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Terms of Service

1. enrollment

Enrollment should be received in writing by ASL Internationale Sprachenschule München (hereinafter: ASL) at least 14 days prior to the start of the course, unless otherwise agreed.

2. course participation and confirmation of enrolment

ASL Munich will send a confirmation of enrollment for the language course and, if applicable, the booked accommodation immediately after receipt of the enrollment. This confirmation also serves as an invoice and participant ID. Upon receipt of the confirmation of enrollment by the course participant, the contract between ASL and the participant comes into effect.

3. payment

3.1 The price lists for tuition and accommodation valid at the time of enrolment (www.aslsprachen.de/en) are an integral part of the contract.

3.2 With the enrollment a deposit of 30% of the course costs is due. The remaining amount must be paid into the account of ASL before the beginning of the course or proof must be provided before the beginning of the course that the total amount has been paid. Receipt in the account of ASL specified in the invoice is decisive for the timeliness of the payment.

3.3 All bank charges incurred in connection with the payment of the course fee will be borne by the course participant.

3.4 ASL reserves the right to refuse to provide the contractual services in case of late or incomplete payment before the beginning of the course.

3.5 In the event of non-participation in the booked course, late arrival, early departure or discontinuation of a course as well as in the event of other absences (e.g. illness), there is no entitlement to reimbursement of the course fee.

3.6 The account of ASL:


Stadtsparkasse München

DE54 7015 0000 1006 2528 50


4. withdrawal, change and rebooking

4.1 Withdrawal from a course that has already been booked must be communicated to ASL in writing (also by e-mail). The date of receipt of the withdrawal letter by ASL is decisive for the amount of the withdrawal fee. The cancellation fee is 0% of the course price up to 30 days before the course start date stated in the announcement, 10% of the course price from the 29th to 21st day before the course start date, 20% of the course price from the 20th to 14th day before the course start date, and 30% of the course price from the 13th to 7th day before the course start date. Cancellation is not possible from the 6th day before the beginning of the course.

For accommodation in host families the same conditions apply. However, cancellation is only possible up to the 14th day before the start of the course. After that date, the rent must be paid in full, unless another tenant can be found for the booked rental period. In case of accommodation in hostels, guesthouses or hotels, the terms and conditions of the respective institution apply. 

Accommodation can only be booked with a language course taking place at the same time.

4.2 For visa confirmations the following applies: At least one course level (8 weeks) must be paid in advance. Cancellations due to non-issuance of a visa or any other justified important reason will be charged with € 100,00 fee, the rest will be refunded, but only if the original confirmation issued by ASL is returned or by presenting proof of rejection by the authority.

4.3 If a confirmation of the application was issued for submission to a German authority in Germany or abroad, refunds can only be made upon return of the original of this confirmation or a confirmation issued by the authority.

4.4 ASL reserves the right to combine a course with another comparable course, to postpone it, to hold it online or hybrid or to cancel it due to insufficient number of participants or due to circumstances beyond its control.

4.5 If the course does not take place for reasons beyond the control of the language school, the student may make up the same course at a later date. The course fee will not be refunded unless it is impossible for the student to repeat the course at a later date.

4.6 If the customer requests a rebooking (e.g. change of date), this is possible until 14 days before the course starts at the latest. After this date, rebooking is no longer possible. The first rebooking is free of charge, each further rebooking costs 50€.

5. refund

In case of cancellation, ASL will refund the amounts already paid, deducting the cancellation fee mentioned under 4. No refund claims can be made for services voluntarily not used by the participant or for services not used for reasons for which the participant is responsible.

6. course assignment

Assignment to a course level is based on a placement test or proof of existing German language skills.

7. accommodation

7.1 Damages caused by the participant in the accommodation are to be compensated by the participant. If ASL is held liable for any damage caused by the participant, ASL shall be entitled to compensation from the participant. The arrival should take place at the latest by 22:00.

