Frequently asked questions about Volkshochschule Berlin Mitte (FAQ)

1. How do I register?

2. Can I also unsubscribe?

Yes, if you opt out we retain the following cancellation fee:
  • more than 14 days prior to the start of the course: 6 Euro
  • between 14 days and one day prior to the start of the course: 12 Euro
  • From the day the course starts you have no entitlement to reimbursement of the fee.

You can find further information in the General Terms and Conditions

3. How can I contact the Berlin Mitte adult education centre (Volkshochschule)

6. When are the school holidays in Berlin?

  • You can find detailed information about the course dates in the program booklet or through the online registration
    You can also ask your teacher.

7. When do the courses take place?

  • The exact course location can be found in the course announcement of the individual courses in the program booklet or in the online registration .
    Please always check your registration confirmation. The latest course location is always listed there, in case there have been changes since the publication of the program booklet.

8. And if something changes?

  • Please provide your mobile phone number and e-mail address when you register. We communicate course changes to you by text message or e-mail.

9. Are there breaks during a course?

  • Please note that during the designated course time we take into account both lesson and break times. Courses with more than 3 teaching units include a break of 15 minutes and courses of more than 5 teaching units include a break of 30 minutes. Any changes can be found in the individual course announcement.

10. Are the places of learning equipped for the disabled?

11. Who is eligible for fee reductions?

  • For information on which groups of persons are eligible for a reduced fee, please refer to the General Terms and Conditions (Fees and Costs)

12. What can I do if a course is fully booked?

  • You can put yourself on a waiting list via your online account. We will inform you as soon as a place becomes available.

13. Does the adult education centre issue certificates of attendance?

  • Yes. If you have regularly participated in a course program (at least 70% of class hours), you will automatically receive a certificate of attendance. As a rule, you will receive your certificate of attendance at the latest 14 days after the end of the course.

14. Do you also offer educational leave courses?

15.When is the programme for the next semester released?

  • It is expected that the new courses for the first semester of 2019 will be available for booking online from the end of November 2018 via our homepage .
    The printed syllabus is expected to be available at the beginning of December 2018.

16. What should I do if I have further questions?

  • Please take a look at the table of contents on page 4 or in the index at the back. Please also feel free to contact us.

Registration time and opening hours

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