Live and learn Germany​

Eligibility Requirements

To participate in the Live and Learn program in Germany you must:

  • Be aged between 18 and 30 years
  • Have experience of working with chidren, e.g. as tutor, teacher, babysitter etc
  • Commit to a 1 – 3 month placement
  • Be in good mental health
  • Not have a criminal record
  • Be mature, adaptable, fun and independent
  • Desire to teach people English
  • Desire to learn about Germany

Please note that placements in Germany are usually with a host family with children. Families will host you to complement the English language lessons that the children receive in school. This is why some experience of working with children is required for this program.

If you believe that you meet the eligibility requirements then please read our frequently asked questions to learn more about the program and then complete a free and not binding online pre-application form. If you are unsure that you are eligible for the program then please do not hesitate to speak with one of our staff members or fill in an online enquiry form.

Program Fees


1 month

Program Fee


Application deadline​

40 days before departure


2 months

Program Fee


Application deadline​

40 days before departure


3 months

Program Fee


Application deadline​

40 days before departure

**If you have missed the application deadline for your preferred departure date then please contact the office as we can be flexible**​

Program fee inclusions:
  • Application and interview process
  • Placement with a carefully screened host family
  • Assistance with flight booking
  • Pre-departure support
  • Full room and board with host family
  • Comprehensive insurance package
  • Local support person in Germany
  • Free access to local public transport

Program fee exclusions:
  • Return flight to Germany
  • Passport application fee
  • Personal living costs in Germany

Payment process:
  • £150 deposit due when application is submitted to the office
  • Remaining program fee due in full 40 days before departure

Cancellation policy

Cancellation must be in writing and will be effective from the date that the cancellation is received in the MyEducation (UK) office.

  • If your application is not accepted by the overseas organisation – Full refund
  • Cancellation more than 40 days before departure – Full refund less £150 deposit
  • Cancellation more than 30 days before departure – Full refund less 65% of program fee
  • Cancellation less than 14 days before departure – Full refund less 80% of program fee
  • Failure to depart on scheduled date – No refund

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