TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Students are required to: 1.1a) fill out the registration form and hand it in at MAR Sprachschule (via e-mail, post or in person). 1.1b) On receipt of the registration form by MAR Sprachschule, the school will write an e-mail to the student where is giong to be asked to pay a registration fee of 50€. This amount will not be deducted from the total tuition. The student must pay the amount of the registration fee no later than one week (from the confirmation date) and send the confirmation of the payment to MAR Sprachschule (via email, post or in person). 1.1c) The student will recieve a written confirmation of the reserved place and the invitation to pick up the ” MAR Sprachschule Welcome Pack”. This package includes the training material necessary to fulfill the curse in the next 12 weeks. The student must give the signed invitation the first day of the course to recieve the material. The payment of the registration guarantees the place in a course and the acceptation by the student of the terms and conditions of MAR Sprachschule. 1.1d) If the student decides to attend the course for a shorter period, will not have the right to have a discount or to have the registration fee refound. 1.2) Old students: once the course is over, if the student decides to continue to attend the MAR Sprachschule courses, will not pay the registration fee. Nevertheless, in order to confirm the place for the next course: 1.2a) the student has to pay the 50€ fee and send the receipt of the payment to MAR Sprachschule (via e-mail, post, or in person). this fee will be deduct from the total amount of the course. 1.2b) The payment for the new materials will be charged to the student.
After the registration, the students are required to pay the regirstration fee no later than 15 days before the beginning of the course and send the confirmation of the payment to MAR Sprachschule (via email, post or in person). The late payment carries a fee of 5€.
The payment is in Euros and can be made in cash or by bank transfer. Bank charges for transfers from abroad are charged to the student. No payment is accepted by credit card or debit card.
Account holder (Kontoinhaberin): YICHAO SONG – MAR Sprachschule
Account number (Kontonummer): 536423700
Bank sorting code (Bankleitzahl): 1004000
IBAN: DE37 1004 0000 0536 4237 00
Please note that international transfers may involve costs and these costs are paid by the student.
§3 Installment payment
MAR Sprachschule offers the possibility of installment payment in extensive courses of morning or afternoon (options 1 and 2) and in courses on Saturdays. The installment payment shall be made between the 1st and 5th of each month (either in cash or by bank transfer) and there are two payment options:
a) Perform 2 payments with an additional charge of 30€ to the price of the course.
b) Make 1 monthly payment with an additional charge of 60€ to the price of the course.
The additional cost must be paid fully with the first payment.
§4 Cancellation and/ or course changes
4a) Cancellation of a course by the student must be noticed in writing at least 4 weeks before the beginning of the course by te person who booked the course at MAR Sprachschule, ot the legal tutor (if they are minors). In this case, the payment is returned in full, except the registration fee of 50€ that will be charged for administrative costs. Cancellation involves the collection of a cancellation fee in the terms specified below. 4a.2) Until two weeks before the start of the course the student will be retained 50% of the total cost of the course plus the registration fee, and will be charged 50€ for administrative expenses. 4a.3)From 2 weeks before the start of the course, the registration fee and the amount of the course will not be refundable. After the start of the course no refunds of any kind will be made. In the event of installment payment, fees shall be paid equally. Otherwise, MAR Sprachschule will be forced to take legal action for nonpayment.4a.4) The amount of the course will not be refound neither due to force majeure (illness, personal, ecc.) nor in the case the students will not be able to attend the course, or if thy can´t attend anymore after they thart the course.
4b) Cancellation of a course by MAR Sprachschule school: A course is held with at least 6 students. MAR Sprachschule reserves the right to cancel a course if it does not have the minimum required number of students. In this case, the student may choose to make a subsequent course if there is space available, or the refund of the course fee paid by the student and not enjoyed. In any case it will not be entitled to compensation.
§5 Trial lesson
The trial lessons are free, not binding and have a duration of 30 minutes. If after the trial lesson, the student decides to continue the lesson with MAR Sprachschule, the lesson enjoyed will be included in the total cost of the course. If the student registers for a free trial lesson and can not attend, the student must notify the school at least 48 hours before the start of the trial lesson. Otherwise the student will be chaged of a bill of 40€. Trial lessons apply to intensive courses, extensive morning or afternoon (options 1 and 2) and on Saturday. The student can not perform a trial lesson in individual classes, mini groups, special seminars or new courses.
§6 Course duration and course location
Following the rules of the European Union for the Framework of Languages, a lesson lasts 45 minutes. Individual classes and mini-groups shall be scheduled at least one week before the appointment. Concerted appointments must be maintained. If due to any unexpected situation, regardless of severity, the student can not attend, the student must cancel the appointment at least 48 hours in advance, after the period of notice the class will be considered given and included in the invoice with the total amount.
The location of the classes will be as agreed in the school: Hobrechtstraße 24,12047 Berlino, in the student workplace or home. Classes taught at the student workplace or home, can lead to an added displacement of the teacher cost, depending on the distance from the school.
§7 Sundays and bank holidays
During Berlin holidays no classes are taught at MAR Sprachschule school. Absences do not represent in any way a refund of the course fee, nor the possibility of recovery of school hours.
MAR Sprachschule is committed to recover as soon as possible cancelled lessons for which the school is responsible. MAR Sprachschule is not liable for damages in case of negligence. As well as in the case of moral, physical or health damage. The school reserves the right to make changes to the program contents. There is obligation to pay the course fee, regardless of attendance. The course fee will not be refunded in case of non-attendance or cancellation after the deadline (look §4).
If the student requires an entry-visa for Germany, the course fee must be paid in advance. Upon receipt of the full payment of the course fee, MAR Sprachschule will send an invitation letter to the German consulate.
§10 Confidentiality / data protection
The student agrees with the electronic storage of data. The data will be used by the MAR Sprachschule school exclusively for the fulfillment of the purpose of the contract, disclosure to third parties.
§11 Photos and advertising
Photos and videos taken during the course or at events organized at MAR Sprachschule school and during activities or group excursions can be used in promotional materials of MAR Sprachschule or in Internet. If the student does not agree, the student must indicate it on the registration form before the course starts.