North Rhine-Westphalia, located nearby several big metropolitan cities. Minden has a charming inner city with various historical buildings such as the Cathedral of St. Gorgonius and the Museum of Prussia. Moreover, Minden has beautiful natural surroundings and is located on the river Weser. This city is the perfect choice if you want to experience a contemplative life in a proper German town.

8. Nürnberg

Warum wir Nürnberg mögen: Kaiserburg, Frauenkirche, Bratwurst, Fußballclub 1.FC Nürnberg, Christkindlesmarkt, Lebkuchen

Nuremberg is perfect for you if you like living in a big city but also appreciate coziness. In Nuremberg you can find various cultural events, flea markets, open air pools, beer gardens, parks and historical memorials. The unique mixture of tradition, history and the friendliness of the Franconian people makes this city an amazing experience.