The best things to do during a study abroad experience in Bad Schussenried
Study German in Germany during your Transition Year or school holidays. Stein Study offers 2 course options in the historic monastery town of Bad Schussenried. This small town is an ideal location for students of all ages to study abroad. Situated between Lake Constance and the Danube and Iller Rivers, the town is the location of the leading German language school - Humboldt Institut. This boarding school accommodates students from all over the world and is open throughout the year for students to improve their German language as well as enjoy a range of indoor and outdoor recreational activities.
Here’s a summary of the best things to do during a study abroad experience in Bad Schussenried.
Let’s start with what you can do on-campus.
The school is well equipped to host a variety of sporting activities all year round. There is a large sports hall that hosts basketball, indoor tennis, volleyball and table tennis to name just a few activities. There is also a large indoor swimming pool with a sauna as well as a climbing wall. Outside there are sports fields, a lake, and the provision of mountain bikes.
- Other recreational activities
If sport isn’t your thing, the school offers plenty of other options for students to keep busy during their leisure time. There is a well-equipped arts and crafts room and several workshops to attend. Play the piano or take a stroll with friends around the beautiful campus lawns and surrounding area.
During your time studying in Bad Schussenried, there are weekly organised excursions to interesting tourist spots in the surrounding area. Here’s a few of our favourites places to visit:
- Mainau Island
This 45 hectare island is located off the shores of Lake Constance and is well worth a visit for students. It has beautiful gardens, tropical butterflies, various exhibitions throughout the year and an impressive castle to explore.
Munich is Bavaria’s capital city. An excursion to Munich offers students the opportunity to see a historic German city with centuries-old buildings and numerous interesting museums. Experience some German culture as you walk around this interesting and vibrant city.
- The Alps
The beautiful Alps mountain range is within a few hours’ drive from Bad Schussenried and is one of the schools favourite excursions. Offered all year round, you might get to see snow-capped mountains in winter or lush green mountains in summer and spring. Whatever time of year, you are guaranteed awesome scenery and views.
Stein Study offers 2 study abroad courses in Bad Schussenried, both carefully developed with the language school to help Irish students improve their German language ability ahead of their leaving certificate.
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