Göttingen, Germany is a cultural, historical, cosmopolitan and traditional university city. Located in central Germany, it is one of the best places to learn German and immerse yourself in the culture of the country, because its inhabitants speak the language in a pure way, without any trace of dialects. In addition, the city is intellectual;, more than 40 Nobel Prize winners are native to Göttingen, which makes it a place full of wisdom and interest.
Thousands of people come to the city annually for academic studies, making it a totally open and multicultural place. In addition, as a university city, the stay is much more fun and lively.
The historic center of Göttingen, Germany is well preserved, and has a charm that has enamored many. Being there is like traveling back to medieval times. Walking through its narrow streets one is engrossed in history. It is necessary to pay attention to every detail, at every step, because everything around you tells something about the past.
It is a university city; many students come from other parts of Germany and from abroad. Thousands of people come to the city to know its symbol: the Gänseliesel, the most kissed girl in the world. The tradition is that anyone who achieves his or her doctorate has to kiss the statue on her lips.
In addition, it is a cultural place. In the city there are festivals of international stature like Händel, the Cultural Week of the Dance and the Hall Clavier; also the Göttingen Jazz Festival and the Indoor-Altstadtfest. Moreover, every year the Literary Autumn is organized in the Old Town Hall and in the German Theater.
Thanks to its central location in Germany, it is very easy to visit cities like Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt and Cologne. Germany has a complete and reliable system of buses, trains and airplanes, making it very comfortable to venture across the country.
TANDEM Göttingen proposes 6 top experiences in Göttingen, Germany
“A walk to remember”
“A charming glance at country life in the 19th century”
“The emblem of the city”
“A beautiful church offering great views”
“A charming little town very close to Göttingen”
Göttingen on a bike
“Rent a bike and discover the city”
Discover Göttingen and learn German at the same time!
The school offers small classes in German, providing personalized and individual instruction. Your main goal is to learn to speak German quickly and effectively in a relaxed environment, while simultaneously immersing yourself in German culture.
City hopping with TANDEM International
We offer combined German courses in different locations. You can start your German course in TANDEM Göttingen and continue in one of our partner schools in Berlin, Bielefeld, Cologne, Frankfurt, Bremen, Hamburg and Munich.
Do not hesitate to contact us for more details about our discounts for combined courses!
Germany is a culture-rich country with an extensive history and a bright society. It has abundant traditions which attract millions of visitors to Oktoberfest in Munich, or Carnival in Cologne.
The German language often gets labeled as a very difficult language to learn. Although German is not a Romance language like some of its European neighbors, there are many benefits and unexpected surprises learning this seemingly challenging language.