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 undertake a course of full-time studies for a maximum of two weeks. Applications for this through LanguageUK would mean a full-time course to improve your English language skills in all areas from speaking, writing, reading and listening; to pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary.

Participants are required to 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
  • Hessen
  • Saarland

This is an intensive course and consists of 30 hours per week.

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


The weekly course fee for all states is £460.00; for two weeks it is £890. This price includes the course materialsregistration fee and parking. Prices are based on group classes of max 10 students.

Why study at LanguageUK?

High Quality Education

LanguageUK’s mission is to provide 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 the main drive of our business.

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 conveniently located a short walk from the city centre and major bus and train stations.

Fast train links to London

Canterbury is just under one hour by train to London St Pancras.

Ensuite Student Residence next to the school

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

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