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Alpha Aktiv Privates Bildungsinstitut
Hans-Böckler-Strasse 2
69115 Heidelberg


Opening hours:
Mon.–Fri. 08:30–17:00
Sat.–Sun. closed


Tel.: +49-6221-5880269
Fax: +49-6221-5880270
E-Mail: info@alpha-heidelberg.de

Team Alpha Aktiv – We are here for you!​

How to find us

Our school is located in the heart of Heidelberg, not far from Bismarckplatz, Heidelberg’s central meeting point. You will find the entrance of the language school next to the opening of the bicycle store on the corner. Please use the stairs to get to the reception on the 3rd floor. The entrance and the building are barrier-free for wheelchair users. To use the elevator, please ring the bell at the bottom of the entrance.

In general, stores, the university, gastronomy and essential sights are easily accessible from our school on foot or by public transport.

For instance, it is only a few minutes walk to:

– University

– University library

– Mensa (inexpensive lunch for students)

– Bookstores

– Boutiques

– Supermarkets

– Cozy pubs and restaurants

– Green areas


Journey to Heidelberg

By plane:For your journey, we recommend choosing the airport “Frankfurt am Main – International”. This airport is the closest to Heidelberg. Once you arrive there, you can easily travel to Heidelberg by train (Deutsche Bahn), bus (Flixbus), or cab. The journey takes about 1 hour.


By car: Many roads lead to us. Just enter our address in Google Maps and plan your route. Our address is: Hans-Böckler-Str. 2, 69115 Heidelberg.

By bus & train: To get here, you can choose from the following options: Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus and VRN. Heidelberg’s central train station is not far from our school. When you arrive at the station, you can take the streetcar lines 5, 21, and 22 or the bus line 33 to Bismarckplatz, only a 2-minute walk from our school.


FAQs: Frequently asked questions about our offers

Our morning classes start at 9 a.m. and finish at 12.15 p.m, with a 15-minute break in between. Our afternoon classes begin at 12.30 p.m. and end at 3.45 p.m which also includes a 15-minute break in between.

The cancellation depends on the visa rejection, but a maximum of 300€ will be charged. 
You can use this paragraph when you cancel more than 8 weeks before. No fee will occur.
If the visa refusal is notified earlier than 8 weeks before the start of the course and if the participant is responsible for delayed notification of this to Alpha Aktiv only 8 weeks or late before the beginning of the course, the participant who requires a visa will be charged the cancellation fees shown below. If Alpha Aktiv has reserved the course place by 2 weeks before the start of the course and the course then has fewer than 4 participants:
If you cancel 8 – 7 weeks before:
● 10% of the course fees are due up to the first ordinary termination option.
If you cancel less than 7 weeks before:
● 15% of the course fees are due to the first ordinary termination option.
Please note again that a maximum of 300€ will be charged. 

Of course! We want you to feel comfortable in class. So whenever you feel like it isn't the right level for you, talk to us and we will make sure to place you in an appropriate class.

The deposit and endcleaning fee will be added to the rent. 

If you have already taken some German before, you can join in the middle of a course that has already begun. If you are an absolute beginner, we recommend starting from the initial level.

If you delay your trip for any reason, you can also join the course online in advance, or we will postpone your starting date.

The teachers make copies of in-class material; however, you need to buy the books for the class. Ask us which books you need, and we will provide you with all the information you prepare so that you can benefit from our classes right from the start.

Yes, but please keep your phone in your backpack during class time!