Experience a unique and intensive German course at Burg Hemmersbach, just 30 minutes from Cologne Airport.

This enchanting castle blends historical charm with modern facilities, offering the perfect backdrop for rapid language learning.

Benefit from the CERAN method, trusted for over 50 years by 200,000 students from 30 countries, ensuring you make confident progress in English.

At CERAN, you’ll be satisfied or reformed for free.

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Intensive German Course in Cologne

Why this intensive German course at CERAN is unique and different?

Because you’re unique, so are your language needs. Why pay more elsewhere when at CERAN you can benefit from the very best in intensive language courses?

Did you know that at CERAN you can progress a language level in 1 week, thanks to the unique accelerated immersive learning method that has made CERAN famous for 50 years with 200,00 students from 30 countries?

At CERAN we are so convinced of the value of our intensive German training, that we offer you this comparison table of our offer and that of our competitors in Amsterdam. Feel free to travel to their website, and see the difference for yourself.

Famous Dutch language school CERAN
Intensive course
Experienced native teachers
Full immersion concept 8h30-21h30
Group, individual & combination programmes Only individual
Garanteed accommodation on campus First 42 students then hotel
Full board
Meals with trainers 2 per week 15 per week
5 evening cultural activies with trainer
Price for one week all included (VAT Excl.) From 6231€ From 4400€ up to 5800€
Online follow-up coaching From 1780€ (10 * 50 min lesson) From 1625€ (20* 1h lesson)

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100% native-speaking trainers

All our teachers are native speakers and have been rigorously selected and trained in the CERAN language method.

Personalised support tailored to your needs

A language course at CERAN is a unique human experience, in a professional and friendly environment.

A unique, fast learning method

Our immersive method enables you to achieve your objectives quickly and efficiently.

A very high satisfaction rate

Over the past 50 years, our 200,000 students have given us a 98% satisfaction rating.

Your confidence is key when you speak German

CERAN doesn’t just teach languages; we build confidence ! Of course, grammar and vocabulary are still important.

But at CERAN, we aim higher. We build the self-confidence that opens up new horizons in life through every interactive exchange. Based on your real-life, everyday professional and personal situations.

Imagine yourself, 1 week after your intensive dutch course at CERAN Cologne, not only able to interact in a new language but also to walk into a meeting room confidently, ready to present your ideas with confidence.

View your typical day

A personalised programme and daily interaction in dutch language, from breakfast to your evening activity.



9.00 – 10.30

General communication activity (Part 1)
Work on oral expression based on presentations and accounts of real-life experiences


Break | Facilitated group communication activity with a trainer

11.00 – 12.30

General communication activity (Part 2)

  • Listening comprehension work on themes adapted to the needs formulated
  • Oral exploitation in the form of summary, presentation, expression of opinion, debate.


Lunch debate led by a trainer

14.00 – 15.30

Individual lesson


Break / Communication activity led by a trainer

16.00 – 17.30

Business communication activity: preparing a team building session.

17.30 – 18-30

Relaxation at the CERAN wellness centre

18.30 – 19-00

Group press review with a trainer


Lunch hosted by a trainer

20.00 – 21.30 

Thematic activity: intercultural profiling

Intensive German Course in Cologne

Your Hosts in Cologne

At Burg Hemmersbach in Cologne, where your hosts Maxine & Jan ensure your intensive language training is exceptional. With their warm hospitality, personalized support, and flawless organization, you’ll feel right at home.

An ideal setting for immersion language learning

Ideal for foreign language training or cultural immersion, Burg Hemmersbach offers a professional yet warm atmosphere for learning, open year-round, including public holidays, to fit all schedules.


To welcome you comfortably:

  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Bowls
  • Table tennis
  • Archery
  • Mountain
  • Biking
  • Hydromassage bed
  • Sauna
  • Turkish baths
  • Fitness area
  • Board games
  • Video games
  • Poker
  • Billiards
  • Karaoke Table
  • Football
  • Darts

Meet the chef who will delight your taste buds

At Burg Hemmersbach, Chef Sven creates delightful dishes using fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients. His light and healthy Mediterranean cuisine will surprise you. Whether it’s a seated dinner, finger-food buffet, or sweet treats, every meal becomes a culinary experience.

Chef Sven excels in crafting both regional and international dishes with high-quality, seasonal products.

CERAN Language School Cologne

Burg Hemmersbach

Just 30 km from Cologne-Bonn airport, Burg Hemmersbach is a 30-minute drive away. This historic estate offers a peaceful setting with lush forests and picturesque landscapes.

It perfectly blends nature’s tranquility with easy city access, making it ideal for immersive learning, corporate retreats, and cultural exploration.

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