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Language stays combine leaning with fun and the culture

Paar in London


Learn languages in a fun and effective manner
with like-minded people from around the world.

Frau Paris

Experience vibrant cities

Language stays provide wonderful opportunities
to visit fascinating cities.

High School Schueler

Travel with added value

Language-stay programmes are much more than
simply a means of improving language skills.
In the case of young learners, such programmes
are often the child’s first solo trip to another country
and can therefore be an important step on
their journey to becoming more independent.

Choose your language stay!

Are you interested in booking a language stay for adults, children, teenagers or families? With our Language-Stay Finder, you can quickly find a language course that meets your needs and has been accredited in accordance with the European standard EN 14804.

Choose your ideal language stay from more than 8,000 offers, and immerse yourself in the world of language-learning!

In addition to the independently accredited language-stay programmes, there are many other advantages to booking through a high-quality language school or tour operator.

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Going Global

Language stays have become increasingly popular in the age of global communication. In today’s world, good language skills and cultural knowledge are key factors for success.

Are you interested in booking a language stay for adults, children, teenagers or families? With our Language-Stay Finder, you can quickly find an accredited language course that meets your needs.

A language stay combines learning with pleasure – immerse yourself in a language adventure!


The FDSV was founded in 1977 as a consortium of German language-tour operators with the aim of creating verifiable quality standards for consumers. All FDSV members commit to upholding these standards.
An independent Scientific Advisory Board regularly inspects the language schools, language courses and accommodations to ensure compliance with the Quality Guidelines of the FDSV and requirements of the European standard for language-study tour providers (EN 14804). If all quality criteria are met, the seal “FDSV – Certified Quality according to EN 14804” can be awarded.


The FDSV creates transparency through its continuous monitoring of the language-stay market. With its Quality Guidelines, the FDSV helps interested language learners find language schools that suit their needs.
Our Language-Stay E-Book, Quality Guidelines and helpful checklist with numerous facts and tips can help you plan a perfectly tailored language stay.

News about the FDSV

FDSV launches new Student Protection Plan for international language students in Germany

The association of German language schools and language tour operators, has launched a new student protection plan that will cover international students in the event of the closure of one of its 17 member…
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Hygiene concepts in the language travel industry are working well

Press release, October 1st 2020 The FDSV members have drawn an initial positive balance in the handling of language trips under Corona conditions. The social distancing- and hygiene concepts of the…

FDSV’s German language school association grows

FDSV’s German language school association grows Study Travel Magazine, 12.11.2019 The inbound German language department of agency association FDSV has welcomed another three member schools following…