Center of
Applied Learning

making teaching learning

Center of Applied Learning (CAL) is a commercial language and teacher-training institute situated in Wiesbaden, Germany.


Legal English

CAL is an authorised centre for the testing of legal English

Academic Placement Service

placing students from the United States and other countries in German Universities

CAL Network

qualified, freelance language teachers

Remote Teacher Observation

high-quality observation for language teachers

Executive Reflection

energising yet relaxing processes whilst also using and extending one’s use of English


CAL Certificate in International Language Teaching to Adults

Language Teacher Development Workshops

innovative and engaging Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses and workshops

Special Events

upcoming workshops and events offered by CAL

Our passion for education in all its valid forms means we put quality before anything else.


CAL focusses on specialist language teaching, including Legal English, Medical, Executive and other professional language applications as well as offering high-quality language courses and programmes for students.

CAL is in the forefront of language teacher education and teacher-training, having a portfolio of innovative and unique courses for teachers and trainers at all levels of experience.

Other than language studies, CAL also delivers workshops for business professionals on topics as diverse as Giving Effective Presentations, Appraisal Processes, Public Speaking and more.

In addition we offer culturally oriented workshops and courses based on ideas developed in the world of the theatre.

Our teachers and trainers are carefully selected and all are well qualified in their fields.

Peter Cole

Managing Director

Originally from Medford, Massachusetts, Peter did his BA at the University of Vermont in History and Education. He came to Germany in 1983 and after retiring from pro basketball some years later, he returned to his initial passion: education.

His qualifications include a Trinity College London Cert TESOL and a Masters in Applied Linguistics, both earned through St. Mary’s University, UK.

Peter was employed at one of the top three ranked private universities in Germany and worked over 6 years there lecturing and managing the University Language Centre within the Business School. Peter is an experienced and qualified Business English Instructor and Professional Skills Development Trainer (Program on Negotiation from Harvard University) who focuses not only on the business skills at hand, but also the linguistic and cultural aspects pertinent to succeeding in international business and talent management.

Peter combines his honed business acumen with a passion for education to create the highest quality teacher-training, language, and professional skills development programmes, exceeding existing certification requirements.


Center of Applied Learning

Adolfsallee 59

D-65185 Wiesbaden

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