Ernst Klett Sprachen GmbH is one of Europe’s leading modern language publishers and part of the Stuttgart, Germany based Klett Group. The company produces tailor-made educational print and digital media for pupils and adults, as well as course books for language learners in Germany and abroad. The product portfolio includes high quality educational products for over 24 languages – from textbooks to a broad range of readers, grammar and vocabulary products and also exam preparation materials. Ernst Klett Sprachen aims to facilitate language teaching and learning, making both an altogether easier experience. Please visit


HanseMerkur Travel Insurance – Your reliable travel insurance partner for more than 40 years. HanseMerkur Travel Insurance offers both standardized and tailor-made high quality insurance plans. The product range includes travel insurance, medical insurance, emergency assistance insurance, trip cancellation and curtailment insurance, luggage insurance, liability insurance, accident insurance and bonding insurance. We are especially committed to international youth and student exchange by catering to this market with our specific products. Please feel free to ask us for an offer which is tailored to the needs of your language stay abroad.

Languages are our mission. Spotlight Verlag is a subsidiary of the ZEIT publishing group, and our six language magazines — in English, Business English, French, Spanish, Italian and German — offer a unique mix of effective language training and interesting and up-to-date insights into the country, its people and culture. Our magazines provide the perfect preparation for language trips and for supporting what you have learned afterwards! You can find more information at Our tip: If you would like to check your language skills before a language trip, you can do so at:

Fintiba combines digital processes and personal service. Located in the heart of Frankfurt am Main, we offer innovative, tailor-made online solutions for international students and for all those who want to work or study in Germany. As the first digital and globally leading solution provider, Fintiba accompanies and facilitates this process for people from outside Europe. So far, we have been able to support international students from over 190 different countries on their way to Germany. The central solution offered is the digital blocked account recognised by the German Foreign Office, which can be opened completely online in just a few steps and in a very short time. In addition to the blocked account, Fintiba also offers students the necessary health insurance for visa and enrolment at the university.

a&o was founded in Berlin in 2000 by Oliver Winter (still CEO today) and currently operates 40 hostels in 24 cities and eight European countries. The a&o guest mix is diverse – everyone can travel: backpackers are part of the a&o target group, as are solo travellers, families, school groups, sports clubs and associations. The number of business travellers and senior guests is also increasing. With around 28.000 beds – making a&o the largest hostel chain worldwide – and 2.5 million overnight stays in the Corona year 2020, a&o recorded a turnover of around 64 million euros (2019: over 165 million euros). a&o’s goal is to be Europe’s «zero-emissions hostel chain» by 2025. Please visit:

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Netzbekannt is the only marketing agency that specializes in online marketing for companies in the language industry and language schools. We manage many projects of customers in the language industry, are well connected, organize events for companies in the language industry ourselves and are specialists in the field of foreign languages and language training. Contact to us now to become known online:

The campaign alliance Diversity in Tourism (ATV) is a  consortium of a large number of industry associations representing various sectors of the tourism industry.  The objective of the consortium is to sustain the tourist industry as a whole and to facilitate a fair level of support for each market participant in the industry, thus securing the future of the network as a whole entity.  The ATV presents itself collectively and with one common voice.  The consortium consists of many affiliate tourism associations including more than 1000 companies and tens of thousands of employees. Visit to find out more.

Felca is the forum of national language and education travel associations from all over the world. Its members include the national associations of Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey. The members of the national associations are individual businesses whose role it is to advise and counsel students who want to travel overseas to study at a language school, high school or university.


Language Travel programmes providing specialised language tuition are not to be confused with long-term student exchange stays for young people aged 14 to 18, who attend public schools for a term or a whole school year in countries like the U.S., Canada, England or New Zealand and other destinations.
Long-term student exchange is the province of the DFH (Deutscher Fachverband Highschool), the association of 12 leading German organisations who, similar to FDSV members, subscribe to strict quality guidelines covering all services and aspects of exchange programmes.