Articles about Germany, its cities, German language, German culture and festivals, and language schools of TANDEM International in different cities in Germany.

Frankfurt Christmas Market: Mon 27 November – Fri 22 December 2017

In terms of visitor numbers and size, the Frankfurt Christmas Market is one of the largest Christmas markets in all of Germany. The elaborate and creative stand decorations, the scenic surroundings on the Römerberg and St Paul's Square and the huge Christmas tree combine to also make it one of Germany's most beautiful.

Cool Japan – Trend and Tradition

The exhibition will present a view of Japan from within adding fashion trends, manga and anime, the much-loved sport baseball, the gambling game pachinko, religious and seasonal festivities or the Japanese love of traveling. Finally the roots of today´s popular culture are traced back to the urban commoner culture of the Edo period (1600-1868).

Summer courses with TANDEM International

Summer courses with TANDEM International. Learn German, French, Italian and Spanish

Examination centre TANDEM Cologne – The perfect exam for everyone

All prospective students planning to study in Germany need to prove their language skills. TANDEM Cologne is an official examination centre for all telc-exams, and also, since the beginning of 2016, for TestDaF-exams.

Escape Room experience in Hamburg, Let’s save the president! – TANDEM International

On a Friday night, a handful of language teachers decided to go to an escape room. You have never heard about that? An escape room is an adventure game in which players are locked in a room to solve a series of puzzles and escape within a set time limit. This is said to improve team working and communication skills. We wanted to try it!

Summer at TANDEM Cologne – we had a great time with you!

Our Cultural Programme, which takes place three times a week in summer, also included some of those events and activities not to be missed in a good Cologne summer. Among them were barbecue parties and picnics in the park, visits to the open air cinema by the river Rhine and to the rooftop of the Cologne Cathedral, and our popular walking tours of Cologne.

TANDEM Dresden is a TestDaF examination center!

Everyone who wants to study at a university in Germany must pass one of the following German language tests: TestDaF or Telc C1 Hochschule. We at Kästner Kolleg - TANDEM Dresden prepare language students for both exams successfully for many years now. We are proud of the high pass rate (over 90%!) of our former course participants.