English course as Bildungsurlaub
Educational leave (Bildungsurlaub) is time off from work for the purpose of continuing professional or political education. As an employee in Germany, you have the right to attend a further training course without these days being counted against the normal vacation days.
With education being a state matter in Germany, there are separate laws on educational leave for each of the federal states, and the conditions attached to educational leave also vary somewhat from state to state.
Which educational leave law applies to you, depends on which federal state your employer is based in. We are offering multiple English courses that are recognized as educational leave.
The following English courses are recognized as educational leave:
The Business English intensive course, which is recognized in:
Registration for your English course as educational leave
If you want to register for our English course as education leave you can do so online below or at our school’s office. Afterwards, you will receive a confirmation of enrollment for educational leave from our language school together with a regular enrollment confirmation. Since you are applying for educational leave with this, you will have to forward the document to your employer. According to the Bildungsurlaubsgesetz, you should apply for educational leave to your employer six weeks before the course starts. Up to two weeks before the start of the course, your employer must then decide whether to grant the educational leave. In the case of a refusal of your application, you have the possibility to fully cancel your course without any charges. At the end of your Spanish course, you will receive a certificate from us confirming your participation in the educational leave to your employer.
Do you have any questions? Our colleagues in the school office will be happy to help you. Additionally, you can also find extensive information and the respective laws of the federal states on the website bildungsurlaub.de.
No more questions? You can register for your educational leave here:
We are looking forward to meeting you!