Coburg, Germany

The Casimirianum, known to the students as the 'Casi', is a Gymnasium in Coburg, Bavaria. It was founded in 1605 by Johann Casimir, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg (1564–1633), and named after him. Today the Casimirianum is a linguistic and humanistic high school with the curriculum including Latin from 5th Grade, English from 6th Grade, and Italian, Greek, French or Spanish as the third compulsory foreign language. With the school year of 2009–10, the program was expanded with a scientific-technological branch with Latin as a second language.

The Casimirianum is a Renaissance building designed and built by Peter Sengelaub. Over the course of four hundred years, many renovations and additions as well as the demolition of the surrounding townhouses created the present campus of the Gymnasium.



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Pfarrgasse 1, Coburg, Germany
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Founded: 1605
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)

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Johanna Frölich (4 years ago)
Best school really everyone is super nice was before that at the Albert no comparison to the casi was bullied at the time at the albert no one was interested but at the casi we are a real community and even if you are not that good it will be addressed as you improve most of the teachers are super nice and cool have only good experiences no matter how you are you are accepted and i have never experienced bullying at school it is a dream school i recommend it to everyone❤?
Gegnaz (4 years ago)
At the time it was the only high school in Coburg that allowed high school graduates to take the Abitur. Much better than the alternative FOS. 5/5 for that alone. Unfortunately, when I was at school, there was no sensible canteen system.
Julius Roth (5 years ago)
A beautiful school with a small school community in the heart of Coburg. The grammar school was founded in 1604 and accordingly the school has an old and venerable flair and many traditions. The "Casi" offers its students many offers, such as student exchange programs or several music ensembles and choirs in which every student can participate. When I was at school, the installation of digital technology was just beginning. Most of the lessons were still on overhead projectors and without the use of modern media, so I only give 4/5 stars.
Nils Singendonk (6 years ago)
Arrogant students and a corrupt school administration
Jon Jae (8 years ago)
With a few exceptions, incompetent and rude teachers who don't give a damn about helping students who are being bullied. The principal only cares about money and reputation, the atmosphere among the students is terrible. Changing schools was the only right decision.
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