Our programmes in Germany last four to eight weeks, with teacher training, accommodation and meals all funded.
Your flights or Interrail ticket are also funded. Full info on funding is below.
The programme is intended to help you to launch a career in teaching abroad, and to develop and gain transferable skills to teach in Europe – or anywhere in the world.
Our Europe summer camp dates are now listed at the bottom of this page. Read on and join us!
This programme offers you an introduction to teaching abroad. You will gain knowledge and experience in teaching through a mixture of classroom teaching and games and activities on a North American-style summer camp, while studying towards a TESOL certificate. During the programme you will:
As well as the 4-8 week programmes in Germany, you can also combine Germany with Spain to spend 2-3 weeks in Germany and 2-3 weeks in Spain this summer. Select the option on the form below if this appeals to you!
Our summer camps in Germany give you the chance to develop classroom teaching skills, as well as leading fun activities, meaning you can progress quickly as a teacher while having a lot of fun.
Germany has a rich culture and history, which you can explore during orientation (usually in Frankfurt or Munich), as well as while on your summer camps.
Each region in Germany has its own history and culture for you to explore, from beer halls in Munich to the cosmopolitan areas of the Ruhr. Germany’s central location makes it the perfect start to your summer exploring Europe!
We offer support and advice from a team that includes both experienced travellers and qualified teachers, on top of the support that is offered by the camp you are on.
We want to make teaching and travel more accessible, so we arrange funding for all our programmes.
Our programmes in Germany are only open to those on our TESOL Primer or TESOL Direct Access funding pathways. It is not open to those who are securing funding from one of our partner universities.
Unsure which programme to do? Read this FAQ.
Interrailing allows you to traverse the continent on your way to and from your summer camp. Turn your summer work experience into a real adventure.
And if you are complete the TESOL Primer or TESOL Direct Access funding pathways, you will be reimbursed up to £250 towards your Interrail ticket: this will buy you a pass that lets you travel for 10 days over two months.
If you are on your university funding and meet your university’s widening participation criteria, then you will also receive funding towards your travel.
On the form below, you can confirm your interest in our Germany programmes, and also put your other preferences for programmes in Europe. You can see all our European programmes on this link.
We will then speak with our partners across Europe and invite you to interview with the right camp for you. Some camps will require you to complete a pre-interview task as well to help them to get to know you better.
Please note that team selection is a competitive process with our European partners and selections are made based on a range of factors, including a balance of skills and experience within a team. This means that your first choice cannot be guaranteed, but we will work with our partners to match you to one of your top five choices, and all of our camps will provide you with valuable teaching experience, the chance to backpack across Europe, and the opportunity to immerse yourself in a local culture.
Please select your preferred options on the form below. Places are filled on a rolling basis so the sooner you make your selection, the better!
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