was established in 1969 as a public-spirited educational institution by two high school teachers aiming to lead young people firmly through their daily school routine. Today, the institute is one of the most renowned non- profit service enterprises in Heidelberg and is engaged in a multitude of measures with currently over 60 socially committed teachers serving educational and scientific training as well as continuing education and vocational training:

School accompanying measures

  • Homework supervision
  • Individual tutoring in all school subject areas for all grades
  • Retraining and/or reintegration assistance
  • Special exam-preparatory courses (school-leaving exams, end-of-year exams, preparation for academic intermediate and final exams)

Further vocational training

  • German classes for foreigners (full time, mornings and night classes, all levels reaching from adult literacy to DSH / Test-DaF preparation), adult literacy courses
  • Integration courses: German as a foreign language (through the Federal Office for Migration)
  • Foreign languages (English, French, Spanish, Russian, Turkish, Portuguese, Lithuanian etc) Individual crash courses or small groups
  • Business language training (English, French, Spanish)
  • Latin and classic Greek: Classics courses for university students to acquire the necessary knowledge
  • Complementing courses in mathematics, biology and chemistry for university students







The institute is located close to the center (about 10 minutes on foot) and easy to reach by public transportation (1 stop from the Bismarckplatz).

Office hours:
Monday- thursday: 8 AM - 7 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM






- The Heidelberger Pädagogium is a licensed test center -
all exams are recognized worldwide