LanguageUK is an approved English language school for Bildungsurlaub 'Educational Leave' courses.

LanguageUK is an approved English language school for Bildungsurlaub 'Educational Leave' courses.

What Is Bildungsurlaub Educational Leave?

Educational Leave is time off to take a course of full-time studies for a maximum of two weeks. If you apply for this through LanguageUK, you will have a full-time course to improve your English in all areas: speaking, writing, reading, listening, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary.

Participants must be over the age of 18.

What Are The Bildungsurlaub Participating German States That We Work With?

We can accept students from the following states:

  • Baden-Württemberg
  • Brandenburg
  • Hamburg
  • Sachsen-Anhalt
  • Schleswig-Holstein
  • Berlin
  • Bremen
  • Niedersachsen
  • Rheinland Pfalz
  • Saarland
  • Hessen
  • Hessen

This is an intensive course of 30 lessons per week.

For participants of Bildungsurlaub in German states that require 30 full hours (like Baden-Württemberg, Hessen, Niedersachsen and others), an additional 7 hours of our extra curriculum cultural activities will be added.


The weekly course fee for all states is £529; for two weeks it is £1,023. This price includes the course materials and registration fee. Prices are based on group classes of maximun 10 students.

Why Study At LanguageUK?

High Quality Education

LanguageUK has a variety of English courses to prepare students to the required English level in a friendly and welcoming environment both online and face to face. The quality of education is our priority.

LanguageUK has been accredited by the British Council for Teaching English since 2007 and is accredited by The BAC. LanguageUK is also an official OET preparation centre and is accredited by Bildungsurlaub as well.

Central Canterbury Location

LanguageUK is a short walk from the city centre and bus and train stations.

Fast Train Links To London

Canterbury is one hour by train to London St Pancras.

Ensuite Student Residence Next To The School

Our student residence is located next to the school and offers use of a private bathroom, shared kitchen, free WIFI and laundry facilities

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