7.2 Prior inspection of the accommodation is not possible.

7.3 Violation of the landlord’s house rules will result in termination of the rental relationship without notice and without any claim for compensation or refund of the rent.

7.4 In the case of recommendations by ASL, e.g. through a link on ASL’s website, ASL does not act as the landlord of the accommodation.

8. obligations of the course participant

8.1 The course participant must ensure himself/herself and at his/her own expense that his/her stay in Germany is lawful and that he/she has the entry and residence permit/visa that may be required.

8.2 The course participant is responsible for taking out health, accident, liability or household insurance. ASL does not assume any liability in this area.

8.3 The student is obliged to comply with the course and house rules in force at the language school.

8.4 In the event that a course is held as an online or hybrid event, it is the participant’s responsibility to create the technical conditions necessary for this.

9. liability

ASL undertakes to carry out the language courses as indicated. Cancellations of the announced courses are reserved, these will be announced at least 1 week before the scheduled start. In this case, the amount already paid will be refunded without deduction. Further claims are excluded. Short-term under- or overstaffing of the respective courses must be reserved, no liability can be accepted for cancellations due to state holiday laws, occupational health and safety laws, etc. The continuity of the teaching staff employed can only be guaranteed within the framework of German labor laws or collective bargaining agreements; the right to change teaching staff at short notice is therefore reserved. ASL is only liable for damages caused to a participant by a legal representative of ASL or a vicarious agent if the latter is guilty of intent or gross negligence.

10. data protection

All data of participants will be stored only within ASL and only for the use necessary for the execution of the course. A transfer to third parties is excluded. Exceptions are necessary information for the host family and in certain cases information to authorities, for example immigration authorities on their request.

Further details can be found in the separate privacy policy, which is hereby expressly referred to.

11 Applicable law

The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies to these conditions of participation and all legal relationships between ASL and the course participant. The place of jurisdiction is Munich.

12. severability clause

Should parts or individual formulations of these conditions of participation be invalid, the remaining parts shall remain unaffected in their content and validity. The invalid provision shall be replaced by a legally permissible provision that comes as close as possible to the invalid provision in terms of content and economic effect.

Privacy policy

ASL International Language School Munich (hereinafter referred to as ASL) would like to inform you about which personal data is collected, processed or used, how and for which purposes.

1. subject of this data protection declaration and responsible office

This data protection declaration concerns the collection, processing and use of your personal data (“data”) in connection with the registration for courses and examinations of ASL via the Internet pages of ASL as well as the implementation of the courses and examinations themselves.

The responsible party within the meaning of the data protection laws is ASL Internationale Sprachenschule with its registered office in Munich (Leopoldstr 32, 80802 Munich).

2. the use of the data

You can also use our website without registering, for example purely for information purposes. In this case, no personal data will be collected, processed or used. However, if you wish to register for a course or an examination, you must provide various data when registering. The mandatory data provided in the context of this registration is that which we absolutely require for the booking and implementation of the course or examination. You can provide further details of your choice.

Your data will be collected and subsequently used for the purpose of registration via the Internet and for the purposes stated in the declaration of consent below. We also transmit your data only for the purposes and to the categories of recipients specified in this declaration of consent.

For technical reasons, further data is transferred to us on the Internet, such as your IP address, the referrer, etc.. This data transferred to us by your computer or browser will, of course, only be collected and used by us to the extent permitted by law.

3. declaration of consent

I hereby consent that ASL may merge my personal data (“Data”) provided by me in the course of my registration as well as in connection with the execution of future contracts concluded with me with other possibly already existing data of mine for the purpose of storage in the central participant database.

For the purpose of checking authenticity and issuing replacement certificates, data concerning examinations taken by me may also be stored and used (for a maximum of 10 years).

My data will not be used by ASL beyond the purposes stated in the above declaration or transferred to third parties, unless there is a well-founded suspicion of misuse of the data.