After school - Before studying

The orientation year at Salem Kolleg

"What lies in store after you've passed all your exams?" Many school-leavers don't yet know how to decide what area of studies is right for them. These and other challenging questions are taken up at Salem Kolleg, a one-year academic and career orientation programme for secondary school graduates. Under the motto "Experience. Understand. Decide" the programme is structured in trimesters and offers intensive guidance in decision-making and a solid preparation for subsequent academic studies or professional training.

To discover and develop one's abilities forms the basis for making the right decisions about one's future path in life. In order to ensure that as many applicants as possible can participate, scholarships for Salem Kolleg are made available every year.

The Salem College is aimed primarily at students who have not completed their Abitur in Salem.
Salem pupils already receive comprehensive advice for the time after their Abitur through career counselling in the upper school.

Further information on the Salem College.


Salem Kolleg

Kurt-Hahn-Straße 1
88662 Überlingen
Tel.: +49 7553 919-615

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After School Time in Salem

The Altsalemer Alumni Network

The alumni network of Altsalemer (ASV) is an association of former Salem students from all class years. It encourages lively contact between alumni and active interaction with the school. Furthermore ASV supports the Kurt Hahn Foundation, whose mission is to ensure the funding of academic scholarships. The ASV was founded in 1950 and today maintains a worldwide network of more than 4000 alumni. 70 percent of its members are under 50 years of age. Additionally the association supports the school's development with conceptual and financial input. For example, it supported the construction of the Salem College campus with an exceptionally successful fundraising campaign.

The ASV is also happy to assist recent graduates of Salem who seek to make professional contacts or travel abroad.


ASV Administrative Office

Heinrich-Böcking-Straße 7
66121 Saarbrücken
Tel. +49 (0) 681 9364610
Fax +49 (0) 681 9364633

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